Moon Machu Picchu
Moon Travel Guides - Including Cusco & the Inca Trail
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Moon Travel Guides: The Trip of a Lifetime
This jewel of Peru and heart of the lost Inca empire makes for a once-in-a-lifetime trip. Moon Machu Picchu is a comprehensive, honest guide to making the most out of your adventure.
What You'll Discover in Moon Machu Picchu:
Strategic trekking guides, including two or four days on the Inca Trail, five days on the Salcantay trek, and the Inca Jungle TrailEssential information on agencies, tour guides, porters, dining, accommodations, deciding when and where to go, and making reservationsA guide to hazards, precautions, and gear, and tips for avoiding altitude sicknessFocused coverage of stopovers in Cusco, the Sacred Valley, and LimaUnique ideas beyond the beaten path: Explore seldom-seen ruins like the Ollantaytambo Temple, and visit remote Quechua-speaking villages. Go horseback riding on a caballo de paso in the Sacred Valley, mountain biking to the hilltop fortress of Sacsayhuamán, or set up camp on the wild river banks after a day of rafting on the Río ApurímacTransportation advice: tips on finding the best airfares and getting around by bus, train, taxi, car or motorcycle rental, and even hitchhikingThorough background information on the landscape, wildlife, plants, culture, history, and customsHandy tools including a Spanish phrasebook, visa information, volunteer opportunities, and tips for seniors, families with children, women traveling alone, and LGBTQ+ travelersExpert perspective from Lima resident Ryan DubéA full-color foldout map of the region, with vibrant photos and additional maps throughoutWith Moon Machu Picchu's expert insight, practical advice, and insider tips, you can forge your own path.
Exploring the rest of the country? Try Moon Lima or Moon Peru. Doing a tour of South America? Try Moon Colombia or Moon Patagonia.