Whether you're out for the action, fascinated by wildlife or hanker after the culture and cuisine, Chile and Argentina have firmly established themselves as top destinations for trekking. From gentle trails to the taxing peaks of the Andes, the region offers everything for the walker, cyclist and adventure-junkie.In this fifth edition of Chile and Argentina: The Bradt Trekking Guide, Tim Burford rewalks the established paths, as well as uncovering new territory, inspiring both experienced hikers and prospective wanderers. Focusing on over 35 areas, with details of the region's flora and fauna, this is the guide to carry in your backpack.This guide includes 45 hikes, from northwest Argentina to Tierra del Fuego; unique descriptions of mountain treks near Santiago; rafting, kayaking, cycling, horse-riding and skiing; thorough coverage of national parks, including ecology and wildlife; wildlife on the Valdes Peninsula. (5 1/4 x 8 1/2, 368 pages, illustrations, maps, charts)
|Publisher:||Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.|
|Series:||Bradt Travel Guides|
|Product dimensions:||6.20(w) x 8.64(h) x 0.81(d)|
About the Author
Tim Burford is an expedition leader and expert on South America and eastern Europe. He has also written Bradt guides to Georgia, hiking guides to Poland & Ukraine and Romania, and backpackers' guides to Mexico and Central America.