At the heart of the ancient Inca empire, and in the shadow of the mighty Andes, Peru and Bolivia boast some of the world's most rewarding long-distance treks. Striking scenery and rich history cannot fail to stimulate and inspire the adventurous traveler.For almost three decades, Peru and Bolivia: The Bradt Trekking Guide has been the classic hikers' handbook. This comprehensively updated eighth edition continues to provide detailed descriptions of walking routes, together with cultural, historical and practical information, and guidance on low-impact travel. It remains the indispensable item in any backpack.This guide includes: graded treks for all levels of experience; scenic routes around Cusco, Lake Titicaca and the Cordilleras; natural history and local culture, including minimum-impact travel; coverage of the gateway cities of Lima and La Paz; safe and healthy travel. (5 1/4 x 8 1/2, 416 pages, maps, charts)
|Publisher:||Bradt Publications UK|
|Product dimensions:||5.28(w) x 8.62(h) x 0.81(d)|
About the Author
Hilary Bradt, founder and publisher of Bradt Travel Guides, has been writing about South America since her first trip there in 1969 when she fulfilled her dream of seeing the land of the Incas. For 13 years she led treks to Peru and Bolivia, and now lectures on aspects of travel and low impact tourism. She lives in Chalfont St Peter, Buckinghamshire. This new edition of Peru and Bolivia has been updated by two travellers with an intimate knowledge of the region.