"Insight Guide Peru" is illustrated throughout with hundreds of specially commissioned color photographs. Our inspirational Best of Peru section illustrates the country's highlights, from the Inca trail to the Amazon rainforest - making sure you don't miss anything. With a more in-depth history and culture section than its competitors, this guide provides an essential introduction to Peru's ancient civilizations, colonial history and contemporary society.
The informative text, written by regional experts, is a pleasure to read and accompanied by stunning photography. Lavish Photo Features offer a unique insight into Peru's festivals, archaeology, birdlife in the Amazon, colonial art and architecture, and the people of Lake Titicaca. The Places section features everything you'll need to know about the sights and attractions in each of Peru's regions, from the Andes, the Amazon basin and Lake Titicaca, to the elegant cities of Arequipa and Cusco, and the mysterious Nazca lines.
All major sights are cross-referenced with the maps, and the travel tips section provides a wealth of practical information on how to plan your trip, plus language tips, an A-Z of essential travel information, and carefully selected hotel and restaurant listings.