Peru

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Located on the west coast of South America, facing the Pacific Ocean lies Peru. Dominant feature is the Andes mountain range, running parallel to the coast, in a roughly north-south direction. Geographically, Peru can be divided in three: a narrow coastal strip in the west, a vast area of Amazon tropical rainforest in the east and northeast, and in between the highlands of the Andes with its Altiplano, glaciers, lakes, remote valleys and snowy peaks including Peru's highest: Huascaran (6768 m).

Peru's most famous and popular hiking trail is the 4-day Inca Trail from Chillca to Machu Picchu. So popular in fact, that the government has put a limit to the number of travelers allowed on the trail each day, so you need to book through a licensed touroperator months in advance to get a permit, guide, porters etc. Yet, it remains a beautiful trail through stunning high altitude scenery, past Inca monuments and ruins, culminating in the final destination of ancient Machu Picchu.

Trying to avoid the crowds, a number of alternative trails to Machu Picchu have emerged. There is the Salkantay trail, 5 days and slightly more demanding. Another option is the more strenuous 8-day trail from Cachora via Choquequirao to Machu Picchu. Whichever trail you choose, the city of Cusco is your central starting point, home base of most local operators, and the place to acclimatize to high altitude for a day or two before setting out. Some other treks in the Cusco and Machu Picchu area are the Lares Valley trek, the Vilcabamba trek, the Ancascocha trek, the Huchuy Qosqo trek, and the Ausangate circular trek.

But Peru has more to offer. Another wonderful area for hiking are the Cordillera Blanca of Huaraz, further north. Most popular here is the 5-day Santa Cruz trek, and there is the more strenuous 12-day Alpamayo trek. In the same area you will find the Cordillera Huayhuash trek. Another possibility is the region around Arequipa, featuring the volcano El Misti (5830 m) and the Colca Canyon.

Long distance hiking in Peru means camping en route, and high altitudes to which you need to acclimatize for a few days before setting out.

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Bewertung 9.0 | 1 Bewertung(en) | Nr. 1 in Südamerika
  • Miguel
  • Bewertung 9
  • Positiv Undeniably an excellent hiking destination with breathtaking Andean scenery, which includes the curious llamas and alpacas and also shy vicuñas and viscachas. From Huascaran to Ausangate I have some of the best solo trekking memories ever.
  • Negativ It could be a bit safer for the independent hiker. People walking around one's tent at night, presumably looking for equipment left outside contributes to somewhat stark moments when alone at over 4,500m. Sadly, frequent pickpocketing in towns and even villages is not unheard of. Even locals advise against camping within the vicinity of certain remote spots.
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Bücher

The Book Depository
United Kingdom
2017
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De Zwerver
Netherlands
2018
  • Reisgids ANWB Wereldreisgids Peru | ANWB Media
  • De ANWB Wereldreisgids Peru is een complete en praktische reisgids voor jouw droomvakantie door Peru. Het land is er één van grote contrasten: de kale kustwoestijn aan de koude Grote Oceaan met zijn vruchtbare rivierdalen, de ruige bergen van de Andes en het tropische laagland van de Amazone. Natuurlijk mag een bezoek aan Cusco, Machu Picchu en... Read more
De Zwerver
Netherlands
2019
  • Reisgids Eyewitness Travel Peru | Dorling Kindersley
  • Discover Peru with this essential travel guide, designed to help you create your own unique trip and to transport you to this beautiful country before you`ve even packed your case - see Machu Picchu at dawn, explore the stunning Inca Heartland, tuck into traditional Peruvian cuisine in Cusco or ride the rapids through Colca Canyon. The DK... Read more
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
2019
  • DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Peru
  • Discover Peru with this essential travel guide, designed to help you create your own unique trip and to transport you to this beautiful country before you`ve even packed your case - see Machu Picchu at dawn, explore the stunning Inca Heartland, tuck into traditional Peruvian cuisine in Cusco or ride the rapids through Colca Canyon. The DK... Read more
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De Zwerver
Netherlands
2017
De Zwerver
Netherlands
2018
  • Reisgids Peru | Rough Guides
  • Net als de Lonely Planet en Footprint een echte gids voor de rugzakker. Veel info over slapen, vervoer en eten, maar ook aandacht voor algemene aspecten van het land. The Rough Guide to Peru covers the country in-depth from the jawdropping attractions of the Macchu Picchu, Lake Titicaca and Colca Canyon to Lima’s endlessly hip restaurant scene.... Read more
De Zwerver
Netherlands
2018
  • Reisgids Machu Picchu - Peru | Moon Travel Guides
  • Uitstekende Amerikaanse reisgids van uitgever Moon. De gids is vergelijkbaar met Lonely Planet en Rough guide en is voor de backpacker - zelfstandige reiziger geschreven; toch is deze door de grote mate van details en achtergronden geschikt voor alle reizigers! De gids onderscheidt zich door gedegen en uitgebreide achtergrondinformatie over... Read more
De Zwerver
Netherlands
2019
De Zwerver
Netherlands
2018
  • Reisgids Peru (Engels) | Insight Guides
  • Een rijk geillustreerde reisgids met diepgaande teksten: één van de beste reisgidsen die er bestaan. Eerste deel bestaat uit een beschrijving van de unieke aspecten van de regio, daarna een deel echte reisgids en als afsluiting een deel met praktische informatie. De uitstekende informatie wordt vergezeld van prachtige foto's en heldere kaarten.... Read more
De Zwerver
Netherlands
2018
  • Reisgids Peru and Bolivia (Engels) | Marco Polo
  • Handige en overzichtelijke, kleine reisgids voor een eerste kennismaking met de vakantiebestemming. Globale uitklapkaart achterin, makkelijk binnenzakformaat. Marco Polo Peru and Bolivia is for travellers want to have fun and feel relaxed from the moment they arrive at their holiday destination. This new series will appeal to all types of... Read more
De Zwerver
Netherlands
2019
  • Wandelgids Peru | Rother Bergverlag
  • Uitstekende wandelgids met een groot aantal dagtochten in dal en hooggebergte. Met praktische informatie en beperkt kaartmateriaal! Wandelingen in verschillende zwaarte weergegeven in rood/blauw/zwart. 62 Höhenprofile, 62 Wanderkärtchen im Maßstab 1:25.000 bis 1:200.000, zwei Übersichtskarten Kaum ein anderes lateinamerikanisches Land weist... Read more
De Zwerver
Netherlands
2012
  • Reisgids Peru | Dutch Uncle
  • Dit boek geeft de beleving van Peru weer. Je leest o.a. over meer dan 50 bezienswaardigheden in Peru, die ondersteund worden door indrukwekkende foto's en inspirerende citaten van reizigers. Wanneer je door dit boek bladert, blader je door Peru. Laat je onderdompelen in de cultuur van de Inca's; inspireren door Machu Picchu en verbazen door de... Read more
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Karten

De Zwerver
Netherlands
  • Wandelkaart 0/3c Alpenvereinskarte Cordillera - Huayhuash - Peru | Alpenverein
  • Zeer gedetailleerde kaarten: wandelroutes hebben naar gelang de zwaarte onderscheidende markeringen, gletsjerpassen staan aangegeven en de verschillende soorten hutten zijn ingetekend. De grondlaag van deze kaarten wordt gevormd door topografische kaarten, waardoor deze kaarten heel waardevol zijn voor elke beginnende en gevorderde wandelaar of... Read more
De Zwerver
Netherlands
  • Wegenkaart - landkaart Peru | Borch
  • Laminated, waterproof tourist map of Peru with street plans of Lima, Cuzco, Arequipa, Ayacucho and Trujillo, plus plans of the main archaeological sites. The map is double-sided, dividing the main part of the country north/south at 1:1,750,000, with the Amazon region shown at 1:2,500,000. Bold hill-shading indicates the relief, with selected... Read more
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  • Peru Borch
  • Laminated, waterproof tourist map of Peru with street plans of Lima, Cuzco, Arequipa, Ayacucho and Trujillo, plus plans of the main archaeological sites. The map is double-sided, dividing the main part of the country north/south at 1:1,750,000, with the Amazon region shown at 1:2,500,000. Bold hill-shading indicates the relief, with selected... Read more
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De Zwerver
Netherlands
  • Wegenkaart - landkaart Peru - Ecuador | Nelles Verlag
  • Nelles Map Peru Ecuador 1:2 500 000 ab 9.9 EURO Including Galapagos Islands. SPECIAL MAPS: Cusco/Machu Picchu - Inca Trail - Nasca Lines - Trekking Maps. CITY MAPS: Cusco - Central Lima - Arequipa - Ayacucho - Trujillo - Cuenca - Guayaquil - Otavalo - Quito Nelles Map. Ausgabe 2018 Read more
De Zwerver
Netherlands
De Zwerver
Netherlands
  • Wegenkaart - landkaart Cuzco Region - Cuzco & Peru South | ITMB
  • Cusco region at 1:110,000 on a double-sided map from ITMB with street plans of Cusco and Aguas Calientes, an enlargement for the Inca Trail and a plan of the ruins at Machu Picchu, plus on the reverse a road map of southern Peru and a street plan of central Lima.On one side is a detailed map at 1:110,000 of the Cusco region, with altitude... Read more
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Stanfords
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  • Cusco & Peru South ITMB
  • Cusco region at 1:110,000 on a double-sided map from ITMB with street plans of Cusco and Aguas Calientes, an enlargement for the Inca Trail and a plan of the ruins at Machu Picchu, plus on the reverse a road map of southern Peru and a street plan of central Lima.On one side is a detailed map at 1:110,000 of the Cusco region, with altitude... Read more
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De Zwerver
Netherlands
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Ancash
  • One of the titles in a series of maps of the administrative departments of Peru, with topography shown by altitude colouring and spot heights. Most maps also indicate cultivated areas. Scales vary considerably, given different sizes of the departments. Railways and four different types of roads and dirt tracks are shown, as well as local... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Huanuco
  • One of the titles in a series of maps of the administrative departments of Peru, with topography shown by altitude colouring and spot heights. Most maps also indicate cultivated areas. Scales vary considerably, given different sizes of the departments. Railways and four different types of roads and dirt tracks are shown, as well as local... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Tacna
  • One of the titles in a series of maps of the administrative departments of Peru, with topography shown by altitude colouring and spot heights. Most maps also indicate cultivated areas. Scales vary considerably, given different sizes of the departments. Railways and four different types of roads and dirt tracks are shown, as well as local... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Admiralty Chart 3084 - Ports on the Coast of Peru
  • Plans included:Bahia Pisco 1:100,000Matarani 1:10,000Admiralty standard nautical charts comply with Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) regulations and are ideal for professional, commercial and recreational use. Charts within the series consist of a range of scales, useful for passage planning, ocean crossings, coastal navigation and entering... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Ayacucho
  • One of the titles in a series of maps of the administrative departments of Peru, with topography shown by altitude colouring and spot heights. Most maps also indicate cultivated areas. Scales vary considerably, given different sizes of the departments. Railways and four different types of roads and dirt tracks are shown, as well as local... Read more
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Walking holidays

Snp Wandelreizen
Netherlands
  • Peru - Zuid-Peru
  • De majestueuze Andes-keten apelleert aan een oergevoel. Besneeuwde vulkanen, diepe canyons en indíginas die al eeuwenlang hun traditionele cultuur behouden op grote hoogte. Deze rondreis voert je langs de hoogtepunten in het zuiden van Peru. Bezoek Colca Cañon, een van de diepste canyons in Zuid-Amerika, bevaar het hoog gelegen Titicacameer met... Read more
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Netherlands
  • Peru - Zuid-Peru
  • Ervaar de weidsheid van de Andes vanaf de Patapampa op 4910 meter hoogte. Vulkanen als Sabancaya, Ampato, Misti, Chachani, Pichu Picchu, Ubinas en de gedoofde Chucura laten zich bewonderen. In de Andes in zuid Peru heeft de rivier Colca de op een na diepste canyon van Peru uitgesleten. In de omgeving van deze peilloze diepte van de Colca canyon... Read more
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Snp Wandelreizen
Netherlands
  • Peru - Incatrail naar Machu Picchu
  • De Inca-trail naar Machu Picchu wordt wel het mooiste wandelavontuur van Zuid-Amerika genoemd en dat is niet zonder reden. Je wandelt door het spectaculair Vilcabamba-hooggebergte over deels oude gerestaureerde Inca-paden, langs Inca-ruïnes, door nevelwouden met de bekroning Machu Picchu: de verloren stad van de Inca’s. De fraaie ligging en de... Read more
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