Explore the Inca Trail

3rd edition

by Jacquetta Megarry , Roy Davies

Explore the Inca Trail

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The third edition of our popular guidebook contains everything you need to plan and enjoy hiking a choice of three Inca Trails to Machu Picchu in Peru. It has been revised for 2011 with fresh photographs and its information updated with help from Inca expert John Hemming. Step-by-step sections cover the Classic trail (4-5 days), the longer, more strenuous trek from Mollepata (6-7 days) and the Shortest option (2 days).

This guidebook contains all you need to plan and enjoy trekking the Inca Trail, including

site plan of Machu Picchu ruins
description of Machu Picchu, with side-trips and photographs
background on Inca culture and stonework, and on modern Peru
extended section on Andean wildlife
advice on planning and preparation, including packing checklist
updated details on recent Trail regulations
medical advice on how to prevent and manage altitude symptoms
phrasebook in Spanish, Quechua and English
drop-down map showing three variants of the Inca Trail
in full colour, with 80 photographs
on water-resistant paper.


ISBN: 9781898481461

Publication date: 17/10/2011

Format: spiral

Extent: 64

Publisher: Rucksack Readers

Categories: Non-Scottish Maps & Guides