Peru - Lonely Planet Trekking & Climbing in the Andes

Trekking in Peru

Machu Picchu

Peru - Rough Guide Inca Trail Cusco & Machu Picchu

Machu Picchu in Peru - an ancient fortress city of the Incas

A fortress city of the ancient Incas,

located high in the Andes on a saddle between two peaks,

NW of the city of Cuzco

It is one of the New Seven Wonders of the World

The Inca Trail from Cuzco passes different Andean environments
 including cloud forest and alpine tundra.
Settlements, tunnels and Incan ruins are located along the trail
 before reaching the Sun Gate at Machu Picchu.
Normal time for trekking the trail is 3 to 4 days.

Machu Picchu

( "Manly Peak" )

in

Peru

Inka Trail Cusco

 

Machu Picchu in Peru - an ancient fortress city of the Incas

Machu Picchu

in

Peru

Inka Trail Cusco

 

Machu Picchu in Peru - an ancient fortress city of the Incas

Machu Picchu

 

Machu Picchu in Peru - an ancient fortress city of the Incas

Machu Picchu

 

Machu Picchu in Peru - an ancient fortress city of the Incas

Machu Picchu


Machu Picchu in Peru - an ancient fortress city of the Incas

Ancient City of Machu Picchu in the Andes of Peru



Choquequirao in Peru - an ancient city of the Incas

Ancient City of Choquequirao in the Andes of Peru

Choquequirao is an Incan site in south Peru, similar in structure and architecture to Machu Picchu.
The ruins are buildings and terraces at levels above and below the truncated hill top
of Sunch'u Pata,


Location map for Machu Picchu in Peru

Location map for Machu Picchu

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Travel & Guide Books & Maps - South America:



Inca Trail Cusco & Machu Picchu Machu Picchu GuidebookMachu Picchu Guide BookExplore the Inca Trail The Inca Trail

Peru - Lonely Planet Peru - Rough Guide  Peru & Bolivia - Bradt Travel Guide

Lonely Planet: South America on a ShoestringLet's Go Peru, Bolivia, & Ecuador Andes Trekking GuideLonely Planet Peru Rough Guide Peru Lonely Planet - PeruFootprint - Peru

Conquistadors of the Useless Trekking in the Central Andes Trekking in the Patagonian Andes The Andes Climbing GuideTrekking & Climbing in the Andes Footprint - Ecuador & Galapagos Lonely Planet - EcuadorClimbing & Hiking in Ecuador Ecuador

Lonely Planet Argentina, Uraguay & Paraguay Rough Guide ArgentinaAconcagua: A Climbing Guide Bolivia Climbers GuideSnowshoeing Snowshoe Handbook Seven Summits - Quest to reach the highest peaks Seven Summits

All 14 Eight-Thousanders: Reinhold Messner Thin Air - Encounters in the Himalayas - Doug Scott World's most significant ClimbsHigh Exposure - David BreashearsMountain Leadership Handbook of Climbing - Hamish MacInnesExtreme Alpinism: Climbing Light, Fast & HighClimbing Free: My Life in the Vertical World

The Death Zone Mountaineering: Freedom of the HillsHistory of Mountain Climbing Mountain Travellers HandbookMountaineering: The Freedom of the HillsKingdoms of Experience












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