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Take a trip of a lifetime to Machu Picchu, the twenty fourteen Travelers Choice Awards’ top world landmark. Whether you want to get to the ruins by rail or trail, let a full-color guidebook from Moon Travel Guides lead the way. Plan your next adventure with Moon Machu Picchu or Moon Peru.

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Fourth Edition, August 2014
Pages: 632

Price: $24.99 USD
ISBN: 9781612386218

This full-color guide to Peru includes vibrant photos and helpful planning maps.

Lima resident Ryan Dubé (along with helpful Machu Picchu expert Ben Westwood) offers an insider’s view of Peru, from exploring the churches and artisan neighborhoods of Cusco to avoiding the crowds at Machu Picchu and picnicking on the wilderness beach of Reserva Nacional Paracas. Dubé also includes unique trip ideas like Beer, Anyone? and Archaeology Intensive.

Complete with details on trekking the Inca Trail, exploring the Amazon, and attending Mistura (Latin America’s largest food festival) in Lima, Moon Peru gives travelers the tools they need to create a more personal and memorable experience.


Second Edition, November 2013
Pages: 240

Price: $17.99 USD
ISBN: 9781612386010

This full-color guide to Machu Picchu includes vibrant photos and helpful planning maps.

Dawn reveals ancient stonework backed by the towering Andes—the fusion of natural and manmade beauty, built in perfect harmony with the earth and skies. This is Machu Picchu, center of the lost Inca empire. And it’s yours to explore.

This is the trip of a lifetime. It will leave you with a new sense of wonder—and some great stories to share. In this book, expert traveler Ben Westwood tells you everything you need to know to make this trip possible:

  • How to choose guides, tours, and means of transportation
  • How to plan a trek in the Andes—including deciding which of the Inca trails is right for you
  • How to get there, how long it will take, and where to stop along the way—including information on Cusco, the Sacred Valley, and stopping over in Lima