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Whether you want to hike the incredible Andes, spot dolphins on a cruise down the Amazon river or simply relax in a secluded coastal paradise, your DK Eyewitness travel guide makes sure you experience all that Peru has to offer.
Peru is overflowing with natural riches: untamed jungle, scorched coastal desert, snow-frosted peaks and an amazing array of wildlife. Treasures of the Inca Empire can be found scattered across this landscape and ancient beliefs are still celebrated at joyous traditional festivals.
Our regularly updated guide brings Peru to life, transporting you there like no other travel guide does with expert-led insights and advice, detailed information on all the must-see sights, inspiring photography, and our trademark illustrations.
– our pick of Peru’s must-sees, top experiences, and hidden gems
– the best spots to eat, drink, shop and stay
– detailed maps and walks which make navigating the country easy
– easy-to-follow itineraries
– expert advice: get ready, get around and stay safe
– color-coded chapters to every part of Peru, from the Southern Coast to the Northern Desert, Lima to Cusco and the Sacred Valley
– our new lightweight format, so you can take it with you wherever you go
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Welcome to Peru
Explore Peru’s archaeological wonders, scorched coastal desert, breathtaking mountains, sweltering jungle and so much more with the help of your DK Eyewitness guide. Whether you’re here for a flying visit or a grand tour, we’ll help you to navigate the very best this bountiful country has to offer.
In-depth area-by-area guides
Our in-depth area guides make traveling across Peru easy, whether you want to explore legendary Inca ruins, lodge in the heart of the rainforest, hike across the Andes, or sample some of the world’s top restaurants in Lima—we’ve got you covered. And our selection of itineraries suggest several realistic ways to make the most of your time—whether you’re staying for a week or longer.
With so much to see, we’ve created expert-led special features to show you how to experience Peru your way. Across detailed page spreads, we take a look at how to discover natural wonders, relax on beautiful beaches, unearth archaeological treasures, shop handmade crafts, celebrate traditional festivals, enjoy outdoor adventures, sample the best food and drink and find bird-watching hot-spots.