Peru is bursting with bucket-list experiences.
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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Part of DK’s exciting - and extensive - relaunch of the award-winning DK Eyewitness travel guides
Brand new photography throughout and all of DK’s excellent maps, fully updated making them bigger and better than ever before
Modern and fresh new cover design and stunning new lightweight format
Inspirational beginning section showing off the best Peru has to offer through the eyes of the traveller themselves
DK Eyewitness Travel is the Silver Award-winning Guidebook Series as voted by the Wanderlust Reader Travel Awards 2018
DK Eyewitness Travel is the No. 2 travel guide publisher in 2018 YTD (Source: Nielsen Bookscan)
Over 3.5 million visitors arrived in Peru in 2016 (UNWTO Tourism Highlights).
Over half a million people, more than 2,500 daily, visit Machu Picchu each year (www.machupicchutrek.net and the Telegraph).
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“Known… for its four-color maps, photos and illustrations, the [DK] Eyewitness Guides are extremely user-friendly for travelers who want their information delivered in a concise, visual way.” — Chicago Tribune
“The best option… Color photos, maps, and diagrams bring the place to life.” — The Philadelphia Inquirer