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Peru: Land of the Inca


Please click here to learn more information. You can go to this website to learn more about enrolling in the program. 


Please contact:
Dr. William Hallahan
Professor of Biology & Program Coordinator
Phone: 585-389-2552
Office: Peckham Hall 131

Peru: Land of the Inca

The goal of this adventure tour is to provide an educational, experiential learning opportunity to Machu Picchu and the Amazon Rainforest that you will remember and enjoy! This expedition is an opportunity to visit places on the earth where few people get to go while expanding your knowledge of culture and ecology. Students visit the major archaeological museum in South America, the center of the ancient Inca civilization, and also explore the remote jungles of Amazonia.

Program Details


Trip Itinerary

May 29, 2013 to June 7, 2013

Day 1- Depart from Rochester, NY and fly to Peru, arrive in Lima

Day 2- Guided tour of Lima: -Government Palace, Archbishop Palace, City Hall, Cathedral of Lima -Visit San Francisco Monastery -Visit the National Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology -Walking tour of Miraflores

Day 3- Fly to Cuzco -Take a guided tour of Cuzco -Visit Korikancha Temple (Inca Temple of the Sun) -Visit Cuzco Cathedral -Visit Sacsayhuaman -Visit Tamomachay and Kenko

Day 4- Travel by train to Machu Picchu -Take a guided tour of Machu Picchu

Day 5- Ollantaytambo and Cuzco -Travel by train to Ollantaytambo -Take a guided tour of the Sacred Valley of the Incas: Indian market in Pisac Ollantaytambo -Return to Cuzco

Day 6- Enjoy a free morning in Cuzco -Visit a local orphanage

Day 7- Enjoy a free afternoon in Cuzco -Optional: Maras and Moray

Days 8-9- Fly to Puerto Maldonado -Travel by boat to Amazon Lodge -Experiential learning: participate in nature and culture activities

Day 10- Travel to Puerto Maldonado -Fly to Lima -Board overnight flight home

Day 11- Arrive in Rochester, New York, USA

Costs and Financial Aid

Please see the document entitled How to Enroll in the Spring 2013 Tour for more information.

Application Deadlines

The Peru trip is already booked for this year, but please come back and visit to learn more information about future educational expeditions!

Travel Documents

A valid passport and visa are required for the trip.

Living Accommodations

Students will stay at 3-4 star hotels.

About Peru

For more information about Peru, visit:

Peru: Land of the Inca Tour

Eco Amazonia Lodge

About Peru

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