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Dr. William Hallahan
Professor of Biology & Program Coordinator
Office: Peckham Hall 131
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.
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.
The Peru trip is already booked for this year, but please come back and visit to learn more information about future educational expeditions!
A valid passport and visa are required for the trip.
Students will stay at 3-4 star hotels.