2017 Tour Dates & Pricing
  • Sunday, November 12 to Sunday, November 19.
  • $3,199 Based upon double occupancy
  • $499 Single supplement
  • Add extra nights in Cusco for $99 per person double occupancy, $149 single occupancy
  • Optional tours to Lima, Nazca Lines, Lake Titicaca available
  • Questions?  Email and get an immediate response at info@travelingprofessor.com
Important Notes
  • Travelers are strongly encouraged to obtain health and emergency evacuation insurance prior to departure.   
  • Travelers must be in excellent health and able to trek difficult terrain at high altitudes. 
  • Travelers are strongly advised to consult with a physician to assess their ability to participate on this tour and to obtain recommended immunizations/medications. 
  • Each traveler under 25 years of age must be accompanied by an adult over 30 years of age.
  • Trip itinerary may be modified due to civil disturbances, strikes, safety reasons, natural disasters, and/or weather conditions.
  • Airfare to/from the traveler’s home city is not included.  
  • Flights should be booked into Cusco (LIM) and return from Puerto Maldonado, Peru (PEM)
  • A $400 per person deposit holds your spot.
  • For full details on what to expect on The Professor's tours, click HERE.
How to Book
  • Email The Professor at info@travelingprofessor.com.  Indicate that you want to go on the Peru/Machu Picchu tour.  Include the names of travelers and contact info (email and phone).  We will then confirm the availability of space.
  • Within 5 days, follow up with a $400 deposit per person made to TRAVELING PROFESSOR LLC and send to TRAVELING PROFESSOR, PO BOX 747, GREAT BARRINGTON MA 01230.
Peru, Machu Picchu & The Amazon Rain Forest: 8 Days, 7 Nights
Got a question?  E-mail me at info@travelingprofessor.com

Click for photos of our 2014 tour and 2015 tour and 2017 tour to Peru, Machu Picchu, and the Amazon jungle. 

Peru, mystical Machu Picchu, and the Amazon rain forest await your discovery.  Join The Traveling Professor on a fully guided tour that will be talked about for years to come.  The Professor has custom-designed an exciting and enriching itinerary truly making this journey to South America the trip of a lifetime.

Steve Solosky, The Traveling Professor, is widely recognized for his Peru tours.  He is regularly invited to be speak at national trade meetings on Peru travel.  The Wall Street Journal and other print/radio media have noted his exceptional tours.small group tour

The Professor travels with small groups (up to 16 people) and offers personalized, attentive service.   

Included With The Trip:

  • 7 Nights, 8 Days in Peru in clean, comfortable, top-quality hotels in safe and convenient locations.  Hotels are consistently top-ranked on Tripadvisor.com.   Single, double, twin, and quad rooms have private baths and showers.   Breakfast is included.
  • Small Groups average 16 or fewer adult travelers.
  • Cusco, a UNESCO World Heritage City.  Enjoy a professionally guided tour of this fascinating city of stone, once the capital of the Inca Empire.    Savor world-class Peruvian cuisine and meet your travel companions with a welcome dinner.
  • Sacred ValleyA fully guided tour of the amazing ruins at Ollantaytambo with a relaxing lunch at a spa on the Urubamba River.  Visit the world famous Pisac market.
  • Guaranteed, Pre-Reserved Admission to Machu Picchu.  A guided visit to one of the Seven Wonders of the World will literally leave you breathless.   Spend another day at Machu Picchu to hike the Inca Trail to the Sun Gate as well as see exotic birds, colorful butterflies, and unusual wildlife.  Travelers have exclusive access to private gardens and nature trails in the Machu Picchu area. Few other tours offer the in-depth exploration of Machu Picchu that The Traveling Professor does. 
  • Expedition to the Amazon Rain Forest.    First-class accommodations at the best all-inclusive eco-lodge in the jungle.   Choose from over a dozen excursions covering river canoeing, birding, astronomy, plants/flowers, wildlife and more.  It doesn’t get better than this!
  • Professional, Licensed Tour Guides in Cusco, Sacred Valley, Machu Picchu and Amazon Rain Forest.  Our expert guides separate The Professor’s tours from the rest.  Get special insight into amazing Peruvian culture, history, natural beauty, and archeology.  All tours are private tours.
  • Personalized, Attentive Service.  The Professor takes care of all the details and serves as the group’s personal concierge.   The Traveling Professor is always accessible to answer any and all questions prior to and during the tour.  Travelers are well-advised on packing, currency, weather, altitude, local customs and all other related issues.   Travelers are well-prepared for this adventure.  
  • All Local Transportation.  Including transfers to/from airport, domestic air (flight from Cusco to Puerto Maldonado), train and auto transportation.   We handle all the planning and details so you can enjoy your vacation.  From arrival in Cusco until the time you leave, everything is taken care of.
  • Optional Add-On Trips Available.  Additional days in Amazon jungle.  2 days in Lima and/or Nazca lines.