I am planning to travel to Peru in October-November 2012 (as part of my round the world trip) visiting, primarily, Iquitos to explore the Amazon River and Rainforest, as well as Machu Picchu, but without doing the Inca Trail. As well as a wander around Lima, and anywhere else I can fit into 2-3 weeks.
If anyone is interested in doing these things, either just the trip into Iquitos, or the non-Inca Trail trip to Machu Picchu at the same time as me, let me know. As it would be fab to share the experience with someone - plus it cuts the cost for the tours if there are at least 2 people doing it!
So if you are a lone-traveler, or a group, send me a message, or post below, and hopefully we can start putting this plan into action.