Experience the magic of touring the Peruvian Andes, embarking yourself on a luxury trip through the most wonderful routes of Peru.
Getting around Peru is nice, but traveling on the Andean Explorer train will turn your vacations to Peru an unforgettable experience, it is the first luxury train in South America that combines amazing landscapes by day and let you enjoy a Luxury Hotel for sleeping on board.
You will cross the Peruvian Andes by one of the highest railway routes in the world, reaching more than 4800 meters above sea the level with the comfort of 5-stars luxury hotel. It will take place at the three of most important historical regions of Peru: Cusco, Puno (Lake Titicaca) and Arequipa, ancient pre-Columbian lands of major importance in the Peruvian history, also considered cities with the most beautiful landscapes in the world.
This train has the capacity to carry 48 passengers with the finest sleeping cabins with private bathrooms. The design of the train was developed by an architect from London named Inge Moore, who was inspired by Inca art. She used a shade of soft colors with grays, in order to create an atmosphere of rest and relaxation for the guests, who will enjoy each handcrafted fabric made from the fine alpaca fiber.
The train has several environments such as: the wagon car lounge, a place to enjoy the spectacular view towards the Andes while delighting some Peruvian drinks to the sound of piano music, the observatory wagon car, a place where you can enjoy the spectacular Andean landscape while enjoying an outdoor pisco sour and the dining wagon car, a space where the exquisite dishes of local dining are served.
The most exquisite Peruvian cuisine will be served on the Andean Explorer train. Here the guest will taste the freshest and most colorful dishes of the season, each one made with andean ingredients.
Travelers cannot stop starting the day without an exquisite breakfast admiring the beauty of the Peruvian natural landscapes, as well as receiving daily lunches and dinners. Remember that the chefs of Luxury Monastery Hotel of Cusco are responsible for the production of each menu. This a Luxury you may not forget to consider.
The traveler will find four types of cabins with fine finishes, which provide spacious beds, with their own bathroom and shower, in addition the passenger will feel the comfort and privacy of the environment, enjoying the tranquility of their personal sanctuary.
Cabin types are: Deluxe double bed cabin, junior double bed cabin, twin bed cabin and bunk bed cabin.
(Cusco – Titicaca Lake – Arequipa City) 3 days 2 nights
Starting from Cusco in the morning, crossing the Altiplano towards Puno and discovering the brilliant beauty of Lake Titicaca. Visit the Sumbay Caves, which house the rock art of the first human beings who inhabited the Peruvian highlands, before reaching the volcanic “White City” of Arequipa.
Departs on Thursday morning from the Cusco station to Puno. Continuing with the tour, lunch begins on board, then visit Raqchi. After 3:00 p.m. afternoon tea is given and almost at 5 p.m. you will enjoy the sunset at La Raya, then a cocktail is given, then dinner and at the end of the day you will arrive at the Lake Titicaca Train Station.
The second day will be longer, starting with a breakfast on board, then visiting two important Puno’s islands: Uros and Taquile. Then you will have a lunch on the beach, accompanied by typical dances with a demonstration of artisan work. The passenger is returned back to the Lake Titicaca station, the afternoon tea begins, a cocktail and finally, dinner on board.
The last and third day, begins with a very early breakfast in Saracocha, and then you will visit the Sumbay caves. At Km 99 Station some passengers can get off the train and visit Colca if they wish (remember that this visit is not included in the train ticket). Afterwards they will have lunch on board, before finishing the entire trip the passengers will have a panoramic tour to Arequipa City. At the end of the tour, all will be transferred to the city airport.
(Arequipa City – Titicaca lake – Cusco) 2 days 2 nights
The adventure starts by leaving at night from the ornamental Arequipa’s city, towards Lake Titicaca, the highest navigable lake in the world. Deep valleys and high mountains are traversed, where camelids graze on the vast open plains of the highlands.
The Saturday night is from the Arequipa to Puno station, then cocktails begins with dinner on board. As soon as the passengers arrive in Puno, they will be able to rest on board in front of the impressive Titicaca Lake. With a spectacular sunrise, the second day begins with a very early breakfast and then visit the Puno’s islands: Uros and Taquile. The passenger will have a lunch on the beach (private location), which will be accompanied by typical dances and a demonstration of handcrafted pieces. At the end of the show, the passengers returned to the Lake Titicaca station for afternoon tea.
Finally, the train leaves for Cusco, where a cocktail and dinner on board begins, until arriving at the Marangoni station. The third and last day begins with a breakfast on board, departing from the Marangoni station to Raqchi, to end the tour at the Cusco station.
(Cusco – Puno) 1 day 1 night
Departing in the morning of Cusco, aboard the elegant cars of the Belmond Andean Explorer, the train crosses giant peaks and vast open spaces of the highest plains of the Andes to reach the Titicaca Lake, nest of the Inca civilization.
Departs on Tuesday mornings from Cusco station to Puno. Lunch is held on board on the way to Raqchi. Then the afternoon tea starts and you can watch the sunset at La Raya. At the end of the day you will have a cocktail, a dinner on board and finally you will reach the Titicaca Station at Puno’s City.
On the second day, after sleeping on board, the passenger will enjoy a privilege sunrise facing Titicaca Lake, accompanied by an exquisite breakfast on board. Afterwards you will have some free time, where you can take some the many tours in Puno we have to offer. Our recommendation is to visit the puno’s islands: Uros and Taquile where you can have a lunch on the lake beach, accompanied by typical dances with demonstration of craftsmanship. The passenger is returned again to Titicaca Lake station, with transfer to the airport or travel extension.
(Puno – Cusco) 1 night / 1 day
Travel on one of the most beautiful railway tours in Peru through the high plains of the Andes, in a wonderful train service from Puno to Cusco.
Departures are at Wednesday noon’s from Puno station to Cusco. The passenger can enjoy lunch on board, while the train travels on the tracks to La Raya. Then the cocktail begins, an exquisite dinner on board, to finally end at Cusipata station.
The second day will be shorter, the departure from Cusipata Station starts with the breakfast on board and the tour is completed arriving at Cusco City. From here you can take the tours to Machu Picchu or some other options at the imperial city, such as: Rainbow mountain, Humantay Lake, Sacred Valley: Ollantaytambo, Chinchero, Pisaq, Maras – Moray and many more.
Without doubt, the Andean Explorer train will provide a unique, unforgettable, enjoyable and luxurious journey in South America. The train has completely Andean designs and handcrafted fabrics, made from alpaca wool, will offer guests a unique experience and maximum comfort, connecting with culture, history and nature.
In PERU LUXURY TRAVEL we are more than happy to help you chose your best option for your next trip to Peru. Our agents can help you book any service you need or tailor-made your vacation with specific requirement. Check all the complementary tours in Cusco we have to offer and all the other wonderful experiences around Peru, like tours in Lima, tours in Ica, tours in Puno or tours in Arequipa.
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