Peru by Rail: Belmond Andean Explorer

Explore the Andes on South America’s first luxury sleeper train.

Journey Overview

Explore the Andes on South America’s first luxury sleeper train. One of the highest train journeys on earth exploring ancient kingdoms, natural wonders and rural communities.  Launching in May 2017, Belmond Andean Explorer takes you through some of the world’s most breathtaking scenery. From Cusco, the ancient capital of the Inca Empire, traversing the high Andean altiplano, the traditional communities on Lake Titicaca and the UNESCO World Heritage city of Arequipa. There are four routes to choose from of one or two night duration.  

DINING CARS
Serving fresh, colourful and seasonal dishes using locally sourced ingredients from the Peruvian Andes in the two elegant dining carriages. Menus are skilfully designed by chefs from Belmond Hotel Monasterio, Cusco.

OBSERVATION CAR
The place to unwind, meet new friends and enjoy the views whilst sipping a Pisco Sour from the bar. Breathe in the Andean air from the open deck of the Observation Car as the train travels through the ever-changing landscape.

LOUNGE CAR
Invite new friends to gather around the baby grand piano and relax in comfortable seating as majestic vistas drift past outside. Share a lively story from the day’s adventures and enjoy a refreshing drink from the bar.

CABINS

Cabins comprise of double, twin or bunk bed configurations, all complete with wardrobe, shower, wash basin and WC. Interiors incorporate Peruvian textures and fabrics and provide a warm, welcoming and relaxing personal sanctuary.

Itinerary

Journey Itinerary

PERUVIAN HIGHLANDS

Cusco – Puno - Arequipa | 3 DAYS

From Cusco journey to the small town and Inca archaeological site of Raqchi. Awake to sunrise at Lake Titicaca and explore the Uros Islands by boat and visit Taquile Island for lunch at a private location, a typical dance and artisan demonstration.  Visit the Sumbay Caves at Lagunillas and enjoy a panoramic tour of Arequipa City.
Departs:
Thursdays

ANDEAN PLAINS & ISLANDS OF DISCOVERY

Arequipa – Puno - Cusco | 3 DAYS

Early evening departure from Arequipa. Wake up to sunrise at Lake Titicaca then a boat ride to the Uros Islands and a visit and beach lunch on Taquile Island. See a typical dance and artisan demonstration before departing to Cusco and arrival next morning.
Departs:
Saturdays

SPIRIT OF THE WATER

Cusco - Puno | 2 DAYS

Late morning departure from Cusco heading for the Inca ruins of Raqchi. Sunset at La Raya pass with spectacular views of the Andes. Wake up to sunrise at Lake Titicaca when the journey ends. Optional visits to the Uros and Taquile Islands on Lake Titicaca (additional cost).
Departs:
Tuesdays

SPIRIT OF THE ANDES

Puno – Cusco | 2 DAYS

Late morning departure from Puno with a stop at La Raya pass. Afternoon tea then dinner on board as you continue to Cusco. Breakfast is on board in Cusco before disembarkation.
Departs: Wednesdays

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Accommodation

Accommodation

Belmond Andean Explorer

Peru by Rail: Belmond Andean Explorer

Belmond Andean Explorer offers you the opportunity to slow down the pace of your holiday with classic Belmond hospitality. This once in a ... Read more

Journey Dates & Prices

Depending on your preferred dates and arrangements, final pricing will vary from low season to peak season travel.

Please call A&K on 1300 851 800 or send us a booking enquiry to book this journey.

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