Comfortable seats and excellent service. This train is great value for money. A key design feature are the glass panels on the side of the roof which gives you a better aspect of the views, you will be able to see the tops of those steep mountains which might have been cut off by the roof otherwise. Relaxing background music, helpful staff, refreshing selection of hot and cold drinks such as fruit juices and Andean Herbal teas included. The small details really do matter, picking the right time train is really important. When returning to Cusco from Aguas Calientes, we recommend a train departing Aguas Calientes around 4pm. This way you will get to enjoy the views during daylight while also getting back to Cusco by dinner time.
Experience a unique way to travel to Machu Picchu, exploring the Andean landscape like never before with wider and taller panoramic windows and an observation outdoor carriage including a bar. The only train in Peru with an entertainment app on board which will allow you to learn more about the train journey and the Inca civilization. Enjoy an appetizing selection of cold and warm drinks, prepared using fruit juices and Andean herbs, and delicious gourmet and organic delights made with products from the Sacred Valley. The small details really do matter, picking the right time train is really important. When returning to Cusco from Aguas Calientes, we recommend a train departing Aguas Calientes around 4pm. This way you will get to enjoy the views during daylight while also getting back to Cusco by dinner time.
If you love nature and the countryside, the PeruRail Vistadome is exactly what you’re looking for. The panoramic windows located beside and above your seat will bring you close to nature unlike anything you’ve experienced before.The Peru Rail Vistadome train offers a unique connection with the scenery along the way to Machu Picchu, making passengers feel as if they were somehow part of the nature that surrounds them. Return trips on the Peru Rail Vistadome also offer an onboard fashion show, featuring the exclusive baby alpaca wool collection with the latest trends in alpaca apparel, all available for sale. As an added bonus, you can enjoy live dances inspired by the ancient culture of the Andes. Passengers also receive a snack made from local ingredients, so you can get the full Andean experience through the cuisine. The trip also includes non-alcoholic beverages for your onboard refreshment. The small details really do matter, picking the right time train is really important. When returning to Cusco from Aguas Calientes, we recommend a train departing Aguas Calientes around 4pm. This way you will get to enjoy the views during daylight while also getting back to Cusco by dinner time.
Owned by International Luxury hotel chain, Belmond. The Hiram Bingham Train offers old world 1920´s charm with modern service. Enjoy the elegant dining car, the bar car, and the observatory*, where you can take in the unmatched scenery in the open air while sipping on a traditional Peruvian cocktails and listening to live local music. Start your experience off with a welcome cocktail. Once onboard, the maître will invite you to a brunch and gourmet lunch. The return trip includes a fine dining experience at dinner. In both cases, you can accompany your meals with beverages (non-premium) and an excellent wine selection. To the beat of the Peruvian cajón and tambourines, live traditional Peruvian and international music will set the tone throughout the trip for an unforgettable trip to the Machu Picchu citadel. Included as part of your Hiram Bingham package is a tour of Machu Picchu and tea up at the Belmond Sanctuary Lodge Hotel located up at Machu Picchu. This is how to travel in style.
Crossing the Andes from Cusco to Lake Titicaca or vice versa is an unforgettable experience all on its own. But doing it aboard the Peru Rail Titicaca train will make this a truly once-in-a-lifetime adventure. This train was created to provide passengers with all the luxuries they could want in a trip, while offering them a chance to forge a mystical connection with nature. The train features an open-air observatory car, allowing you to take in the majestic views while enjoying the typical music and dances of the Peruvian highlands. During your trip, you will have the chance to take panoramic pictures of some of the quintessential Andean landscapes.The route covered is considered by many travel magazines to be one of the most beautiful in the world. At the start of the journey, passengers are welcomed at the Wanchaq Station (Cusco) or the Puno Station, where local musicians will provide background music as you board the train. Once aboard, you can enjoy the two dining cars decorated in the style of the Pullman cars of the 1920s. Also, during the trip, you will have the finest in gourmet food. You will greeted with a complimentary warm beverage, followed by snacks, afternoon tea and a 3 course meal which includes non-alcoholic drinks such as juices, soft drinks; a glass of red or white wine, and hot drinks at the end of the meal such as coffee, tea or chocolate. Throughout the day sparkling or plain water by the glass will be provided.
Belmond Andean Explorer is South America’s first luxury train that combines genuine daytime getaways with sleeping accommodations at night, all the while traversing the Peruvian Andes. Travel along one of the highest train routes in the world, crossing through breathtaking cities on its way from Arequipa to Lake Titicaca (Puno) and Cusco, and exploring natural wonders and ancient kingdoms while overnighting in luxury. Gather together new-found friends and take a seat in the Piano Bar Car. A medium grand piano sets the musical tone as you discuss your day’s adventures. With a refreshing cocktail in hand and sensational passing scenery as a backdrop, it’s the ideal spot to weave together your own spellbinding story. Full board menu with all meals included, fresh, colourful and seasonal dishes using locally sourced ingredients are served in the two elegant dining carriages. Menus are skillfully designed by the chefs from Belmond Hotel Monasterio. Unwind at the Picaflor Spa Car and enjoy luxurious treatments. The Observation Car is the ultimate spot to unwind, breathe in the Andean air from the open deck and take in the breathtaking landscapes.
En-suite cabins with double bed, Sitting area (2 seats), Spacious wardrobe, spacious private bathroom with a washbasin, shower and toilet and additional vanity table with special lighting, Large mirror in front of the washbasin, Towel rack, Coat rack, 110v/220v shaver socket outlet, Total area of each compartment: 13.1 m2
Itinerary: 3 Day - Andean Plain & Islands of Discovery
Departures every Saturday from Arequipa.
Day 1 - Saturday
20:00 Depart from Arequipa station
20:30 Pre-dinner cocktails
21:00 Dinner on board
● Overnight stay on board en route
Day 2 - Sunday
● Sunrise at Lake Titicaca
06:00 Breakfast on board
08:00 Explore Lake Titicaca and enjoy a boat ride to Uros and Taquile (Collata beach) Islands
12:00 Traditional dances and artisanal craft displays. Private lunch at Taquile Island
15:30 Return to Lake Titicaca station (Puno)
16:00 Afternoon tea on board
17:00 Depart to Cusco
18:30 Pre-dinner cocktails
19:00 Dinner on board
● Overnight stay on board at Marangani
Day 3 - Monday
Sunrise at Marangani
06:00 Breakfast on board
08:00 Depart from Marangani
09:05 Tour of Raqchi
12:58 Arrival at Wanchaq station (Cusco)
NOTE: All tours are led by an expert guide. There is one guide for every 14 guests.
Speak to one of our Travel Consultants to see how you can customize this amazing experience with your itinerary.