The Belmond Andean Explorer luxury train crosses one of the highest rail routes in the world: the Peruvian Andes. Travel enjoying breathtaking landscapes, sophisticated Peruvian cuisine, and all the comforts of this exclusive journey.
Watch, from the train deck, how the landscape changes as you cross the regions of Arequipa, Puno, and Cusco, the backbone of our mountain range.
After a welcome cocktail at the Arequipa train station, depart with the sun setting over the baroque architecture of this beautiful city. Embark on an overnight journey to Titicaca, the highest navigable lake in the world.
Cross deep valleys and high mountains, where camelids graze on the vast plains of the altiplano.
On board the Andean Explorer, indulge yourself with a spa service, unique treatments using select Andean products.
Enjoy sunrise on the shores of South America’s largest lake. After an exquisite breakfast on board, begin to explore it. Visit the floating islands of Uros, millenary and unusual islands handmade with a native vegetable fiber called totora. Visit Taquile, an island stopped in time and guardian of millenary customs.
Have an outdoor lunch in Kullata, a beach in front of the snow-capped mountains of the Real Boliviana Mountain Range, accompanied by a show of typical dances and textile demonstrations. It is worth mentioning that UNESCO has recognized the textile art of Taquile as a Cultural Heritage of Humanity.
Return to the station and board the train to Maranganí, a town located 150 km.(99miles) from the city of Cusco, the ancient capital of the Inca Empire.
Continue through the high Andean punas until you reach Raqchi, an important archeological complex surrounded by an enormous Inca wall. Visit its precincts and enter the world of the Incas.
Enjoy a delicious brunch on board and finally arrive at the Wanchaq train station in the city of Cusco.
To ensure the well-being and safety of our travelers and staff throughout our operational chain, Terra Explorer will comply with the health and safety measures and protocols established by the Peruvian Association of Adventure Tourism and Ecotourism (APTAE), and implement the Covid-19 health and safety guidelines for adventure tourism developed by the Adventure Travel Trade Association (ATTA).
Our experiences are designed considering the least possible exposure, where the final destinations are usually remote places. By their very nature, our adventure activities are considered to be low risk, mainly because they are performed outdoors where ventilation is constant and making it easy to achieve social distancing.
During these times we are working together with a small staff of honorable people who have been part of the Terra Explorer family for many years. They and their families are aligned with the established health and safety measures. Employing these staff members also seeks to reactivate the local economy.
We guarantee a safe, soul-fulfilling trip to all our travelers for whom we make these adventures possible.
Terra Explorer will strictly comply with the safety, cleaning, and hygiene protocols during our internal processes, third parties, and throughout your trip. This involves:
Follow the instructions related to health and safety given by the Terra Explorer team and your guide, before and during your trip.
Stay home if:
With the intention of delivering the most flexibility at the time of confirming your trip, we will determine the amount of the initial deposit individually and according to your itinerary characteristics.
Secure your trip with a deposit and pay the rest in one or more payments, at a time that suits you best. Please make sure you adhere to our policy and pay in full at least 31 days prior to your trip date.
If you need to cancel your trip, we will apply the following flexible policies.
For more detailed information on our terms and conditions and Covid-19 policies, please contact us at [email protected]