How about a luxury train ride through the towering Andes Mountains? Embark on one of the last great adventures! The Belmond Andean Explorer takes you on a journey along one of the world’s highest rail routes to discover the breathtaking beauty of the Peruvian Andes.
Travel with elegance and style on a glamorous rail journey that evokes the golden era of train travel. Enjoy the soft breeze while the train meanders through the magnificent landscapes of the Peruvian Andes. Listen to the gentle melodies of live piano music in the lounge car as you sip on a glass of pisco sour, while marveling at the scenery flashing by.
Welcome aboard one of the world’s most luxurious trains! The Belmond Andean Explorer is the epitome of Slow Travel – the journey is the reward. The train climbs up to 4,500 metres above sea level, along a 19th century railroad, which remains today as one of the world’s highest train tracks.
The Belmond Andean Explorer operates between Arequipa, also known as the ‘White City’, and Cusco, the former capital of the Incan Empire.
The Belmond Andean Explorer operates between Arequipa, also known as the ‘White City’, and Cusco, the former capital of the Incan Empire. En route you will experience glistening Lake Titicaca, one of the most mesmerizing natural wonders that Peru has to offer. You can also visit the archaeological site of Raqch’i, once an important defensive stronghold for the Inca civilization.
You can choose between four different itineraries, where you can spend one or two nights on this exclusive sleeper train. All meals, beverages and excursions are included. To ensure you get a delightfully peaceful night’s sleep, the train stops in its tracks as night descends.
Elegant dining cars and luxurious sleeping cabins offer modern comfort, decorated in a traditional Andean style. The tasteful interior was designed by Inge Moor, chief designer of the renowned London interior design firm Hirsch Bedner Associates. It is inspired by the subtle colors of the Andean landscape, and the vivid colors of Peru’s traditional, handwoven textiles.
The onboard menu bears the classical signature gourmet excellence of the chefs from the Belmond Hotel Monasterio in Cusco, and is made with local and sustainable ingredients.
In the elegant dining car, the culinary variety of Peruvian cuisine is celebrated. The onboard menu bears the classical signature gourmet excellence of the chefs from the Belmond Hotel Monasterio in Cusco, and is made with local and sustainable ingredients.
Enchanting Travels invites you to embark on an elegant journey through one of South America’s most intriguing landscapes during your next vacation in Peru. Superb service, comfortable cabins and exciting excursions make this train journey an unforgettable adventure.
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