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Andean Explorer - Arequipa to Cusco

Andean Explorer Arequipa - Cusco

Depart from Arequipa for two nights aboard to Puno then on to Cusco


Enjoy two nights travelling aboard the Belmond Andean Explorer luxury sleeper train, which is one of world's most luxurious trains. This Peruvian adventure takes you on a journey between Arequipa to Puno and on to Cusco. With drinks included, luxurious accommodation and exceptional views everywhere you look, this truly is one of the best ways to discover Peru.

As you depart Arequipa, you are free to enjoy some leisure time aboard as you settle in to your luxury accommodation and explore the luxuries the train has to offer. Dinner is served in one of the dining cars before you make your way to the Lounge Car for a cocktail and conversation with your fellow passengers.

After a restful night’s sleep, take in the stunning sunrise over Lake Titicaca before breakfast, after which we depart to explore the island of Uros. After a short boat ride, we take in this magnificent man-made island before we head on to Taquile Island for a lunch on Collata beach followed by a performance by local dancers. Afternoon tea is served back at the station before your final dinner on board.

The next day, enjoy a delicious breakfast as you take in the stunning views all around. As we head to Cusco, we disembark once more to explore Raqch’i, an important Inca settlement with it’s stunning archaeological gems. We return to the train for brunch in the bar cars, before we arrive at Cusco where your journey concludes.

The journey includes:


Day 1 - Arequipa:

Arequipa is where your journey begins as you board the Andean Explorer and settle in to your own luxury private accommodation. With some leisure time on board, take some time to explore the train and get used to the luxuries available, including the Observation Car, the Lounge Car and the free-flowing bar. Dinner is later served in one of the dining cars where you begin your culinary journey and sample some refined Andean dishes. After dinner, order a cocktail and head to the Lounge Car as you share tales with your fellow passengers.

Day 2 - Puno:

After a refreshing night’s sleep, start the day with a glorious sunrise over Lake Titicaca before breakfast is served. After more leisure time on board to relax and unwind, perhaps even treating yourself to a massage in the Spa Car, we arrive explore Lake Titicaca with a boar to Uros, a man-made island made of reeds. We continue on to Taquile Island to explore the people and their handwoven fabrics that are some of the best in Peru. Lunch is served on Collata beach where a performance by local dancers follows. Returning to the train, afternoon tea is served as we continue our journey to Cusco before another delicious dinner is served later that evening.

Day 3 – Cusco:

Breakfast is served on board as the stunning views continue everywhere you look. As we reach Raqch’i, we disembark to explore this important Inca settlement before returning to the train for a decadent brunch. Soon after, we reach Cusco where your journey concludes.

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Prices shown per adult sharing
Belmond Venice Simplon-Orient-Express Twin Cabin

Twin Bed Cabins

The perfect place to unwind after an adventure, these spacious cabins offers the ideal environment to freshen up or simply enjoy the passing scenery. Stewards will convert your cabin from a bedroom to a day room to allow you to enjoy the scenery in solitude should you wish.
Belmond Venice Simplon-Orient-Express Cabin Suite

Suite Cabins

Finished with a plush double bed and a cozy seating area, suite cabins are the ultimate in luxury for your journey aboard. Complete with a compact wardrobe, en suite with shower and WC, the cabin suites are a sublime retreat for when you want to unwind and watch the world glide by.
Belmond Venice Simplon-Orient-Express Grand Suite

Please Note:

All prices shown are for one adult ticket based on sharing accommodation for sleeper journeys or shared table for day trips. Single occupancy of cabins may incur additional charge. Prices are set by the operator and may change at short notice. We endeavour to ensure prices are always accurate and update our own website as soon as possible. All timings and details of included tours and activities are for guidance only and will only be confirmed in your travel documents that will be posted to you 7 days before departure. For any questions including discounts, offers or group pricing, please contact info@goldenmoments.com.

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