Step aboard the Belmond Andean Explorer, the first luxury sleeper train in South America.

Outfitted with 16 carriage trains, including a spa and lounge car, this Andean explorer train winds through some of Peru’s most iconic landscapes — from Cusco to Lake Titicaca and Arequipa.

The Belmond Andean Explorer traverses through green mountains and rivers.The Belmond Explorer lounge is accented with colorful pillows, chairs and windows.

Accommodations 

These luxury cabins feature single sized beds, Peruvian accents and an en-suite bathroom with shower.

In-cabin amenities:

  • Wardrobe
  • 24/7 call buttons
  • Air conditioning
  • 220v electrical outlets
  • Oxygen tanks and masks
  • Adapters
  • Robe and slippers
  • Medical assistance on board

Bunk Bed Cabins (59 square feet):

The bunk cabin on the Belmond Explorer features two bunk beds, a nigh light and windows.

Twin Bed Cabins (79 square feet): 

The win cabin on the Belmond Explorer has two twin beds, lights and curtains.

Suite Cabins (141 square feet): 

This suite on the Belmond Explorer features two blue seats, an en-suite bathroom and outdoor views.

Dining & Spa Cars

Guests can indulge in Peruvian cuisine in the Belmond Andean Explorer’s two dining cars, accented with leather chairs and mountain views.

The train’s menus are created by the team at Belmond Monasterio who infuses flavors of natural produce from the Peruvian Andes into every meal.

The dining room in the Belmond explorer feature leather chairs, wine glasses, and views of Lake Titicaca.This Peruvian dish on the Belmond Explorer is made up of three dumplings with green garnishes

The train also features a lounge car where guests can relax with cocktails.

The Spa car features Peruvian spa treatments such as clay wrap, coca leaf, and deep-tissue massages.

The bar on the Belmond Explorer features coloful pillows, rugs and bar service.

Sample Itineraries

  • Andean Plains & Islands of Discovery: Arequipa > Puno > Cusco: 2 days, 2 nights, departs every Friday through December 2019
  • Spirit of the Water: Cusco > Puno: 1 day, 1 night, departs every Tuesday through December 2019
  • Peruvian Highlands: Cusco > Puno > Arequipa: 3 days, 2 nights, departs every Thursday through December 2019
  • Spirit of the Andes: Puno > Cusco: 1 day, 1 night, departs every Wednesday through December 2019

Spirit of the Water: Cusco – Puno, 1 day, 1 night

Day 1 – Tuesday:

Depart from Cusco at 11 am. Enjoy lunch in a dining car with sophisticated cuisine. In the afternoon, disembark and explore Raqch’i, an Incan historical site.

In the evening, travelers can enjoy a tour of La Raya. Later, guests enjoy cocktails and dinner while they unwind in the lounge car with fellow travelers.

At 11:30 pm, guests arrive at Puno – Lake Titicaca Station.

Day 2 – Wednesday:

Guests wake up to spectacular views of Lake Titicaca as they eat an onboard breakfast. After, guests will disembark and continue on with their travels.

The Belmond Andean Explorer travels through green fields and blue mountains.

Peruvian Highlands: Cusco – Puno – Arequipa: 3 days, 2 nights

Day 1 – Thursday:

At 11 am, travelers will board the train in Cusco and relax into their private cabins. Enjoy a delicious lunch before leaving to explore the Raqch’i archeological site in the afternoon.

In the evening, guests will get a tour of La Raya and later eat dinner in the train’s dining car and chat with travelers at the bar.

Day 2 – Friday:

Awake to striking views of Lake Titicaca as you eat breakfast. Disembark and take a boat ride to the Uros Islands and continue on to Taquile Island.

Enjoy a private lunch on Collata Beach where you will watch demonstrations from traditional dancers and artisanal workers.

Have afternoon tea at the station before eating dinner onboard and heading toward Arequipa.

Day 3 – Saturday:

Eat an early morning breakfast before departing to an excursion of Sumbay caves, historic cave paintings.

Return to the train for lunch and disembark in Arequipa.

*Some guests may choose to depart the train early at Cañahuas and explore Colca Canyon. Guests can also disembark on Km 93 and extend their journey to Belmond Las Casitas.

A woman dressed in traditional peruvian attire holds a bird on her arm at Belmond Explorer excursions.

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