Board the Belmond Andean Explorer train in Cusco, the ancient capital of the Inca empire Settle down and unwind in your luxurious cabin as the train begins its journey southeast towards Puno.
Savour your first lunch on board in one of the elegant dining cars. Refined Andean specialities are served with contemporany flair.
After, disembark to visit Raqch´i. Once an important control point for the Incas, it is today a fascinating archeological site brimming with history. Return to the train just in time for tea. Soak up the sensational sunset over La Raya Mountain range, before preparing yourself for an elegant dinner on board. Afterwards, perhaps head to the bar car and chat to your fellow travellers as the train continues to Lake Titicaca where it will stable for the evening.
Awake early catch the breathtaking sunrise across Lake Titicaca, before enjoying a delicious breakfast on board.
Today´s tours explore the eclectic beauty and rich diversity fo life on Lake Titicaca, the largest lake in South America and home to may islands. First you´ll take a traditional boat ride out to the Uros Islands carefully created from waven reeds that are constantly being replenished.
Continue on to Taquile Island, a beatiful island with a way of life barely touched by time. Enjoy a private lunch on Callata Beach with demonstrations from traditional dancers and artisanal workers.
Return to the train for tea as your journey continues on to Arequipa. Later anticipate a final delicious dinner, before retiring to yor cabin for a restful night.
Enjoy breakfast before leaving on an early morning excursion to the fascinating and rugged landscape of Lake Lagunillas. Then we will visit the Sumbay caves, home to fascinating cave paintings that are estimated to be almost 8,000 years old.
Return to the train for lunch while the trains continue towards Arequipa. Here we say goodbye as you disembark, whether for a panoramic tour of the city or for your transfer to the airport.