Belmond Andean Explorer (Peru) : FAQs

Belmond Andean Explorer FAQs

What is included in the rate?

A journey on the Belmond Andean Explorer includes:

  • Luxury accommodation aboard the train
  • All onboard meals and beverages
  • Onboard entertainment
  • Excursions as stated in the itinerary
  • Guides and bus transfers

When does the Belmond Andean Explorer run?

Belmond Andean Explorer offers four itineraries with set departure dates: 

  • Peruvian Highlands departs every Thursday morning 
  • Andean Plains and Islands of Discovery departs every Saturday night 
  • Spirit of the Water departs every Tuesday morning 
  • Spirit of the Andes departs every Wednesday at midday

Please note: The Belmond Andean Explorer train does not run in February.

Are there any passport and/or visa requirements?

If you are not a Peruvian citizen, you must have a valid passport that will remain valid beyond the duration of your journey. Depending on which country issues your passport, you may need a visa for entry into Peru. Please check with your travel agent or government agency before travelling.

What currency is accepted aboard the train?

Both Peruvian Nuevo Sol and US Dollars are accepted on board.

Are there various menu options available?

Yes, there are different dining options available allowing each passenger to select their preference. Please let us know in advance to arrange alternative dining options, including vegetarian and children's meals. 

Are there tour guides for non-English speaking passengers?

All tours are provided in English and Spanish. However, for groups of 15 or more we can offer the tour in the language that you require (Portuguese, French, German or Italian). Please make arrangements with PeruRail in advance.