Belmond Andean Explorer (Peru) : Itineraries & Dates

Itineraries & Departure Dates

SPIRIT OF THE ANDES

PUNO - CUSCO / 1 DAY, 1 NIGHT

Take a journey from Puno to Cusco along one of the most exquisite train routes in the world, across the highest plains of the Andes.

DAY 1 - Wednesday

12:00 Depart from Puno - Lake Titicaca station

13:15 Lunch on board

18:00 Tour of La Raya

19:00 Pre-dinner cocktails

19:30 Dinner on board

21:00 Arrive at Cusipata  (Cusco)

Overnight stay at Cusipata (Cusco)

DAY 2 - Thursday

05:30 Depart for Cusco

06:00 Breakfast on board

07:35 Arrive at Cusco - Wanchaq Station

NOTE: Schedule may vary due to operational issues. The train does not run on February

SPIRIT OF THE WATER

CUSCO - PUNO / 1 DAY, 1 NIGHT

Travel aboard the Belmond Andean Explorer across the massive peaks and the open spaces of the highest plains of the Andes, where you eventually reach the birthplace of the Incas, Lake Titicaca.

DAY 1 - Tuesday

11:00 Depart from Cusco - Wanchaq station

12:30 Lunch on board

13:55 Tour of Raqchi

15:30 Afternoon tea on board

17:45 Tour of La Raya

19:00 Pre-dinner cocktails

19:30 Dinner on board

23:30 Arrive at Puno - Lake Titicaca station

Overnight stay at Puno - Lake Titicaca station

DAY 2 - Wednesday

Sunrise at Lake Titicaca

06:00 Breakfast on board

08:00 Disembark at Lake Titicaca station (Puno)

NOTE: Schedule may vary due to operational issues. The train does not run on February

ANDEAN PLAINS & ISLANDS OF DISCOVERY

AREQUIPA - PUNO - CUSCO / 2 DAYS,  NIGHTS

Depart in the evening from Aquipa as you travel towards the highest navigable lake in the world, Lake Titicaca. Later on you will cross through deep valleys and tall mountains, in the wide open plains of the Peruvian Altiplano.

DAY 1 - Saturday

19:00 Welcome cocktail at Arequipa

20:00 Depart from Arequipa - Arequipa station

20:30 Dinner on board

Overnight on board on route (the train will be moving during the night)

DAY 2 - Sunday

Sunrise at Lake Titicaca

06:00 Breakfast on board

08:30 Board boats to explore Lake Titicaca. Visit Uros and Taquile Islands.

12:30 Private lunch at Collata Beach, Taquile. Dance and artisanal craft displays. 

15:45 Arrive back at Lake Titicaca station (Puno)

16:00 Afternoon tea at the station

16:50 Depart to Cusco

19:00 Pre-dinner cocktails

19:30 Dinner on board

Arrival and overnight stay at Marangani

DAY 3 - Monday

Sunrise at Marangani

06:00 Breakfast on board

07:30 Depart to Cusco

08:30 Tour of Raqchi

11:30 Light lunch on board

12:58 Arrive at Cusco - Wanchaq station

NOTE: Schedule may vary due to operational issues. The train does not run on February

 

PERUVIAN HIGHLANDS

CUSCO - PUNO - AREQUIPA / 3 DAYS, 2 NIGHTS

Depart in the morning from the capital of the ancient Inca Empire, Cusco, and travel across the Altiplano towards Puno and witness the beauty of Lake Titicaca. From there, see the Sumbay Caves, home to the rock art of the first humans that lived in the Peruvian highlands, before reaching the volcanic "White City" of Arequipa.

Day 1 - Thursday

11:00 Depart from Cusco - Wanchaq Station

12:30 Lunch on board

13:55 Tour of Raqchi

15:30 Afternoon tea on board

17:45 Tour of La Raya

19:00 Pre-dinner cocktails

19:30 Dinner on board

22:30 Arrive at Puno - Lake Titicaca Station

Overnight stay at Lake Titicaca Station (Puno)

DAY 2 - Friday

Sunrise at Lake Titicaca

06:00 Breakfast on board

08:30 Board boats to explore Lake Titicaca. Visit Uros and Taquile islands

12:30 Private lunch at Collata Beach, Taquile. Dance and artisanal craft displays

15:45 Arrive back at Lake Titicaca station (Puno)

16:00 Afternoon tea at the station

16:50 Depart to Arequipa

19:00 Pre-dinner cocktails

19:30 Dinner on board

Overnight stay at Saracocha

DAY 3 - Saturday

06:00 Breakfast on board

06:45 Depart to Arequipa

09:40 Tour of Sumbay Caves

11:26 Optional: Station Km. 93: Passengers going independently to Colca Canyon disembark (it is not included in the train ticket)*

12:30 Light lunch on board

15:30 Arrive at Arequipa Station

16:00 Airport transfer with panoramic views of Arequipa city

17:50 Arrive at Rodríguez Ballón International Airport (Arequipa)

*OPTIONAL: For passengers who wish to visit Colca, the train trip will conclude at Stop Km. 93 . Prior coordination with your Tour Operator.