Peruvian Highlands by Belmond Andean Explorer

Cusco | Puno | Arequipa

Embark on the ultimate Peruvian escape and journey from Cusco to Arequipa in style, visiting charming Puno and the majestic Lake Titicaca.

Level
VIP $3,900
Season
March – January
Duration
3 Days 2 Nights
Theme
Couple / Group Friend
Product Code
LA003

The Highlights of the Journey

  • 2 nights aboard the luxury train
  • Visit Uros and Taquile islands
  • Private lunch at Collata Beach, Taquile. Dance and artisanal craft displays

 

**Rates are based on Twin Cabin in USD
**Rates are based on 2 (two) people traveling together staying in one stateroom
**Rates are based on low season rate and subject to change depending on the availability

Day 1

Cusco | Depart

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 to the southeast towards Puno 

Savour your first lunch on board in one of the elegant dining cars. Refined Andean specialities are served with contemporary flair.

After, disembark to visit Raqch’i. Once an important control of point for the Incas, it is today a fascinating archaeological site brimming with history. Return to the train for canapes in the bar cars. 

Soak up the sensational sunset over La Raya Mountain range, before preparing yourself for an elegant dinner on board. 

The train will continues to Lake Titicaca, where it will stable for the evening.

Day 2

Puno

Awake early to catch the breathtaking sunrise across Lake Titicaca, before enjoying a delicious breakfast on board. 

Today’s tour explores the eclectic beauty and rich diversity of life on Lake Titicaca, the largest lake in South America, and home to many islands. First, you will take traditional boat-ride out to the Uros Islands, stunning man-made lands carefully created from woven reeds that are constantly being replenished. 

Continue to Taquile island, a beautiful island with a way of life barely touched by time. Enjoy a private lunch on Collata Beach, with demonstrations from traditional dancers and artisanal workers.

Enjoy afternoon tea at the station before departing on to Arequipa. Late anticipate a final delicious dinner before retiring to your cabin for a restful night.

Day 3

Arequipa | End of Journey

Enjoy breakfast before setting off an early-morning excursion to the spellbinding, rugged scenery of Lake Lagunillas. Afterward visit Sumbay Caves, home to fascinating cave paintings that estimated to be almost 8,000 years old. 

Return to the train for lunch as the trains continue to Arequipa. Here we bid farewell as you disembark, either for a panoramic city tour or your transfer to the airport to continue your journey in South America