One of the highest train journeys in the world, The Andean Explorer is undoubtedly the best train experience in all of South America. With 4 journeys offered, the luxurious Andean Explorer, is an exciting edition to any itinerary in Peru. Highlighting Lake Titicaca, the highest navigable lake in the world, and Arequipa, the World Heritage Site "White City". Journeys include additional stops at La Raya, the highest point on the Cusco-Puno route at 4,335 meters above sea level, the perfect place to see the beautiful snow-capped Andes and the many llamas and vicunas roaming around; and/or the village of Raqchi, also known as the Temple of Viracocha because of its emblematic constructions.
Only 2 Deluxe double cabins, 6 Junior double cabins, 11 twin bed cabins, 5 bunk bed cabins accommodate a maximum of 48 passengers. Two Dining Cars utilize locally sourced food from the Peruvian Andes skillfully designed by the chefs from the Belmond Monasterio in Cuzco. Unwind and meet new friends in the Observation Car while sipping a Pisco Sour. The Open Deck provides fresh Andean air and a view of the ever-changing landscape. Comfortable seating and another bar in the Lounge car will be another place to relax, unwind and enjoy the views. There is even a spa car to indulge yourself in pampering.
Have small bills in your cash supply for tipping. Some vendors are reluctant to give change on larger bills.