Peruvian Highlands Journey

Step aboard this luxury Peru train and explore the breathtaking country in unrivaled style. Experience vibrant cities and spellbinding natural wonders. Andean Explorer, South America’s first luxury sleeper service, offers a choice of one- or two-night journeys. From Cusco, the ancient capital of the Inca Empire, traverse the highest plains of the Andes before arriving at the reflective beauty of Lake Titicaca. Continue towards the city of Arequipa, a UNESCO World Heritage site.



2 nights (or reverse)

Embark on the ultimate Peruvian escape and journey from Cusco to Arequipa in style, visiting charming Puno and the majestic Lake Titicaca. Tours each day let uncover the hidden gems of this fascinating land. The Peruvian Highlands journey departs every Thursday morning.

Day 01 - Depart Cusco

Board the Andean Explorer in Cusco, the ancient capital of the Inca Empire. Get comfortable and relax in your deluxe cabin as the train begins its journey southeast to Puno. Savor your first lunch on board in the elegant dining car. Take in the stunning La Raya mountain range at one of the stops. After a sumptuous dinner, head to the bar car lounge to chat with fellow travelers as the train continues its journey to Lake Titicaca where it will stop for the night.

Day 02 - Puno

Awake early to catch the sunrise over Lake Titicaca before breakfast on board. Today’s journey explores the eclectic beauty of South America’s largest lake. Take a traditional boat ride to the islands of Uros, extraordinary artificial islands created from woven reeds. Enjoy lunch at the Puno Muelle hangar and then depart to Saracocha lagoon. On the way, enjoy cocktails and canapés on board. Arrive in Saracocha where we will spend the night and enjoy a wonderful dinner.

Day 03 -  Arequipa

Watch the sunrise surrounded by the scenery of Lake Lagunillas and breakfast. Later visit Sumbay caves, home to 8000 year old cave paintings. Return to the train for lunch and the journey to Arequipa. Disembark for a city tour or ride to the airport.

* You may opt to leave the train early at Canahuas to explore Colca Canyon’s boundless beauty.
** Contact us for availability, rates and your entire personalized Peru itinerary.