Belmond Andean Explorer culture
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Explore Peru’s awesome, majestic landscape in Orient Express style

Now you can explore Peru’s awesome, majestic landscape in Orient Express style. Belmond, the company who created the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express have launched a new legend: the Belmond Andean Explorer. The first luxury sleeper train to travel through a part of South America offers a truly unique way to discover some of Peru’s most notable landmarks. Sit in the lap of luxury while you see Incan and colonial history in stunning cities, soaring peaks and massive sand dunes. Belmond Andean Explorer Lake Titicaca: a pioneering journey Travel on a remarkable pioneering journey that climbs up to 16,000 feet to see one of Peru’s wonders, Lake Titicaca. The train journey provides an incredible perspective of the region’s snow-capped peaks, beautiful lakes, and herds of llamas and alpacas. All of this magic can be witnessed through the large-picture windows or alternatively you can spend time in the outdoor observation car. When you arrive at this wonderful destination, you’ll be treated to a private tour of the floating islands that are dotted around the lake. Belmond Andean Explorer landscape Dramatic canyons, ancient cave paintings & spectacular views of the Andes The trip affords you spectacular views of the Andes. The Belmond Andean Explorer also takes you to see one of the deepest canyons in the world, the Colca Canyon, which extends to over 2.5 miles in depth. Other amazing highlights include the Sumbay Caves, which have around 500 ancient cave paintings, that can be traced back to thousands of years ago. See natural phenomena such as the La Raya Mountain Range and visit port cities, including Puno. Belmond Andean Explorer observatory Lunch at a private beach and?VIP treatment The amazing experience also includes lunch on a private beach, where you can enjoy breathtaking views of La Paz’s glacier-studded peaks in Bolivia. All of the time you’ll be treated like a VIP in perfect surroundings. An interior inspired by Peruvian nature The Belmond Andean Explorer’s interior has been inspired by Peruvian nature, making the journey a holistic discovery experience. The textures and colours of the train’s interior connect the inside of the train with the natural treasures of the exterior. Andean slate greys, soft ivory tones of Alpaca, are blended with handicrafts and woven textures to afford this seamless luxury experience. Belmond Andean Explorer guest room A grand piano & authentic Peruvian cuisine Holistic style and luxury experience have been punctuated with details such as the train’s medium grand piano, a boutique where you can buy handcrafted presents from each destination and a library. The Belmond Andean Explorer has the capacity for up to 48 passengers and has two dining cars, offering delicious authentic Peruvian cuisine. Dishes such as alpaca tortellini and corn smothered in cheese are on the menu. Belmond Andean Explorer culture Peruvian discovery options You can choose from Peruvian discovery options from a range of one or two-night itineraries. Explore the gateway to the Lost City of the Incas: Cuzco, or the White City, Arequipa, which was nicknamed because of its bright, volcanic stone buildings. A one night itinerary cost starts from $480 per person, which is based on double occupancy. Belmond Andean Explorer Cuzco

Paul Johnson

Paul Johnson is Editor of A Luxury Travel Blog and has worked in the travel industry for more than 30 years. He is Winner of the Innovations in Travel ‘Best Travel Influencer’ Award from WIRED magazine. In addition to other awards, the blog has also been voted “one of the world’s best travel blogs” and “best for luxury” by The Daily Telegraph.

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  1. Amazing! I always dream about visiting exotic places! I’ve been reading about Peruvian country a lot lately! Looks like it is a recommended place to spend a great vacation! Thank you for inspirations!

  2. I have been meaning to try out a sleeper train for a couple years now, I would love to get one to Scotland. I’m totally conflicted as I wouldn’t want to miss any of the views by sleeping! I have heard so much about Lake Titicaca, there are countless documentaries on it – what a beautiful thing to experience. An outdoor observation car is a great idea

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