Puno and Arequipa: Extension by Train

Duration: 5 days

Highlights: Cusco, Puno, Arequipa, Colca

Exploring Puno and Arequipa with style

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Day 1 - Board the Andean Explorer in 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 one of the elegant dining cars. Refined Andean specialties are served with contemporary flair.
Take in the stunning La Raya mountain range at one of our stops, before preparing for an elegant dinner on board. Afterward, you can head to the bar car and chat with your fellow passengers as the train continues its journey to Lake Titicaca, where it will stop for the night.

Overnight: Belmond Andean ExplorerTrain

Meal Plan: B,L,D

Day 2 - Explore the Lake Titicaca

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 biodiversity of Lake Titicaca, the largest lake in South America, which is also home to several islands. You will take the traditional boat ride to the islands of the Uros, extraordinary artificial islands created from carefully woven reeds that are constantly renewed.

Enjoy lunch at the Puno Muelle hangar and then depart to the Saracocha lagoon. On the way, you will enjoy cocktails and canapés on board. Arrive in Saracocha, where we will spend the night and enjoy a wonderful dinner.

Overnight: Belmond Andean Explorer Train

Meal Plan: B,L,D

Day 3 - Visit the Sumbay Caves

Watch the sunrise surrounded by the breathtaking scenery of Lake Lagunillas and then enjoy a delicious breakfast. Later visit the Sumbay caves, home to fascinating cave paintings estimated to be over 8000 years old.
Return to the train for lunch as it continues to Arequipa. Here we bid farewell as you disembark, either for a panoramic city tour or for your transfer to the airport.
Please note: you may choose to leave the train early at Cañahuas and continue to explore Colca Canyon. A sweeping area of breathtaking beauty and one of the world’s deepest canyons, you’ll spot countless examples of Inca and Pre-Inca architecture alongside alpacas, eagles, and the mighty Andean condor.

Overnight: Cirqa Hotel Relais & Châteaux

Meal Plan: B,L,D

Day 4 - Monastery of Santa Catalina

Breakfast at hotel.

By the morning you will go through the sillar route, an extension of 2 km where you can see magnificent natural settings whose geological formation is due to this stone. After this, you will visit Arequipa City, “The white city” where you can enjoy some of the most important places as the Monastery of Santa Catalina.

Dinner at hotel.

Overnight: Cirqa Hotel Relais & Châteaux

Meal Plan: B,D

Day 5 - Departure

Breakfast at hotel.
This morning you will be transferred from Hotel to Airport for departure flight to Lima.
Assistance for international flight.


Meal Plan: B

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