A Luxury Train Experience

Andean Explorer Train - Spirit of the Water

An overnight train journey from Cusco to Puno, Lake Titicaca, aboard the luxury Andean Explorer Train for
2D/1N Starting at $590 per person

Two day / One night on the Andean Express Train 
Cuzco to Puno 
Tuesday to Wednesday

Depart in the late morning from Cuzco and travel across the Altiplano towards Puno. Stop in the village of Raqchi, also known as the Temple of Viracocha because of its emblematic constructions and 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.

The final destination of the day is the highest navigable lake in the world, Lake Titicaca.  A boat trip to the Floating (Uros) and Taquile Island is an optional excursion after breakfast.  A transfer to the Puno Airport is included or extend your trip to Arequipa or Colca Canyon

Andean Explorer Lake Titicaca

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. 

Contact us to include Machu Picchu or the Amazon in a more extensive Peruvian experience. 


Lost World Adventures itineraries can be tailor-made according to your plans and preferences: budget, hotel selections, travel dates, optional excursions, length of trip, etc.

2 Day/ 1 Night Andean Explorer Spirit of the Water schedule:

  • Day 1, Tuesday:
  • 11:00 - Depart Cusco station
  • 12:30 - Lunch onboard
  • 14:00 - Visit Raqchi
  • 15:30 - Tea Time
  • 18:30 - Cocktails
  • 19:00-21:00 - Dinner onboard
  • 22:15 - Arrive Lake Titicaca Station
  • Day 2, Wednesday:
  • Sunrise over Lake Titicaca
  • 6:00-8:00 - Breakfast onboard
  • 8:00 - Optional: Visits to Uros Island and Taquile Island by boat
  • 12:30 - Lunch on Collata Beach, Taquile Island. Typical dance and demonstration of artisan work.
  • 15:30 - Return to Lake Titicaca Station. Transfer to Puno Airport or trip extension


Price from $590.00 per person, based on double occupancy
Days 2
Nights 1

Full board: Breakfast, Lunch, Tea and Dinner are included as well as expertly guided excursions and transfer to Puno Airport.  

"This was one of the best trips I have been on."

This was one of the best trips I have been on. Our Peru travel agency made it a all possible . It was seamless from beginning till the end.

- Peg W, June 2015

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Travel Tips
Some hotels will let you use their facilities (gym, spa, pool, beach, etc.) for a reduced day pass. This can be great for layovers!
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