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PeruRail Andean Explorer

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Address: Av. Pachacuteq s/n | Distrito de Wanchaq, Cusco 5184, Peru
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+51 84 581400
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Enjoy the beautiful Andean landscape of Peru on board of a luxury and...

Enjoy the beautiful Andean landscape of Peru on board of a luxury and magical way to travel between Cusco and the Lake Titicaca. Travelling in the Andean Explorer is a unique experience, a route between mountains, clouds, snow-capped mountains and puna finishing in the majestic Lake Titicaca. Its coaches involve you in an environment extremely decorated with the elegant style of Pullman trains of the decade of 1920. Its tourist shows, the 5-fork lunch, dining cars, observatory-bar car outdoors, among other attractions.

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Fantastic rail experience

We thoroughly enjoyed our trip on the Andean Explorer. Pamela and Jhojhan were awesome servers who met our every need. The luxury of this trip is unparalleled at least in our... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2015
Mark K
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Kingston, Canada

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Kingston, Canada
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16 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2015

We thoroughly enjoyed our trip on the Andean Explorer. Pamela and Jhojhan were awesome servers who met our every need. The luxury of this trip is unparalleled at least in our opinion. We really liked the décor, entertainment, meal and the open air car off of the bar car. The stop at the Andean Continental Divide was worth it. We... More 

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PeruRail, Community Manager at PeruRail Andean Explorer, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Mark K, Thank you for choosing us and for taking some time to write this review. We will make sure our team on board receives your comments. We hope you got some nice souvenirs or pictures at La Raya stop. We will be expecting you again soon. The Andean Explorer Team More 

Winchcombe, United Kingdom
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162 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2015

If you are travelling from Puno to Cusco then I would say this would be the way to do it. The railway is very efficiently organised and you are entertained and fed on board. It's quite a long journey (probably even longer by bus) but you can relax and enjoy the scenery. If you are anxious to see the musicians... More 

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PeruRail, Community Manager at PeruRail Andean Explorer, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Martinb53, Thank you for choosing the PeruRail experience. We hope you had lots of fun on board with us and could enjoy the music and fashion show on the bar car. We would like to have you back on board anytime soon. The Andean Explorer Team More 

Guildford, England, United Kingdom
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245 reviews
57 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2015 via mobile

From start to finish, our experience with the Andean Explorer was first rate. At Cusco station, there is a dedicated lounge and toilets. Once on board, the decor, furnishings, service and attention to detail are spot on. The food is good, and they really look after children as well, with a separate kids menu. The bar is a great place... More 

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PeruRail, Community Manager at PeruRail Andean Explorer, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Ed L, Thank you for choosing the Andean Explorer for this adventure. We are really glad that you liked the features on our train and we hope to see you back soon to create new memories and fun moments together. Please receive our best. The Andean Explorer Team More 

North Saanich, Canada
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34 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2015

The train itself is lovely decorated in the traditional "Orient Express" style. The service was good with plenty of entertainment to keep you busy over the ten hour journey to Puno from Cusco. We chose this as a means to see more of the Andes...unbeknownst to us the ten hour ride was completely flat and boring..My suggestion would be to... More 

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PeruRail, Community Manager at PeruRail Andean Explorer, responded to this review

Dear Ms. Mary G, Thank you for writing this review about us. We are glad you liked our services on board. We try to make the best of this trip by making available our observatory car. We hope you could get the best of this journey. Please receive our best regards. The Andean Explorer Team More 

Montreal, Canada
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47 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2015

Just got back from an epic, almost life changing trip to Peru during which my three children (20, 16 and 14), my wife and I experienced trekking over the Inca trail to Macchu Pichu. The 45+ km trail is demanding but very rewarding. What better than to sit comfortably on a luxurious train for an entire day after such a... More 

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PeruRail, Community Manager at PeruRail Andean Explorer, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Denis M, We can see you had an amazing time on this trip and we are more than glad to have been part of this great experience. We hope you could take lots of pictures to take back home, as well as souvenirs. Please receive our best regards. The Andean Explorer Team More 

Fareham, Hampshire, Uk
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42 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2015

This was one of my highlights of our travels across Peru. We travelled from Puno to Cusco. Beautiful train, luxurious inside, very ornate with delicate light fittings and tables laid up with lovely white linen tablecloths. You are shown to your specific table which, is yours for the duration of the trip. You also have access to a lovely bar... More 

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PeruRail, Community Manager at PeruRail Andean Explorer, responded to this review

Dear Mr. and Mrs. Tracyandwill63, It’s more than motivating to know that our initiative is reaching its main purpose of creating new experiences on board of our trains. We’re glad that you could enjoy the features of our train in this route. Please receive our best regards. The Andean Explorer Team More 

Fountain City, Wisconsin
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24 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2015

This train ride, from Cusco to Puno, through the mountains, was way better than I had hoped. This turned out to be one of the highlights of our entire trip to Peru. The luxury service, great food, wonderful entertainment with dancing and cultural drinks, made the 10-hour long ride go by smoothly. The open air car at the rear of... More 

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PeruRail, Community Manager at PeruRail Andean Explorer, responded to this review

Dear Mr. / Mrs. Tine_beck, Thank you for giving us the opportunity to show you the PeruRail experience in this route. Our features on board are thought for the total satisfaction of our passengers and for creating new experiences for them. We’re glad that you enjoyed the trip. Please receive our best. The Andean Explorer Team More 

Sao Paulo, SP
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15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2015

In july 2015 we had the pleasure to experience the Andean Explorer train from Puno to Cusco. It was a fantastic emotion to cross Peru with such a nice train. We were entertained and catered very well. Our train hostess Rosita was very helpful and caring. We definitely recomand it.

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PeruRail, Community Manager at PeruRail Andean Explorer, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Marcaemanuele, Thank you for your kind words. It’s refreshing to know that our passengers enjoy our initiative and the experience on board with us. We hope to see you back soon. The Andean Explorer Team More 

levin
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 August 2015

being gluten free thet rain asigned a waiter for the whole journey . JOEL was the waiter and was very helpful and attentive to all my needs ,being on a special diet JOEL was there throughout the day on long trip excellent service plesure to have joel serve me ,well done JOELi would highly recomded this waiter thanks again

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PeruRail, Community Manager at PeruRail Andean Explorer, responded to this review

Dear Mr. / Mrs. Thistime131, Thank you for choosing us for your trip. We are glad you enjoyed our food options on board. We’ll make sure that Joel receives your comments and we hope to see you back soon. Regards. The Andean Explorer Team More 

Leeds, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 August 2015 via mobile

Worth every cent. A fantastic way to experience the different landscape of the Andes while being treated like royalty. Excellent food and drink throughout, fun entertainment and far more comfortable than taking the bus. We cannot recommend this highly enough.

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PeruRail, Community Manager at PeruRail Andean Explorer, responded to this review

Dear Mr. / Mrs. RCHarris 82, Thank you for enjoying the PeruRail experience and for making us part of your trip. We are glad you had a nice time on board with us. Please receive our best. The Andean Explorer Team More 

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