🇵🇪 The Lake Titicaca Train: An Unforgettable Journey Through the Heart of the Andes

Written by Peter Lauffer
May 7, 2024

Andean Adventure Meets 1920s Luxury

Step aboard the Titicaca Train and be transported to the glamorous era of the 1920s. Modeled after classic Pullman trains, this luxurious ride offers a unique blend of old-world elegance and unforgettable Andean vistas. With gourmet meals, live Peruvian music, and an open-air observation car, there's adventure at every turn.

Your Lake Titicaca Train Experience

Your journey begins in the heart of Cusco, where you'll be greeted with warm hospitality and the promise of an unforgettable experience. As the train departs, you'll leave the city behind and delve into the breathtaking scenery of the Andes.

Lake Titicaca Train Meal Service

For hours, you'll be captivated by the ever-changing landscape – snow-capped peaks, vibrant valleys, and charming villages. Take advantage of the observation car for unobstructed views, or relax in the plush dining cars as you savor delicious, locally-inspired cuisine.

Along the way, you'll witness the vibrant traditions of the Andes. Watch as traditional dancers perform, learn about local handicrafts at La Raya, and catch glimpses of bustling Juliaca, a town rarely seen by tourists.

Lake Titicaca Train Observation Car

Why the Titicaca Train is a Must-Do in Peru

  • Spectacular Scenery: Witness the Andes at their finest, from towering peaks to lush valleys.
  • Luxurious Travel: Enjoy the elegance of a bygone era with modern comforts.
  • Cultural Immersion: Live music, traditional dance, and a peek into Andean life.
  • Unforgettable Adventure: Create memories that will last a lifetime.
Lake Titicaca Train in La Raya

Practical Information:

  • Route: Cusco to Puno (or reverse)
  • Duration: Approximately 10 hours
  • Departure Days: Wednesdays, Fridays, Sundays (Cusco to Puno); Thursdays, Saturdays, Mondays (Puno to Cusco)
  • Inclusions: Gourmet lunch, afternoon tea, onboard entertainment
Lake Titicaca Train crossing Juliaca

Ready to Embark?

The Lake Titicaca Train is more than a journey; it's a transformative experience, and a quintessential part of our "Buenos Aires to Lima: High Andes & Machu Picchu" tour. If you long for awe-inspiring scenery, cultural encounters, and a touch of luxury, this is the adventure for you.

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