TRAIN ANDEAN EXPLORER PUNO CUSCO +
LUNCH ON BOARD
RUMBO EXPLORA titicaca have carefully selected the best transport options, of arrivals and departures between Puno and Cusco, every day. RUMBO EXPLORA titicaca offer you the possibility to make your transport reservation, due that not all transport companies have an automatic booking system. We will confirm your reservation within 24 hours. All prices bellow include reservation fees. The Andean Explorer train runs 4 times a week (Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday). This train is considered one of the best trains in South America, so it is a good option to travel to Cusco by train.
Andean Explorer Train Puno/Cusco: US$179.00 (01 Jan to 31 March & from 15 Nov to 20 Dec)
Andean Explorer Train Puno/Cusco: US$184.00 (01 Apr to 14 Nov & from 21 Dec to 31 Dec)
The prices INCLUDES the combined journey of 11 hours starting from Puno-Lake Titicaca at 3827m cradle of Andean civilization, crossing the Andes over 4338m, valleys and rivers, until Cusco at 3400m capital of Inca empire, train Andean Explorer from Puno to Cusco (US$143 + US$26 sales tax 18%) which is about US$169. Besides pre-trip information + organization and all local taxes. There are no hidden extras in our prices. Train Andean Explorer have baggage car, dining cars, a car-bar, car observatory and service on board. Other local companies 2016 prices, TRAIN TICKET ANDEAN EXPLORER PUNO/CUSCO: US$199 (2016), US$189 (2016), US$195 (2016).
TRAIN PUNO / CUSCO
|SERVICE||TRAIN||ORIGIN / DESTINATION||DEPART.||ARRIVAL||Low Season||High Season|
|One Way||One Way|
|ANDEAN EXPLOR||19||PUNO / CUSCO||08:00||18:00||$ 179.00||$ 184.00|
|ANDEAN EXPLOR||20||CUSCO / PUNO||08:00||18:00||$ 306.00||$ 315.00|
You can see that in Rumbo Explora we have developed for you tailor-made itineraries with the best price as competitive as possible, providing an excellent service and paying our guides 10% above the legal wage agreed with association of the tour guides – Peru. Our staff are some of the best paid in Cusco & Machupicchu, Puno & Lake Titicaca, Arequipa & Colca canyon, Lima and Nazca & Paracas, which allows us to attract only the Best Tour Guides, Motor Boats and Land Transportation with national permit, to none other local company, that can only provide a cheaper price by providing a far inferior service and saving on staff costs, ¿How? Hiring tour guides in training without experience and not paying them, besides avoiding taxes to government.
Big Travel companies from Europe, North America, Australia and others work with the Peruvian Tour Operators located in Lima-Peru, who work as middlemen receiving from them good prices from the Tours & Packages, and paying to us 40 to 50% minor the normal price, besides 2 to 3 months delayed, being this the reason that Rumbo Explora have decided to offer tours & packages directly to travelers.