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See Peru Via the Belmond Hiram Bingham Train

March 18, 2015 by

Hiram Bigham Train

Sit back, relax and take in Peru’s romantic scenery from the Belmond Hiram Bingham exclusive luxury train. Destinations include Poroy, near the ancient city of Cusco, the Lost City of Machu Picchu, and views along the way offer a peek at Incan history.

All Aboard at Poroy

A journey on the Belmond Hiram Bingham starts or finishes in Poroy which is just 20 minutes from the ancient capital city of Cusco where Incan splendor exists side-by-side with Andean baroque.

Walk the stone walkways and experience first-hand the Amerindian and mestizo culture when you visit the array of colorful stalls in Cusco’s main square, or discover boutiques selling local crafts.

Hiram Bigham Train

See the Sacred Valley

The Hiram Bingham journey to the lost city of Machu Picchu, runs through Ollantaytambo in the Sacred Valley of the Incas.

This stunning valley was known as “Vilcamayo” to the Incas and stretches from the Inca citadels of Pisac to Ollantaytambo along the “Sacred River.”

The Lost City of Machu Picchu

The ruins of Lost City of the Incas, Machu Picchu, are nestled in a lush jungle landscape.

This ancient city is a famous example of Inca architecture and thought to have been built in the mid-15th century. It was discovered in 1911 by Hiram Bingham.

Hiram Bigham Train

What the Belmond Hiram Bingham Includes

A journey on the Belmond Hiram Bingham is no ordinary train ride. Right from the start, passengers are offered a welcome drink at the station. Onboard meals are paired with Peruvian, Argentinian and Chilean wine, Cusqueña beer, Pisco Sour, soft drinks and hot drinks.

Enjoy a drink at the carriage bar, sit in comfort in the observation car to take in the magnificent views, or enjoy onboard entertainment. A trip on the Belmond Hiram Bingham train is a complete experience.

The price of your package includes guides, bus transfers, entrance to the Machu Picchu Sanctuary, and afternoon tea at the Belmond Sanctuary Lodge.

One way trips are also available. For current rates and more information visit their website.

Photo credits: Peru Rail

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