Enquire or Call us on +1 954-357-3711
Rail South America
Train Lima - Huancayo
DURATION: Tour A: 4 Days / Tour B: 3 Days
DESTINATION: Peru
PRICE: from USD 1'012.--
ENQUIRE HERE

  • TOUR HIGHLIGHTS
    • Travel from just above sea level to Galera at 4781m (15’686 ft) above sea level on your way to Huancayo.
    • The train will do 6 Zigzags, traverse 69 tunnels and cross 58 bridges, some of the bridges are architectural marvels.
    • Discover the climatic changes and breathtaking views from the train’s observation car.
    • Explore during 1 or 2 Days the city of Huancayo and the Mantaro Valley, a region seldom visited on regular tours.

     

    TOUR DESCRIPTION

    You travel on Peru’s least known, but most spectacular train from Lima to Huancayo. During the 12-hours journey, the train travels 346 km (214 mi), crosses 58 bridges and traverses 69 tunnels on its way to Huancayo. The train has to do 6 zigzags to reach the second highest train station in the world at an altitude of 4781 m.a.s.l. (15’686 ft). The train journey is extremely scenic and breath-taking; there is no other train journey like this on earth.

     

    TOUR MAP


    ENQUIRE HERE

  • TOUR DEPARTURES & PRICES 2017

    May 25 – 28: USD 1’157.– per person / Single room + USD 167.–
    June 16 – 18: USD 1’012.- per person / Single room + USD 137.-
    June 29 – July 02: USD 1’157.- per person / Single room + USD 167.-
    July 28 – 30: USD 1’012.- per person / Single room + 137.-
    August 10 – 13: USD 1’157.- per person / Single room + USD 167.-
    August 27 – 30: USD 1’157.- per person / Single room + USD 167.-
    September 14 – 17: USD 1’157.- per person / Single room + USD 167.-
    October 05 – 08: USD 1’157.- per person / Single room + USD 167.-
    October 29 – November 01: USD 1’012.- per person / Single room + USD 137.-
    November 23 – 26: USD 1’157.– per person / Single room + USD 167.-
    Credit Cards

     

    TOUR PRICE INCLUDES
    • Accommodation in comfortable hotel mentioned or similar
    • Train Ticket in “Clase Turistico” (First Class) Lima – Huancayo – Lima
    • Transfers to and from the Railway Stations in Lima and Huancayo
    • Meals as indicated (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch)
    •  

      TOUR PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDE
      • Meals not mentioned in the Itinerary
      • International flights
      • Early check-in / late check-out in Hotels
      • Tips for guides, driver

       

      ENQUIRE HERE

    • DAY TO DAY ITINERARY

      1st Day: Lima – Huancayo
      Transfer from your hotel in Lima to the Desamparados Railway Station. The train departs from Lima at 150 m (492 ft) a.s.l. and climbs in about 8 hours to an altitude of 4781 m (15’686 ft) a.s.l. to arrive in Huancayo about 5 hours later at 3261 m (10’699 ft) a.s.l. The train passes over 58 bridges, goes through 69 tunnels and does six zigzags on its way to Huancayo. There is no other train in the world that travels such a short distance while overcoming such a large altitude difference. It is a unique and very scenic experience to travel on this train. You do the train journey in “Clase Turistico”, the best class on the train. Overnight you stay at the Hotel Presidente in Huancayo. (B/L)

      2nd Day: Huancayo and Mantaro Valley
      You enjoy a free day in Huancayo. Accommodation at the Hotel Presidente in Huancayo (B)

      3rd Day: Huancayo (ONLY TOUR “A”)
      You have another free day in Huancayo. Accommodation at the Hotel Presidente Huancayo (B)

      4th Day: Huancayo – Lima
      Train journey back to Lima. This time, you travel during daylight the part where it was at dark on Day 1. The downward journey is as spectacular as the upward trip. The train reaches the Desamparados railway station in Lima in the evening. You then transfer to your Hotel in Lima. (The Hotel in Lima is not included in the tour price.) (B/L)

      (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch)

      ENQUIRE HERE

       

    • HOTELS

      Hotel PresidenteHUANCAYO: The Hotel Presidente is the best hotel in Huancayo, situated on the Calle Real, Huancyo’s main street. All rooms have a private bathroom, Cable TV and WIFI. The Hotel has a good restaurant but many good restaurants are in walking distance of the hotel. Most museums, sights and shops are in a comfortable walking distance.

       

       

       

      ENQUIRE HERE

    • ENQUIRE HERE