Belmond Andean Explorer Frequently Asked Questions
Frequently Asked Questions About The Belmond Andean Explorer
We understand that you will have many questions about booking a Belmond Andean Explorer and Peru Tour. The most frequently asked are below but please do not hesitate to contact us about any further questions you have as we are delighted to help.
What is the Belmond Andean Explorer train?
The Belmond Andean Explorer is a luxury train that offers scenic journeys through the breathtaking landscapes of Peru, including the Andes mountains, Lake Titicaca, and more.
What are the cabin options on the Belmond Andean Explorer?
The train offers a range of cabins, including suite Cabins, twin bed Cabins, and Bunk Bed Cabins, each designed for different passenger preferences and a range of budgets.
What is included in the fare for the Belmond Andean Explorer?
The fare typically includes accommodation, meals, select excursions, onboard entertainment, and access to the observation and lounge cars. Alcoholic beverages and certain off-train excursions may incur additional charges.
Can dietary restrictions and preferences be accommodated?
Yes, the train can accommodate dietary restrictions and preferences with advance notice. Vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free, and other dietary options are available.
Are children allowed on the Belmond Andean Explorer?
Yes, children are welcome on the train, and there may be family-friendly itineraries available. However, the train is primarily designed for adults.
How do I book a journey on the Belmond Andean Explorer?
We can make bookings for you on this train as part of a Peru itinerary. We will tailor your trip in Peru to fit your requirements and the train schedule and availability. Please contact us for more information. Note that we do not book the train on its own without additional services in Peru.
What is the best time to travel on the Belmond Andean Explorer?
The train operates year-round, but the best time to travel depends on your preferences. The dry season (May to September) generally offers clearer skies, while the wet season (November to April) showcases lush landscapes.
Is there a dress code on board?
While there is no strict dress code, passengers are encouraged to dress comfortably and elegantly for dinner service. Casual attire is suitable for daytime excursions.
Are gratuities included in the fare?
Gratuities are not typically included in the fare, and it’s customary to provide gratuities for the train staff, guides, and crew at your discretion.
Can I bring luggage on board?
Yes, you can bring luggage with you. However, space in the cabins is limited, so it’s advisable to pack essentials and store larger luggage in designated areas.
Are there age restrictions for passengers?
While there are no specific age restrictions, the train is primarily designed for adults. Families with children are welcome, but the ambiance is oriented towards a more mature clientele.
Is there Wi-Fi on board?
Wi-Fi availability may vary, and the train may not offer Wi-Fi or cellular service throughout the entire journey due to remote locations.
Can I smoke on the train?
Smoking is not allowed on the Belmond Andean Explorer, including inside the cabins and public areas.
Is travel insurance recommended for the journey?
Yes, travel insurance is highly recommended to cover unforeseen events, trip cancellations, and medical emergencies.
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