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Central & South America

For more information on rail travel throughout Central and South America, as well as bookings on the tours below, contact our expert rail consultants on 1300 733323

Rail tours in Central and South America

RAIL JOURNEYS OF SOUTH AMERICA - 21 days

Weekly departures Fridays - special escorted groups on 23 June & 27 October 2017 - Immerse yourself in the culture and geography of South America. Apart from the fabulous train journeys of this continent, the tour will highlight the metropolitan cities of Buenos Aires, Santiago and more! Featuring: • Salta (Train to the clouds) • Patagonia (End of the World Train) • The Chubut Mountains (La Trochita Train) • Machu Picchu (Vistadome Train) • Across the Altiplano to Lake Titicaca (Andean Explorer). Contact Guidepost Rail Journeys for more details and reservations. (Gpt-SATO)

TRAIN ADVENTURE TOUR IN BOLIVIA

 31 MAR 2015 - 14 APR 2015 * Journey on the "Tren del Progreso" from Santa Cruz to Yacuiba * Unforgettable trip on the Expreso del Sur from Villazon to Uyuni * Breathtaking journey from Potosi to Sucre on a Bus Carril * A visit to a Silver Mine in Potosi is an endeavour out of the common * The Bus Carril from Aiquile to Cochabamba a unique way to see Bolivia.  Contact Guidepost Rail Tours for reservations. (RTISA)

TREN CRUCERO - ECUADOR'S CRUISE TRAIN - 4 days

  An historical Train Journey between Quito and Guayaquil on Tren Crucero *  Experience the change from the Pacific Plain into the Andes * Dive into Ecuador's history when staying overnight in historical inns * Travel by train over the rail engineering marvel "Devils's Nose" *  Get an impression of Ecuador's fascinating Cultures and Biodiversity. Regular departures throughout the year. Contact Guidepost Rail Tours for Reservations. (RTISA)

DISCOVER THE TREASURES OF PERU BY TRAIN - 9 days

 Train Journeys in the Peruvian Andes *  Explorer Train Cusco to Machu Picchu *  Fascination of the Andes Explorer from Cusco to Puno *  Exploration of Machu Picchu guided by our best guides *  Discover the fascinating cultures of the Uros at the Titicaca Lake. Regular departures throughout the year. Contact Guidepost Rail Tours for dates of tours in South America. (RTISA)

MACHU PICCHU WITH THE HIRAM BINGHAM TRAIN - 6 days

 6 DAYS / 5 NIGHTS *  Journey on the Hiram Bingham Train *  Private Guide in Machu Picchu *  Spectacular luxury Accomodation *  Best Guide in Cusco, the Imperial City of the Incas *  Sophisticated Services throughout the Trip. Regular departures throughout the year. Contact Guidepost Rail Tours for dates and reservations. (RTISA)

BUENOS AIRES TO LIMA BY RAIL - 21 days

 21 DAYS / 20 NIGHTS * Travel the long distance train from Buenos Aires to Tucuman.* The Bolivia's Wara Wara Express brings you from Villazon to the Uyuni. * Travel on the Andes Explorer from Puno to Cusco.* You travel from Cusco on Machu Picchu on the Explorer Train. * Stroll around the Lost City of the Incas, Machu Picchu. Contact Guidepost Rail Tours for Dates (RTISA)

COLUMBIA & ECUADOR BY TRAIN - 9 days

 9 DAYS / 8 NIGHTS *  Journey on the "Tren de la Sabana" from Bogota to Zipaquira *  Journey on the Monserrate Funicular in Bogota *  Trip on the "Most Difficult Railway in the World" *  Dive into Ecuador's history when staying overnight in historical inns * Travel by train over the rail engineering marvel "Devils's Nose".   We have regular departures throughout the year. Contact Guidepost Rail Tours for dates. (RTISA)

COPPER CANYON IN NORTHERN MEXICO - EL CHEPE TRAIN

This tour visits some of the most remote yet spectacular regions of Mexico. If you appreciate magnificent scenery and unique culture, this Copper Canyon tour will be a wonderful trip not to be forgotten. Guidepost Rail Tours will advise you on the best way to make the most of your Copper Canyon experience. Tours run daily.        (Gpt-SATO)

Great trains of Central & South America

EL CHEPE - COPPER CANYON RAILWAY - MEXICO

The Chihuahua-Pacifico Railway runs 655kms from Los Mochis on Mexico's west coast to the city of Chihuahua, passing through 87 tunnels and across 36 bridges. At one stage it has to negotiate a triple loop to gain altitude. The train, El Chepe, runs daily in each direction. The journey takes you to some of the most remote yet spectacular regions of northern Mexico.

HIRAM BINGHAM & ANDEAN EXPLORER

 Discover Peru in style. Ancient cultures and a rich combination of natural wonders make Peru an alluring destination. The Hiram Bingham and Andean Explorer luxury trains allow you to explore Peru in style and comfort. Contact Guidepost Rail Tours for details of schedules. (RP)

HIRAM BINGHAM - Macchu Pichu - PERU

The Hiram Bingham train is the most luxurious way to journey between Cusco and Machu Picchu.   For many visitors a trip to Machu Picchu is a once in a lifetime experience.  The Hiram Bingham assures a magical journey never to be forgotten.   Contact Guidepost Rail Tours for more details.

ANDEAN EXPLORER - PERU

Crossing the Andes meant constructing, what was then, the highest railway in the world. Opened in 1908, the line runs 339kms from Cuzco to Juliaco and on to Lake Titicaca. The Andean Explorer as a first class train between running between Cuzco and Puno by Lake Titicaca, styled on the great Pullman trains of the 1920's. Contact Guidepost Rail Tours for reservations.

THE TRAIN TO THE CLOUDS

The Train to the Clouds - tren de las nubes - is one of the tree highest railway journeys in the world. The whole trip takes almost 15 hours, crossing 29 bridges, 21 tunnels, 13 viaducts, 2 "curls" and 2 zig-zags. Due to the height at which the train moves, it is quite common to see clouds under the bridges or at the mountainsides, hence the choice of its name. The train, runnng between Salta in NW Argentina and the Chilean border, offers several services such as: restaurant car, panoramic car, folk spectacles, consulting room, audio, video and bilingual guides. Contact Guidepost Rail Tours for enquiries in Australia.

Information for travelling by train through Central & South America


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Guidepost Rail Tours - train travel through Central and South America