The colorful journey on the locomotive, El Tren Inca, travels through some of the most rugged mountain terrain in the world and provides a fascinating insight into the long-forgotten traditional culture of the Incas.
The first day’s journey begins in the town of Puno, travels along Lake Titicaca and proceeds to Cuzco, capital of the Inca kingdom. Cuzco’s main square was built on the foundations of old Inca palaces and its unique churches and fountains are reminiscent of a typical Spanish town.
On the following day, the final destination, Macchu Pichu. A curtain of mist and mystique surrounds the lost city, its ruins being located high up in the Andes on an almost unreachable mountain slope.
El Tren Inca may not be the most comfortable of train journeys in the world but it is surely one that holds a great deal of fascination for its adventurous passengers.