A voyage to the heart of the Inca Empire. From Cusco to Machu Picchu
Dine and dance your way between Cusco and Machu Picchu aboard this enchanting luxury train
A visit to a once-in-a-lifetime place calls for a once-in-a-lifetime journey. Sink into an armchair in the 1920s-style carriages, where polished wood and brass catch the light. Make your way to the Observation Car to watch the sun rise or give way to starry skies. Your Peruvian adventure has begun.
Dine on sensational cuisine and dance to the beat of Peru on an enchanting voyage to the Andes
Be swept away by old-world charm as Belmond Hiram Bingham journeys through the Peruvian highlands. Gleaming wood-panelled interiors and brass finishes evoke classic 1920’s parlour cars, while vibrant colours and nature-inspired motifs reveal a distinctly Peruvian soul.
Savour classic local flavours and gourmet cuisine as the train meanders through the breathtaking Sacred Valley. Celebrate the South American spirit with a lively dance as musicians play in the Bar Car. Marvel at the fertile lands and soaring mountains between Cusco and Machu Picchu. Bring the lost art of the pioneer to life with a thrilling rail adventure through the heart of the Inca Empire on Belmond Hiram Bingham.
Belmond Hiram Bingham launched in 2003 to escort guests in lavish style high into the Andes. Named after the American explorer who re-discovered the site of Machu Picchu, the train celebrates the thrill of early exploration, with extra added elegance and a lively ambience. An international effort, the chassis were built in South Africa and the carriages decked out by French company Compagnie Des Internationales Wagons-Lits. Finally, the finished article was ready to take luxury rail travel in Peru by storm.
A Unique South American Dining Experience
Experience the magic of the mountains as you glide through the Andes, sampling a host of artisanal delights along the way. Indulgence is key as you wind your way from long brunches to decadent dinners with delicious regional wines. Dishes combine traditional ingredients with modern finesse—Peruvian cuisine, perfected.
Toast the morning with a glass of sparkling wine and freshly squeezed orange juice as the train meanders towards Machu Picchu.
A traditional appetizer begins the feast, followed by a sumptuous main course and dessert—all paired perfectly with an exceptional Peruvian wine. Look out for local delicacies, like succulent Sacred Valley corn, prime Peruvian beef and Cloud-Forest coffee.
A four-course, South-American-inspired feast awaits as you depart from Machu Picchu and head towards Poroy. The perfect pick-me-up, enjoy a Pisco Sour before the aroma of Andean cooking draws you to your seat.
Pumahuancas salt-crusted trout, confit duck in traditional northern Peruvian sauce, Kiwicha caviar and more: enjoy a menu rich in local produce that changes with the seasons.
COCKTAILS ON THE RAILS
Renowned Peruvian mixologist Aaron Diaz has created an inspiring and diverse cocktail menu served exclusively on board the Hiram Bingham.
The showstopping cocktails champion signature favorites with fresh Peruvian flair. Sample the refreshing Picaflor Andino with Pisco and citrus tastes. Sip on the delectable Belmond Swizzle with Cartavio Solera rum, coconut and pineapple. Cheers with the uplifting Espresso Bingham inspired by the classic Espresso Martini. The all-new menu honors tradition, but through an exciting new contemporary lens.
A train journey as mystical as the destination
Reserve your place on the Belmond Hiram Bingham and travel to the Lost City of the Incas in unforgettable style.
Heading towards Machu Picchu, your experience begins with a delicious welcome cocktail. Then savor a brunch and gourmet lunch as you admire the ever-changing scenery in the early light. The return journey can feel like a different world. See the Sacred Valley from a new perspective as the day draws to a close, and anticipate a true fine dining experience.
On both trips, dining includes non-premium beverages and a superb wine selection. You’ll also have the chance to dance to the beat of the Peruvian cajón and tambourines with traditional live music.
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