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Train journeys

Whatever it is that inspires your love of train travel, you're sure to find a Latin American journey that will take it to new heights.


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Latin America's iconic train journeys will take you to great heights, along dizzying switchbacks, over canyons and across the full spectrum of the region's geography. They penetrate into some extraordinarily picturesque landscapes, and often involve marvels of engineering almost as impressive as the surroundings.

From the Copper Canyon railway to the Train to the Clouds, there are many spectacular journeys to choose from. Some are notable for the scenery they traverse, others for the altitude they reach, and still others for their destination. Machu Picchu for example can only be reached via a magnificent train journey, and to really get there in style there's even the option to be transported back to the golden age of rail travel on the sumptuous Hiram Bingham. Meanwhile other lines, such as the Old Patagonian Express, recapture the excitement of travelling by steam locomotive. Whatever it is that inspires your love of train travel, you're sure to find a Latin American journey that will take it to new heights.

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Albatross

Picaflor: Ecuador on track

Group tour

10 days from £3,148pp

hiram bingham train

Peru by Rail

Private journey

10 days

Ride the Copper Canyon

Copper Canyon Railway and Baja Coast

Private journey

9 days from £2,091pp

San Cristobal

Ecuador's Andes and Galapagos Islands hop

Private journey

12 days

Tailor-made holidays

We specialise in creating bespoke holidays designed according to your specific requirements.

Our tailor-made holiday service includes:

  • • A dedicated and friendly specialist to guide you through the planning process
  • • Our unrivalled knowledge of the region based on over 36 years' of expertise
  • • Access to the widest range of accommodation and activity options
  • • Your perfect itinerary, crafted exclusively for you

Speak to an expert 020 8747 8315

Things to do

Brian Williams by The Old Patagonia Express train

Ride the Old Patagonian Express

Train to the Clouds

Take the Train to the Clouds


Ride Ecuadors Rails

Ride Ecuador's rails from Quito to the coast

Serra verde railway

Ride the Serra Verde railway

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Food and Travel Magazine Readers' Awards - Tour Operator of The Year 2016

Selling Travel Agents Choice Awards - Best Tour Operator to Latin America 2016

Sunday Times Travel Magazine - Editor's Award 2013

Guardian and Observer Travel Awards - Top Ten Small Tour Operator: 2012

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