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Trains in South America
South America train tours are a real pleasure, there are few better ways to see the continent. Several of the best train trips in South America are in Peru. The train to Machu Picchu is probably the most famous of South American train journeys and the country has several other excellent routes including a Belmond train that runs from Arequipa to Cusco by way of Lake Titicaca over the course of a few days. South America train travel varies from luxurious to more basic. In Bolivia, the trains are simpler, offering an authentic experience and some useful routes for the traveler, including to the Uyuni Salt Flats. Train travel in South America is rarely more beautiful than the journey through the Atlantic Rainforest to Morretes in Brazil. Ecuador is another good destination for those who wish to travel by train in South America. Travel from Quito to Guayaquil through the Andes on a luxury train. More ideas on train travel in South America can be found below and every trip is customized to fit with your travel style, pace and schedule.
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|The Peru and Bolivia Train Tour||from $4260||18 Days||See all the highlights of Peru and Bolivia on the Peru Bolivia Train Tour! Enjoy guided city tours in Lima, Cuzco and La Paz. Explore historic UNESCO...|
|Tren Crucero Train Tour Along the Avenue of the Volcanoes||from $||7 Days||The Tren Crucero Railroad Line has 4 luxury carriages holding 54 passengers, and employs restored, century-old steam locomotives. The 453-kilometer...|
|Train to the Clouds Argentina Railway||from $520||4 Days||Ride the thrilling "Tren a las Nubes," the Train to the Clouds from Salta, Argentina high into the Andes Mountains on the border with Chile. This...|
|La Trochita Patagonia Train Tour||from $1070||6 Days||Ride the "Old Patagonia Express" narrow-gauge railways aboard the La Trochita train through two of the most beautiful national parks in Patagonia....|
|The Complete Brazil Train Tour||from $3850||18 Days||This 18-day Brazil train tour takes you from Vitoria, Belo Horizonte, Ouro Preto, and Rio de Janeiro to Salvador da Bahia. This is the most complete...|
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