Hiram Bingham luxury train listed among ’10 epic train journeys’ by CnnPosted by in Uncategorized
Hiram Bingham was an American historian credited with bringing the ancient Inca site of Machu Picchu to world attention.
Ascending almost 2,500 meters above sea level to the ancient Peruvian ruins, the Orient-Express train that bears his name is one of the shortest luxury trains in the world. Heavily geared towards gastronomy during the four hours it takes to climb heavenwards through the spectacular Andes mountains, this is the easy way to tackle the Inca Trail.
Don’t forget to take your party frock for the cocktail party on the return evening journey.