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To The Carnival Of Ambato By Train

Day 1: Quito - Ambato Day 2: Ambato - Quito Standard $ 100.00 The adventure begins at the station of Chimbacalle, from where we leave for Ambato. The train advances through a spectacular landscape dominated by valleys and volcanoes Pichincha, Atacazo, Pasochoa, La Viudita, and Rumiñahui crossing pastures, crops and haciendas. In El Boliche, at the foot of the Cotopaxi, we discover its flora and fauna. In the afternoon we arrive in Ambato, in time for the festivities! The next day, return to Quito with a stop in Machachi to enjoy the animal farm and a delicious lunch

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Tarifas y Salidas



Lunes 27 de febrero (Carnaval)


Martes 28 de febrero


Día 1: Quito - Ambato Registro: 06:30 Salida: 07:15 Llegada: 15:25

Día 2: Ambato - Quito Registro: 08:15 Salida: 09:00 Llegada: 17:55


Estándar $100,00

Estándar Niños / 3ra Edad / Discapacitados $85,00*



* Tarifa Niños aplica desde los 2 años hasta los 11 años 11 meses.

* Acceso a tarifas diferenciadas previa presentación de documentos habilitantes.

Precios 2017 sujetos a cambio sin previo aviso.


What includes?
Train ticket, guide during the trip, walk in the forest of cloudy height in El Boliche and lunch on board (box lunch). The return includes lunch at El Boliche and a visit to the Animal Farm in Machachi.


What does not include?
Accommodation in Ambato and services not detailed.


Travel Recommendations
Day 1. Introduce at 06:30 at Eloy Alfaro Station (Chimbacalle).
Day 2. At 08:15 at the Ambato Station.
DRESS: Jacket for cold, comfortable walking shoes, hat, sunscreen (SPF 70 at least), sunglasses, camera and cash.
ALTITUDE: Varies from 2,500 to 3,547 meters above sea level. The temperature ranges from 5º to 25ºC.
IMPORTANT: This program has short walks in uneven terrain and at considerable altitude. In the rainy season of the Andes, there may be mud. The Eloy Alfaro station in Quito has a free and secure parking.
Remember to have accommodation in Ambato. Per holiday can be exhausted with ease.
NOTICE: All itineraries are subject to change due to circumstances of force majeure or technical or operational. Please review our policies regarding refunds and cancellations. At Tren Ecuador we are committed to providing you with the best travel experience possible.




The adventure begins in Riobamba, a typical Andean city nestled in the central Andes of Ecuador. The view on a clear day is impressive: the Altar or Capac Urku volcano rises on the horizon with its summit topped by five peaks, witnessing an eruption thousands of years ago.
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In this trip aboard the Tren Crucero we will climb 3600 meters in just 450 kilometers, experiencing one of the most impressive changes of vegetation and landscape in the world.
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To The Carnival Of Ambato By Train
The train advances through a spectacular landscape dominated by valleys and volcanoes Pichincha, Atacazo, Pasochoa, La Viudita, and Rumiñahui crossing pastures, crops and haciendas.


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