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Ecuadorian Railroad

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Address: Quilotoa s/n y Sangay, Quito 170150, Ecuador
Phone Number: +593 2-399-2100
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Tren Ecuador offers train journeys through the unique Coast and Andean...

Tren Ecuador offers train journeys through the unique Coast and Andean landscapes of Ecuador. This experience will take you through the history and culture of Ecuador.

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The Most Difficult Railroad Still Lives!

Currently in Ecuador one of the most difficult railroads to construct in the world, is breating new life. The most notorious up until the present, is known as Nariz del Diablo... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 20 August 2013
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Quito, Ecuador

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Quito, Ecuador
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2013

Currently in Ecuador one of the most difficult railroads to construct in the world, is breating new life. The most notorious up until the present, is known as Nariz del Diablo, and in 2007 it finally earned it's name. Yet a massive undertaking by the Ecuadorian government to restore this line from the mountains down to the coast, is nearing... More 

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Bewdley, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2012

This was a great way of travelling up to Latacunga for only $10. However it was cloudy on the day we travelled, so we did not see much of the Avenue of the Volcanoes! However the guide was good, spoke good English, and it is a nice gentle way of travelling compared to the mayhem on the buses. However please... More 

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Redmond
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2012

Needs to be booked well in advance (you choose seats and car there) and plan in advance to arrive to the station on time (I take Trole from the Northern station to Chimbacalle) -- guides are superb, english is not the best but they will certainly make a lot of efforts, landscape is great and the experience of riding an... More 

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Upland, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2012

Take a slow, swaying clickety-clacking trip through the mountainous terrain. Pretty inexpensive and comes with bilingual tour guide. See the back country and sample some of the local foods. Don't expect to be fed ON the train, but each station usually has something. The trip is not exciting at times, and many took a little snooze. Great views of the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2012

This Tour was great. I found out about this trip on Travel Adisor Forum and contacted the Tren Ecuador employee who posted. We took a Taxi to the Station, arriving just in time (heavy traffic). The staff was very helpful in getting our tickets and getting to the Train. We opted for the Plus level to El Boliche. The sights... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2012

We took the Quito-Boliche-Quito trip, Feb 19, 2012. It was excellent, the train is first class. The views are stunning. The staff are very good. On this trip we were possibly the only non spanish speaking passengers, but the staff made sure we knew what was going on. The dancers at Machachi station were a pleasant surprise. This was one... More 

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