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Just Amazing!

Incredible sightseings. It's cheap and its a great way to be emtertained in Ecuador. Just... read more

Reviewed 22 October 2018
Samuel A
Devil's Nose

We rode the train as part of a private tour....an engineering feat and a fun excursion. You see... read more

Reviewed 2 September 2018
Redlands, California
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Estacion de Chimbacalle en Quito, Quito 170150, Ecuador
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Reviewed 22 October 2018

Incredible sightseings. It's cheap and its a great way to be emtertained in Ecuador. Just mindblowing. Really nice staff!

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Samuel A
Reviewed 2 September 2018

We rode the train as part of a private tour....an engineering feat and a fun excursion. You see the countryside, enjoy the views, and marvel at the 45-degree zigzag descent. The town of Alausi is charming. A local cultural show displays dances, dress, and music.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 5 August 2018

NIice day out of city for a birthday celebration. Food included in upper priced ticket was just adequate and you can buy food at all the stops along the way. Would do that another time. Highlight was passing through areas that you could see daily...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank esshop
Reviewed 16 June 2018

We loved the "Volcanoes Train." It was a great way to see some of the countryside around Quito and to experience a bit of native culture. The park at the end of the line was lovely, and our English-speaking guide was gracious and informative. The...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank BillR8888
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

We decided to go to Alausi to tried the train that goes to the Nariz del Diablo ( devils nose). It was amazing, beautiful landscapes, extreme ride, dancers and the guide was great. He spoke Spanish and English. If you visit Ecuador take a train...More

Date of experience: March 2018
2  Thank Maria P
Reviewed 1 April 2018

This was well worth the money. The train is comfortable with large windows for taking pictures of all the fabulous scenery. There is a bar car along with bathrooms in the cars. Each car has its own narrator (spanish and english). The train makes several...More

Date of experience: March 2018
2  Thank MeowDr
Reviewed 30 November 2017

This train trip takes all day. Train goes rather slow, but the Ecuadorean countryside is beautiful. Tour guides are very good. Lots of information on the volcanoes. But very informational about Ecuador, its people, culture, geography, and history. They provide lunch at a lovely hacienda...More

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank CaliTexAquaholic
Reviewed 14 November 2017

We travelled from Quito to El Boliche. The weather was good so excellent views of volcanoes all the way. Great to travel with local families not just tour groups. Had lunch at Machachi station which was plain but well cooked food. Commentar6 useful.

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank OldieEastMidlands
Reviewed 12 November 2017

Well organized and clean comfortable train. Sit back and watch the city disappear and the countryside begin. Train was full of families, nice to hear the sound of kids. A clear day, we saw all the volcanoes with no cloud cover, fantastic. Our guide was...More

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank Keemoog99
Reviewed 7 November 2017

I went on a field trip with coworkers from Quito to Machachi and part of the fun was enjoying the slow but nice train ride to Machachi and El Boliche. You can see animals, local farms and flowers that will delight your trip. Once you...More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank lupilove04
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