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Teleferico Quito

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Address: Quito, Quito 170150, Ecuador
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+593 2-222-2996
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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USD 128.00*
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Quito City Sightseeing Tour Including Teleférico Cable Car Ride and Volcano Hike
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USD 55.00*
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Half Day Tour Old District Quito
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USD 165.00*
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Quito City Tour Including Teleférico and Horse Ride Pichincha Volcano Tour

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Up, up from the sky at the Midle of the World!!!

The best time to go is first thing in the morning in a sunny day if possible, to enjoy the bests views of Quito and the Andes. It opens at 9 am. If you want to walk further up... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Sandra L
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The best time to go is first thing in the morning in a sunny day if possible, to enjoy the bests views of Quito and the Andes. It opens at 9 am. If you want to walk further up. It could take between 2 to 4 hours to reach the top.If so you will need a good jacket and apropriate... More 

Thank Sandra L
London, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My boyfriend and I loved going up the teleferico! Amazing views of the city. When we got up we rode horses up the hill even further. Make sure you prepare for colder temperatures up there.

Thank IvanaHumphrey
Walmer, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 155 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Go up to 4100m and enjoy the wonderful views of Quito. The city of Quito is at least 66km e-w and 19km n-s. We felt a little seasick at the top(altitude) but had a hot chocolate and were fine. It is much cooler at the top, wrap up a little.

Thank mrscoml
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We excitedly booked a taxi to go up the Teleferiqo and experience the views of Quito. When we got there. It's closed. It's closed till the 26th of May for essential maintenance so please be aware.

2 Thank Tom C
Beaufort North Carolina, USA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were disappointed to find it closed for maintenance upon our arrival. Certainly plan to return after the 26th but just a note to anyone else traveling the next few weeks! Still giving a very good review bc from what we saw, it looks amazing! :)

Thank k10yoga
Toronto, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is definitely a worthwhile attraction in Quito. One word of warning though, if you are prone to altitude sickness, it may not be for you. It would be a good idea to acclimatize yourself in Quito for a couple of days before venturing to the Teleferico Quito. The view from the top, on a clear day, is spectacular. If... More 

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Kitchener, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Going up the mountain on the Teleferico is a must-see while you are in Quito. On a clear, sunny day you will have amazing views of the whole city. Try going in the earlier hours of the day as it is generally clearer at this time. Afterwards there tends to be heavy cloud cover over the mountain, limiting anything you... More 

Thank Jaime G
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had only one day in Quito, but it was a beautiful clear day so this is the first place we went. It's best if you get there when the cable car first opens - we had no line at all! The views were spectacular. The volcano itself was still in the clouds, but as we weren't at all acclimated... More 

Thank Nancy K
Buffalo, NY
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great ride to 13,000 feet. Wonderful view of the city and surrounding volcanos and mountains. The view could be obstructed by clouds so be mindful of the weather conditions before riding to the top.

Thank niagarariverfatman
Manta, Ecuador
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In credible views up there over looking Quito. Bring a jacket it can get pretty cold. It's a really nice place to hike around at the top.

Thank flashpackertravel

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