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Teleferico Quito

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Address: Quito, Quito 170150, Ecuador
Phone Number: +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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Nice view and a good experience to go up few hundred feets higher

There are two kind of tickets - one for the Ecuatorians and other for the rest. The difference is nearly 50%. Overall a good experience..The air is thin and one has to get... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Sourav D
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

There are two kind of tickets - one for the Ecuatorians and other for the rest. The difference is nearly 50%. Overall a good experience..The air is thin and one has to get acclamitized before doing any strenuous hiking/ trekking

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Vulcano Park is an ideal place to spend a fun and relaxing day, for that reason one Saturday we had the opportunity to travel to the capital with a group of young people from a church. In the evening we had a presentation, and the next day my uncle invited us to the Vulcano Park to spend an incredible day,... More 

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The Nutmeg State
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Pretty impressive and I would say a must see and ride in Quito. High above the city 4000 meters, overlooking everything. Hike to the summit and be careful with the altitude because you'll feel it.

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Fairfax, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Don't miss the visit to the Teleferico! The views from Quito at 3,000 meters plus is unreal. We went on a Sunday and it was crowded, but worth it. We recommend going early, since by around 3:00pm it starts getting cloudy in that area (it's above 3,000+ meters) and the clouds start covering the tips of the mountains --beautiful scenery--there... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A must for any first time visitor to Quito. Great views over the city and surrounding volcanic peaks. Plenty of adventurous actvities (horseback riding, moutain biking or hiking up/down the mountain). Grab a coca leaf tea if you're feeling faint and definitely bring a sweater or warm jacket along; it gets cold up top. Also highly recommend going in the... More 

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Hillsboro, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

First off, for better or worse, I hiked up there, to the cable car station, from Plaza Foch, in 2 hours, and was exhausted. Thankfully, I was able to buy a few waters, a coffee and doughnut, and relax some before going farther. It seemed that more people went there for the Vulcan Amusement Park than for the TeleferiQo (distance... More 

Thank Mike B
Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We got to the Teleferico just after it opened (around 9:10am). It was a cloudy start to the day but we decided we would go up regardless and hope it would clear. The ride up is cool and allows for great views of Quito. Lucky for us the cloud did often clear and so we decided to hike up to... More 

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Teleferico Quito will take you to the top of one of their many volcano and once there you can enjoy of the spectacular view of Quito, Old Quito and its parks. It also gives the opportunity to explore the area by walking or biking, and the best of everything for a GREAT PRICE. You will definitely enjoy it.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Go during the sunset! Beautiful pictures! Initially we were supposed to go earlier during the day, but I am so glad we weren't able to. When the sun is setting it is an unforgettable scene.

Thank Emmanuel M
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I took a taxi ($5) to the teleferico station on a Monday at about 1:30 pm. The day was partly cloudy, but despite the good weather there were only two people in line ahead of me. I spent an hour at the top hiking a loop trail. Great views. Supposedly one can rent horses at the top but I did... More 

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