Tren del Hielo I Train | Tren Ecuador
- Travel by train alongside Chimborazo Volcano, the highest in Ecuador.
- Experience the wilderness and beauty of the Urbina páramo and catch a sight of the beautiful Altar Volcano.
- Discover the traditions of the Chimborazo “Hieleros” and learn about the legendary process of extracting glacial ice.
- The trip also offers various various Eco-tourism activities to get closer to the natural and cultural environments of the location.
|SHARED DEPARTURE||Saturday and Sundays|
|ROUTE||Riobamba – Urbina – La Moya – Riobamba|
|DEPARTURE LOCATION||Riobamba Train station.|
|RETURN LOCATION||Riobamba Train station.|
|DEPARTURE TIME||08:00 – 14:30 Passengers must arrive 30 mins before departure time.|
|DURATION||6:30 Hours Approximately|
|WEAR||Comfortable clothing, hiking shoes, hat, jacket and sunscreen, camera|
|INCLUDED|| Train ticket.
On board bilingual guides.
Lunch in la Moya.
Hielo Interpretation Center.
|NOT INCLUDED|| Additional purchases in the Café del Tren and/or restaurant.
Transfers to and from hotels.
Tips & Gratuities (optional)
ALTITUDE INFORMATION: It ranges from 2.300 to 3.609 meters above sea level. The temperature ranges from 5º to 28ºC.
IMPORTANT: The Riobamba station offers free and safe parking.