Train – motor truck
Trip Style
Friday (motor truck) and Saturday (train).
Departures
8 -9 hours
Duration
Ambato
Location

Tren del Hielo II Train | Full Day Tour | Tren Ecuador

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Travel across the classic Paramo landscapes aboard the Tren Ecuador, a legendary route connecting two major cities.
  • Catch a sight of active Tungurahua Volcano, and snow-capped Altar, Chimborazo and Carihuayrazo volcanoes.
  • Discover the traditions in Cevallos and learn about the shoe manufacturiong process in its famous factory.
  • Get acquainted with the Ecuadorian Sierra rich lifestyle and authentic customs.

SHARED DEPARTURE Friday (motor truck) and  Saturday (train).
ROUTE Ambato – Mocha – Urbina – Cevallos – Ambato
DEPARTURE LOCATION Ambato Train station.
RETURN LOCATION Ambato Train station.
DEPARTURE TIME 08:00 – 17:40 Passengers must arrive 30 mins before departure time.
DURATION  8 Hours Approximately
WEAR Comfortable clothing, hiking shoes, hat, jacket and sunscreen, camera
INCLUDED Train ticket.
On board bilingual guides.
Snack at Cafe del Then in Urbina.
Access to attractions and other visits detailed in the itinerary.
NOT INCLUDED Additional purchases in the Café del Tren and/or restaurant.
Entrance fees.
Transfers to and from hotels.
Personal expenses.
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.

Tren del Hielo II
Tren del Hielo II
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Tren del Hielo II (08:00 - 16:45

TIME TOUR ACTIVITIES MODALITY
07:30 Check in Amabato Train Station TRAIN
08:00 Board the coach train
08:45 First Stop: Cevallos (restrooms)
09:45 Arrive at Urbina Train Station
 09:50 Breakfast at Train Café (ticket for USD1.00 consumption)
10:20 Guided visit to Train Handicraft Plaza and Ice Interpretation Center
11:00 Board coach train and depart for Cevallos
12:00 Arrive Cevallos: activities, briefing and guided walk to restaurant WALKING 
12:30 Lunch (not included in ticket price)
13:30 Guided visit to leather and shoe factory in Cevallos
14:40 Free time to visit and make any purchases
15:30 Return to station, handicrafts, jams and farewell dance
16:00 Board train and head back to Ambato Train Station
TRAIN
17:00 Arrive at Ambato Station. End of tour

Tren del Hielo II
Tren del Hielo
Tren del Hielo
Tren del Hielo
Tren del Hielo

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