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25 Nov 2017
“Liberty Train”
19 Aug 2013
“The Most Difficult Railroad Still Lives!”
Tren Ecuador offers train journeys through the unique Coast and Andean landscapes of Ecuador. This experience will take you through the history and culture of Ecuador.
Quilotoa s/n y Sangay, Quito 170150, Ecuador
+593 2-399-2100
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Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

In November we took the Liberty Train from Ibarra to Salanis. It costs $30 per person. It took Two hours to reach Salanis. The trip was pretty boring. Two Bridges, sugar cane fields, and one water falls to reach a small town with one restaurant....More

Reviewed 20 August 2013

Currently in Ecuador one of the most difficult railroads to construct in the world, is breating new life. The most notorious up until the present, is known as Nariz del Diablo, and in 2007 it finally earned it's name. Yet a massive undertaking by the...More

6  Thank Alan J
Reviewed 19 October 2012

This was a great way of travelling up to Latacunga for only $10. However it was cloudy on the day we travelled, so we did not see much of the Avenue of the Volcanoes! However the guide was good, spoke good English, and it is...More

11  Thank Little_Beret
Reviewed 30 September 2012

Needs to be booked well in advance (you choose seats and car there) and plan in advance to arrive to the station on time (I take Trole from the Northern station to Chimbacalle) -- guides are superb, english is not the best but they will...More

10  Thank bureado
Reviewed 24 September 2012

Take a slow, swaying clickety-clacking trip through the mountainous terrain. Pretty inexpensive and comes with bilingual tour guide. See the back country and sample some of the local foods. Don't expect to be fed ON the train, but each station usually has something. The trip...More

7  Thank William D
Reviewed 12 August 2012

This Tour was great. I found out about this trip on Travel Adisor Forum and contacted the Tren Ecuador employee who posted. We took a Taxi to the Station, arriving just in time (heavy traffic). The staff was very helpful in getting our tickets and...More

12  Thank rubyredvette
Reviewed 4 April 2012

We took the Quito-Boliche-Quito trip, Feb 19, 2012. It was excellent, the train is first class. The views are stunning. The staff are very good. On this trip we were possibly the only non spanish speaking passengers, but the staff made sure we knew what...More

6  Thank YvonneToronto
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