Central Andes - (Day Trip)
Hielo Train II (Tren
del Hielo II)
Ambato - Mocha - Urbina - Cevallos - Ambato
This train combines scenery,
culture and shopping in a journey that takes us from the
temperate valley of Ambato to the Andean high plateau - known as
paramo- of Urbina, more than 4,000 meters above sea level in the
foothills of Chimborazo. There, the last ice merchant of
Chimborazo and custodian of this ancient trade awaits us.
Those willing to stay overnight in this unique place can book a
comfortable room at the Train Mountain Lodge.
Friday - Saturday - Sunday - Holidays
08:00 AM to 4:45 PM - Passengers must arrive 30-minutes before
What is included?
Train ticket, guidance through the journey, snack at Café del
Tren in Urbina, Access to attractions and other visits detailed
in the itinerary.
What is Extra?
Additional expenses not detailed in the itinerary.
CLOTHING: A jacket for
cold weather, comfortable walking shoes, hat, sunscreen (SPF 70
at least), sunglasses, camera, and cash.
ALTITUDE: From 2,300 to
3,609 meters above sea level. Temperatures from 5° to 28°C.
IMPORTANT: Ambato is
150-km southbound from Quito, a 2-hour drive approximately.
NO parking area at the station.
IMPORTANT NOTICE: All
itineraries are subjected to change due to force majeure or
technical, operational circumstances. Please check our
policy regarding refunds and cancellations. At Tren
Ecuador we are committed to providing the best possible travel