Northern Andes - (Day Trip)
Liberty Train II
(a.k.a. Tren de la Libertad II)
Otavalo – Salinas –
Visit Imbabura, the most diverse
province of Ecuador. From Otavalo, home of the country’s
largest Indigenous market, to Salinas, where the culture and
history of Afro-Ecuadorians is alive and present in its streets,
Tren de la Libertad takes you through the history, music,
gastronomy, crafts and the amazing landscapes of northern Andes.
You will find unique
experiences in San Roque, Andrade Marin, San Antonio, Ibarra,
Hoja Blanca and Salinas de Ibarra stations, in a trip full of
*On Friday is also possible to
take the Otavalo – Ibarra – Otavalo program on board a vintage
“Chiva-style” motor track.
Otavalo - Ibarra - Otavalo on
Otavalo - Salinas - Otavalo on Friday - Saturday - Sunday -
08:00 to 18:00 For Otavalo -
Salinas - Otavalo
11:00 to 17:55 For Otavalo - Ibarra - Otavalo
Passengers must arrive 30
minutes before departure time.
What is included?
Train ticket, guidance through
the journey, snack onboard, snacks at destinations, entrances to
museums, lunch (only for Otavalo – Salinas – Otavalo program),
museum tickets and other visits detailed in the itinerary, land
transportation during the itinerary if necessary.
What is not included?
Additional expenses not
detailed in the itinerary. On the Otavalo – Ibarra – Otavalo
program, lunch is not included.
CLOTHING: A light
jacket, walking shoes, hat, sunscreen (SPF 70 at least),
sunglasses, camera, cash and insect repellant.
ALTITUDE: It ranges from
1,600 to 2,200 meters above sea level. The temperature ranges
from 14º a 25ºC.
IMPORTANT: The Otavalo
station has no parking but there are paid public parking lots in
the area (El Jordan Mall on Atahualpa street). Otavalo is 90
kilometers away from Quito and connected by the Pan American
Highway and it takes 1:45 to 2:00 hours of travel time depending
on traffic (especially heavy on weekends and holidays).
IMPORTANT NOTICE: All
itineraries are subjected to change due to force majeure or
technical, operational circumstances. Please check our
policy regarding refunds and cancellations. We are
committed to providing the best possible travel experience.