Central Andes - (Day Trip)
Volcano Train II
de los Volcanes II)
Ambato - El Boliche - Ambato
Enjoy a unique train journey, from
the valley of Ambato, nestled between the arms of the Eastern
and Western Andes to the slopes of Cotopaxi volcano.
Travel along the avenue of volcanoes northbound. Mama
Tunguraha and Sangay, two of the most active volcanoes in the
country watch over the entrance to the Amazon area. Slowly
climbing to 11,400 feet, the train crosses plantations of
export-class roses, Yambo lagoon keeper of secrets, and
Latacunga Artisans’ Plaza before reaching an unexpected cloud
forest in the skirts of Cotopaxi.
Thursday - Departures other than Thursdays are possible and
subject to availability.
08:15 AM to 5:30 PM - Passengers must arrive 30-minutes before
What is included?
Train ticket, guidance during the journey and hiking in a
mountain cloud forest at Boliche.
What is Extra?
Lunch (available at Boliche train station) or additional
expenses not detailed in the itinerary.
ATTIRE: Warm jacket,
appropriate walking shoes, sunscreen (SPF 70 at least),
sunscreen, camera and cash.
ALTITUDE: It varies from
2,500 to 3,547 meters above sea level. The temperature
ranges from 5º to 25ºC.
IMPORTANT: This program
includes short walks on uneven and high altitude terrain. On
rainy season in the Andes, October to June, you might expect
mud. Ambato train station provides free and secure
IMPORTANT NOTICE: All itineraries are subjected to change due to
force majeure or technical, operational circumstances.
Please check our policy regarding refunds and cancellations.
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