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Teleferico Quito

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Address: Quito, Quito, Ecuador
Phone Number: +593-2-2222-996-2222-997
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

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Fantastic view! Don't miss this one!

Here you'll get the best view of whole Quito, from north to south. The view on an altitude of 4.100 m is espectular! You'll also have a nice view of the Pinchincha volcan. There... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 30, 2015
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Quito, Ecuador
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31 reviews 31 reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 NEW

Here you'll get the best view of whole Quito, from north to south. The view on an altitude of 4.100 m is espectular! You'll also have a nice view of the Pinchincha volcan. There are some small stores and restaurants, which are quite expensive. The trip in cable car costs $8 (for foreigners, Ecuatorians pay less ($4)) is also awesone.

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Gold Coast
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56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 NEW

Rising to amost 14,000' the gondola affords great views of the city and, if the weather is kind, snow capped mountains and volcanoes including Cotopaxi. Taxi will cost about $7.00.

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Wayne, Nebraska
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 NEW

A cable car ride for an outstanding view of the city and surrounding mountains. For the $8.50 you ride in the cable car (up to 6 per car) to the top where you can walk and explore for a long as you like. There are numerous views, a small cafe, a small church and horseback riding should you like. Once... More 

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Roberts creek
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52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

First you must go on a clear day or the effort of walking around at 14,000 ft is wasted. We picked a clear day and the views were excellent. If you might have a little vertigo issue with heights not to worry as the cars are quite close to the ground all the way up. However the buildings and infrastructure... More 

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Roberts Creek, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

The only good part of this activity is the view of Quito if its a clear day. If I was rating the view alone, it would be 5 stars. However, the facility itself is a wasteland of empty, abandoned buildings that are covered in graffiti. This is truly a sad site which really takes away from the nice view. At... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

The teleferico was a very nice ride with great city views. At the top we hiked around and saw awesome views of the city and the surrounding mountains. It was beautiful scenery. Though the teleferico isn't very old it is already starting to look a bit run down, missing shops and an abundance of graffiti. Still worth the trip. Go... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

The view is unparalleled of course, except for all those twenty other mountains that surround Quito. The gondola ride was smooth and fun. When we were walking around there was a pack of three dogs that barked and growled at us, but I didn't feel like dogfighting today so we passed on that attraction. There was a pan flute player... More 

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Quito
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

When my sister came to visit me in Quito I wanted to take her to all the places I could think of in order to make her stay wonderful! I had never been on the teleferico so I thought it would be perfect. To be honest, I didn´t really expect much except for a nice picture oppurtunity but was running... More 

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San Francisco
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

I usually love these gondola trips and the views from the top but it wasn't that great (say as compared to Pikes Peak US, Teton US, Interlakken SW, Sugarloaf BR, Queenstown NZ) . Yes some views were decent/interesting to have but it just wasn't that good compared to others I've done. Could have used a lot more explanations and maps... More 

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Quito, Ecuador
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

If you want to reach the Ruco Pichincha Summit, this is the place to start. The Teleferic have some small cafeterias, so I advise to bring your food and beverage from the city. If you walk to a moderate pace, you can reach the summit in four hours and be back in two hours. I totally recommend to hire a... More 

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