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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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Stunning Views if You Are Used to the Elevation

At more than 13,000ft elev., it can be a strain if you are not ready for the ride. Some great trails once you make the top, but caution is advised and better to go with a group... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 27, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

Nothing more exquisite if you have done this before in other places. However, if you have time, go ahead and do it for a good look at the city layout and Coptopaxi

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Quito, Ecuador
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

At more than 13,000ft elev., it can be a strain if you are not ready for the ride. Some great trails once you make the top, but caution is advised and better to go with a group for safety's sake.

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Brooklyn, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

I arrived in Quito after a very long flight, tired and jetlagged. I got a taxi to the Teleferico, which is a cable car ride up to the base of Pichincha Volcano, on the edge of the city. It was a great thing to do while I was tired; it was relaxing and enjoyable. The base of the cable car... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

This is a fun ride up the to the highest point in Quito, nice and relaxing and on a clear day, the view is great. Just keep in mind that the air is thin at the top, if it's your first or second day in town, you might not be ready for it!

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Bucharest, Romania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Should be done if you are in Quito. Great view over the city and the landscape of the Quito region. Cost of the ticket is 8.5 Dollars.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

What more can I say? Viewing the second highest city in the world from the highest nearby mountain--which is indeed part of the city--seems an inevitable thing to do. And it is! The views are spectacular. The air is great, though thin indeed, and the ride is fun. Not too long and not too short. Available trail rides and hiking... More 

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West Hollywood, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Top of the Teleferico makes hiking to a spot higher than the highest spot in the 48 continuous United States a piece of cake. The views are splendid -- city and huge volcanoes, rocks and vegetation, all in a spin. Definitely interesting and worth the trip. Do hire a driver to take you to the base, and to pick you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

The cable car is not for people who dislike heights (although you could st backwards in the ride in the car). The view of Quito is panoramic. It is over 13,000.00 feet high so expect to feel short of breath if you choose to make the climb to the highest observation area. The chapel was closed when we visited but... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

This is a great easy to see all of Quito. It was about a 15 minute cable car ride to the top. You can get out and go to a couple of the view points. There is a small stand for drinks and snacks. It is a fun little side trip.

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Quito, Ecuador
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

The Teleferico or Cable Car gives you a wonderful perspective of the City of Quito and is a very inexpensive attraction. You are at an altitude of about 12,000 feet and the view is simply amazing. There are a few cute dogs up there looking for a snack so bring some dog biscuits or leftovers to feed the amigos:) WORD... More 

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Address: Address: Quito, Quito, Ecuador
Phone Number: +593-2-2222-996-2222-997
Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Pichincha Province  >  Quito

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