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Tren Ecuador

303 reviews
#27 of 173 Tours in Quito
About Tren Ecuador
Explore Ecuador by train with 9 spectacular expeditions across the Ecuadorian Northern, Central and Southern Andes and the Pacific Coast. Experience amazing landscapes and a variety of ecosystems on every journey while you witness an extraordinary biodiversity.
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'Tren del Hielo II' Experience: Ambato - Mocha - Urbina - Cevallos - Ambato
$174.00 per adult
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All reviews el boliche devil's nose de los steam train train ride side trips cocoa plantation day trip huge lunch available for purchase beautiful ranch dance performance final stop dress in layers recommend this trip indigenous market great trip
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This trip is better than it sounded especially if you like train rides. Although the advice is to sit on the right hand side you can get up & move about to get good views & pictures, there is a guard giving a commentary in...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed October 21, 2018

An amazing trip through a road with an incredible history and an achievement in architecture. Very fun and not as expensive as one would think. A must do if you travel around the Sierra of Ecuador. A tip is that you HAVE to buy it...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank CCharlie1991
TrenEcuador, Public Relations Manager at Tren Ecuador, responded to this reviewResponded November 25, 2018

Dear CCharlie, We appreciate your comment and we are very happy to hear that you enjoy your trip on board of ¨Tren Ecuador¨, we hope to have you back and enjoy another of our great routes that Tren Ecuador offers. Regards, Tren Ecuador

Reviewed October 19, 2018

When we rode the train, we booked the Gold Package to avail ourselves of the "luxury double accommodation". As other commentators have said, the train is amazing but the bus is gruelling, but the Gold Package turned out to be a complete waste of money....More

Date of experience: October 2018
3  Thank leed1232018
TrenEcuador, Public Relations Manager at Tren Ecuador, responded to this reviewResponded November 25, 2018

Dear leed1232018, Thank you very much for your feedback and your comments, they are very important for us as we always strive to provide the best service with enthusiasm and dedication, trying to exceed our customer´s expectations. We apologize for the inconveniences during your stay...More

Reviewed October 19, 2018

This is a great way to see a great country. Using a train like a tour bus we travelled along the Andes viewing and visiting a variety of cultural and scenic highlights of Ecuador. The reception was always warm and friendly by the locals and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Liz H
TrenEcuador, Public Relations Manager at Tren Ecuador, responded to this reviewResponded November 25, 2018

Dear Liz H, We appreciate your comments and we are very happy to hear that you enjoy your trip on board at ¨Tren Crucero Ecuador¨, We strive to provide the best service and travel experience with enthusiasm and dedication, to exceed our customer expectations. We...More

Reviewed September 18, 2018

The Peruvian government has spent several hundred million dollars rebuilding the railroad after it was destroyed by a severe earthquake some 20 years ago. It is not a freight carrier any longer although it connects Peru's two largest cities: Quito, the capitol at 9,300 ft.,...More

Date of experience: October 2017
3  Thank Clark J
TrenEcuador, Public Relations Manager at Tren Ecuador, responded to this reviewResponded November 25, 2018

Dear Clark J, We appreciate your comment and we are very happy to hear that you enjoy your trip on the Devil´s Nose route that for sure is the most spectacular railroad to be travelled. We hope to have you back and enjoy another of...More

Reviewed August 8, 2018

Was warned that this was a very touristy thing to do, but hey!, it was great and lovely scenery, loved it!

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank ChrisThe0
TrenEcuador, Public Relations Manager at Tren Ecuador, responded to this reviewResponded November 25, 2018

Dear Chris The0, We appreciate your comment and we are very happy to hear that you enjoy your trip on board of ¨Tren Ecuador¨, we hope to have you back and enjoy another of our great routes that Tren Ecuador offers. Regards, Tren Ecuador

Reviewed July 13, 2018

I travelled on the one day "Tren de los Volcanes" trip out from Quito, it was quite an interesting journey, nice to get away from Quito for a few hours, nothing exciting, just a relaxed day trip. I booked my ticket a few days in...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Davee58
TrenEcuador, Public Relations Manager at Tren Ecuador, responded to this reviewResponded November 25, 2018

Dear Davee58, We appreciate your comment and we are very happy to hear that you enjoy your trip on board of ¨Tren Ecuador¨,on regards to the steam locomotive, it is used on our Tren Crucero trip, we invite you to chek it our on our...More

Reviewed July 11, 2018 via mobile

We booked this on our own and some of us don’t speak Spanish. The narrations are in both English and Spanish. We booked the first class car which was all inclusive. The downside was that we were with a school group and the kids were...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank sbfortwaltonbeach
TrenEcuador, Public Relations Manager at Tren Ecuador, responded to this reviewResponded November 25, 2018

Daer Sbfortwaltonbeach, We appreciate your comment and we are very happy to hear that you enjoy your trip on board of ¨Tren Ecuador¨, we hope to have you back and enjoy another of our great routes that Tren Ecuador offers. Regards, Tren Ecuador

Reviewed July 4, 2018 via mobile

Since most of the people planning to go to Ecuador, think about Galapagos; we decided to do something different and we chose the Tren Crucero and it was worth it more than we imagined. This magical trip is giving you a great picture of the...More

2  Thank nomenb
TrenEcuador, Public Relations Manager at Tren Ecuador, responded to this reviewResponded November 25, 2018

Dear Nomen B, We appreciate your comments and we are very happy to hear that you enjoy your trip on board at ¨Tren Crucero Ecuador¨, We strive to provide the best service and travel experience with enthusiasm and dedication, to exceed our customer expectations. We...More

Reviewed May 21, 2018

The experience will grant you some interesting views and photographs. The ride itself is mellow and quite relaxing, although I did not care much for the guides attempts to explain the trains history with her not so great English. If you go, try to make...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank pablor_robles_gue
TrenEcuador, Public Relations Manager at Tren Ecuador, responded to this reviewResponded November 25, 2018

Dear Pablo R, We appreciate your comment and we are very happy to hear that you enjoy your trip on board of ¨Tren Ecuador¨, we hope to have you back and enjoy another of our great routes that Tren Ecuador offers. Regards, Tren Ecuador

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Response from sbfortwaltonbeach | Reviewed this property |
You’ll be just fine with only English! It’s a lovely experience and very safe. The time on the train has all the info in both languages. The stops tended to be more Spanish only but you’ll still enjoy it! Have a great... More
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March 16, 2018|
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Yes it’s a round trip ticket you leave at 8 and comeback at 5 in the same train. Take snacks because it’s long enjoyable trip !! Have fun
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