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Tren Ecuador

313 reviews
#30 of 201 Tours in Quito
Quito, Ecuador
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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15 reviews
Make sure you check this must-do off your list while visiting Ecuador by booking ahead for a ride on the Devil's Nose train. With a guide providing commentary, enjoy the ride on the marvel of engineering, which tackles near-perpendicular walls and gives views of the Chanchan River. Learn about the traditions and history of the Puruhuas native community in Sibambe and get a chance to take photos and explore on your own during free time.
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$38.82 per adult
'Tren del Hielo II' Experience: Ambato - Mocha - Urbina - Cevallos - Ambato
Travel round-trip from Ambato to Urbina aboard the “ice train” on this guided full-day tour, with all the details worked out for you. Pass snow-capped Chimborazo on your journey to the high Andean plateau. Enjoy a cafe breakfast and lunch plus a cultural performance and time to shop among the indigenous artisans and workshops. Hotel pickup and drop-off is conveniently provided all the way from Quito.
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$174.00 per adult
4-Day aboard 'Tren Crucero' from the Andes to the Pacific (Quito - Guayaquil)
4 reviews
The Tren Crucero, nicknamed the Train of Wonders, takes passengers on a multi-day journey from Quito in the Ecuadorean Andes through the Avenue of Volcanoes all the way to Guayaquil on the Pacific Ocean. With this tour, get pampered with a luxury all-inclusive experience. Every detail, from meals to excursions, is taken care of as you make the journey from the mountains to the sea.
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$1,735.00 per adult
4-Day aboard 'Tren Crucero' from the Pacific to the Andes (Guayaquil - Quito)
4 reviews
The Train to the Clouds (Tren Crucero) travels for 280 miles (450 km) from Guayaquil on the coast to Quito high in the Northern Andes. With this multi-day journey, get pampered with luxury treatment, gourmet meals, and daily excursions as you take in the scenery of Devil’s Nose Pass, the Avenue of Volcanoes, and the Andes Mountains.
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$1,735.00 per adult
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We joined one day tour to the Cotopaxi and it was amazing. Tren is really nice and well renovated, it's nice to just ride around in it. There is a tour guide who explains things through the all way, our tour guide was speaking in...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Marlena A
Reviewed April 11, 2019 via mobile

This trip was great, we were an unusually small group but had an enjoyable few days. Marcelo our guide was excellent, enthusiastic, knowledgeable and good company. The trip started with a steam powered first morning. Sadly part of the track had been damaged some time...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed March 19, 2019

This train ride is awesome.... anyone in the area should be certain to go on this ride.... The scenery is out of this world and I love picture taking so it was so fun for me.... If you are in this place, make sure you...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank LoveToTravelMazatlan
Reviewed February 9, 2019

Alausi is a charming little town that the train leaves from. The ride is exciting but I had to look straight out the window or up. If I looked down, it was a little scary in places. However, I thoroughly enjoyed the experience and where...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Patty M
Reviewed February 3, 2019

Relaxed train trip on a 3 passenger car train, that slowly winds its way into the Andes Mountains, past awesome volcanoes. Very slow speed, designed for pictures and tourists. Perfect !! Townspeople wave as the police motorcycles stop traffic, then race ahead to the next...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank Canada54travel
Reviewed January 24, 2019

Recently visited Ecuador which we loved and Tren Ecuador was a special day, very interesting and scenic!!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank LoveToTravelMazatlan
Reviewed December 22, 2018

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
Thank Fiona P
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
4  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

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Response from Canada54travel | Reviewed this property |
I had no problems booking direct on their web site. Once I found how to translate, it was smooth. I find that banking tranasctions on line are easier in the off peak hours, when smaller countries web activity drops. Try... More
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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