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Teleferico Quito

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Address: Quito, Quito 170150, Ecuador
Phone Number: +593 2-222-2996
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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$128.00*
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Quito City Sightseeing Tour Including Teleférico Cable Car Ride and Volcano Hike
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$55.00*
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Half Day Tour Old District Quito
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$165.00*
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Quito City Tour Including Teleférico and Horse Ride Pichincha Volcano Tour

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Not just a great view of the city

First off, for better or worse, I hiked up there, to the cable car station, from Plaza Foch, in 2 hours, and was exhausted. Thankfully, I was able to buy a few waters, a coffee... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Hillsboro, Oregon
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Hillsboro, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

First off, for better or worse, I hiked up there, to the cable car station, from Plaza Foch, in 2 hours, and was exhausted. Thankfully, I was able to buy a few waters, a coffee and doughnut, and relax some before going farther. It seemed that more people went there for the Vulcan Amusement Park than for the TeleferiQo (distance... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We got to the Teleferico just after it opened (around 9:10am). It was a cloudy start to the day but we decided we would go up regardless and hope it would clear. The ride up is cool and allows for great views of Quito. Lucky for us the cloud did often clear and so we decided to hike up to... More 

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Teleferico Quito will take you to the top of one of their many volcano and once there you can enjoy of the spectacular view of Quito, Old Quito and its parks. It also gives the opportunity to explore the area by walking or biking, and the best of everything for a GREAT PRICE. You will definitely enjoy it.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Go during the sunset! Beautiful pictures! Initially we were supposed to go earlier during the day, but I am so glad we weren't able to. When the sun is setting it is an unforgettable scene.

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Thank Emmanuel M
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I took a taxi ($5) to the teleferico station on a Monday at about 1:30 pm. The day was partly cloudy, but despite the good weather there were only two people in line ahead of me. I spent an hour at the top hiking a loop trail. Great views. Supposedly one can rent horses at the top but I did... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A great gondola ride to the top of the mountains with view of the city below. Excellent picture taking!

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We are from Albuquerque where we have the "Tramway" up the Sandía mountains. This provided a ride up the mountain with good views of the Avenue of Volcanoes and the city below. After listening living in Medellín, Colombia we became in tune with the MetroCable, where it was also used as a main transportation means for the comunas, perhaps I... More 

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Belo Horizonte, MG
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What an amazing view of the city!! But be careful with the altitude! Drink some coca tea when you get on top. It goes to Pichincha volcano and the view is spectacular!

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Budapest, Hungary
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I wanted to be early there, to avoid long line. The Teleferico is starting at 8! Going up is aorund 20minutes, if you are up (3100m) be patient, take time and take a look around, before you continiuing the way up, towards Rucu Pichincha. Your body needs time, even you do not have plan to go higher. The panorama is... More 

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Quito, Ecuador
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This spot is a must if you are in Quito, you can go from 2800 to 3100 in less than 15 minutes. Astonishing view of the whole Metropolitan District (not just the city) will help you think out of the box. If you have a good physical health and you are used to the altitude, you should walk up to... More 

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