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Palm Springs Aerial Tramway

1 Tramway Rd, Palm Springs, CA 92262-1828
+1 760-325-1391
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Palm Springs Aerial Tramway
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$169.00*
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Climb 8,000 feet from the desert to the San Jacinto Mountains, in less than 15 minutes, by tram.
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“rotating floor” (125 reviews)
“aerial tramway” (340 reviews)
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1 Tramway Rd, Palm Springs, CA 92262-1828
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+1 760-325-1391
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I would recommend the Aerial Tramway to anyone who visits Palm Springs...especially in the summer, when the temperatures are 70-75 degrees up top, while at the same time, temperatures below are 100-110. The views are amazing. If you are not on a tight budget, I...More

Thank Don L
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I highly recommend the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway because I enjoy the relatively easy hiking trails and beautiful vistas available at the top of the mountain. Also, I get a spine-tingling, somewhat fearful, thrill from the tram ride up and down the side of the...More

Thank Marty R
Reviewed yesterday

The Tram ride itself is an amazing experience. You go from 2000 feet at the valley station to over 8500 feet at your destination. The views of the valley are breathtaking and the temperature is usually at least 30 degrees cooler than the desert floor....More

Thank Les W
Reviewed yesterday

Ok, I am going to say this was amazing, because it was once I got to the top. However, that being said, if you don't like heights, re-think your decision. I had trouble with nausea and weak knees as the tram climbed, the spinning of...More

Thank lovetotravel133
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Fantastic views of the sprawling Palm Springs below. 8,500 feet high. Worth a visit. Make sure you wear sensible walking shoes and do the 1.5 mile walk to get some great views. Food very average.

Thank KeriLouise
Reviewed 2 days ago

This was really fun. The tram itself is a fun ride. You gain altitude quickly and get to have an amazing view develop in front of you as you ascend. Once at the top, the weather is significantly cooler than down in the desert. In...More

1  Thank Maura E
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Palm Springs was 47 degrees on the day we went up. At the top of the mountain it was 20 degrees cooler and perfect for hiking, the views were spectacular- well worth it.

1  Thank Mariana L
Reviewed 3 days ago

The Ariel tramway was fantastic, we traveled over to Palm Springs from Los Angeles to see the tramway. The views are amazing going up and down in the rotating cars. The views from the top are beautiful and there are trails to do for complete...More

1  Thank Binnsy77
Reviewed 3 days ago

We have hiked, backpacked, dined, and played in the snow here. This time It was 70 on top while 106 in the parking lot. Even if you don't leave the tram station it's worth the price to take the incredible ride to the top. The...More

Thank Knansea
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

While in Palm Springs take the tram ride to the scenic mountains. The ride up is amazing . Spend time hiking and taking in the magnificent views.

Thank philly4
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goppygoo
July 5, 2017|
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Response from Karen O | Reviewed this property |
I think the previous answers will be very helpful for you. Check the website. I recommend if you're not hiking to go later in the afternoon to see the view going up, then come down at dusk to see the lights of the city.
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Cynthia C
July 5, 2017|
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Response from Fusun B | Reviewed this property |
You will still have a good view of the mountain you are ascending. You may not be able to see far into the valley. It is an experience in anyway.
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Kim C
July 4, 2017|
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Response from incageisha | Reviewed this property |
Take it. The Tram takes you up fast but there are two or three air bumps. It rotates very slowly. Very beautiful up there so if your men's to not have side effects, then take it if you feel very worried about this.
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