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Ibarra – Salinas – Ibarra
With seven tunnels dug with pick and shovel and tall bridges across steep canyons, the la Libertad Train offers a unique journey starting from Ibarra, the “White City” to reach the warm Salinas, where we are received to the tune of la “bomba”.
In Salinas you’ll discover colorful murals commemorating the history and culture of Afro-ecuadorian people. Visit its museums and enterprises and enjoy the local cuisine in a trip full of memorable experiences.
Departure to Ibarra in the afternoon.
DEPARTURES: Thursday – Friday – Saturday – Sunday – Holidays. Thursday operation in rail car.
SCHEDULE: 11:25 to 16:40 – Passengers must arrive 30 mins before departure time
Ibarra “The White City”
Standard Child/Senior Citizen/Special Needs $25*
* Rates for children apply from 2 years old to 11 years and 11 months old.
* Access to differentiated rates upon presentation of enabling documents.
Standard: Train ticket, guidance through the journey and cultural show.
Additional expenses not detailed in the itinerary. Lunch is not included.
CLOTHING: A light jacket, walking shoes, hat, sunscreen (SPF 70 at least), sunglasses, camera, cash and insect repellant.
ALTITUDE: It ranges from 1,600 to 2,200 meters above sea level. The temperature ranges from 14 ° to 25 °C.
IMPORTANT: A guarded parking area is available at Ibarra Station. Ibarra is 126 km north from Quito -2.30 to 3 hour’s drive. In Otavalo there are paid parking lots nearby the railway station. Otavalo is 90km north from Quito –a 2 to 2;30 hours’ drive.
All itineraries are subjected to change due to force majeure or technical, operational circumstances.