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Ambato – Mocha – Urbina – Cevallos – Ambato

This train combines scenery, culture and shopping in a journey that takes us from the temperate valley of Ambato to the Andean high plateau – known as paramo- of Urbina, more than 4,000 meters above sea level in the foothills of Chimborazo. There, the last Ice Merchant of Chimborazo and custodian of this ancient trade await us. Those willing to stay overnight in this unique place can book a comfortable room at the Train Mountain Lodge.

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Tour Specifications

  • DEPARTURES: Saturday – Sunday

  • SCHEDULE: 08:00 to 17:00 – Passengers must arrive 30 min before departure time


  • Ambato

  • Central Andes

  • Urbina

  • Chimborazo

  • The last ice Merchant

  • Train Mountain Lodge


Standard $25,00
Standard Child / Senior Citizen / People with Special Needs $15,00*

* Rates for children apply from 2 years old to 11 years and 11 months old.
* Access to differentiated rates upon presentation of enabling documents.

Tour Includes

Rail car ticket, guidance through the journey, Access to attractions and other visits detailed in the itinerary.

Not Included

Additional expenses not detailed in the itinerary.

Travel Tips

CLOTHING: A jacket for cold weather, comfortable walking shoes, hat, sunscreen (SPF 70 at least), sunglasses, camera, and cash.

ALTITUDE: From 2,300 to 3,609 meters above sea level. Temperatures from 5 ° to 28°C.

IMPORTANT: Ambato is 150 km southbound from Quito, a 2hour drive approximately. NO parking area at the station.

Important Notice

All itineraries are subjected to change due to force majeure or technical, operational circumstances.

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