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Teleferico Quito

Quito, Quito 170150, Ecuador
+593 2-222-2996
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Quito Old Town Tour with Gondola Ride and Visit to the Equator
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Quito City Sightseeing Tour Including Teleférico Cable Car Ride and Volcano Hike
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Half Day Tour Old District Quito
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  • Average11%
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“cable car” (244 reviews)
“amusement park” (56 reviews)
“bring a jacket” (45 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Quito, Quito 170150, Ecuador
+593 2-222-2996
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

For a place this close to the equator, you will want to dress warm as the top is over 4000 meters. Breathtaking views of Quito and volcanoes in the distance.

Thank Victor O
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The Teleferico cable car was great. It is fairly cheap and offers a great day out for everyone. At the top you have a number of hiking options plus horseback rides. A word of caution though is that the top is at a high altitude...More

Thank BushFreak
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Ride the tram up and down. Walk along the ridge and climb the hills if you like. Very high altitude so go slow and hydrate. Great views over the entire city from the top.

Thank Panamajoe2017
Reviewed 1 week ago

The teleferico is a quick $5 taxi ride from many of the hotels. Big suggestion - or early for two reasons. You will avoid the lines and more importantly, the sun shines in the morning before the clouds roll in and the city of Quito...More

Thank klmaestra
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A cable ride up the Pichincha Volcano is always awesome. Plan a visit on a Sunny Day and enjoy vistas of Quito on all sides & see all the surrounding volcanos, including the ice-capped Cotopaxi. For the adventurous, climb farther up Pinchincha from the viewing...More

Thank globetrottingYankee
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

For $8.50 pp return trip (takes 18mins each way) it’s a great way to take in the magnificent views across Quito and out into the Andes and the Valley of the Volcano’s. Stay longer for a horseback ride or even longer if you want to...More

Thank Mountinmad
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Must do in Quito but wait to acclimatize properly before going because it’s 4100m. Great view of Quito. It’s nice to spend an hour or two admiring the landscape.

Thank Jazz83dxb
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went there early morning to avoid the crowds and get clear views over the valley and surrounding volcanoes. This was a good decision as the place was almost empty. Took a horseback riding tour for 5$ and the views where great! Good place to spend...More

Thank Ian W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stunning views of Quito and beyond in multiple directions. We hiked up to the yurt, maybe 500 feet up past the tram, but it's well worth the $7.50 entry fee.

Thank VagabondMan
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were unsure if we wanted to spend the time and money going up the TeleferiQo, but whet it was super clear one morning we decided to take the ride up. It was so beautiful - you get views of both the city and of...More

Thank Allison P
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14 December 2017|
Response from globetrottingYankee | Reviewed this property |
They should be operating Christmas Eve, like any business in EC. If you’re staying in a hotel in the old town, ask the concierge.
13 December 2017|
Response from Panamajoe2017 | Reviewed this property |
I don’t know but many tourist sites in Peru are closed Christmas Day. Other sites seem to close on Mondays.
Rosaleen W
9 March 2017|
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Response from Travelerchic123 | Reviewed this property |
I usually just take a taxi. From the old town it should be about a 15-20 minute ride depending on the traffic. If you dont pay the driver to wait for you, you might have to wait awhile for someone to bring you back down.