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.
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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
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
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
For $8.50 pp return trip (takes 18mins each way) it’s a great way to take in the magnificent views across Quito and out into the Andes and the Valley of the Volcano’s. Stay longer for a horseback ride or even longer if you want to...More
Went there early morning to avoid the crowds and get clear views over the valley and surrounding volcanoes. This was a good decision as the place was almost empty. Took a horseback riding tour for 5$ and the views where great! Good place to spend...More
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