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Tren Crucero

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The Ecuadorian Train was called "the impossible one". When the project was finished, the train brought together for the first time the young Ecuador, it connected the Pacific coast with the Andean highlands, carrying voices, colors and goods to...more
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Av. Daniel Leon Borja y Carabobo, Riobamba 170121, Ecuador
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Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

The staff really did a nice job. Overall the food was excellent and the stops were very interesting. It really should be advertised as a bus/train tour, since so much time was spent on the bus!

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank JAMES G
Reviewed 5 November 2018

The train ride was safe, fun and enjoyable for our family. It was amazing to see the landscaping and area.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Teasdale-Utah
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

This trip lives up to its name. The train is beautifully restored and luxurious. From the very beginning our fantastic tour guide Daniella was knowledgeable and helpful. She able to give us interesting information on all the places and people we saw. Each day we...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank Christine B
Reviewed 8 May 2018

this unique train headed by an old Baldwin steam locomotive give you the sound as if you are travelling in the past between green valleys and mountains, great panoramics views

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank Pablo B
Reviewed 24 March 2018

Ecuador and its people have big hearts. This trip is a combination of train and bus rides from Quito to Guayaquil (or vice-versa) for those who want to see more than the Galapagos. Extraordinary scenery in the Andes, great guides (Marcelo and Alex), great cultural...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 22 March 2018 via mobile

I did the train from Quito to Guayaquil and it was incredible! Everything was perfect! The carriages are so comfortable, the service is impeccable, the side trips are fun and informative. I did the gold class which just meant different hotels in Quito and Guayaquil....More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 13 February 2018

Tren Crucero is a four day, three night journey from Quito to Guayaquil (or vice versa) that provided us with a unique way to see and experience a significant portion of Ecuador. From the moment we boarded the bus in Quito (note that certain legs...More

Date of experience: January 2018
2  Thank two_for_roads
Reviewed 19 January 2018

We took the Tren Crucero from Guayaquil to Quito as the first leg of a wonderful 5 week holiday in Ecuador and Colombia. It is difficult to overstate just how good this was - from every aspect of the train itself, the commitment and pride...More

Date of experience: December 2017
2  Thank Pat-Pending130
Reviewed 29 November 2017

We only came across this train trip by chance but it was one of the luckiest travel finds we have ever made. We are not train buffs so weren't sure what to expect from this train 'company' which offer several different routes and journey lengths....More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank GraemeLancashire
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

This was an exciting and most enjoyable experience. Annabel and Alex were great hosts and were tireless in ensuring we had a great time. There were a variety of entertainments along the way, both on and off the train. The shared insights into the Ecuadorian...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Response from SSP10 | Reviewed this property |
I booked through a Quito travel agent called Columbus Travel,. They we're extremely helpful and very efficient. I also booked hotels and a 7 day Galapgus Tour with them and had no troubles at all.
8 January 2017|
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Response from Christian D | Reviewed this property |
I have been on the trip with Tren Cruzero last week. There are always three options for food - one of them is for vegetarian. And yes: There is enough time for breakfast, though you have to get up early since on three days... More
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