Riobamba and Devil´s nose by Train

(2 days – 1 night / except sunday)

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Information

Riobamba is a city in the Andean highlands of Ecuador. It is the third largest city in Ecuador and is known locally as the "Sultan of the Andes". is a beautiful city made up of stately squares, flaking pastel-colored buildings and cobbled streets.  Riobamba sits in a valley surrounded by several large hills and snowcapped mountains. It's perhaps best known as the starting point of the train ride to Nariz del Diablo.

Another draw is the wonderful view across the city to Volcán Chimborazo, Ecuador’shighest mountain.

INCLUDED:

Accommodation

All meals

Tour guide and transportation

Itinerary

Day 1
Depart from Quito to Riobamba. Along the way, visit the Cotopaxi National Park or an Indian market. In the afternoon continue to Riobamba, panoramic view of the city. Overnight in a comfortable hotel.
Day 2
After an early breakfast, transfer to the train station in Alausi (two hours from Riobamba) where you will board the Train and you will have the opportunity to experience the adventure of the Devil’s Nose, a mountain with almost perpendicular walls. To overcome this obstacle a zigzag railroad was built that climbs more than 500 meters in less than 12 km with steep ascents and descents. In the afternoon, return to Quito by road