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The Ice Train Tour

The Ice Train tour combines landscape, culture and shopping in an adventure that takes us from Riobamba, a typical Andean city located in the Ecuadorian Central Andes up to Urbina at 4,000 meters, close to the Chimborazo.

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We will meet Baltazar Ushca, the man who braves low temperatures and high altitude to harvest ice from the bowels of the majestic Chimborazo.

The program includes:

  • Private transportation in confortable busses from Guayaquil and vv.
  • 1 breakfast
  • Train ticket (subject to availability)
  • Guidance and assistance with specialized guides.
  • Native guidance through the journey

Traveltips offers full day tours.