Train rides can be fun, a romantic adventure, long, boring trips, or all of the above. Although you can’t take the train to Ecuador, you can indeed take train rides once you are in country and they aren’t exactly “boring”. The following are just three of many reasons why a ride on an Ecuadorian train is an exciting addition to every trip to Ecuador.
- Spectacular scenery: Train rides tend to be a good means of taking in scenery. As the train rolls on, all you have to do is look out the window and enjoy the landscape. However, in Ecuador, the scenery is a bit more than farm fields and small towns. Take the train in Ecuador and you get treated to stunning views of craggy, snow-capped mountains, small Andean villages, and breathtaking landscapes that look like they came straight off a postcard.
- Comfort: The train in Ecuador isn’t any ordinary railroad. While trains in other places act as a means of basic travel with equally basic levels of comfort, the train in Ecuador is only meant to be taken as a comfortable tour that combines insights into local culture, great food, comfort, exciting stops, and beautiful surroundings.
- Visit a glacier: Yes, when you take the train tour in Ecuador, the train makes a stop to visit the glacier that tops Chimborazo Volcano. Passengers even have the chance to chip some ice from the glacier.
Highlight a trip to Ecuador with the train tour!