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“Great view of the City on a sunny day”
Review of Teleferico Quito

Teleferico Quito
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Ranked #10 of 222 things to do in Quito
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Reviewed 12 February 2018

This is a great place to go for one of the best views in the city. Go in the morning if it is sunny to avoid the lines and the rain. It's under $10 to go to the top but worth it for the views. You can walk around to three different viewing points quickly and take some pictures within 30 to 45 minutes. There is also an old amusement park with a 1/2 dozen rides if you have kids. The rides are nothing special. It is all about the view.

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

I highly recommend visiting the teleferiqo!
It is very close to old town and reachable by bus, just ask the locals and the bus will drop you off across the street from where the free shuttle to take you up hill.
Entrance is $8.50 for foreigners and it takes 18mins of glorious views of Quito to get all the way up.
There is a nice trail along, the whole hike takes 5hours but with an hour walk you get to see amazing views of you are not up for the whole thing! Don’t be disappointed if when you get up is completely foggy, start the walk and hopefully it will soon clear enough for better visibility!

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Andrea A
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Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

One of the things that must do here! Very beautiful view of the city! If the sky is clean, you can see the Volcanos! It costs US$8.5 for round trip. Keep the ticket for return.

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank SamC5385
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Reviewed 8 February 2018

The Teleferico is a little pricey but it is well worth it for the beautiful views over Quito.

We chose to visit on our second day in Ecuador, probably a mistake considering we hadn't completely acclimatised to the altitude. We walked only part of the trail (to a telephone pylon and back) rather than climbing all the way up to the summit. This took us around an hour and afforded us beautiful views over Quito and all the way over to Cotopaxi.

There were people offering horse rides, as well as a tent selling food - we had cooked meat and llapingachos (potato tortillas) which cost around $3 in total.

I've been told that if you want to make it to the summit you should get here early -good luck to you if you choose to do this! But even if you're not feeling that keen, you'll still have a lovely day up here.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Rachel D
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Reviewed 8 February 2018

The cable car is fun, the views are great, and there's a place to grab coffee and another building at the top where you can shop for souvenirs, but other than that, that's about it. How much time this takes you depends on how long you want to stare at the views/hike once you get up top. My group of friends were up and back within a few hours. All you need to do is get in a taxi and ask them to take you to Teleferico and then the only other cost is roughly $8-$9 ticket to get on the car + anything you buy at the top.

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank Scott H
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