Visit Avenue of the Volcanoes with Devil’s Nose Train ride (2 Days)

Location: Quito, Ecuador
Tour code: GLE-19




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Avenue of Volcanos runs approximately 200 miles south of Quito between two parallel cordilleras. It has seven peaks more than 17,000 feet high representing Ecuador’s indigenous heartland. German explorer Alexander von Humboldt,  the greatest scientific traveler who ever lived, coined the term  Avenue of the Volcanoes. Chimborazo is the highest peak. This tour includes a visit to the Cotopaxi National Park, Riobamba which lies in the shadow of Chimborazo, and a train ride towards small mountain ridge Devil's Nose. 

The Avenue of Volcanos tour highlights:

  • Travelling Quito towards Cuenca enjoying Andean landscapes
  • Seeing Cotopaxi,  probably the world’s most beautiful volcano
  • Visiting Riobamba
  • Train ride towards Devil's Nose

Departure from Quito through the Avenue of the Volcanoes admiring the beautiful Andean landscape. This will be the great opportunity to take pictures. Next, we stop at the Cotopaxi National Park, situated in the Cotopaxi Province approximately 50 km from Quito. The Volcano is located within the park boundaries, together with two others - Rumiñawi volcano to its northwest and the Sincholagua volcano.  Cotopaxi's last significant eruption was in 1904. 

Afterward, the tour continues to Riobamba. You will be accommodated in a typical hacienda of the region. The next day breakfast will be served and we departure to the train station located in Alausí. From here the tour continues with a train ride towards the famous Devil’s Nose, (train ride takes approx. 2 hours). The tours towards Devil’s Nose are the most popular section of Ecuador’s train track. Many tourists come and enjoy their sightseeing over the mountain and its spectacular scenery.  

  • Train Tickets
  • Accommodation
  • Gratuities (optional)
Additional info
  • Train Operation is subject to change          
  • If it is not operating the Cotopaxi National Park due to volcanic activity, you will visit the Quilotoa volcano and the unique turquoise lagoon situated in his crater.
  • Does not include access to the Cotopaxi National Park.
Departure description
Your voucher will contain details about tour operator who will give you all the necessary information about departure description.
Departure point
Quito, Finlandia 32-129.
Return details
Return to the original departure point.
Tour language

English only

Time From To
Sunday, January 1, 2017 Tuesday, December 31, 2019

No cancellation fee will be applied if you cancel at least 7 days in advance. Cancelling 3 to 6 days in advance of the scheduled departure will incur a 50% cancellation fee. Cancelling 2 days in advance of the scheduled departure will incur a 100% cancellation fee.