Ecuador: Duran to Quito railway ranked in top five rail excursions

Posted on May 29, 2013 • Filed under: Ecuador, TRAVEL

Ferrocarrilesdelecuador reported that specialized travel magazine Lonely Planet did a ranking of the top five Top 5 unmissable journeys by rail. The new product from Tren Ecuador, Tren Crucero, which runs from Quito to Duran and vice versa, is in fourth place with luxury rail as the Ghan in Australia, the Orient Express, California Zephyr and the Trans-Siberian Railway.

The publication highlights the difficulty of the railway in the journey from the Andes to the Ecuadorian coast. Also mentioned attractions such as Cotopaxi and the Devil’s Nose, in Chimborazo. Read Article

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