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Urbina Train Station

Day visit from Quito:

Possible, but a long day.

Driving time from Quito:

More or less 3 hrs. per way.

What is it?

This is the highest train station along the railroad from Ecuador. It is located on a highland plato at the eastern flank of the Chimborazo Volcano. It has magnificent views and it is possible to visit the train station and to drink a coffee on a small guest house in front of it.

What can you do there?

Sightseeing, hiking, mountain climbing. Best combined with another activity or on route to other place for sightseeing.

Possible / Suggested Overnight Town:

Urbina Station hostal, Riobamba, Baños, Ambato.