Quito from above

Quito from above

To get to know Quito there are many ways, but there is a very special way of getting to know it, from the heights, and what better from the great colossus that always takes care of us, the Pichincha Volcano. Which in reality is the Macizo de los Pichinchas an impressive set of hills and volcanoes that protect the beautiful city of Quito.

With an 18-minute tour, you will contemplate the city of Quito in the cabins of the cable car, reaching more than 4,000 meters above sea level where you can carry out various activities according to your tastes and preferences. In addition to knowing the birdlife of the place and being able to take the best panoramic photographs of the Carita de Dios.

In our tour you will be able to discover the magic that nature hides without traveling outside the city, know the charm that the Pichincha Volcano has, try to touch the sky with your own hands and if you are lucky recharge your energies

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Pass By: Quito, Quito, Pichincha Province

The Mirador de Cruz Loma located at 4,050 meters above sea level. From here we can observe the charming capital of the Ecuadorians, the majesty of the Andes mountain range. On different fronts we can admire the Cotopaxi, the Heart, the Antisana, the Cayambe and others.

Stop At: TeleferiQo, Sendero teleferico, Ecuador

The TelefériQo de Quito is one of the most important tourist icons of the city of Quito, an obligatory place to visit for national and foreign tourists. Inaugurated on May 24, 2005, and located in the foothills of the Rucu Pichincha volcano, it ascends from the Motriz platform at 3,117 meters above sea level to Cruz Loma at 3,947 meters above sea level, which makes it one of the highest cable cars in South America.

Duration: 18 minutes

Stop At: Rucu Pichincha, Quito Ecuador

Being the oldest peak of the Pichinchas massif, Ruco, which means old in Kichwa, reaches 4,696 meters above sea level; therefore, its summit is considered medium mountain and its ascent of medium difficulty.

Duration: 5 hours

Informacion Adicional
"Infants must sit on laps"
"Not recommended for travelers with back problems"
"No heart problems or other serious medical conditions"
"Not recommended for pregnant travelers"
"Service animals allowed"
"Near public transportation"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level"
"This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund"
"This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 16 travelers"
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"

Start Time: 10:00 AM
Duration: 5 To 6 Hours
Start location: TelefériQo Cable Car, Fulgencio Araujo, y, Quito 170527, Ecuador

Cancellations and refunds: All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.


  • Entrance tickets to Teleferiqo
  • National tour guide
  • Bottled water
  • Snacks - Box lunch
  • Entry/Admission - Rucu Pichincha
  • Entry/Admission - TeleferiQo

Not Included

  • Gratuities
  • Services not specified in the itinerary


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