Discover The Volcano Avenue Ecuador and Galapagos Islands

The 'Volcano Avenue' railway road travels along the Andes Cordillera south of Quito and was inaugurated at the beginning of the 20th century before being restored in the Nineties. During the journey that cuts through the mountains, you will discover the ice cones of the Cotopaxi Volcano and then Chimborazo - the highest summit of the Ecuadorian Andes at 20,565 ft.

  • The Volcano Avenue, Landscapes, Ecuador and Galapagos Islands
    The Volcano Avenue

    Visiting Ecuador's volcanoes certainly offers an insight into life at a high altitude, with the road often reaching over 3,000m above sea level!

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  • A remarkable panorama of the volcanoes, The Volcano Avenue, Landscapes, Ecuador and Galapagos Islands
    A remarkable panorama of the volcanoes

    The Avenue of Volcanoes creates a beautiful panorama of gorgeous volcanoes and extraordinary scenery.

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  • A road to reach the top., The Volcano Avenue, Landscapes, Ecuador and Galapagos Islands
    A road to reach the top.

    Tourists can either take 4x4s to reach the highest point, at 5,000 metres, or the train that crosses the Avenue of Volcanoes.

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  • Chimborazo, The Volcano Avenue, Landscapes, Ecuador and Galapagos Islands
    Chimborazo

    Culminating at 6,268 metres, Chimborazo is the highest volcano in the country.

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  • Unusual places, The Volcano Avenue, Landscapes, Ecuador and Galapagos Islands
    Unusual places

    The Avenue of Volcanoes is Indian ground, rich with landscapes and unique spots.

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  • Ruminahui, The Volcano Avenue, Landscapes, Ecuador and Galapagos Islands
    Ruminahui

    The volcano of Ruminahui is located 31 miles from Quito and it is really worth it to go to the top to take some amazing photographs.

    iStockphoto.com / Pedro Juan Bermeo Guarderas
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