With seven tunnels dug with pick and shovel and tall bridges across steep canyons, the la Libertad Train offers a unique journey starting from Ibarra, the “White City” to reach the warm Salinas, where we are received to the tune of la “bomba”. In Salinas you’ll discover colorful murals commemorating the history and culture of Afro-ecuadorian people. Visit its museums and enterprises and enjoy the local cuisine in a trip full of memorable experiences.
• 8 hours
Visit Imbabura, the most diverse province of Ecuador. From Otavalo, home of the country’s largest Indigenous market, to Salinas, where the culture and history of Afro-Ecuadorians is alive and present in its streets, Tren de la Libertad takes you through the history, music, gastronomy, crafts and the amazing landscapes of northern Andes. You will find unique experiences in San Roque, Andrade Marin, San Antonio, Ibarra, Hoja Blanca and Salinas de Ibarra stations, in a trip full of contrasts.
• 12 hours
This semi-private tour, takes you to the amazingly beautiful Train of Liberty, where you will be able to have a great view of Andes, it will also take you off the beaten- path to the fascinating animal market, where you will experience firsthand, the native way of life. To top it all off you will visit the world famous Otavalo handicraft market and the volcanic Cuicocha lake.
• 2 days
Experience a unique view of the Yahuarcocha Lagoon on this 15-minute paragliding tour. Fly through the air and get a bird's-eye view of this beautiful place.Meet with your guides in the pre-established meeting place, after a brief meeting and a greeting, you will begin your adventure in paragliding. The adventure begins with a walk from the entrance of the Yahuarcocha lagoon to the place of takeoff, flying here will make sure to provide you with the best possible observation point of the Yahuarcocha Lagoon with view of the Imbabura volcano and the city of Ibarra.You will receive a technical talk before going to heaven to make sure you feel completely comfortable before the experience begins. You will also be provided with thermals to combat cold conditions once in the air. Once it's time to take off, you will receive 15 minutes of pure euphoria as you glide through the city and get a truly unique experience in life.
• 15 minutes