'Tren de la Libertad II' Experience: Otavalo - Salinas - Otavalo

Day Trips & Excursions in Ibarra

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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.
 Our Itinerary: -07:30 : Registration at the Otavalo train station. -08:00 : Departure from the train. Music, crafts and gastronomy at the San Roque station and visit to the Imbabura Textile Factory Museum, at Andrade Marín. Visit to wood carvers in San Antonio. -11:25 : Departure from Ibarra to Salinas, crossing the Ambi River canyon and impressive tunnels. -13:15 : Guided visit to Salinas: murals, undertakings, interpretation centers. -14:00 : Typical lunch in Salinas de Ibarra. In the afternoon return to Otavalo by train. -17:55 : Arrive at the Otavalo train station (Domingos up to Ibarra at 16:35 and from this station by bus to Otavalo). End of services

What’s included

  • Shuttle from any hotel in Quito
  • Train ticket
  • Guidance through the journey
  • Cultural show
  • Driver/guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

What’s not included

  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Drinks
  • Gratuities (optional)


  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • Family friendly
  • Lunch included
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included