The TelefériQo, is a gondola lift in Quito, Ecuador, running from the edge of the city center up the east side of Pichincha Volcano to lookout Cruz Loma. It is one of the highest aerial lifts in the world, rising from 10,226 ft to 12,943 ft. Continue your climb to the top of the Volcano for panoramic views of Quito below. Horses are available for trail rides at the top.  Or experience the impact the altitude has with an incredible yoga practice. A cafe and viewing area are also available for relaxing or enjoying an Ecuadorian treat.

Fun Facts

  • Pichincha Volcano's total height is 13,300 ft
  • The ascent takes only 8 minutes