"The Heart of Ecuador" Guamote by Wowmoment

Guamote Travel Guide: 1 reviews and 6 photos

The Only Tourist in Town?

If you have ever had the urge to get right of the beaten tourist trail, see a country as the locals see it then Guamote is for you.

The Place Gets Busy on Thursday

The town has a local market on Thursdays which sadly I did not experience. The rest of the time the town is pretty sleepy. Just the occasional train passing through.

Three Days a Week

Three times a week the famous Devil's Nose train stops here. Sadly the many tourists who ride the train will see no more of Guamote than this gem of a railway station. They will have missed treat.

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:See life as it is lived.
  • Cons:Not for those demanding luxury.
  • In a nutshell:You will be charmed by this heavenly place.
  • Last visit to Guamote: Jan 2009
  • Intro Updated May 9, 2016
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  • MalenaN's Profile Photo
    Jan 5, 2012 at 11:46 PM

    Nice little page! I would like to visit the market i Guamote next time I go to Ecuador.

  • DennyP's Profile Photo
    Jan 29, 2009 at 2:11 PM

    Hi Cathy..A very interesting page ..also tips..I love unique train journeys and this surely is one..I am sorry that I didn't see it when I was there..always a great reason to return..will return to more of your pages..


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