The iconic snow-capped Volcano Chimborazo overlooking the city of Riobamba in Ecuador.

Riobamba Tours

Tailor-made Itineraries by Local Experts
The iconic snow-capped Volcano Chimborazo overlooking the city of Riobamba in Ecuador.

Riobamba Tours

Tailor-made Itineraries by Local Experts

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Visit the heart of the Ecuadorian Andes with our private and small group Riobamba tours. Sitting atop a large plain surrounded by snow-capped peaks, Riobamba is an important commercial hub for the highlands as well as a city full of culture and tradition. Riobamba was the first European-founded city founded in Ecuador and is home to many museums, churches, and important colonial buildings. As the closest town to the Chimborazo Volcano, the city is also a favorite amongst trekkers and the perfect place to launch tours to the volcano. Contact us to start planning your trip to this beautiful and historically-rich destination in Ecuador.

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Let our team of expert travel advisors help build your dream trip to South America. Our fully customizable vacation packages allow you to hand-pick the destinations you wish to see at the exact pace you wish to see them. All of our offerings are also vetted firsthand by our team to ensure top quality and comfort. Contact one of our travel experts today to start planning your once-in-a-lifetime trip!

What to Do in Riobamba

Explore the natural beauty and cultural riches of one of Ecuador’s most fascinating cities. Your Latin America For Less travel advisor can help you create the perfect itinerary tailored to your interests and preferences.

One of the many cathedrals in Riobamba, with the rooftops of the city visible in the background.

Riobamba City Tour


Take a city tour and discover everything that this charming city has to offer. For travelers looking for a taste of history, Riobamba’s many churches, museums, and colonial buildings offer plenty to explore.

An artifact in a display case and mounted photographs at the Museum of Religious Art in Riobamba.

Museum of Religious Art


The Museo de Arte Religioso is home to a variety of 17 and 18th century art and is arguably the best museum in the city, housing stunning artifacts such as a spectacular gem-encrusted monstrance.

A cobblestone street next to a plaza in Riobamba, with historic buildings in the background.

Explore Riobamba’s Streets


Visit the city’s many beautiful plazas and parks including Parque Sucre, Parque 21 de Abril, and Parque Maldonado, the city’s main plaza. Visitors can also take a stroll through the many quaint avenues lined with small shops.

Three hikers walking across a snowy surface on the way to the top of the Chimborazo Volcano.

Chimborazo Volcano


Take advantage of Riobamba’s close proximity to Chimborazo Volcano to go on thrilling trekking and climbing adventures. Chimborazo is the highest point on earth as measured from the earth’s center (due to equatorial bulge).

An aerial view of the Devil’s Nose train in Riobamba making its way along a cliffside track.

Devil’s Nose Train


The crossroad for the “Devil's Nose,” one of the most difficult railways in the world, can also be easily accessed from Riobamba. The exciting train ride shows off spectacular views of Chimborazo and the surrounding landscape.

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Adventure Tours

Ask your Latin America For Less travel advisor about how you can add some extra adventure to your personalized itinerary. Get your adrenaline pumping with hikes and multi-day treks, jungle expeditions, white water rafting trips, mountain biking tours and more. We are experts in planning personalized travel experiences in Latin America, so talk to one of our advisors today to start planning your adventure.

Cultural Tours

Ask your Latin America For Less travel advisor about adding cultural tours and experiences to your personalized itinerary. Discover the rich cultures of Latin America and learn about the unique customs and traditions maintained by its people. We are experts in planning personalized travel experiences in Latin America, so talk to one of our advisors today to start planning your cultural tour.

Spa & Wellness Tours

Ask your Latin America For Less travel advisor about how you can add spa & wellness tours to your personalized itinerary. Take advantage of a free day to enjoy some rest and relaxation at a resort, or visit a spa to unwind after a long day of exploring. We are experts in planning personalized travel experiences in Latin America, so talk to one of our advisors to start planning your spa & wellness tour.

Food Tours

Ask your Latin America For Less travel advisor about how you can add food tours and culinary experiences to your personalized itinerary. Discover the unique cuisines of Latin America and enjoy exclusive visits to some of the world’s top restaurants. We are experts in planning personalized travel experiences in Latin America, so talk to one of our travel advisors today to start planning your food tour.

Family & Friend Tours

Ask your Latin America For Less travel advisor about how you can add family-friendly tours to your itinerary. Our team can help you build the perfect trip for your family, whether your group has small children, teenagers, senior citizens, or all of the above. We are experts in planning personalized travel experiences in Latin America, so talk to one of our travel advisors today to start planning your family tour.

Explore Ecuador

With fascinating history, beautiful culture and a wealth of natural riches including the spectacular Galapagos Islands, Ecuador offers an abundance of marvelous destinations for travelers. Discover some of the best places to visit in Ecuador below.

Galapagos Islands


Home to the most unique and varied exotic wildlife on the planet, a Galapagos tour is truly a once-in-a-lifetime experience.

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Quito


The second highest capital in Latin America, the beautiful colonial city of Quito is a UNESCO World Heritage site and boasts a superb setting that makes it a must see on your Ecuador tour.

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Cuenca


With its flower-filled plazas, unique skyline, and picturesque river, the colonial city of Cuenca is one of the loveliest cities in the country and often called the “Athens of Ecuador.”

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Baños


Known as the playground of South America, Baños is truly a nature lover’s paradise, offering endless activities including hiking, rafting, and soaking in thermal springs.

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Ecuadorian Amazon


The most biologically diverse environment on earth, the Amazon rainforest is home to a plethora of exotic wildlife. Marvel at monkeys, birds, insects, and caimans that live in the jungle.

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Guayaquil


A bustling port city known as the entertainment and commercial capital of Ecuador, Guayaquil is a vibrant modern city that deserves a visit on an Ecuador tour.

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Riobamba Hotels

Discover the best places to stay in Riobamba with our top pick Riobamba hotels.

A room with carpeted floor and two beds with wooden frames at the Abraspungo Hotel in Riobamba.

Abraspungo Hotel

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Km. 3 .5 Vía Riobamba-Guano, Riobamba

The Abraspungo Hotel, a restored hacienda in Riobamba, is widely recognized as one of the finest hotels in the area. Located over 9,000 feet above sea level and nestled into the Andes mountains, this picturesque hacienda specializes in personalized service.

A room with carpeted floor, a large bed, and wooden furniture at the La Andaluza Hotel in Riobamba.

La Andaluza

★ ★ ★

Panamericana Norte, Riobamba

With its cabin-like feel and scenic grounds, this semi-rustic Riobamba hotel is cozy, comfortable, and perfect for travelers breaking up a long trip between Baños and Cuenca. Located close to the staggering Chimborazo Volcano, this homey hotel welcomes travelers with cozy fireplaces and friendly staff.

A cozy room at the Hotel San Pedro de Riobamba with classic furnishings and a crucifix on the wall.

Hotel San Pedro de Riobamba

★ ★ ★

Avenue Daniel Leon Borja 2950, Riobamba

The elegant, modern Hotel San Pedro de Riobamba offers excellent service and accommodation in the heart of the Ecuadorian countryside. It is ideally located close to the train station and within walking distance from all restaurants, shops, and other attractions in Riobamba.

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Our trip to Ecuador and Peru was fantastic. All the planning and arrangements you made for us were just perfect. Our guide Tatiana was extremely knowledgeable and fun to be with. Every day we looked forward to a new adventure.
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California, USA


We had a fabulous trip to Ecuador and Peru. The Galapagos Islands and Machu Picchu were definitely the highlights. Amazing!!! Thanks for a wonderful trip.
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Virginia, USA

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