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The Merida Cable Car, also known as Teleférico de Mérida, is the highest and longest cable car in the world. It was inaugurated in 1960 and has since become one of the most popular tourist attractions in Venezuela.

How to Get There

The cable car is located in the city of Mérida, Venezuela. Visitors can reach Mérida by flying into the Alberto Carnevalli Airport or by taking a bus from other cities in Venezuela.

List of Attractions

  • Views of the Andes Mountains
  • Pico Espejo, the second-highest peak in Venezuela
  • Hiking trails
  • Restaurants and shops at the cable car stations

Ticket Information

Tickets for the Merida Cable Car can be purchased at the base station or online. Prices vary depending on the time of year and whether you want a round-trip or one-way ticket. It is recommended to book tickets in advance during peak tourist season.

List of Tips for Visiting

  • Wear layers as temperatures can vary at different altitudes
  • Bring sunscreen and sunglasses to protect against the sun’s rays at high altitudes
  • Stay hydrated and be prepared for altitude sickness
  • Plan to spend a few hours exploring the area around the cable car stations

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