Mount Isabel de Torres Cable Car (Pico Isabel de Torres Teleférico) is s.w. of downtown near the jct. of Ave. Circunvalación Sur & Ave. Teleférico following signs. The cable car transports visitors to the top of 2,565-foot (782-meter) Mount Isabel de Torres for stunning views of the Cordillera Septentrional mountains, Puerto Plata and the Silver Coast. The statue “Christ the Redeemer” and a 35-acre botanical garden with tropical plants and winding paths crown the summit. Visitors should arrive in the morning to avoid view-obscuring clouds that often develop. Long waits can be expected on weekends.
Food is available. Time: Allow 3 hours minimum.