Ecuador Travel Iinformation
Ecuador small and unique country offers you the most bio-diverse ecosystems in the world, the best-preserved colonial architecture in America, spectacular volcanic landscapes, lush rainforests, and an astonishing variety of indigenous cultures. The unmatched diversity of nature, people, and special places, can be found within an incredibly small area, meaning that you don't have to travel far to enjoy it all.
Four Worlds, one Destination
The Galapagos Islands our Beloved Archipelago
The Galapagos Islands were declared World Natural Heritage Site in 1979. Being a place of pristine waters and inspiring landscapes, the home of plants and wildlife found nowhere else on the planet. The truly unique and fascinating forms and behavior of its amazing species cannot be found anywhere else.
They were, in fact, Charles Darwin's inspiration for his Theory of Evolution. In our times, the Galapagos Islands remain one of the most unique, scientifically important, and biologically prominent corners of Earth. Just a few have the privilege to visit them.
The Pacific Coast
Ecuador's coastal region is unlike any other. The Sun Route offers amazing beaches, primeval mangroves, whale watching and Pre-Columbian ceramic artifacts, unearthed here, which are the most ancient found in the Americas.
Memorable landscapes, sun and snow in a spring scenery route year round. Discover majestic snow-capped mountains and volcanoes, such as Chimborazo (the world's highest as measured from the center of the Earth), Antisana, Cayambe, Tungurahua and Cotopaxi, They all rise well over 5000 meters (16,000 ft.) above sea level.
Our diverse Native people, wearing bright colorful attire and typical headwear, keep their ancient traditions, maintaining their languages and beliefs close to heart. You can find them in magical towns such as Otavalo, Saquisilí, Pujilí, Baños, Salcedo, Riobamba, Alausi, to mention but a few.
The Amazon Jungle
Ecuador has the most accessible and untouched Amazon jungle of the continent. The various National Parks and Biological Reserves hold the highest biodiversity per square meter in the world, offering a unique experience from hiking in the jungle, to canoe rides and exploration by means of breathtaking canopy bridges. Learn about the medicinal properties of local plants, trail-walk through the most varied species of massive trees, face to face with monkeys, macaws, and exceptional wildlife..