Places To Go In Ecuador

Avenue of the Volcanoes
Nineteenth century German scientist and explorer, Alexander von Humboldt, christened this spectacular area Avenue of the Volcanoes. The stunning Avenue of the Volcanoes stretches south from Quito for 325 kilometres between a line of 19 volcanoes in the Cordillera Occidental and 20 volcanoes in the...
Cloud Forests
Driving a few hours from Quito you will reach Ecuador’s Cloud Forest, an area with an abundance of trees, plants and birds. This place is without a doubt a bird lover’s paradise! Ecuador’s Cloud Forest has been split into various reserves, one of which is nearby to the small...
Cuenca
About nine hours south of Quito and four hours east of Guayaquil, the striking city of Cuenca was founded in 1557 on the site of an old Inca settlement. Home of the Panama hat, the city retains much of its old colonial atmosphere. One of the most attractive cities in Ecuador, and regional capital,...
Ecuador Amazon Rainforest
The Amazon rainforest in Ecuador covers an area of nearly 125,000 sq km and is home to more species of birds than the whole of North America. There are many tracts of unspoiled virgin forest where you can see tapirs, monkeys, freshwater dolphins, caimans, butterflies, toucans, parrots and many...
Ecuador's Galapagos Islands
Ecuador is perhaps most famous for its off-shore islands of the Galapagos, reached by either daily flights from Quito and Guayaquil on the Ecuadorian mainland, to San Cristobel or Baltra islands. See our Galapagos Holdays section for more information on the best times to visit the islands and for...
Guayaquil
Guayaquil is the main point on the Ecuadorian coast for departures to the Galapagos Islands. In fact all flights to the islands go via Guayaquil. This sea port has warm weather, a welcoming atmosphere and fantastic seafood. If you have time to pass here, there are parks to explore and of course the...
Otavalo
Otavalo is just a few hours drive north of the country's capital, Quito and is famous for its traditional and colourful market which is at its busiest on the weekends. Ecuador has many local markets throughout the country but Otavalo is one the best places in the country to buy traditional...
Quito
Ecuador's capital city Quito is stunningly located in a narrow Andean valley, 2,850 metres above sea level, its skyline dominated by views of the snow-capped Pichincha volcano. Quito was formerly just seen as a stepping stone en route to rural Ecuador or the Galapagos Islands, however, in...
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