Best Time To Visit Ecuador

When to go

Ecuador can be visited all year round. Being so close to the equator, Quito has no major temperature fluctuations. Temperatures at night become very cold at higher altitudes. Guayaquil on the coast, along with the interior of the Amazon, remain hot and humid all year round.

When to go to Ecuador - Climate Chart

Getting there

There are no direct flights from the UK to Ecuador, so depending on your itinerary, you will fly either via Europe or the USA.

Time Zone

GMT -5 Hours


British passport holders do not require a visa to enter Ecuador, though if you fly via the US, the ESTA will be compulsory. 


There are no compulsory vaccinations required to enter Ecuador. Precautions against malaria and yellow fever, if travelling to the Amazon, are suggested, but check with your GP. Always consult your doctor at least six weeks before travel and refer to this useful NHS website - Fit For Travel - for details of recommended vaccinations for Ecuador.

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