The cultural jewel of Latin America. Here you can discover many gems, from the splendor of the Andes and the verdant Ecuadorian jungle waterways to the magnificent beaches on the coast region. Explore the famous and Enchanted Galapagos Islands and the rich artistic expressions of its people. Ecuador has something for everyone.
Located in the Pacific coast of South America, Ecuador offers visitors a unique mix of historical and natural wonders, with modern infrastructure and facilities, in a safe and prosperous environment.
Ecuador is one of the smallest countries in South America, located in the northern and southern hemispheres. Ecuador borders Colombia (North), Peru (South and East), and the Pacific Ocean (West).
Despite being at altitudes above 2500 m (8200 ft) above sea level, proximity to Ecuador makes the weather in Quito and the central highlands surprisingly enjoyable throughout the year. Due to the altitude travelers with heart disease and blood pressure should be checked by a doctor if problems arise, it is recommended to drink only bottled water that is sealed. Ecuador’s currency is the US dollar. Other currencies can be exchanged at a bank.
On a Quito City Tour, you can take a stroll through the cobblestone streets in the Old Town of Quito, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and marvel at the beautiful buildings. You can also explore the Middle of the World Monument, which marks the equator line. Quito and the Middle of the World Monument tours offer a thrilling adventure with several stops along the way.
For more adventure, head on a Guayaquil city tour. You can see the Las Penas neighborhood and admire the wood architecture and houses that’ll take your breath away. You can also enjoy panoramic views of the city and the Guayas River. Guayaquil is Ecuador’s largest city, so there is plenty to discover.
Get ready for an exciting experience in the enchanting city of Cuenca, Ecuador. From taking a stroll through the picturesque streets and marveling at the colonial architecture to immersing yourself in the local culture and indulging in traditional cuisine, there is plenty to do here. A Cuenca city tour is a must for travel enthusiasts looking for a unique and memorable experience.
Explore the stunning Cotopaxi National Park and soak in the views of forests, glaciers, and lagoons. Combine this with a tour of Baños Town, and you’re in for a real treat. You can also take a dip in natural thermal waters on a Papallacta Hot Springs tour. Relax and let your worries melt away as you lay in the soothing springs surrounded by lush vegetation and cascading waterfalls.
If you’re seeking more thrilling outings, try a Cotopaxi bike tour or tour the fourth-highest volcano in Ecuador, the Antisana. You can also hike the stunning Quilotoa crater and relax at the emerald-green lake. If you’re a birder, take a Mindo cloud forest tour, and admire hundreds of birds soaring in the sky. Mindo is home to one of the richest varieties of birds and butterflies, so don’t forget your binoculars.
Admire the colorful indigenous markets of Otavalo. On an Otavalo tour, you can pick up a souvenir or two, from handmade textiles and crafts to high-quality leather goods.
Another gem in Ecuador is the Ingapirca area. Discover the breathtaking architecture and indigenous treasures on an Ingapirca tour. Or take a day trip to Gualaceo and Chordeleg from Cuenca. You can walk from one town to the other and enjoy plenty of fun experiences along the way.
Whether you’re seeking thrills, relaxation, or cultural immersion, the Andes Highlands of Ecuador has something for everyone.
Embark on an epic journey in Ecuador with a fun, outdoor adventure tour. Enjoy an adrenaline-pumping Cotopaxi biking tour or explore flora and fauna in Cotopaxi National Park. Navigate the rapids of the rivers, surrounded by gorgeous scenery, on a rafting adventure in Ecuador. This destination is a paradise for adventure enthusiasts, and you’re invited to explore it with us.