ECUADOR

A destination you must visit

Choose Ecuador as your holiday destination! This beautiful country is a paradise everywhere you look at it. Let yourself be amazed by its culture expressed majestically in its churches, buildings and heritage cities

For example, in Quito, discover the Best Preserve Historic Center in South America. In the Coast, you’ll fall in love with its views, beaches and the abundance of fauna that they enclose. Increase your adrenaline by practicing a variety of adventure sports that Ecuador has to offer. And do not forget to delight yourself with the taste of its gastronomic diversity, which you’ll find while touring this country full of magic and charm…

Live a unique experience, live Ecuador!

5 extraordinary reasons to visit Ecuador

1Galápagos: the islands that inspired Darwin

The great biodiversity and wildlife found in the Galápagos Islands are so unique that Darwin raised the Theory of Evolution based on it.

2 The Mitad del Mundo (Middle of the World monument) and the place where bodies weigh less

Ecuador is lucky enough to be located in the middle of the world, a very privileged area. This geographical feature allows the phenomenon of gravity to be exerted with less force in Quito; meaning that, here the bodies weigh slightly less than in other places around the world.

3The closest point from the Earth to the sun

In the province of Chimborazo stands the amazing Chimborazo Volcano. At 6268 m in height, this colossus is the closest point from Earth to the Sun.

4Humpback whales and their love ritual

Each year, the warm waters of the Ecuadorian Pacific are chosen by the humpback whales to perform their love ritual. Its sighting is a unique event between a mixture of respect and amazement.

5The 'Panama Hat' is made in Ecuador

The renowned straw hat or 'Panama Hat' is native to the Ecuadorian coast. In addition, it is a product demanded worldwide because of its distinguished craftsmanship.

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Puyango, uno de los pocos bosques petrificados del mundo
   
Puyango , uno de los pocos bosques petrificados del mundo te espera al sur del Ecuador. Entre las provincias de El Oro y Loja encontrarás 2659 hectáreas protegidas con recursos naturales paleontológicos que han permanecido en este lugar por casi 100 millones de años. En el Bosque de Puyando se

Conoce especies que transitan en la nueva Reserva Marina de Galápagos
   
Las afamadas islas Galápagos cuentan desde el 14 de enero con una nueva Reserva Marina de 60.000 kilómetros cuadrados, que se suma a la zona de protección de la biodiversidad única del archipiélago. La “Reserva de la Hermandad”, ubicada al noreste del archipiélago, protege el corredor biológico que existe entre

Espacios rurales para disfrutar en Santa Elena
   

El cantón Santa Elena te brinda una oferta turística diversa y entretenida. A más de sus hermosas playas, también cuenta con comunas y espacios rurales cercanos a manglares, bosques, acantilados y establecimientos donde se prepara deliciosa gastronomía.

La comuna Barcelona te recibirá con sus extensos toquillales. Gracias a ellos, su población,


Loja y su tradicional fiesta de San Sebastián
   
En una buena parte de las ciudades fundadas por los españoles durante la Conquista, existe una iglesia, capilla o ermita dedicada a San Sebastián, uno de los santos más venerados de la iglesia católica, patrono de arqueros, soldados y atletas. La ciudad de Loja, ubicada al sur del Ecuador, no

Discover more about Ecuador

If you are planning your trip, you can’t leave the essential details of your stay for the end. Find out more about every aspect necessary to make your adventure in Ecuador a pleasant one.

Weather

Ecuador has a variety of microclimates, during the following seasons: summer (June-November) and winter (December.May)

Currency

Since 2000, the US dollar became the official currency in Ecuador

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(Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Cuba, North Korea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Nepal, Nigeria, Pakistan, Somalia and Senegal).

Blossoming of the Araguaney

From December to February

Mangahurco, a parish in the border canton of Zapotillo in Loja Province, is dressed in yellow for the first couple of months every year when the araguaney blossom.

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WORLD TRAVEL AWARDS
AWARDS

Ecuador has won several awards in the tourism industry. Standing out not only for being the most chosen destinations in several areas but praised, in addition, for excelling in tourism products and services.

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