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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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Un lugar que amarás, el Refugio de Vida Silvestre Pasochoa
   
Nuestro país ofrece varios destinos de aventura y naturaleza, donde se realizan actividades de recreación tradicionales y aquellas donde sientes la libertad del espíritu aventurero, que llevamos dentro. Así te invitamos a realizar un recorrido por el Refugio de Vida Silvestre Pasochoa, ubicado cerca de la ciudad de Quito, a

The best destinations in Ecuador this 2020, by month
   

2020 just began and along with it comes the opportunity to renew and make some significant changes in our lives. But changes require a mindset, deadlines and goals so if you haven’t set your goals list yet, here’s our suggested calendar with the best destinations in Ecuador, specially picked up


Un viaje gastronómico por la Costa ecuatoriana
   
Ecuador tiene cuatro regiones, una de ellas la Costa del Pacífico sitio ideal para disfrutar de la calidez de la playa y de una deliciosa gastronomía. Toma apuntes y recuerda el platillo representativo de las provincias de esta región. Un viaje gastronómico por la Costa ecuatoriana te espera con los

Cool off and refresh yourself with an ice cream in Quito
   
Even though the summer is long gone, this is Ecuador and its equatorial sun is pouring down upon us every day this January and it feels like its August already. So besides the usual recommendation of wearing sunscreen and a hat, today we ll present another option to keep it cool while touring Quito: our traditional ice creams. The city has several emblematic stores that have created for decades its exquisite flavors to cool you off with an ice cream in Quito. We must start by honoring the

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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