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Cuenca Circuit

Cuenca Circuit

Official tour of Cuenca, which allows visitors to discover its history and traditions, through a tour of the main attractions of the city, showing its developments in an environment where modern and ancient buildings contrast with the nature of the city.

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Cuenca

Cuenca

The city of Santa Ana de los Rios of Cuenca is synonymous of culture and heritage, elements that added to the warmth of its people ends up falling in love with all those who visit it. It is considered the third most important city of Ecuador; its natural, architectural characteristics and the quality of life that can be enjoyed in it, are reasons why it has been recognized as the best destination for people from all over the world who…

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Bureau Contacts

QUITO OFICINA MUNICIPAL DE CONGRESOS Y CONVENCIONES DE QUITO. The publicly owned metropolitan tourism management company “Quito Turismo”, in partnership with the Quito Convention and Incentives Bureau, acts as an entity that represents and promotes the city both nationally and internationally. The company is committed to development by promoting the best quality, sustainability and innovation practices in the city, its communities and for its visitorsContacts: Norma Cristina Bock, CMM , CIS – Quito Turismo Industry…

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Meeting Destinations

Quito The oldest capital in South America stands among the Ecuadorian Andes. This beautiful, diverse city full of warm, creative and proactive people is a metropolis with its doors open to the world. It values its long history and looks to the future with drive and enthusiasm. Its historical legacy made it the first city to be declared a World Heritage Site. It was also named a leading destination by the Tourism Oscars in 2019. Quito has been standing out…

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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…

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Mansión Alcázar

Entrar a Mansión Alcázar, es ingresar a una casona tradicional cuencana de finales del siglo XIX. Su arquitectura de antaño evoca la vida Republicana de una ciudad declarada Patrimonio Cultural de la Humanidad. La decoración interior recupera el estilo de principios de siglo, con una cuidadosa selección de exquisitos muebles y objetos de arte que embellecieron en otra época los salones más lujosos de la ciudad de Cuenca. Más información: http://mansionalcazar.com/…

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Heritage Festivities

Heritage Festivities

Traditional Festivals: A tour of the cultural manifestations of the four worlds in Ecuador Traditional festivals in Ecuador can be identified as ancestral or indigenous, and traditional mestizo. Among the first are the festivities of the equinoxes and solstices, which were inserted into the Catholic calendar during the colonial period, such as the Carnival festivities prior to Lent, the Inti Raymi festival, which is celebrated in the Andes world, the same which starts with the Corpus Christi festival,…

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World Travel Awards

World Travel Awards

The World Travel Awards (WTA) were established in 1993, to recognize, reward and celebrate excellence in all key sectors of the tourism and hospitality industry. Today, the brand is recognized worldwide as a seal of quality. In the twenty-fifth installment of the WTA, held on September 15, 2018, Ecuador participated with 38 nominations in different categories, with the cities of Quito, Guayaquil, Cuenca and in a special category, the Galapagos Islands. Ecuador won a total of 25 awards, making it…

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Information

Information

This guide assembles essential recommendations that tourists should consider when traveling around Ecuador, to ensure that their stay will be totally enjoyable, so Ecuador could position itself as a “Safe Destination” and world reference in sustainable tourism that offers visitors a unique life changing experience. Download Guide General recommendations Documents required for travel Ecuadorians Passport or valid ID that proves the Ecuadorian nationality. Foreigners or residents Valid and current passport…

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Andes

Andes

In this region of Ecuador there are the beautiful cities World Heritage Quito and Cuenca. You will also be surprised by the Avenue of the Volcanoes and indigenous villages with colorful markets. The Crucero Train, which crosses the Callejón de los Andes and descends towards the Coast, transports you between badlands, mountains and historical communities. The Andes in Ecuador are between heights ranging from 1,500 meters (4,921 feet) to 6,310 meters (20,701 feet) where the snows of the Chimborazo volcano…

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