Ecuador Travel
Loja
Loja
Loja
Loja

Loja

min 60.8°F max 69°F
6758ft

To the south of Ecuador, between imposing and green mountains, is the Province of Loja, whose homonymous capital is considered by those who visit as one of the most beautiful cities in the country.

This ideal destination for family tourism, surprises with attractions such as its colonial architecture, indigenous markets and unique landscapes in the world. To this must be added that a few kilometers from the city we will hallucinate with the combination of páramo, cloud forest and jungle.

Founded on December 8, 1548 by the Spanish captain Alonso de Mercadillo, Loja is one of the oldest cities in Ecuador, evidenced by its colonial architecture, narrow streets and flowery balconies.

Loja has been the birthplace of several illustrious figures of Ecuadorian music, arts, sciences and letters, so their contribution in these aspects has been fundamental for the development of the country, earning for it the denomination of “Musical and Cultural Capital of Ecuador “

These are the activities we have for you!

Adventure

Enjoy an incomparable landscape and perform the adventure activities that you like so much. Ecuador wants to give you the best experiences!

Trekking

The Andes have offered, since the time of the Incas, beautiful roads that unfold between forests, moors, wetlands and more. Today it is possible to travel these old routes and…

Nature

Loja has an exceptional climate. On the way to arrive you will find a landscape without equal. The badland and the cloud forest offer you some dream postcards.

Landscape Photography

Many people like to capture moments, this through photography, but others are simply passionate about this activity, for these, coming to Ecuador will be a delight for their eyes, since…

Culture

Going through its streets will transport you to another time. Its churches and squares are architectural beauties with several years of history. You will enjoy a long walk through the center of the city and to be in contact with people.

Urban Tourism

In urban planning, urban tourism should be considered. Walks through the cities allow you to learn more about the culture and traditions that surround this multifaceted country. Also, tourists on…

Art and culture

The historical and cultural heritage that Ecuador has is amazing. The architecture of its historic centers displays aesthetic uniformity, giving them a captivating air. Ecuador is a multicultural country made…

Gastronomy

The Ecuadorian Andes keep recipes that have been passed down from generation to generation. Each of the delicious dishes are made with care and love, with natural products that come from a rich and prosperous land. Ecuadorian cuisine is an experience that you can not miss.

Repe Lojano

Dish of Creole origin. It is a creamy soup, to prepare it a rehash with oil and onion is done, and then water is added until it boils. Add the banana crumbled or shredded so that it doesn’t get brown, then is mixed until it’s cooked. The key of consistency is to shred the green banana finely by hand, crushing…

Repe Lojano

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