Ecuador Travel and Background Information

Ecuador has it All…

Other resources:
Ecuador Maps
Galapagos Tours and Cruises
Ecuador Tours and Things to Do
Regions – What to see in Ecuador
An Introduction to Ecuador by V!VA

Ecuador is often called “South America in miniature” because the small country contains: the Galápagos Islands, beautiful Pacific Coast beaches, the Andes Mountains, and a portion of the world’s largest rainforest, the Amazon Basin.

Ecuador’s unequaled natural beauty, diverse population, and fascinating history make it an incredible travel destination.

Explore the Amazon rainforest in a dug-out canoe; learn Spanish or Quichua, the language of Ecuador’s largest indigenous group; experience diverse cultural festivals, including colorful Indigenous and vibrant Afro-Ecuadorian celebrations; scuba dive with sea lions and exotic fish in the waters of the Galápagos Islands; teach English to street kids in Quito or Guayaquil; hike to the top of the world’s highest active volcano; go birdwatching in pristine cloud forests; help rehabilitate wounded condors; bargain with locals at markets that have remained unchanged for a thousand years; search for Incan ruins …

Photo by Sinchi Sacha Foundation.

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