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  • Travel

    About Ecuador

    About EcuadorEcuador is situated along the north west coast of South America, and it borders the countries of Peru and Columbia. Ecuador’s capital is Quito which is less than 15 miles from the equator. The Galapagos Islands are considered a province of Ecuador. The islands are located in the Pacific Ocean, approximately 600 miles off the Ecuadorian coast. Ecuador is divided into 24 ...

  • Costa (Coastline)

    Guayaquil

    The largest city in Ecuador, Guayaquil is a busy river and seaport city in the Costa Region. It is generally considered to be the economic capital of Ecuador and the thriving entrepreneurial spirit of its people give evidence to this fact. Not only is this city located on the coast, but it is also the center of activity for the Lower Guayas Basin – a fertile valley that has a large ...

  • Attractions

    BanosBanos is located in the middle of the Andes Mountains, it is the perfect place for relaxation while you are exploring the beautiful Andes Highlands. It is well known for its hot springs and picturesque landscapes. There are many ways to enjoy this beautiful region, such as hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding and also whitewater river rafting.

  • Culture

    Photos

    Photographs are a great way to get a feel for a country. They help you to visualize what you will be likely to see and enjoy whilst on your travels and they also help you to mentally prepare yourself for what you might experience.Photographs can serve to familiarize you with certain places and even help you to meet people you have never seen face to face! They can serve as a fantastic ...

  • Attractions

    Museums

    Museums throughout the world provide people with insight into the history of people, places, events and objects. From art museums and history museums to transport museums and toy museums - there are major attractions wherever you go. Ecuador is certainly no exception in this regard. Scattered around Ecuador are a number of fascinating museums. Museums in Ecuador play a vital role in ...

  • Sights

    Ingapirca Site

    Cañar is located in the southern region of Ecuador and is the location of one the most important historical attractions in Ecuador. Situated just two hours outside of Cañar is the Ingapirca Archeological Site, or as it is also known, the Ingapirca Ruins. The importance of this archeological site is due to its architecture, being constructed from stone that was perfectly shaped by the ...

  • Sights

    El Sagrario Chapel

    The third largest city in Ecuador is Cuenca where you will see, among many other things, the El Sagrario Chapel. This city’s full name is Santa Ana de los cuatro ríos de Cuenca. It is capital of the Azuay province and is 2500m above sea level. When you enter into this city you will be transported back in history to a time when streets were made from cobblestone and the buildings were painted ...

  • Sights

    La Merced Church

    The fine La Merced Church or the Church of Mercy is situated in the historical neighborhood of Quito. Entrance to the church is free. Both the architectural design and the contents of the Church of La Merced are fascinating and sure to impress you.

  • Attractions

    Sights

    Ecuador is a land of mystery, culture and history. Much of the country is wild and rugged and it hides ancient ruins that captivate the imagination and take you on a trip into the past. While the bigger cities are very much focused on the present and the future, one cannot escape the past in the smaller cities and towns. The effect that history has had on these interesting people and their ...

  • Sights

    Guayaquil Historical Park

    The Guayaquil Historical Park can be found between Esmeraldas and Central Avenue in Guayaquil, Ecuador. The city is one of the biggest and most populous in the country so visitors will find that they will be able to spend at least one whole day exploring the sights and sounds of this city. At the Historical Park you can spend time learning about the city you are visiting: its history, ...