Attractions in Ecuador, Tourist Activities and Attractions
Banos 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.
Cotopaxi National Park
The Cotopaxi National Park is situated near Latacunga in Ecuador. It is said that Cotopaxi is the highest active volcano in the world. This volcano, with its perfect cone-shaped, snow-covered top, provides some perfect opportunities for photos. The Cotopaxi National Park is home to several different plant and animal species. You can expect to see wild horses, deer, llamas, pumas and Andean condors. The park is also a perfect destination for birdwatchers since the forests and plains are home to birds such as condors, blue-billed pointed ducks, Andean gulls and hummingbirds. The park also has a small museum that showcases the park’s geology and stuffed animals.
Otavalo is a small town in Ecuador that is situated about 100 kilometers north of Quito. Initially there is not much to see in this little town, but it gets pretty colorful and busy on Saturday mornings when the locals begin to display their goods in the market at Poncho Square. They sell virtually everything here, including carpets, blankets, belts and all other kinds of nick-naks. Everything is created by hand with skills that have been handed down from one generation to the next. This, in turn, is influenced by their own creative impulses.
El Cajas National Park
This park is a popular destination for trout fishing, hiking and camping, it is popular for its many lakes and waterfalls, with more than 275 lakes and waterfalls.
This huge cathedral is situated in the heart of Cuenca and features a series of sky-blue cupolas. The interior of the cathedral is amazing and features a magnificent altar as well as a famous crowned image of the Virgin Mary.
This huge, lively boardwalk is situated in Guayaquil, stretching several miles along the Rio Guayas. It is always well-patrolled and is dotted with small food stands, eateries and many historical and modern buildings.
Parque Historico Guayaquil
Parque Historico Guayaquil contains many century-old buildings and also entertains the locals and tourists with its nature reserve and zoo.