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  • Oriente (Amazon)

    Banos

    Neatly situated between four impressive volcanoes, Banos in Ecuador is a little town with a lot of character. The people here are known for their clear pronunciation of the Spanish language and their friendly attitudes. The town is cheerful and small and Banos hotels are neat and provide the basic necessities. Many visitors to Ecuador use Banos as a starting point for their holiday ...

  • Activities

    Adventure Travel

    Ecuador is a land of immense diversity and offers some amazing opportunities for adventure travel. Here you can hit dirt paths on the saddle of a mountain bike, make your way through a dense jungle with only a compass and your steely determination, or venture up the sides of ice-covered volcanoes. You can climb to the highest peaks of the Andes Mountains or go whitewater rafting down ...

  • Travel

    Tourism

    Ecuador is a country of spectacular variety and beautiful scenery. From beaches to volcanoes, you can expect to find almost any kind of environment here. This means Ecuador's tourism opportunities are some of the best in the world. It also means that there are a lot of activities to enjoy in this country. Best of all, Ecuador offers the opportunity to enjoy the ruins left behind by the ...

  • Protected Areas

    Sangay National Park

    Sangay National Park is a very important protected area located across the provinces of Tungurahua, Morono Santiago and Chimborazo of Ecuador. In fact, it was inscribed as a Natural World Heritage Site in 1983. The park covers some 517 765ha of varied ecosystems, encompassing all types of habitats from glaciers to rainforests, plains to volcanoes. A number of vital indigenous species reside ...

  • Activities

    Mountain Climbing

    Ecuador is one of the best destinations for mountain climbing due to the country's idyllic weather conditions and its breathtaking landscapes. Mountain climbing also happens to be one of the most popular activities in Ecuador, since the volcanoes offer visitors the perfect opportunity to exercise their climbing skills while at the same time easily accommodating novice climbers. As long as ...

  • Travel

    Geography

    The geography of Ecuador is quite diverse for a country that only covers a total of 283,560 square kilometers - of which 6,720 square kilometers is made up of water. These statistics include the Galapagos Islands which form part of Ecuador. As the name Ecuador might suggest, the country is located on the equator, with its neighboring countries being Columbia to the north and Peru on the ...