The thrilling destination of Baños, Ecuador is nestled in a lush valley along the Pastaza River under the smoky plumes of nearby Tungurahua Volcano.
Guayaquil prides itself on its cosmopolitan offerings: a boardwalk which has become a principal node for tourism and commerce.
Cuenca is famed for the majestic architecture of its many churches, cathedrals, cloisters, and colonial houses.
Ecuador has many different landscapes, from the Amazon and the Pacific coast to the Andes and the many colonial cities – there is plenty to see on vacation.
If you plan to visit Ecuador to take a Galapagos tour, consider spending an extra week or at least a few days on the mainland to take full advantage of your Ecuador vacation.
Otavalo sits nestled between verdant volcanoes and expansive lakes just two hours from Quito.
Tour Quito like a local after reading this guide to Ecuador’s capital.
Travel prepared with these helpful tips on visiting the Galapagos Islands.