• El Oro

    El Oro Province, revises its offer tourist.

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  • Esmeraldas

    Esmeraldas Province, revises its offer tourist.

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  • Galápagos

    Galápagos Province, revises its offer tourist.

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  • Guayas

    Guayas Province, revises its offer tourist.

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  • Imbabura

    Imbabura Province, revises its offer tourist.

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  • Loja

    Loja Province, revises its offer tourist.

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Hotels, hostels, inns, cabins and more..!

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Restaurant Bijao de Misahualli
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National Food

Restaurant Bijao de Misahualli

Bijao Restuarant offers its distinguished clientele, national and international, a select gastronomy that fused with an Amazonian environment and you can rest from the noise and chaos of everyday life while enjoying your vacations in this city.

Misahualli - Napo
Iguana Bar Restaurant
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National Food

Iguana Bar Restaurant

Iguana bar offers a cozy atmosphere, good music and complements everything with its unique gastronomy.

Tena - Napo
Honey Coffee & Tea
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Coffee Shops

Honey Coffee & Tea

In this charming place you can find more than 35 coffee preparations between hot and cold, 12 varieties of Tea in Strands, Fine Pastry and Artisan Bread

Baños de Agua Santa - Tungurahua

Tour operators, travel agencies and more...!

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Emprendimiento Comunitario Machakuyaku
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Community Tourism

Emprendimiento Comunitario Machakuyaku

In our community you will find the famous goblin caverns, natural water pool and many typical activities of our community.

Misahualli - Napo
Canopy Doble Adán y Eva
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Canopy

Canopy Doble Adán y Eva

Feel the thrill of flying through the Pastaza River and the Manto de la Novia WaterFall

Baños de Agua Santa - Tungurahua
Laguna Paikawe
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Community Tourism

Laguna Paikawe

The beauty of this attraction is the natural lagoon, with its two islets full of life, which contrast with the majesty of the Amazon rainforest.

Misahualli - Napo

Gyms, swimming pools, bars, nightclubs and more..!

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Galería de Arte Barahona en Baños
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Cultural Centers

Galería de Arte Barahona en Baños

Marcelo Barahona, is one of the maximum exponents of the art baneño. With 35 years of experience and born in a family of artistic tradition, his great-grandfather along with other artists, made the frescoes that decorate the Principal Church.

Baños de Agua Santa - Tungurahua
Criadero de Venados Alpes del Tunguragua
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Zoo

Criadero de Venados Alpes del Tunguragua

In our kennel you can enjoy our deer company, and children can play with them.

Baños de Agua Santa - Tungurahua
Wiñak Asocación Agro Artesanal
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Cultural Centers

Wiñak Asocación Agro Artesanal

We are a NGO located in Archidona (region Napo)

Archidona - Napo

Crafts, stores, footwear, jewelry and more...!

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Napu Manka Wuarmi
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Handmade Products

Napu Manka Wuarmi

Serafina Cerda, a Kichwa woman from the Province of Napo elaborates ceramic pieces with ancestral Amazonian designs

Tena - Napo
Finca Valle Verde
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Handmade Products

Finca Valle Verde

We offer cocoa liquor, chocolate liqueur, roasted coffee, agro tourism and much more ...

Carlos Julio Arosemena Tola - Napo
El Artesan en Puerto López
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Crafts

El Artesan en Puerto López

In our store we offer products such as: palo santo, crafts, aroma chocolate and varieties of silver Chordelet

Puerto López - Manabí

Spas, pharmacies, clinics, laboratories and more..!

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Farmacias Económicas en Baños de Agua Santa
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Pharmacy

Farmacias Económicas en Baños de Agua Santa

We are a business organization dedicated to marketing products that provide our customers with wellness and health, working with honesty and efficiency, seeking that excellence in service is our fundamental pillar of growth, fostering development and new

Baños de Agua Santa - Tungurahua
Corporación Integral de Fisioterapia y Salud Bulldog Gym
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Physiotherapy

Corporación Integral de Fisioterapia y Salud Bulldog Gym

◁ We are a company that focuses on the health and therapy of our clients by providing a quality service

Riobamba - Chimborazo
Consultorio Odontológico Emaus
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Dentists

Consultorio Odontológico Emaus

▷ Personalized service for oral health care, strict control of our treatments and comprehensive service in all specialties

Riobamba - Chimborazo

Ecuador and its unique charms.

4 worlds in one place, you can enjoy them to the fullest...!

Ecuador y Sus encantos

Ecuador country of 4 worlds, in one place...!
#AllYouNeedIsEcuador

Ecuador, officially called the Republic of Ecuador, is a sovereign country located in the northwestern region of South America. Bordered on the North by Colombia, Northwest with Peru, to the South and to the East with the Peru. The Pacific Ocean bathes the western coast, and separates it from the Galapagos Islands located thousand kilometers to the West.

Soo close Quito the capital of the Andes, stands the Cotopaxi, the highest active volcano in the world. It is currently one of the most traditional and culturally better preserved on the planet, it has 5 nominations for the Cultural heritage of humankind, two natural heritage of humanity and over 20 candidates for other commemorations of the Unesco .

History of the Ecuador

The first human settlements in Ecuadorian territory date back to 12 000 to.C., subsequently developed several pre-Columbian peoples. After the definitive independence from Spanish rule, part of the territory joined quickly the Gran Colombia, while the coastal territory remained independent until the annexation by manu militari by Simón Bolívar. In 1830 the Colombian territories of the South seceded and created the Ecuadorian nation.In 1979, the country returned to democratic system, although political instability between 1996 to 2006 led the country into an economic, political and social crisis, resulting in the dollarization of its economy and toppled three Presidents before the end of its mandate.

The Ecuador culture

Rag dolls representing the indigenous culture of Ecuador is a multi-ethnic and multicultural nation.It should consider the ethnic and regional diversity of Ecuador to analyze their culture. Ethnically it is marked by the presence of mestizos and indigenous, Afro-Ecuadorian, white; as well as regions such as the coast, the sierra, the East and the insular region, all of them with very rich specificities.

The Ecuador climate

The country has a tropical and humid climate, the air quality is very good by the presence of large natural forests, national parks, and the Amazon rainforest.

Geography of the Ecuador

Ecuador is located on the terrestrial Equator by which its territory is located in both hemispheres.The country has an area of 283,561 square kilometers. It is divided into four natural regions (La Costa, Sierra, the Amazon and the Insular region or Galapagos), in turn is divided administratively into 24 provinces.
In the Pacific coast are the provinces of Esmeraldas, Manabi, Los Rios, Guayas, Santa Elena and El Oro.In the Andes, in the North and central are Carchi, Imbabura, Pichincha, Santo Domingo de los Tsáchilas, Cotopaxi, Tungurahua and Chimborazo, in the South are Bolivar, Cañar, Azuay and Loja.In the Amazon, on the other hand are succumbing, Napo, Pastaza, Orellana, Morona Santiago and Zamora Chinchipe and in the island, the Galapagos Islands, made up of 13 main islands region.

The Ecuador economy

Ecuador is a major exporter of bananas (first place worldwide in its production and export), flowers, and the eighth World producer of cocoa.Petroleum accounts for 40% of exports and contributes to maintaining a positive trade balance.

Festivals in the Ecuador

  • Easter, many of the provinces celebrated on this date, with regional events.
  • November 2, the Difuntos.
  • 25 of December day, they celebrate Christmas, sharing in family.
  • 331 December, farewell of the year.

Regions natural of the Ecuador

Amazon rainforest, Andes mountains, Costa and the Galapagos Islands.

Ecuador national parks

Parque Nacional Yasuní, Cotopaxi, Sangay National Park, National Park Podocarpus, El Cajas National Park, National Park Machalilla National Park.

Languages spoken in Ecuador

Ecuador speaks the Spanish throughout the territory, also Quechua indigenous populations of the Sierra and the Amazon, but as it is a country with a tourist infrastructure in development, can be guides in several languages; It is possible to speak in English at the points of attention to tourists called "iTur"; created by the Ministry of tourism also in airports, Bus Terminal, municipalities and others find information points.

Shopping in Ecuador

We recommend going to the handicrafts market of Otavalo, located about 2 hours (120 km) of Quito city, there you can get variety of souvenirs and handicrafts that are found in the rest of the Andean region.And don't forget Cotacachi, a town with cute works in leather of high quality.
In the city of Cuenca also can be purchased pottery, textiles, jewelry, crafts in toquilla straw, wrought iron, etc.

Food typical of the Ecuador

Ecuador has a variety of typical food, in each of the natural regions, such as Costa, Sierra and East have their own typical food, in the East can eat a Chontacuro (worms grilled on skewer), in the Sierra you can eat a delicious "fry pork", a hornado, llapingachos, the Guinea pig, the classic "sing" in Cuenca, and a fish coconut coast, prieta salt, green bolon or ceviche de concha and many more dishes.In Manabi most importantly the food is tanning with lemon and fresh fish.

  • Pope locro, is a stew with squash, beans, corn or potatoes.
  • Roast Cuy or Guinea.
  • Cebiche or ceviche, this dish is very consumed in the coastal area.
  • Encebollado, is a stew of fish containing Yucca and pickled red onions.
  • Cuy or Guinea pig, is usually roasted.
  • Bolón de pescado
  • Bolón, is based green bananas broiled or fried previously.
  • Fritada is another delicious dish of Ecuador.Not be left confused by the name, is not a dish of fried meat.The meat of pig or pork is cooked in plenty of water and orange juice with cumin, garlic, onion, salt and pepper until the water has been consumed to be completed. Then the meat begins to Brown in its own fat. Also is it accompanied by mote (boiled maize).

Drinks and fun in Ecuador

There are many clubs and bars in constant renewal in the country.

  • A reference point for nightlife is Montañita where Sun, surf, beach and joy.
  • In Guayaquil, there are bars and clubs for all tastes.
  • In Quito, the area of fun, dancing, alcohol is known as the Mariscal. Current law restricts the opening of bars and nightclubs on holidays; the days Friday and Saturday until 2:00 am, on Sunday the sale of alcoholic beverages is limited.

Lodging in Ecuador

Ecuador has a good hotel infrastructure for all kinds of tourists, from Hostels up to Super exclusive luxury hotels such as the Hilton Hotel Oro Verde, Sheraton, Wyndham, Unipark, among others. All this is thanks to the good tourist development that has had the country in recent years.
If you need more information about where to stay, we recommend you to enter this link: Lodging in Ecuador and review the tourism infrastructure that exists in all of the Ecuador.

Tourism in Ecuador

Ecuador lies within the countries more diverse in its ecosystem and for this reason National Geographic categorized it within the top 10 tourist destinations in adventure.

Cultural in Ecuador tourist attractions

Historic center of Quito, Mitad del Mundo, Ingapirca ruins, historic centre of Cuenca, Latacunga, and much more.Come and visit Ecuador!

Natural tourist attractions in Ecuador

Galapagos Islands, National Park Yasuní, National Park El Cajas National Park Sangay, Parque nacional Podocarpus, Vilcabamba, bathrooms.
Glaciers and volcanoes: Antisana, Cayambe, Chimborazo, Cotopaxi, Chimborazo Illinizas.El is the volcano and highest mountain of Ecuador, is the farthest from the center of the Earth, and «the point closest to the Sun». Its last known eruption is believed that you occurred around the 550 dC.
Beaches: Crucita, Atacames, Bahía de Caráquez, Esmeraldas, Manta, Salinas, Montañita

Galapagos Islands

Flora and fauna extraordinary, a place to visit...!

Galapagos Islands

Galapagos Islands are worldwide known for their wide biodiversity and for being the point from where Charles Darwin developed the theory of evolution.We present you 5 facts that perhaps you didn't know about the Enchanted Islands.

The term "Enchanted islands" first appeared on a map in 1589.Sailors nicknamed thus to the Galapagos Islands, by referring to these "appeared and disappeared", since due to the sea currents strong, access to the Islands was limited at certain times of the year. The nickname transcended over the years and today is still saying that the Islands are "delighted", but referring now to the great biodiversity of flora and fauna.

The Galapagos marine iguana, is the only species of reptile in the world that has managed to adapt to life under water.

The Islands are named for the giant tortoises that live there (the Galapagos word meaning turtle). This species can reach up to 16 hours a day to sleep and mainly feeds on cacti that grow there.

In keeping with the turtles, originally there were 15 species of giant tortoises in the Galapagos, unfortunately 5 of them are completely extinct, so there are only 10. The main threat of the turtles is the human being, who for years has been dedicated to hunting them for their meat and oil.

The Galapagos Islands were part of the second world war! During this war, the Government of Ecuador allowed the United States Government build a runway with strategic aims in the Islands.When the war ended, the Americans abandoned the place. That track currently serves as the main airport of the Islands, which welcomes the year thousands of passengers.

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