Woman in traditional costume at Ecuador's Otavalo Market
Bus travel in rural Ecuador.
Ecuador travel: car on country road
Ecuador flag
Ecuador travel photography: a rural scene showing a sugar cane farmer with his donkeys.
Ecuador travel - maps and guidebooks

Ecuador is a fascinating
holiday destination,
ideal for eco-tourism,
adventure tours, luxury travel
or backpacking.

Ecuador Travel Site

Ecuador information, travel advice, volunteer opportunities & news

The Ecuador Travel Site offers travel tips and advice, local information, Ecuador tours and excursions and much more.  Ecuador bus information will help you get around this beautiful country and there is useful background reading on the history, flag and culture of Ecuador and events such as Public Holidays and festivals
Ecuador Destinations offers some ideas of where to go, what to see and what to do whilst on holiday in Ecuador, including some favourite visits and activities for families with children and a few ideas to fill rainy days in Quito or time in Guayaquil. The newest destination feature is about Cayambe and the Solar Clock.
Other featured destinations include Mindo, a subtropical village just a couple of hours from Quito, ideal for adventure activities and birdwatching, and Calderón, close to Quito and renowned for its bread dough craft products.  One of the world's great train journeys Alausi and the Devil's Nose, Ecuador's claim to fame in railway engineering history.  Buy highland souvenirs at the famous Otavalo Market
No trip to Ecuador is complete without a cruise in the Galapagos Islands and here you will find information on the Galapagos weather, a wildlife activity calendar to help you plan your trip and some tips on when is best to visit the islands.
Travel in Ecuador offers tips on visaswhat to take, Ecuador maps and advice for Ecuador flights and choosing suitable travel insurance.  There's also information for visitors planning to volunteer in Ecuador, notes on wildlife conservation projects, tips if you want to teach abroad and some current volunteer opportunities and internships.
Ecotourism in Ecuador has an important role to play in conserving wildlife and landscapes and your travels as a responsible tourist can have a positive impact.  
Ecuador photo galleries will inspire you to travel to Latin America and visit the Costa, the Sierra, the Andes, the Oriente and the famous Galapagos Islands for yourself.  Armchair travellers can enjoy images of some of Ecuador's amazing wildlife, beautiful butterflies, colourful flowers, dramatic scenery and friendly people.  Take a look at the Hummingbirds of Ecuador Photo Gallery or the images of the endangered spectacled bears.
The Ecuador Travel Site brings you special offers and discounts for travel in Ecuador
Latest Ecuador travel news will keep you abreast of developments with Ecuador's volcanoes and other current issues.  If you have Ecuador news or views you'd like to share, contact info("at")ecuadortravelsite(-dot-)org.

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This website last updated 14th February 2018. 
Ecuador Travel Site: Vacation information, Ecuador holiday discounts, travel tips
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Alausi & the Devil's Nose Train Journey