Ecuador has much more to offer beyond being the access point to the Galápagos Islands. Explore the Ecuadorian Amazon, hike volcanoes, browse indigenous markets, visit Ingapirca, an Inca site, check out the UNESCO-listed city of Cuenca, go underground to explore the lava tubes, discover world-class surfing and go whale watching in Puerto Lopez.

Currency: US dollar

Average Flying Time: 20 hours

Time zone: GMT –5

Spoken Language(s): Spanish

Top Five Attractions

Quilotoa, a water-filled caldera, popular for hiking and camping
Cotopaxi volcano
Ciudad Mitad del Mundo
Cotopaxi National Park
Charles Darwin Research Station

Walking and Trekking

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