Ecuador is a country straddling the equator on South America’s west coast. Its diverse landscape encompasses Andean highlands, the wildlife-rich Galápagos Islands and the Amazon jungle. How’s that for a line up! In the Andean foothills, at an elevation of 2850 metres is the capital city, Quito. This city is known for its largely intact Spanish colonial centre. Here you will find fascinating 16th and 17th century churches, buildings, & palaces. Along the coast, you will fall in love with its incredible views, beaches and the abundance of fauna.
Get your pulse racing with a variety of adventure sports that Ecuador has to offer or why not take an adventure of the culinary kind? Many people don’t realise that Ecuador also has a fantastic food scene. With so many great choices, the food in Ecuador is worth a visit on its own. Don’t miss trying the ceviche and the Ecuadorian chocolate is hard to refuse.