Ecuador


Get to know this special country, full of natural and cultural treasures. It combines breathtaking landscapes, like dizzying volcanos covered in snow and portions of the Amazon rainforest.



1-BANOS

Nestling between the Andes and the Amazon, Baños is a famous spa town with a waterfall and many natural springs. It is the ideal city to relax while discovering this region.

3-QUITO

Located it the heart of the Andes, the city of Quito is set in an outstanding environment. Its lively historical centre is a wonderful example of Spanish colonial architecture, with its ornamented churches, busy squares and tall bell towers.

5-VOLCANOES

Located 5,897 and 6,310 metres high, the volcanoes of Cotopaxi and Chimborazo, jewels of the “volcano alley”, will please both hikers and nature-lovers.

7-A STAY IN THE ECUADORIAN PART OF THE AMAZON(ORIENTE)

A fascinating destination, the Oriente will offer you unique experiences. Climb aboard a dugout, admire the Amazon river and get to know the centuries-old customs of indigenous communities.

2-CUENCA

A Unesco world heritage site, the colonial city of Cuenca boasts nice cobbled streets, two cathedrals and beautiful white facades set against a gorgeous background of hills and valleys.

4-THE GALAPAGOS ISLANDS

The Galapagos archipelago is a myth for travellers. Among the unusual wild creatures that live there, one may see centuries-old tortoises, iguanas from another era, birds galore such as the blue-footed boobies, not to mention its rich marine fauna.

6-VISIT PANAMA HATS FACTORY

Known from all over the world, this straw hat from Ecuador is made in Cuenca and Montecristi, the cradle of the "Paja toquilla" straw used to braid the hats.