Ecuador Travelers Recommend

Celebrating Day of the Dead in Mexico and Latin America

By Viator, October 2016

Tours & Tickets

Renowned around the world for its vibrant parades, ghoulish costumes and elaborate altars, the Day of the Dead, or Dia de los Muertos, is not only a day to honor and remember passed loved ones?it?s ...  Read more

Museum of Colonial Art (Museo De Arte Colonial)

By Viator, May 2016

Tours & Tickets

A short stroll from Plaza Grande, the Museum of Colonial Art (or Museo de Arte Colonial) is in a restored 17th century mansion and includes a fine collection of 16th to 18th century paintings, ...  Read more

Day Trips from Quito

By Viator, May 2016

3 star rating: Worth doing 2 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Perched on the cusp of the northern hemisphere, against a backdrop of the dramatic Andes, Quito?s unique setting makes it the perfect launch pad for exploring the varied Ecuadorian countryside. ...  Read more

Island Hopping in the Galapagos

By Viator, April 2016

4 star rating: Recommended 37 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

So varied is the native wildlife of Ecuador?s Galapagos Islands that it inspired Charles Darwin?s Theory of Natural Selection and the 19 main islands and numerous smaller isles present a unique ...  Read more

3 Days in Quito: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, April 2015

4.5 star rating: Recommended 123 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Nestled in a valley flanked by volcanoes and the snow-capped Andes, Quito isn?t shy about its scenery. In fact, it?s world-renowned for its beautiful location, climate and culture, thanks to its ...  Read more

3 Days in the Galapagos Islands: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, February 2015

Cruising through and exploring the glorious archipelago known as the Galapagos Islands is a traveler's dream. With 13 main islands, six small islands, and more than 40 islets, the Galapagos is ...  Read more

Day of the Dead

By Viator, January 2014

It might be traditionally known as a Mexican festival, but the Day of the Dead is also an important celebration throughout many South and Central American countries, including Ecuador where it?s ...  Read more

Inca Civilization

By Viator, June 2013

4.5 star rating: Recommended 141 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

The Inca originated in neighboring Peru, invading Ecuador in 1460, constructing massively fortified cities and introducing Quechua, the language still spoken today by indigenous Ecuadorians. The ...  Read more

When to Go to the Galapagos

By Paige, Nicaragua, August 2012

The Galapagos Islands are a year-round destination, with something to offer every month of the year. The best time to visit depends on what you want to see and do, as well as your tolerance for the ...  Read more

Outdoor Activities in the Galapagos

By Ernest White, February 2013

Straddling the equator and offering up some of the most memorable ecological experiences in the world, Ecuador?s Galapagos Islands house some of the planet?s most unique wildlife amid a striking, ...  Read more

Climbing Cotopaxi

By Ernest White, February 2013

Mountain climbing in Ecuador is but one of many adventure activities offered in the northern stretch of the Andes, and climbing Cotopaxi is often featured on the bucket lists of backpackers from ...  Read more

Things to Do in Quito

By Ernest White, December 2012

Cradled high in the Andes, in the shadow of sleeping volcano Pichincha, Quito combines historic charm and Andean culture with a unique, urbane aesthetic that enchants visitors to Ecuador?s capital ...  Read more

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