Discover the wealth of ancient culture scattered across the iconic Andes of Ecuador. From the indigenous origins of the region, through the tumultuous period of Spanish colonialism, and into the modern period, you’ll be able to uncover the great beauties of the province of Azuay. Visit during the months between April and November for ideal hiking conditions in Azuay.
Located in the south of Ecuador is the Province of Azuay, among a hilly and rugged terrain. The mountains here can reach 4,500 meters above sea level. The capital of the province is Cuenca, with a population of approximately 400,000. The urban area is packed with historical sites, which are listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
The climate in the highlands of Ecuador is fairly consistent, with hot and sunny days and cold nights.
Visit during the months between April and November for ideal hiking conditions in Azuay.
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