The Andes run directly through the centre of the country, and rising from the range are spectacular cone-shaped volcanoes sprinkled with snow. Explore the dramatic cone of Cotopaxi, which is linked to the chain of volcanoes around the Ring of Fire. Or the Sumaco volcano, at 3,826 meters, that rises out of dense Amazon rainforest.
Best time to visit
Visit during the months between October and January for ideal hiking conditions
What's the weather like?
The climate of the Ecuadorian province of Napo receives a local steppe climate. It has an average temperature of 25°C and receives very little rainfall all year
The Ecuadorian province of Napo lies at the core of the country. It is home to dense rainforest that is packed full of biodiversity as well as many indigenous communities. The province is a chunk of the Amazon rainforest, and contains the Napo River. The capital of the province is Tena, founded in the 16th century and home to approximately 33,000
Best Hiking Adventures in Ecuador
Nestled along South America’s Pacific Coast, sitting south of Colombia and northwest of Peru, Ecuador is a small yet incredibly diverse little country. The combination of the Andes Mountains in the east and center of the country along with the El Niño current in the Pacific Ocean, gives Ecuador, which is roughly the size
Jan 14, 2019
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