Volcanos, mountains, virgin beaches and Amazons, Ecuador has it all. With its wild nature and unexplored nooks and crannies, it is a perfect destination for adventurous travelers who are looking to enjoy the unique color of South America. Rock climbing in Ecuador is a great way to discover some of its rugged and remote spots under fragrant Eucalyptus trees. Compare and book a certified guide for your trip on Explore-Share.com: 1500+ guides, 70+ countries and more than 8000 different programs to choose from. Take a pick from our selection of Rock Climbing trips in Ecuador. The mountains are calling!
With its Inca ruins, towering volcanos, vibrant native communities, thick Amazonian forest and scattered remote beaches, Ecuador is a destination well worth visiting for both its nature and its culture. Rock climbing in Ecuador is a great way to enjoy its rugged wilderness and to practice this thrilling sport in challenging settings. Whether you are looking to put yourself to the test at high altitudes on more challenging climbs, or are a beginner at the sport, you will find the perfect rock to climb in Ecuador. Of course, to get to the best spots and to be safe, it is always best to go with a certified local guide who will be able to sort out the logistics as well. And when you come down from climbing, make sure to try some of the flavorful local cuisine including ceviches, plantain and peanut dishes! Furthermore, you can explore the local towns and take back home beautiful knits and alpaca scarves.
The weather in Ecuador varies largely depending on the region. It generally doesn't vary much, however. In the coastal region it tends to be warm and humid year round with dry season in the months of June-August, and wet between December and March. In Quito and its surroundings, which is the mountainous region, there is a subtropical highland climate.
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To get to Ecuador you can fly in to the capital Quito, or to Guayaquil in the coast.
The best time to visit Ecuador is during the drier season between May and November.
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