Ecuador

Discover a captivating Andean country with incomparable wildlife and spectacular snow-capped volcanoes.

 
 
 
 
 

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There are many reasons for choosing Ecuador

The spectacular Andes mountain range cross the country from north to south. The famous “Avenue of the Volcanoes” offers many climbing possibilities, from relatively easy day-trips to great goals for mountaineers from all over the world, like Chimborazo, the highest peak in Ecuador, and the majestic snow-capped Cotopaxi volcano.

 

Good to know:

Country Code:

+81

Language:

Spanish

Currency:

United States dollar (USD)

Getting There:

Quito and Guayaquil international airports receive direct flights from a relatively small number of destinations outside of Latin America. From the USA, flights leave from Miami, Atlanta and Houston. If you are coming from Europe, they leave from Madrid and Amsterdam

What’s the weather like?

The weather and temperatures generally vary according to region and altitude.. Quito’s climate is spring-like year round. It’s sunny and quite hot during the day, but it may be cold at night. You will need cold weather gear for high altitude hiking and mountain climbing. In the coast and in the rainforest, temperatures are warmer. Generally, the country has two main seasons: the dry season (May to December) and the rainy season (late December through April)

Best time to visit:

December and January are considered the best months to climb, followed by June and August, the dry summer months. However, many mountains, like Cotopaxi, are quite climbable all year long. You should note in Ecuador snow and glacier conditions are highly variable, therefore technical difficulty may change from day to day. The best time to visit the Galapagos Island is from April to June.If you are planning a visit to the beach, you should go from December to April, during the rainy season, when it is much warmer and sunny

More info about Ecuador:

Tucked into South America’s Pacific coast, between Colombia and Peru, Ecuador is a small country, home to beautifully preserved historic cities and a superb destination for outdoor enthusiasts. In Ecuador you can go hiking, kayaking, surfing, diving, mountain biking, climbing or horse riding, and so much more! This country has a wide variety of landscapes and regions, including the lush Amazonian jungle, the Andean highlands and some great laid-back beaches. The ecological diversity together with vibrant indigenous cultures and beautiful colonial cities make this country a great destination for all type of travelers

 

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