Located on the equator between Colombia and Peru on the Pacific side of South America, Ecuador is one of the most biodiverse countries in the world. The Galapagos Islands, The Andes (Sierra or Highlands, Amazon Rainforest, and the Pacific Coastline are 4 diverse and unique regions within our country. Ecuador is perfect for adventure lovers, thrill seekers, and the more laid-back type who enjoy soaking up the sun on one of Ecuador's many pristine beaches.
Ecuador has 4 diverse and unique regions: The Andes, Amazon Rainforest, Highlands and Galapagos Islands.
Imagine swimming with the sea turtles in the Galapagos, hang gliding in coastal Canoa, or hiking one of Ecuador's many volcanos -- there is something for everyone! Ecuador is rapidly growing as a popular tourist destination.
The possibilities are endless in Ecuador, as each of the four completely different regions has its own specialty and its own lifestyle including various and uniquely Ecuadorian festivities, adventures, nightlife and so much more.
Ecuador has two international airports, Quito and Guayaquil, with flights operating daily. Just a quick 4 hour flight from Miami will put travelers in Guayaquil or Quito, ready to visit any of Ecuador's many popular destinations.
Roughly the size of Colorado, Ecuador is an easy place to travel through by bus or car relatively quickly. With many popular places to visit no more than a day’s travel from country's capital of Quito, options for excursions are plentiful. [Read More...]
U.S. citizens do not need a visa to enter Ecuador, which simplifies entry into the country; however, a passport valid for at least six months past the planned date of departure is required. Travelers can stay in Ecuador for up to 90 days without a visa; sanctions including fines and deportation can occur if you stay past this time period. For stays of longer than 90 days, travelers must apply for a visa prior to their departure for Ecuador.