Why Visit Ecuador?
Ecuador, located on the equator in South America, is celebrated for its stunning biodiversity, captivating landscapes, and rich indigenous culture. The country’s capital is Quito, while Guayaquil is its largest city and economic center.
Ecuador’s landscapes include the dramatic Andes Mountains, pristine Amazon rainforests, and the unique Galápagos Islands, known for their unparalleled wildlife. Its history is marked by ancient civilizations like the Inca, Spanish colonization, and a struggle for independence led by figures like Antonio José de Sucre. Ecuador is renowned for its indigenous communities, vibrant markets, and as a gateway to the Galápagos, a UNESCO World Heritage site.