Ecuador

Ecuador

Unique Experiences

Galapagos seal, Ecuador

The shining jewel in Ecuador’s crown. Visiting the Galapagos is as much an education as it is an experience, as you follow in the footsteps of Charles Darwin, slowly deciphering the endemic and ecologically naive species that live there (including the remarkable giant Galapagos tortoises

Quito, Ecuador

Located just outside of Quito, part of the charm of La Mitad del Mundo is that GPS has since proven this impressive equatorial monument to be about 200 metres out of position. Still, the wealth of information on hand is remarkable. At the

Amazon Basin, Ecuador

It’s in Ecuador’s mountains that the waters of the almighty Amazon originate. Visiting the upper reaches of the river’s basin and learning about the life of its indigenous peoples is a remarkable experience. Perhaps most remarkable of all, it’s just a few hours’ easy drive from Quito.

Experiences

Emperor angel fish, dive, snorkel, scuba
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Destination // Ecuador

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Destination // Ecuador

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Tortoise, Ecuador
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Ute Junker does the math on an action-packed cruise.

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Staying here

Casa Gangoneta, Ecuador, luxury accommodation
Ecuador

A recently restored historic mansion overlooking the beautiful Plaza San

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Masphi Lodge, Ecuador, luxury accommodation
Ecuador

Three hours’ drive northwest of Quito, Ecaudor’s capital, is a very

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Pikaia Ecuador, luxury accommodation
Ecuador

Prior to the last eight years or so, a luxury experience of the Galapagos

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Top things to do

Galapagos Island wildlife

The veritable Ecuadorian trump card, a visit to the Galapagos Islands is an

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Masphi Lodge, Ecuador

Drive three hours north west of Ecaudor’s capital Quito and you’ll

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Events

Ecuador, Carnaval

Carnaval / Carnival

Day of the Dead, Ecuador

Day of the Dead (Día de los Difuntos)

For up to date information on these and other events, visit ecuador.travel

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From the cloud-piercing Andes to the jungles of the Amazon to the unique Darwinian experiment that is the Galapagos Islands, Matt Shea discovers that Ecuador is a treasure trove of natural wonder.
Emperor angel fish, dive, snorkel, scuba

The deep blue delivers breathtaking beauty for those willing to take a peek. Deborah …

Aboard these multi-day luxury rail journeys, passengers spend their days winding …

On a visit to Ecuador, Camilla Wagstaff discovers the region's incredible diversity …

Galapagos Island wildlife

The veritable Ecuadorian trump card, a visit to the Galapagos Islands is an

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Ecuador itineraries

Mashpi Lodge, Sky Bike in the Choco Rainforest
9-day Itinerary // Ecuador

Explore the wildlife of the Galapagos Islands, stay in the magical Maschpi Cloud …

 
 

Latest articles

Emperor angel fish, dive, snorkel, scuba
Cover Story // Spring 2016

The deep blue delivers breathtaking beauty for those willing to take a peek. Deborah …

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Get there // Rail

Aboard these multi-day luxury rail journeys, passengers spend their days winding …

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abercrombie kent logo

Specialising in: worldwide travel

Mashpi Lodge, Sky Bike in the Choco Rainforest
9-day Itinerary // Ecuador

Explore the wildlife of the Galapagos Islands, stay in the magical Maschpi Cloud …

 

Weather to go

The high season is from June until September when the days are sunny and clear in the Highlands and there’s less rain in the Oriente. On the coast, the high season occurs from December until April with warm temperatures and occasional showers.

The shoulder season falls from October until November, with cooler temperatures and more rainfall in the Highlands.

December to May is low season with cooler, wet days in the Highlands. June to December is low season in The Galapagos with cool days, dry winds and rough seas. April until July is the low season for the Oriente with frequent heavy showers.

 

Best places to stay

Learn about the best luxury accommodation and places to stay throughout Ecuador here.

 
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