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Tourists need to avoid the district calle Amazona at night alone in Quito. There is a red light district that leads up to the bario Floresta in Quito.
I loved staying in Mindo. It's perfect for a short jungle visit. Take the little gondola and hike to the waterfalls. It's beautiful.
Montañita is an incredible place and the beach at night is very crazy. You have to come and watch and feel for yourself.
Guayaquil, the largest city in Ecuador, comprises a mix of the people and traditions that make this country. It is a city port, with a large and entertaining "Malecon," a beautifully made walkway by the water that gets incredibly busy, especially during weekends, with families, young people, and kids playing around. …
Riobamba is a happening city in Ecuador, which international tourists use mainly as base to take the "Nariz del Diablo" (Devil's Nose) train ride around the mountains. Although this train doesn't depart anymore from Riobamba's train station (it's being remodeled now for the past several years), it's still a great city …
Colonial architecture, colorful markets, and indigenous people sporting locally-made Panama hats are just some of the things that give Cuenca, this historic city, its character and culture. To get your bearings head to Parque Calderón -- Cuenca’s main plaza. It’s hard to miss the grandiose Catedral de la Inmaculada …
Otavalo is a town of approximately 50,000 inhabitants and is a short just over two hour hop from Quitos Terminal Norte and a common staging post for those heading there from Colombia or those going in the other direction. This is a bustling town famous for its wonderful indigenous Saturday market where literally …
Canoa is a small fishing town, popular with surfers, artists, ex-pats, and backpackers who flock to Canoa hostels to laze on the sands of its sun—kissed beach, sip beers from one of its numerous beach bars, or take to the skies with the hugely popular parapenting, the latest popular craze entertaining the tourists, …
Galápagos Islands is a truly unique place in the world and represents a dream destination that particularly seduces nature and animal lovers. Galápagos is an archipelago that belongs to the the country of Ecuador, in South America, and is located in the Pacific Ocean about a thousand kilometers out of the mainland. …
Quilotoa Loop is a stunning hiking circuit centred around a shimmering emerald crater lake and surrounding villages, in the Central Sierras of Ecuador. A network of dirt roads and walking trails link the small Andean highland villages of Quilotoa, Chugchilan, Isinlivi, Sigchos, Tigua, and Zumbahua. The route is …
Situated in the shadows of Tungurahua volcano, Baños is a popular tourist destination. Like many of the major towns and cities in this Andean country, Baños sits high at more than one thousand eight hundred meters above sea level. The Tungurahua volcano, which dominates the skyline, began erupting again in the last …
Perched in spectacular glory in the midst of the Andes and with a UNESCO World Heritage site to boot, Quito, the capital city of Ecuador, will take your breath away in more ways than one. With restaurants and nightlife to suit any taste, indigenous markets pulsing with energy and an array of lookouts offering …
Baños de Agua Santa is an extremely touristic Andean town, both popular with international and Ecuadorian tourists. Built around the Tungurahua volcano, Baños has developed around touristic needs, so there are plenty of hotels, hostels, restaurants, and tour agencies populating the streets. Baños' accommodation options …