Located on the eastern side of the country, the upper and lower Amazon basins are destinations made for true adventurers. Local tribes located deep in the jungle still hold a wealth of knowledge about the flora, fauna, wildlife and lifestyle of the region. If you have always wanted to visit the rainforest, here is where to start.
The famous "Avenue of Volcanoes" runs straight through the middle of the country offering some of the most spectacular mountain scenery and trails on earth. Bring your climbing shoes, because there is no flat land in this part of the world.
As you descend from the Andes Mountains, Ecuador's climate changes into lush tropical forests all the way to the coast of the Pacific Ocean. Small towns and unspoiled beaches dot this coast. We recommend that you try the fresh ceviche at a cozy beach bungalow during your stay.
Many people don't realize that these famous islands are part of Ecuador. Placed in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, these small Islands have some of the most unique wildlife in the world due to their remote seclusion. So much so that Darwin formed his theory of evolution while exploring the Islands in the 1800's.
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