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Galapagos tortoise, Ecuador

Ecuador

Ecuador is one of the most megadiverse countries in the world thanks to over 1600 species of birds and an incredible variety of mammals, plants and wildlife as well as a proud cultural diversity.
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La Pinta Yacht

Local Tip Kayaking is best early morning and late afternoon, because seabirds are more active and there's less sun, which means less chances of sunburns and more energy to paddle.

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Eduardo Vega Ceramics

Local Tip The gallery is located at the best viewpoint of the valley of Cuenca.

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The Nutcracker Legend

The Nutcracker Legend

28 Nov - 30 Nov

One of Tchaikovsky's most beloved ballets performed at the most appropriate time, Christmas, combining music, animation and dance in a renewed version of the classic. Showtimes: Friday, 28th November, 8:30 pm Saturday, 29th November, 6:30 pm Sunday, 30th November, 5:30 pm Tickets: $20 to $40 Ticket Sale: At the theatre, Monday to... more »

Saruymanda Dance

Saruymanda Dance

28 Nov

Saruymanda (which means "from the footprint" in kichwa) is a Nationalist Dance Group whose show represents the traditions, customs, feelings and experiences of Ecuadorian people. Enjoy their beautiful dance show every Friday of the year. The traditions of Ecuador in a magical show of color and music under the direction of Darwin... more »

Humanizarte Civic Cultural Mondays

Humanizarte Civic Cultural Mondays

1 Dec

Every Monday at 11 am, at the same time as the President's Palace changing of the guard, Humanizarte does a "Salute to the Flag with Dancing" on Independence Square. From there, you can tag along with them to La Ronda, where different activities await. Free event. more »

Jorge Drexler - Bailar en la Cueva

Jorge Drexler - Bailar en la Cueva

2 Dec

Jorge Drexler, Uruguayan singer-songwriter and man of many talents with numerous nominations and awards, including an Oscar for a movie song and two Latin Grammies in 2014, and collaborations with important musicians, presents his last album, "Bailar en la Cueva" (Dancing in the Cave), which was launched in March 2014. This is a more rhythmic... more »

Videos

Cinco Sentidos

Located in the heart of Quito's financial district, offering the best of international cuisine in a comfortable and warm atmosphere. more »

Virtual Tours

Hotel Finlandia

A comfortable 4-star hotel with a fabulous location in Quito's business area, minutes away from La Carolina Park and shopping malls, and with all the amenities needed for a business or leisure stay. more »

Ecuador Photos

Coffee Shop, Chimbacalle Train Station, Quito

Coffee Shop, Chimbacalle Train Station, Quito

Chimbacalle Train Station, Quito

Chimbacalle Train Station, Quito

Red-Footed Booby, Galapagos

Red-Footed Booby, Galapagos

El Ejido Park, Quito

El Ejido Park, Quito

Bike riding in Manabi - By Minsterio de Turismo

Bike riding in Manabi - By Minsterio de Turismo

Ecuadorian Roses

Ecuadorian Roses

Guayaquil Panorama - by Andrew Magill

Guayaquil Panorama - by Andrew Magill

Cuyabeno Wildlife Reserve

Cuyabeno Wildlife Reserve

Baños, Tungurahua Province

Baños, Tungurahua Province

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