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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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Santa Cruz

Local Tip If you like to be among varied company and meet all kinds of people, of all ages and nationalities, Santa Cruz is a great option, as the passenger crowd is usually very heterogeneous.

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Teatro Nacional Sucre

Local Tip Parking available at the nearby Cadisan. Great accoustics. Box seats are the best.

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PGA TOUR Latinoamérica  2014 - All You Need is Ecuador Open

PGA TOUR Latinoamérica 2014 - All You Need is Ecuador Open

22 Sep - 28 Sep

For the first time, Ecuador is one of the venues for the NEC Series-PGA TOUR Latinoamérica, with the All You Need Is Ecuador Open. The event to be held at Quito Tennis and Golf Club will be the ninth event of the second half of the PGA TOUR Latinoamérica season. The Quito Tennis and Golf Club is a par 72, 7,248 -yard course that was... more »

Humanizarte Civic Cultural Mondays

Humanizarte Civic Cultural Mondays

22 Sep

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 »

Adobe

Adobe

23 Sep

Adobe: Clay Musical Ensemble, or "clay mutation", a concert of New Ecuadorian Music using instruments made with the traditional techniques of the clay cultures of the Coast. 7 musicians play strings, wind and percussion representing a sound cosmogony that tells the world about the natural and cultural wonders of Ecuadorian people. Adobe is... more »

Jacchigua National Folk Ballet - Permanent Wednesday Show

Jacchigua National Folk Ballet - Permanent Wednesday Show

24 Sep

90 dancers and musicians on stage with 2800 kilos of costumes and ethnic elements, technicians and social researchers put their knowledge and artistic sensibility into this unique show in Ecuador, a choreographic assembly considered as a "living museum" in the world. You will do a tour of the cultural expressions of several Andean regions... more »

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La Pinta Yacht

Designed for the ultimate luxurious expedition adventure, this 63m (207ft) yacht,operated by the Galapagos tourism pioneers, offers experience and the highest standards in guiding, service and safety. more »

Virtual Tours

Santa Cruz

Cruising the Pacific Ocean to reach one of the most sought after destinations in the world, the Galápagos Islands, the Santa Cruz offers a trip like no other. more »

Ecuador Photos

Bartolomé Island, Galapagos

Bartolomé Island, Galapagos

Chimbacalle Train Station, Quito

Chimbacalle Train Station, Quito

Ingapirca Ruins, Azuay - by Delphine Ménard

Ingapirca Ruins, Azuay - by Delphine Ménard

Otavalo's Central Square,By Marcelo Quinteros Mena

Otavalo's Central Square,By Marcelo Quinteros Mena

Galápagos Turtle - By Ministerio de Turismo

Galápagos Turtle - By Ministerio de Turismo

Crafts from the Rainforest

Crafts from the Rainforest

Manta, Manabí

Manta, Manabí

Crystal Palace, Itchimbía Park, Quito

Crystal Palace, Itchimbía Park, Quito

Guayasamín Cultural Center

Guayasamín Cultural Center

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