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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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Theatrum

Local Tip Theatrum offers you free transportation - both to and from your hotel - every time you make a lunch or dinner reservation.

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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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Humanizarte Civic Cultural Mondays

Humanizarte Civic Cultural Mondays

20 Oct

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 »

Jacchigua National Folk Ballet - Permanent Wednesday Show

Jacchigua National Folk Ballet - Permanent Wednesday Show

22 Oct

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 »

Jacchigua National Folk Ballet - Permanent Wednesday Show

Jacchigua National Folk Ballet - Permanent Wednesday Show

22 Oct

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 »

Las Marujitas entre Memorias y Efemérides

Las Marujitas entre Memorias y Efemérides

23 Oct - 9 Nov

In this trip through their memories, "Las Marujas" want to share with their audience some of the moments lived throughout their 23-year existence, where they have traveled through different landscapes and settings of history. SHOWTIMES: Thursday to Saturday, 8:30 pm - Sundays, 6:30 pm. Tickets: $12 General - $8 Students - $6 Seniors &... 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

Janine's Gym

With over 15 years of experience in exercise and plenty of international recognition, Janine's Gym is an institution of fitness. more »

Ecuador Photos

Cotopaxi Volcano

Cotopaxi Volcano

Peguche Waterfall, Imbabura

Peguche Waterfall, Imbabura

Guayasamín Cultural Center

Guayasamín Cultural Center

Napping in San Cristóbal, Galapagos

Napping in San Cristóbal, Galapagos

San Francisco Convent, Quito

San Francisco Convent, Quito

Red-Footed Booby, Galapagos

Red-Footed Booby, Galapagos

Imbabura Mountain and San Pablo Lake, Imbabura

Imbabura Mountain and San Pablo Lake, Imbabura

Quito - by Rinaldo Wurglitsch

Quito - by Rinaldo Wurglitsch

Kayaking in Galápagos - By Ministerio de Turismo

Kayaking in Galápagos - By Ministerio de Turismo

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