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Travelers will find an enormous variety of things to do in Ecuador that it might be hard to know where to start. From the sunny beaches of the Ecuadorian coast to the dense jungles of the Amazon, Ecuador has natural wonders, rich culture, and plenty of things to keep you busy.

Cultural Things to Do In Ecuador

If you’re spending a few days in Quito, climb the towers of the La Basílica del Voto Nacional and get a great view of the colonial Centro Historico. Take a trip north to the artisan markets of Otavalo and or head down to the colonial town of Cuenca where you can relax in the Cuenca Central Park under the Abdón Calderón monument.

Things to Do in Ecuador in the Amazon

The diverse landscapes of the Amazon drawn adventurers from all over the world. Visitors can fill their days hiking around the jungle, fishing for piranhas, swimming with pink dolphins, or canoeing down an Amazonian river.

Things to Do in Ecuador on the Coast

From whale watching in Puerto López to surfing on the waves of Montañita the Ecuadorian coast is a unique region of the country that offers its visitors endless things to see and do. Eat civiche on the beaches of Canoa or take a cruise to the Galápagos Islands where you can observe wildlife you won’t see anywhere else on earth.

Things to Do in Ecuador in the Andes

Climb the glaciers of Cotopaxi, the world’s largest active volcano, or take a dip in the hot springs of Pasochoa. Stop off in Baños, known as the city of spas, where you can mountain bike to waterfalls, horseback ride to the active volcano of Tungurahua or relax in one of the town’s many thermal baths. The high peaks and gorgeous valleys offer hikers countless trails to explore and the natural wonders of the area are waiting to be explored.

Other Activity pages in Ecuador that may be of interest: Muisne Activities, San Cristobal Activities, Puerto López Activities, Atacames Activities, Jama Activities, Loja Activities, Santo Domingo de los Tsáchilas Activities, Vilcabamba Activities, Cuicocha Lake Activities and Cuenca Activities.

28 Oct 2013

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The largest private ecological reserve in Ecuador, Hacienda Yanahurco sits on the foot of the Cotopaxi volcano with 65,000 acres of untamed páramo....


Golfing In Quito

In general, golf in Ecuador is for the very wealthy and most initial membership fees are between $10,000 and $20,000 to join the affiliated...

Other Activity
Quito, Ecuador

Plaza De Toros

The best place to see one of the traditional, and controversial, bullfights in Quito is the Plaza de Toros Monumental, in the northern...

Northern Quito, Quito, Ecuador

Ride Andes

Ride Andes is a respectable agency that deals in organizing horseback-riding tours around the outskirts of Quito. Their tours vary in length and...

Horseback Riding
Pululahua Volcanic Crater, Near Quito, Quito, Ecuador


Head out across the Ecuador's stunning landscapes atop a horseback with Equitours, and your experience is sure to be an incredibly pleasant one....

Horseback Riding
Pululahua Volcanic Crater, Near Quito, Quito, Ecuador

Casa De La MĂşsica

Quito's premier destination for classical music and opera, the Casa de la MĂşsica is a lovely venue for soaking up some high culture. Built in...

Northern Quito, Quito, Ecuador

Summiting Cotopaxi

Even novice climbers can summit the glacier-topped peak with the help of a good guide, glacier climbing equipment and a hardy jacket. The views...

Cotopaxi National Park, Ecuador
Horseback trip to Salinas

Horseback trip to Salinas

Near Riobamba, you can ride horses through the Chimborazo highlands, rounding the magnificent volcano, and crossing into the national reserve,...

Adventure Tour
Riobamba, Ecuador

Spanish And Surfing

The Superpacifico school offers a variety of courses, including medical Spanish or Spanish and Surfing. A two-week program with 20 hours of...

Manta City, Ecuador
Green Horse Ranch

Green Horse Ranch

Green Horse Ranch is located at the bottom of a volcanic crater just outside of Quito. The ranch specializes in trail rides throughout the Western...

Horseback Riding
Near Quito, Quito, Ecuador

Scuba Diving

One of the most popular activities in Ayangue is scuba diving, and people from all over Ecuador and the world come to this calm coastal village to...

Other Activity
Ayangue, Ecuador

Horse trekking

Guests of Hacienda La AlegrĂ­a can visit incredible large areas close to the volcano rocks.At Hacienda La Alegria our horses are very...

Horseback Riding
Horseback Riding

Horseback Riding

Horseback riding is popular in Vilcabamba, mostly due to the quality of local horses and the stunning natural beauty of the valley. There are...

Horseback Riding
Vilcabamba, Ecuador


Tired of dodging cars and buses, sucking up their fumes and listening to their blaring horns? Try the Ciclopaseo, a much saner way to explore the...

Quito, Ecuador


Quito’s best-known tourist attraction offers some of the most spectacular and most easily accessible views of the city. There are 18 gondolas...

Hiking, City Park
Northern Quito, Quito, Ecuador
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