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 EcuadorIf youâ€™re spending a few days in Quito, climb the towers of the La BasĂlica 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 AbdĂłn CalderĂłn 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 LĂłpez to surfing on the waves of MontaĂ±ita 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 GalĂˇpagos Islands where you can observe wildlife you wonâ€™t see anywhere else on earth.
Things to Do in Ecuador in the Andes
Climb the glaciers of Cotopaxi, the worldâ€™s largest active volcano, or take a dip in the hot springs of Pasochoa. Stop off in BaĂ±os, 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 townâ€™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: Cotacachi Activities, Quilotoa Activities, Puerto Ayora Activities, Guayaquil Activities, Puerto Villamil Activities, Papallacta Activities, Quilotoa Loop Activities, Tigua Activities, Cotopaxi National Park Activities and Esmeraldas (city) Activities.