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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鈥檙e spending a few days in Quito, climb the towers of the La Bas铆lica 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 Abd贸n Calder贸n 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 L贸pez to surfing on the waves of Monta帽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 Gal谩pagos Islands where you can observe wildlife you won鈥檛 see anywhere else on earth.

Things to Do in Ecuador in the Andes

Climb the glaciers of Cotopaxi, the world鈥檚 largest active volcano, or take a dip in the hot springs of Pasochoa. Stop off in Ba帽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 town鈥檚 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: Salango Activities, Activities Around Quito, Vilcabamba Activities, Around Ba帽os Activities, Mompiche Activities, Chimborazo Activities, Salinas Activities, Macas Activities, Loja Activities and Things to See and Do.

28 Oct 2013

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Scuba Iguana Galapagos

Based out of Puerto Ayora, Scuba Iguana...

Diving, Tour Operator
Parque Calder贸n

Parque Calder贸n

Cuenca鈥檚 beautifully tended central park, Parque Calder贸n, is an attractive, expansive area of flowers and trees. The park is dominated by a...

City Plaza
Cuenca, Ecuador
Catedral de la Inmaculada (New Cathedral)

Catedral de la Inmaculada (New Cathedral)

The massive brick facade and sky-blue domes of Catedral de la Inmaculada Concepci贸n make the building one of the most recognizable (and...

Historical Building
Cuenca, Ecuador
Parque El Ejido

Parque El Ejido

On the southern edge of the Mariscal, the big, grassy Parque El Ejido is fairly empty on weekdays, but fills up at weekends with whole extended...

City Plaza
La Mariscal, Quito, Ecuador
Canopy Tour

Canopy Tour

If you like the idea of flying above and across Mindo鈥檚 cloud forest, like a modern-day Tarzan, a canopy tour is definitely for you. Canopy...

Other Activity
Mindo, Ecuador
Cascadas hike

Cascadas hike

One of the few good hiking opportunities around ...

Mindo, Ecuador

Podocarpus National Park

Podocarpus National Park is one of the jewels of Southern Ecuador and is named after the Podocarpus tree, the only native conifer in the...

Region, National Park
Loja, Ecuador

Parque Metropolitano

This is Quito鈥檚 biggest park and one of the largest city parks in Latin America. Set up on a hill overlooking Quito on one side and the valleys...

City Park
Northern Quito, 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
Nearby Beaches

Nearby Beaches

Puerto Baquerizo Moreno has several inter- esting visitor sites nearby. You should de铿乶itely check out the visitor鈥檚 center and the trails...

Hiking, Surfing, Beach
Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, Ecuador
Plaza San Francisco

Plaza San Francisco

The cobbled Plaza de San Francisco is one of Quito鈥檚 oldest and most impressive sights, including, as it does, views of the magnificently white...

City Plaza
Centro Hist贸rico, Quito, Ecuador
Cine Ocho y Medio - Indie Movie Theater

Cine Ocho y Medio - Indie Movie Theater

Ocho y Medio is Quito鈥檚 only independent movie theater and is a great spot to catch a flick. Located east of the Swisshotel in the La Floresta...

Movie & Theater
La Floresta, Quito, Ecuador

Frog Concert

One of the activities you might hear about during your stay in Mindo is the area's 鈥渇rog concert.鈥 This show takes place nightly at 6:30...

Mindo, Ecuador

Fuya Fuya

Fuya Fuya is located 20 kilometers (12.4 mi) south of Otavalo. Trails on the mountain offer straightforward climbs with spectacular views of the...

Hiking, National Park
Around Otavalo, Otavalo, Ecuador

El Refugio Spa

For a one-of-a-kind spa experience that won't break the bank, an afternoon at El Refugio is a must. The bohemian spa compound is nestled deep in...

Spa/Hot Springs, Activity Info.
Ba帽os, Ecuador
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