Ecuador

The Galápagos – Home of The Most Charismatic Creatures

The Galápagos – Home of The Most Charismatic Creatures

Make the volcanic island of Santa Cruz your base for up-close encounters with sea lions, land iguanas, giant tortoises and …

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Ibarra – The Route of Liberty

Ibarra – The Route of Liberty

Hop on a train from a colonial mountain city to an Afro-Ecuadorian community set among sugarcane fields. Your route passes …

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Otavalo – Traces of Incan Culture

Otavalo – Traces of Incan Culture

Near an indigenous market town in the midst of farmland on the slopes of the Andes, meet weavers and flute …

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The Choco-Andean Cloud Forest – Ecuador

The Choco-Andean Cloud Forest – Ecuador

Pull on your wellies for a walk deep into a rainforest, offering a glimpse of mysterious creatures emerging from elaborate …

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Quito – The Highest Capital in the World

Quito – The Highest Capital in the World

Start your journey in Ecuador by exploring the grand colonial monuments and the tiny local shops of Quito The piercing …

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The Riobamba Express – Riobamba, Ecuador

The Riobamba Express – Riobamba, Ecuador

Rail Journey Along the Avenue of the Volcanoes The old market town of Riobamba, four hours south of Quito, is …

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Otavalo – Ecuador

Otavalo – Ecuador

The Continent’s Most Famous Market Town The oldest, best-known, and most important Indian market in South America takes place every …

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Sacha Lodge – Napo River, Ecuador

Sacha Lodge – Napo River, Ecuador

Civilization in the Heart of the Amazon Set on its own spread of 3,000 acres, amid hundreds of species of …

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Galápagos Islands – Ecuador

Galápagos Islands – Ecuador

Evolutionary Miracles Above and Under Water A modern-day traveler’s rules of thumb: Visit the most fragile places first; stay on …

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