Where to go in Ecuador
List of regions
The western slopes of the Pichincha Volcano near Quito are covered in beautiful cloud forests, perfect for nature lovers wanting to indulge their sense of adventure.
Ecuador's largest city and commercial centre, Guayaquil, is a dynamic port on the shores of the Pacific Ocean. Take in its urban delights before heading to the coast for gold-sand beaches and national parks home to blue-footed boobies, dolphins and sea lions.
To the south of Quito in the Central Highlands lies the ‘Avenue of Volcanoes'. Here an impressive spine of towering peaks lining the route south has created some of the most beautiful mountain scenery in Ecuador.
Ecuador's El Oriente jungle region is beautifully unspoiled wilderness region of indigenous settlements dotted along various tributaries of the Amazon.
Explore Quito, a colonial gem set high in the Ecuadorian Andes. It's the perfect counterpoint to the highland region to the north, where colourful market towns are framed by towering volcanic peaks.