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With abundant tourism resources, Ecuador is a paradise for both nature and culture lovers. No matter the natural wonders of Andeans Mountains, Tungurahua volcano, cloud forests, Amazon rainforest, west Pacific coast, the magical Galapagos Islands, or the two world cultural heritage cities Quito and Cuenca, Ecuador will fulfill your appetite of travel. The equator crossing is also an activity that you would not want to miss. Are you ready to start your Ecuador tours? Please check our best Ecuador tour packages below. Any adjustment can be made to meet your individual needs.
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How to Plan Your Ecuador Tour?
Best Time to Visit: June to September
Major Cities for International Flights: Quito (capital), Guayaquil
Visa: Visitors from most countries do not need an Ecuador visa, if their stay in Ecuador is within 90 days. Only the visitors from those 25 countries including Afghanistan, Bangladesh, and Cameroon need to apply for an Ecuador visa.
Money Tips: The currency in Ecuador is US dollar. Major credit cards like Visa, MasterCard are widely accepted in Ecuador's large cities and towns but may not be accepted in small towns and rural areas where only cash is accepted.
Schedule your 5 to 7 days' Ecuador tours by exploring the cultural heritage city Quito and adventuring the Amazon Jungle city Coca.
Extend your Ecuador tour packages more days to visit the highlands and the world's best Galapagos Islands.
Prolong your Ecuador travel packages to 14 to 18 days to discover the unique scenery of the whole country.
Trip Planning FAQs
What are the best scenic spots to visit in Ecuador?
The most popular scenic spots in Ecuador are the Galapagos Islands, Mitad del Mundo in Quito, the famous national park of Parque Nacional Cajas in Cuenca, interesting Otavalo market, exciting Amazon Jungle of Yasuni National Park in Coca, amazing waterfall of Cascada El Pailón del Diablo in Baños and active volcano "Cotopaxi" in Cotopaxi National Park.
How to get to the Galapagos Islands?
If you go to the Galapagos Islands, you can take a flight from Quito or Guayaquil.
Sometimes, the flights from Quito to Galapagos Islands will have a stopover in Guayaquil. Also, there are two airports in Galapagos Islands. One is on Isla Baltra and the other one is on Isla San Cristobal.
What is the climate in Ecuador?
Ecuador is divided into four regions: the western coast area, the central mountain area, the eastern Amazon River area and the Galapagos Islands, with diverse climatic conditions in each region. The western coastal plain area is the tropical rain forest climate with an average temperature of 23-25℃(73-77℉). In the central Andes Mountain area, the mountain basin is tropical grassland climate and the mountain area is subtropical forest climate. The rainy season is from December to June and the dry season is from July to November. The eastern Amazon region is the tropical rain forest climate, and it is hot and humid throughout the year.
Can I use credit card on the Galapagos Islands?
Credit card is not widely accepted on Galapagos Islands. It is only accepted by limited tourist shops, good restaurants and hotels. Normally, you need to pay cash during the trip in Galapagos Islands. When you enter the islands, you are required to pay USD100 as the national park fee in cash only. While, in our Ecuador travel packages, we will prepay that for you.
There are several banks and ATMs on the islands to withdraw money, but most with a limitation of no more than USD300 per day. In this case, you are suggested to prepare some cash in advance.