Country Overview

Few countries offer the wide range of travel adventure as does Ecuador. Here, on the equator, and stretching from Darwin's Galapagos to the Amazon Basin, is a truly unique land.

Ecuador's vertical climate offers every imaginable temperature from crisp, cold nights in high mountain cities like capital Quito (to the tropical Amazon and Pacific lowlands.

Ecuador's uniqueness extends to the Galapagos Islands 600 miles west of the mainland where a timeless environment has created nature's most intriguing natural wildlife laboratory.

Also for shoppers incredible Indian markets await in the high Andes.

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