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The Most Complete Guide of Ecuador

August 2018

An intro to Ecuador’s diverse native cultures!

America, erroneously called the “new” world, has a rich and ancient cultural tradition that is categorized as pre-Columbian.

Did you know: You can dive with Giant Manta Rays in Isla de la Plata!

Giant mantas are fabulous creatures… and from july to early october, these migrating species make their journey to Ecuadorian waters. Giant manta rays visit the Ecuadorian coastline to feed on plankton that accumulates near the shores during this time, after  being dragged by the Humboldt current and deposited in the north of Peru and the south of Ecuador.

Did you know: The breeding season of Galápagos Sea lions is underway!

Galápagos sea lions (endemic to the Galápagos) are non-migratory and can be spotted in the Islands yearlong, but their pupping and breeding season takes place from May through February! If you visit Galápagos this month it is likely that you’ll encounter them in their mating period.

San Agustín de Callo: A traditional Hacienda with Inca stone walls!

Only an hour and a half away from Quito, San Agustín de Callo is a colonial Hacienda built on the site of an Inca Palace. Its stone walls take us on a path that helps us reconnect with the past and the rich history of the hacienda.  

San Agustín de Callo: ¡Una Hacienda tradicional con paredes incas de piedra!

A sólo una hora y media de Quito, San Agustín de Callo es una hacienda colonial construida en el sitio de un palacio Inca. Sus muros de piedra nos llevan

Wondering what to pack? This is what we recommend!

Find out what to pack for your Ecuador experience. Ecuador is a country of very unique regions, each with its own environment and climate. Below we have 4 different lists, a guide for every region.

Discover Cajas National Park

Located in the province of Azuay, this National Park awaits only 21 miles away from the city of Cuenca. Here, altitude ranges from 9.480 to 11.480 feet.

Quick and easy recipes with green plantain

Did you know that the Coastal region is famous for its gastronomy based on green plantains? Below are some of our favorite variations for you to try at home. The best part? They’re pretty simple, you’ll only need a few ingredients, and they are amaaaazing.

Descubre el Parque Nacional Cajas

Ubicado en la provincia de Azuay, el Parque Nacional Cajas, se encuentra a tan solo 34 kilómetros de la ciudad de Cuenca. Con más de 28 mil hectáreas, la zona