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Pase del Niño in Riobamba: A celebration in the Andes

During the months of December and January, Riobamba celebrates “El Pase del Niño” or the “Passing of the Child” (Christ). And this year is special. In September, the Ministry of

Cuenca: Explore a cultural treasure in the Andes

Cuenca is the capital of Azuay province and the third largest city in Ecuador. Located in a peaceful and relaxed setting, the city of Cuenca has a distinguished skyline marked

Southern Andes: The land of ancestral trails and unexplored ecological reserves

As you head down the Panamericana road, you will find lower elevations and warmer drier climates. The Southern Andes region has a lonely, faraway feel to it, reinforced by its

Northern Andes: Mountains, Lakes & Folklore

In the Northern Andes of Ecuador you will find a variety of destinations; from colonial haciendas, stunning mountain landscapes, beautiful local markets, highland lakes inside craters, and one of the

Discover the “Anti” or Andes: The land where the sun rises

Some provinces in Ecuador’s highlands such as Imbabura, Pichincha, Cotopaxi, Tungurahua, and Chimborazo, are named after the most important volcano in its territory. Discover the Andes mountain chain on your

Mashpi Cloud Forest: A dream destination for Birders

The slopes of the Andes are dressed with this wonderful ecosystem, also called “Andean brow” due to its generous vegetation. The cloud forest looks like a mossy jungle with tall

Museums and Archaeological Sites to visit in Quito

Museums and Archaeological Sites to visit in and around Quito. Don’t miss the chance of placing one foot on the northern hemisphere and the other on the southern hemisphere of

Great places to visit in northern Quito

Go to the Teleferiqo and watch Quito City from 13,287 ft, visit amazing museums and galleries and take a walk through la mariscal.The following sites are not within walking distance

Latacunga: Explore natural wonders surrounding the city

  Latacunga, located on the skirts of the imposing Cotopaxi volcano, is at the heart of the country- 90 km south of the capital, Quito. Its privileged location makes it