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Pase del Niño: A cultural icon in Riobamba

Text: The Municipal GAD of Riobamba. The commemoration of “El Pase del Niño” or “The Passing of the Child” in Riobamba is part of its collective memory. This tradition, expressed during decades and passed on from generation to generation has become unique and irreplaceable.   With the declaration of El Pase del Niño has Intangible Cultural Heritage of the canton, we are the

Cayambe Coca National Park

Cayambe Coca Ecological Reserve is mostly known for the massive volcano that gives the park its name, and it is no surprise why.  Cayambe, the snow capped giant standing at

4 days in Cuyabeno Wildlife Reserve

To make your way into the heart of the Earth, hours deep in the rainforest, you first have to spend a night in Lago Agrio. At least that’s how we

20 Hidden Places you must visit in Ecuador

While there are famous touristic spots along Ecuador that are definite musts, there are other less popular, or hidden spots, that will undoubtedly make your trips around the country special.

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

Discover the Ecuadorian Coast: The Spondylus Route

The best way to enjoy the top beaches on the Ecuadorian Coast is the Spondylus Route or Ruta del Sol! This famous route is frequently travelled by locals and internationals who

Llanganates National Park

Established in 1996, Llanganates National Park is known for its abundant cloud forests, vast paramos, and mystical lagoons. Located in the provinces of Cotopaxi, Napo, Pastaza and Tungurahua, the park

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

Cotacachi Cayapas Ecological Reserve

The Cotacachi Cayapas Ecological Reserve stretches for 243.638 acres, making its way from Imbabura, in the Ecuadorian Sierra, to the coastal province of Esmeraldas. With a wide range in altitude