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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

Ecuador’s Cloud Forest

The slopes of the Andes are dressed with a wonderfully intricate ecosystem: The cloud forest. This ecosystem, also called “Andean brow” due to its generous vegetation, is one of the

Why you should visit Baños on your next trip to Ecuador

“The gate to the Ecuadorian Amazonia” Nestled between the volcano and the rain forest, the town of Baños is probably the most charming tourist destination in this province.

10 spots for camping this summer

Camping is the perfect way to enjoy Ecuador’s most pristine nature to the fullest. There are plenty of spots for adventurous nature lovers! These are the top 10 spots we

Yunguilla to Maquipucuna: trekking through biodiverse valleys and ancestral trails

Yunguilla and Maquipucuna, belonging to the Metropolitan District of Quito, are located within the Andean Choco Region – which was recently proclaimed a World’s Biosphere Reserve! Besides its natural wonders,

Rafting and Canyoning in Baños

After walking around Baños, visiting over 3 tourism agencies (you’ll find them all over town), we settled on the Rafting-Canyoning Tour offered by Imagine Ecuador. The cost for the whole

Pesillo: Women who collect mushrooms

53-year-old Herminia Catucuamba is a kichwa cayambi woman, leader of the Urcu Sisa Artisanal and Commercial Union. She is one of the twenty women who collect mushrooms from pine forests

Piñan: Horseback riding in the Ecuadorian Sierra

One of the best horseback riding trails in Ecuador is  “El Piñán” found in the Imbabura Province, north of Otavalo and close to Urcuquí.  Thanks to its isolated location, the

Ecuador’s Geography: 1 country, 4 worlds

Ecuador is located in northwestern South America. The country gets its name from the Equator, the imaginary line that crosses through the country splitting the southern and northern hemisphere. Ecuador