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The Most Complete Guide of Ecuador

National Parks

Yasuni National Park: Explore this biodiverse paradise

Located between the provinces of Pastaza and Orellana, Yasuni is one of the most biodiverse areas on Earth!

In the heart of the tropical humid forest, the park’s territory encompasses overflowing rivers and low plains at the foothills of the Andes. Yasuni National Reserve covers 9,820 square kilometers, or 3,792 square miles.

Machalilla National Park: culture and adventure along the coast

Located in the province of Manabí, its name comes from the Machalilla pre-hispanic culture. Machalilla was declared a National Park in 1979, becoming one of the first protected areas in Ecuador!

Discover Sangay National Park

This 27,0000 hectare national park not only contains two active volcanoes, it is also home to diverse ecosystems such as the glacial and volcanic, the cloud forest, the paramos, the rainforest, the grasslands, and the wetlands.

Discover Cotopaxi National Park

Cotopaxi National Park is geographically spread through the Provinces of Pichincha, Cotopaxi and Napo. This ecological reserve is only 37 miles away from Quito, and 18 miles away from the city of Latacunga. Due to its location, it is one of the most visited parks. Most Ecuadorians come here to touch snow for the first time!

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.

Isabela: An Enchanted Island with much to explore

Isabela is the largest of the islands that conform the Galapagos Archipelago and it is the second with the most volcanic activity! This island is inhabited by fishermen and early colonists that arrived from the continent, attracted by the wonders not yet visited by tourists, as the regular cruise ships do not cover southern Isabela.