Santa Cruz’s name means Holy Cross in Spanish. The first Spanish visitors gave this island a Christian name. This island is the second lar
gest in the Galapagos Archipelago. However, with a population of around 12,000 locals, it is the most populated (by humans).
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
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.
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
Pululahua reserve is the only protected area in the country that has been denominated a “Geobotanical Reserve” due to its geology and biodiverse ecosystem. The reserve is located only 17
January is the month when Galápagos Giant Tortoises’ eggs start hatching, and sea turtles begin to lay their eggs. Green Sea Turtles are the only species of marine turtles that lays eggs in the Galapagos Islands!
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 a strategic point that connects the Coast, the Sierra and the Amazon.
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
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.