Ecuador has the greatest biodiversity per area in the world! In a study by Conservation International, Ecuador ranked among the 17 “Mega Diverse” countries, alongside the United States, China, Australia, Brazil and Mexico. With 9.2 species per km2, it occupies the first place in the world in regards to species per area.

The richness of Ecuador lies in its diversity, both natural and cultural. Ecuador has 4 diverse and unique regions: the Amazon Rainforest, the highland Andes, the Coast, and the Galapagos Archipelago. These four regions are subdivided into provinces. Besides its exuberant biodiversity, Ecuador is home to an impressive variety of ethnic groups, including communities which still practice ancient cultural traditions.

what you have to know

Ecuador is home to an impressive variety of ethnic groups.



Main cities have local airports serviced by local airlines,in addition to international airlines


Each city has its own terminal,with frequent departures to each province


American Dollar. Money exchange is offered every day in main hotels.


Visitors can stay up to 90 days without a visa

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Original made in Montecristi,on the coast of Ecuador,the hats were sent north to the workers of Panama Canal and hence the name Panama Hat.