The Good Friday Procession in Quito’s Holy Week is one of the most important and biggest ones in South America. In colonial times, the entire[…]
Tour de 20 dias para escaladores de alta montaña, incluimos un itinerario de aclimatizacion que termina con Cotopaxi, Chimborazo, mientras visitan lugares como las Termas[…]
Quito definitely has a new, still hidden, jewel in wide range of hotels : Boutique Hotel Portal de Cantuña recently opened in January 2012 –[…]
Ecuador is a country blessed with huge Andean slopes and deep Amazon valleys. These combination of Andean Mountains dropping into the Amazon jungle forms tremendously fun rivers for kayaking and whitewater rafting. Fast moving water combined with temperate weather makes rafting and kayaking a super enjoyable activity. We’ve collected the top 10 most exciting whitewater river runs in Ecuador for you to enjoy.
TRIP FROM COCA Ecuador TO IQUITOS Peru 7 DAYS/6NIGHTS IQUITOS PERU PICTURE ABOVE DAY 1: After breakfast early in the morning we leave from Coca[…]
The Amazon is 7 million km2. It contains 20% of the water supply on the planet. Eight countries make up the Amazon: Brazil, Bolivia, Ecuador, Colombia, Peru, Surinam and Venezuela. Although Ecuador contains only 7% of the Amazon, this portion nevertheless represents 51% of it’s the ecuadorian territory. This exquisite ecosystem is intimately linked with the main economic activit of Ecuador: the exploitation of oil. According to the records of the Ministry of Environment, there are 33 ecological reserves in Ecuador. Each faces different types of exploitation and risk factors, such as hunting, fishing, fires and pollution. Within these potentially harmful scenarios, the indigenous communities try to survive.
Easter Week in South America Is Not Just A Moment Of Religious Reflection, but also an Opportunity to Connect Deeply with Nature
Easter is an important moment in the spiritual and touristic aspects of each country that constitutes South America. For this reason tourists can use the options the countries offer for these days to enjoy this part of the world. These options combine tradition and originality, usually at a low cost.
At Easter, 2.4 million people are expected to visit different touristic sites in Argentina. Easter in Argentina is a magical mix of religion and revolution. From the capital to the estancias and cities perched in the Andes, the country celebrates this holiday with a mix of devotion and passive revolution.
The Galapagos Islands make up a total of 30 islands. The waters around them were proclaimed marine reserve and World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
The night bus from Quito to Coca leaves at 9:30 pm at the terminal of “Transportes Esmeraldas”on February 12th. The night bus back to Quito from Coca leaves at 8:30 pm or 9:30 pm on February 16th. (Recommendation: Please buy your tickets at least 3 days before the trip! If you prefer, we can buy the ticket for you!)