Galapagos divers also specializes in the mainland Ecuador, we select the best accommodations, guides, transportation and itineraries.
The capital Quito, situated in a circle of mountainous peaks, is the world's second highest capital . Quito is home to excellent museums, art galleries, fine private residences containing valuable art collections, wide variety of national and international restaurants, parks, villas, and its colonial center, which is one of the finest in Latin America. Quito was designated a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
Ecuador's unequalled natural beauty, diverse population, and fascinating history make it an incredible travel destination. Explore the Amazon jungle in a dug-out canoe; learn Spanish or Quichua, the language of Ecuador's largest indigenous group; experience diverse cultural festivals, including colorful Indigenous and vibrant Afro-Ecuadorian celebrations;
scuba dive with sea lions and exotic fish in the waters of the Galapagos Islands; ; hike to the top of the world's highest active volcano; go bird watching in pristine cloud forests ; ; bargain with locals at markets that have remained unchanged for a thousand years; search for Incan ruins
Ecuador, with its 2% share of the Amazon (know as the Oriente), provides unparalleled opportunities for experiencing the magic of the rainforest. Not only does it have one of the world's best developed infrastructures for rainforest tourism, but most destinations are accessible within a day's journey from Quito, including:
Visit Ecuador and the Galapagos islands,whether you are looking
for a luxury lodge with three-course meals and hot showers, a mud-up-to-your-knees
trekking and camping adventure, or something in between, Ecuador
has a program to meet your needs.
San fransisco Church-Quito