Come down to Ecuador to enjoy the beautiful country
10 Things to Bring
Ecuador doesn't have a lot of street lights and its really dark at night.
Cameras are not available and Its really expensive to buy memory.
Since Ecuador is close to the equator, it gets really sunny.
4. Heavy jacket
The weather can change from hot, to rainy, to cold in a day or two. So you always want to be prepared.
5. Bathing suit
When the weathers nice, you can go swimming.
6. Hiking shoes
In Ecuador they have a lot of mountains to go hiking and climbing on.
If you would like to go camping or on long hikes, you would want to set up your tent for shelter.
If you don't like their food, or if you have allergies, you would need to bring a snack to chew on. This would most likely not happen though. Ecuador has many restaurants every where. So there is bound to be something you can eat.
They don't have a lot pharmacies, so if you need an inhaler or something specific, we advise that you bring it.
10. Sunglasses and Sunscreen
When you go to the beach, it will be very hot.
10 Things To Do in Ecuador
Cuenca and Panama hats
Panama hats are from Ecuador. Thousands of these hats were exported by the Ecuadorian government for the toiling workers. Prices range from US$15-$20 for a standard hat to more than $200 for the famous superfinos, which should last a lifetime
Ecuador has fiestas every month, so whenever you visit there's an excuse to party.
Cruise the Galapagos Islands
Tour the historic islands where Charles Darwin developed his theories of evolutions
Straddle the Equator in Quito
Visiting the Equator, known in Ecuador as the Mitad del Mundo is as easy as a few bus rides, or a faster but costlier taxi ride.
Downhill Mountain Biking on Cotopaxi Volcano
If you’re not ready to climb 5,897 meter Cotopaxi, go downhill mountain biking down it instead!
Shop at Otavalo Market
The Otavalo Market, located about a 3-hour bus ride north of Quito, is South America’s largest marketplace. Here you would be almost able to find anything you wanted.
Learn to Surf in Montanita
Montanita has long been a popular surf spot. In recent years, it has undergone
a construction boom as Ecuadorians and expats hope to get in on the increasing number of tourists visiting this small Pacific pueblo.
Walk Cuenca’s Historic City Center
Filled with dozens of churches, and one monumental cathedral, Cuenca is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site due to the preservation of its historic buildings.
Trek the Quilotoa Loop
The highlight for many is a view of the picturesque Laguna Quilotoa, a crater lake which also offers stunning views of nearby volcanoes on clear days. One of the best sights to see while you're in Ecuador! It's a must see!
- Explore the Amazon Jungle
Get up close and personal with the exotic wildlife only found in the rainforest, and learn about the indigenous people who call the region home.
5 Famous People of the Country:
1. Christian Benitez
2. Mike Judge
3. Diego Serrano
4. Antonio Valencia
5. Carlo Alban
This right here is Ecuadors flag. The colors represent all of Equador its self. The yellow represents crops and soil for the farming in Ecuador. The blue represents all of the oceans and the clear skies. The red represents blood from our heroes who died for freedom for their country. Also the design in the middle is called "Coat of Arms". The Eagle on the design symbolizes greatness, power, and strength. The shield has the highest mountain in Ecuador on it.
Festival in Ecuador
Culture of Ecuador
Government of Ecuador
History of Ecuador
1535 Spanish conquistadors overthrew the Incan Empire and Ecuador came under the rule of Spain. In the 1700s Spain combined with Ecuador territories into one large colony.The Viceroyalty consisted of Colombia, Venezuela, Ecuador, and Panama. Venezuelan General Francisco Gabriel de Miranda participated in major political events. In 1810 there was the Overthrow of the king of Spain by Napoleon. In 1810 The territories of the Viceroyalty of New Granada set up their own independent governments. In 1822 Spanish rule in Ecuador ended after the defeat of the Spaniards in the battle of Pichincha. In 1830 Ecuador became an independent country. Later in 1859 Charles Darwin published his book Origin of Species after studying a variety of plant and animal life on the Galapagos Islands, which belong to Ecuador. In 1861 Gabreial Garcia Moreno became president. Then in 1875 Gabreial Garcia Moreno was assassinated. In 1963 Military rule. Later in 1966 End to the military rule. In 1972 Velasco was overthrown by military leaders. In 1972 General Guillermo Rodriguez Lara took power. Lastly in 1979 Ecuador began electing government officials again.