New York, March 17: Semana Santa, or Holy Week leading to Easter, is one of the most unique times to be in Quito. The elaborate religious processions are the most distinguished and memorable religious events in Latin America. Taking place from March 19 to April 5, Quito’s Holy Week offers the opportunity to experience traditional, Read More

On the heels of an unprecedented year with a total inflow of 700,000 tourists, Ecuadors travel industry is hoping to grab an 8 to 10 percent growth this time around, Ecuadorian tourism minister Gladys Eljuri said as she made a cautiously upbeat recount of her nations attendance of the latest International Tourism Marketplace (ITB), Read More

Journey by sea kayak deep into the heart of the Amazon jungle on an active excursion, with an emphasis on wildlife and ecology with Adventure Life Journeys. The outfitter’s Amazon Adventurer Eight-Day tour explores the Huaorani territory in the vast Amazon basin.

Metropolitan Touring, Ecuador’s largest tour operator, has introduced one-day adventure excursions by rail from Quito, the capital, along the Avenue of the Volcanoes to Cotopaxi National Park, an ecological sanctuary. The full-day tour combines riding on the roof of an autoferro, a one-coach train, with spectacular views of the Andes Mountains; massive snow-capped Cotopaxi,, Read More