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Ecuador homes the luscious Amazon rainforest, Andean highlands and rich wildlife spotting on the Galapagos Islands. Straddling South America’s west coast, Ecuador is the perfect destination for adventure seekers, depending on what you want to do in Ecuador, you can explore the charming colonial capital of Quito, or the picturesque port city of Guayaquil. For a beach destination, Salinas is a costal town perfect for spotting humpback whales on a cruising excursion.

Formed from a volcano, the Galapagos Islands are one of the most toured islands around the world, due to its wide collection of wildlife that reside here naturally. Getting up close and personal with the Galapagos’ friendly residents is why it’s such a unique experience, due to the lack of natural predators on the island. Some of the amazing wildlife you can find include up to 500 species of birds, guanas, sea snakes, sea turtles, lizards and sea lions

What is the language spoekn in Ecuador?

Spanish

 

What is the currency in Ecuador?

US Dollar

 

How long does it take to fly to Ecuador from UK?

From the UK to Quito, Ecuador, it takes around 11 hours and 58 minutes.

 

What is the time difference in Ecuador?

The UK is 6 hours ahead of Ecuador.

 

Do I need a visa for Ecuador?

You do not need a visa to visit Ecuador if you are a UK passport holder.

 

When is the best time to go to Ecuador?

The hottest month in Ecuador is August with temperatures averaging to 14 degrees; the coldest month is in February where temperatures are around 13 degrees.

 

When is the best time to go to Galapagos?

The best time to visit the Galapagos is June – November where the weather is cool and dry, between December to June is warm and wet and the seas are much calmer.

 

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Ecuador and Galapagos Islands

Planning a trip to the Ecuador and Galapagos Islands is a thrilling chance to dive into the wonders and unique qualities that make that place so special to you. Whether it is a peaceful beach, a vibrant city, a tranquil countryside, or a stunning mountain range, Ecuador and Galapagos Islands has its own charm and invites you to uncover its hidden gems.

Perhaps it is the vibrant energy of the Ecuador and Galapagos Islands that draws you in, offering endless possibilities for exploration. Or maybe you are drawn to the tranquility of nature, seeking solace in the peaceful embrace of mountains, forests, or beaches. So pack your bags, set out on your journey, and let the magic of Ecuador and Galapagos Islands unfold before you.

Ultimately, exploring holidays at Ecuador and Galapagos Islands is about more than just sightseeing—it is about connecting with a place on a deeper level, creating lasting memories, and nourishing your soul with experiences that will stay with you long after you have returned home.

Immerse yourself in the cultural wonders that Ecuador and Galapagos Islands has to offer. There is no shortage of experiences to deepen your connection to the rich tapestry of traditions and heritage that make Ecuador and Galapagos Islands special. Engaging with local communities will further enrich your appreciation for the unique history and charm of the area.

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Perched on two extinct volcanic craters, Pikaia Lodge offers one of the most spectacular views in the Galapagos and luxury eco-adventure in the last paradise on earth...

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The Royal Palm Hotel secluded and comfortable with great location, great facilities and great service... no wonder it is a member of Leading Hotels of the World.....

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Ideal for those looking to explore the Galapagos Islands, Hilton Colon Guayaquil is an ultra modern base nearby local attractions, with gastronomic experiences to boast about.

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Located in the exclusive neighborhood of San Isidro, Royal Park Hotel is a charming base to explore the city, with a rooftop pool and excellent cuisine.

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Set amongst the rich forest, with a 5-star status, Mashpi Lodge is an architectural gem in the midst of the jungles of Ecuador.

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Casa Gangotena is an award-winning boutique hotel in a historical mansion situated in Quito, serving as the ideal base in which to explore the city.

Climate

The hottest month in Ecuador is August with temperatures averaging to 14 degrees; the coldest month is in February where temperatures are around 13 degrees. The best time to visit the Galapagos is June – November where the weather is cool and dry, between December to June is warm and wet and the seas are much calmer.

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