Adventure in Ecuador far exceeds the size of the small country. In an area roughly twice the size of New York City or one half that of France, there are activities that take your breath away in the jungle, the Galapagos Islands, the Andes, the cloud forest, and along the coast. Keep reading for active adventure tours in Ecuador and the activities that you can dive into while here.
Budgets for adventurers of all walks of life are often stretched thin to include an once-in-a-lifetime trip to the Galapagos Islands. The archipelago itself isn’t cheap and saving money when traveling the four regions of the mainland can sometimes afford an extension to the islands. Keep reading for a few friendly tips for saving some scratch while enjoying your time traveling in Ecuador.
Rio Negro–Sopladora is the newest national park in Ecuador in nine years. The 75,654 acre area in southern Ecuador spans a gap between Sangay and Podocarpus national parks, creating a corridor for animals to migrate and survive the effects of global warming. Continue reading
This is part one of a series of articles about solo female travel in Ecuador. The country is the 4th safest place in Latin America to visit, and the aim of this series is to inspire you to travel here while giving you the perspective you need to safely enjoy your adventure in the mountains, the cities, the coast, the jungle, and the Galapagos Islands.
Last October I went with a group of friends on an adventurous trekking trip to El Altar – one of the most breath taking mountain peaks in Ecuador. It was an unforgettable trip to the area’s awe-inspiring Crater Lake that reaches an altitude of 4200m (13,800 ft.) Continue reading