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Four Waterfall and Swimming Holes in Ecuador

Ecuador gives travelers of all walks of life the luxury of exploring a diversity that goes beyond the ordinary; fixed by points on the map that starts at the equator and continues to the Galapagos Islands, the far reaches of the jungle, the high vistas of volcanoes, and the lush landscape of the cloud forest.

For many, the country begins and ends with a plane ride in and out of Ecuador’s cities, flying in and out of Quito and Guayaquil. While in transit,  intrepid travellers fly over natural attractions that echo times past in the modern world; making discovering the nooks and crannies of the small nation an adventure that surpasses expectations around every bend and corner.

When planning a trip to the Ecuador, consider stopping at these swimming holes and waterfalls to rediscover the natural world. Keep reading for four waterfalls and swimming holes to visit while in Ecuador.

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Hacienda Cusin-A Family Adventure in the Northern Sierra of Ecuador

Hacienda Cusin- Otavalo Tours- Happy Gringo

Far away from the comings and goings of high-end hotels and their nods toward accommodating families, Hacienda Cusin, a traditional Spanish hacienda, is a refuge for travellers of all ages. Its off-the-beaten-path location and deep roots in Ecuadorian culture set the stage for an adventure that inspires the mind and invigorates the spirit. The hacienda and the adjacent El Monasterio are the yin to the other´s yang, both playing an important role for families using the comfortable complex as a base during their Otavalo tours.

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