See breathtaking Andean locations, adventurous river runs and ancient Amazon Jungle people.
The majority of the visitors choose an organized cruise and it is the most recommended way to discover the Galapagos islands: You can choose your ideal boat and itinerary according to your budget and individual interests and you get to see a maximum of the islands as you are doing the majority of sailing night [...]
Ecuador is a country blessed with huge Andean slopes and deep Amazon valleys. These combination of Andean Mountains dropping into the Amazon jungle forms tremendously fun rivers for kayaking and whitewater rafting. Fast moving water combined with temperate weather makes rafting and kayaking a super enjoyable activity. We’ve collected the top 10 most exciting whitewater river runs in Ecuador for you to enjoy.
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Galapagos islands are located in the Pacific Ocean, and are in the middle of the world -in the Equator-. It is the place where you will find the most astonishing flora and fauna in the world.
Last weekend we decided to get away from Quito, a city perched in the Andes mountains, and head down to the Ecuadorian Pacific Coast. We headed down to Guayaquil (the biggest city in Ecuador) to explore and see what kind of new adventure activities we can get involved with. To be quite honest, we’ve not [...]
“Los Pichinchas” is a range of mountains in the western side of the city of Quito, the capital of Ecuador. Three summits are the most important: “Rucu Pichincha” (4,680m), “Guagua Pichincha” (4,698m) and “Padre Encantado” (4,570 m). These mountains are very helpful when you feel or get lost in Quito. If you look up from [...]
Ecuador in its small size has many different ecological environments and dozens of fun activities on each place. One of this activities is zip lining (canopying), which is rather new in Ecuador. There are maybe only 6-8 places across the country where you can do zip lining.
Whitewater Rafting trips with lots of folks is lots of fun! The Rafting trip happened on May 31st, 2008 (original post) with people from the South American Explorers Club (SAEC-Quito House). Twenty two people from the SAEC-Quito joined us on this adventure. We also had a group of 12 college students ftom a Tourism institute [...]