Cheap Flights to Ecuador
Flights to Ecuador
Officially the Republic of Ecuador, it is located in northwestern South America lying on the Equator. Ecuador shares a land border with Colombia and Peru as well as a maritime border with the Pacific Ocean.
Ecuador is well-known as the most biodiverse country in the world rich in flora, fauna and wildlife. The country has thousands of varieties of orchids and over a hundred different types of hummingbirds. The Galapagos Island in Ecuador is particularly famous for its wildlife. Other excellent places to see these natural wonders would be at the San Luis de Pambil, Mindo and the Cuyabeno Wild Life Reserve. If you want to see the Amazon Rainforest in Ecuador then the best place to visit would be the Cuyabeno Wild Life Reserve. Ecuador also has several amazing beaches such as beaches in Bahia de Caraquez, Crucita, Marita, San Clemente and San Jacinto.
Ecuador enjoys a very unique climate where there is great variety. In the mountain valley of Ecuador, travelers can enjoy a mild climate while in the coastal areas it would be a humid subtropical climate. Heading to the Pacific coastal area would bring travelers to a tropical climate with severe rainy seasons. Thanks to its location at the Equator, the country experiences little variation in daylight hours. Sunrise and sunset occur at the two six o’clock hours every day.
Two main airports – Mariscal Sucre International Airport (UIO) and José Joaquín de Olmedo International Airport (GYE) – serve the general population of Ecuador. The Mariscal Sucre International Airport is located in Quito and is considered to be the busiest airport in the country operating an average of over 200 daily flights. Meanwhile, the José Joaquín de Olmedo International Airport is located in Guayas and serves the city of Guyaquil. It is the second busiest airport in Ecuador. In the Galapagos Islands, a territory of Ecuador, also has two main airports – the Seymour Airport (GPS) in Baltra Island and the San Cristóbal Airport (SCY) in San Cristobal Island.
When planning a holiday in Ecuador, be sure to visit as many of the popular tourist destinations in the country. Here are just a few of the recommended tourist spots in Ecuador:
Church of the Society of Jesus – Located in Quito, this Jesuit church is locally known as la Compañía. This church is famous for its large central nave adorned with gold leaf, gilded plaster and wood carvings. It is considered to be one of South America’s most significant works of Spanish Baroque architecture. /p>
Cotopaxi – Also located in Quito, it is a potentially active stratovolcano in the Andes Mountains. The Cotopaxi is the country’s second highest summit with a height of over 19,000 feet. Many consider the Cotopaxi the highest active volcano in the world
Tortuga Bay – Located on the Santa Cruz Island of the Galapagos Islands, Tortuga Bay is home to a large beach that is preserved for the wildlife found in the area such as marine iguanas and Galapagos crabs. While swimming is prohibited on this beach, there is a separate cove where visitors can swim and view white tip reef sharks and tiger sharks.
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