Ecuador can visit any time of year. Due to the geographical location of the country there is little seasonal change. Ecuadorians can often tell him he can expect to have all four seasons in one day. Although there is a time of moisture or dryness, these variations are unpredictable and the months vary depending on your location in Ecuador. Quito, Otavalo and the Andes have a moderate climate throughout the year with temperatures between 60 ° F (15.5 ° C) during the day and occasional rain. The Amazon region is hot, humid and rainy all year with a slightly dry season during April and June. The rain can be refreshing heat and humidity making it a destination that can be visited anytime of year.
Ecuador requires that every traveler has a valid passport issued by their country of residence. Visa is only required for visitors from the following countries: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Nepal, Nigeria, Pakistan and Somalia. The traveler must also have proof of return. We recommend that you contact an embassy or consulate in your country.
Spanish is the official language of Ecuador, however, is very easy to find tour guides who speak English, if you need guides in other languages also you can be found, but at a higher cost.
Non-potable water is not safe to drink in Ecuador. Bottled water is available at tourist sites, hotels and restaurants.
Tipping is a personal and optional matter. If you feel that the service has been excellent, you can express your gratitude leaving tips.
In Quito, Otavalo and other cities in the Andean region should wear comfortable clothes during the day and a wool jacket or coat overnight. In the moor and winter warm clothing it is essential. Layering is ideal. Evenings can be rainy and suggest an umbrella, depending on the time.
Consider the beaches of Ecuador are an experience to “enjoy nature” which include hiking, swimming and other physical activities. Therefore, we invite you to bring comfortable breathable clothes, sandals or similar, swimsuits, sunscreen, insect repellent, wide brim hat, sunglasses, binoculars, eye drops. For evening dresses are not necessary or accessories, which is semi-formal clothing is advised.
For the Amazon and its explorations we recommend using long-sleeved shirts and long pants to protect against mosquitoes. Should pack insect repellent, sunscreen, hat and eye drops. A camera, binoculars and flashlight are necessary to enjoy the ride, as well as a waterproof jacket, rubber shoes and swimwear.
Imbabura, known as the province of the lakes, here Otavalo and communities, has the largest traditional market (Plaza de Ponchos) in Latin America and an important ancestral, cultural and traditional heritage of the Kichwa Otavalo, The Galapagos Islands, snowcapped Andes as Chimborazo and Cotopaxi, Ecuador Costa, Guayaquil and the Ruta del Sol, in the Amazon, a landmark in the area is the city of Tena and Misahualli in the province of Napo and the colonial churches of Quito and Cuenca . There are hundreds of places in Ecuador that leave you in awe.