Ecuador is also a great country for mountain and volcano climbing.
With some of the world’s largest volcanoes, Ecuador’s peaks offer amazing panoramic views, smoking craters, crater lakes, glaciers, lava fields and paramo highland vegetation.
Here you will find a well-displayed collection of artefacts that document Ecuador 's ancient coastal cultures dating back nearly 6,000 years.
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With signs of human life in Ecuador dating as far back as 9000 , the people of Ecuador equally offer both, a rich history and significant regional differences in customs and beliefs.
In the country’s earliest days, Ecuador’s tribes lived peacefully without much warfare.
But Ecuadorian culture dates back much earlier than the Spanish invasion of four hundred years ago.
To appreciate its depth and history, visit the extraordinary exhibits at the Casa de la Cultura museum complex, housed in the strikingly modern, circular glass building in the Parque El Ejido in Quito .
Located between Peru, Columbia and the Pacific Ocean.
Ecuador has three geographically distinct regions (The Coast, The Andes Sierra and the Amazon rainforest jungle) that allow for such rich diversity.
Rich in wildlife, culture, and natural beauty, Ecuador is one of the world’s most colourful countries.