Those who are looking for an exciting place which is a mix of cultural as well as natural attractions then Ecuador can be one of the best options.
Following are few of the places that you can visit during your next excursion to Ecuador & Galapagos.
- Yasuni National Park
This place is known as one of the largest areas that is protected in mainland Ecuador. This Yasuni National Park often boasts of diverse people of flora and fauna.
- Agua Blanca
Agua Blanca settlement is located in an oldest archaeological site of South America. Also, it is known as intriguing mix of different culture, history, natural beauty, Agua Blanca will hold small church, community center, few houses, and few other sites.
- Alabado House
In this popular museum, there are much more than 5,000 number of artifacts that are on display and 500 of all these rare pieces of part of permanent collection of the museum.
- Cajas National Park
It is one of the protected areas as declared by the government in the year 1996. You will find almost 300 lakes as well as lagoons. It is also great destination for camping, hiking and backpacking.
- Carondelet Palace
This palace is one of the main centers for all kind of government activity in the Ecuador. It is one of the architectural masterpieces which is more than three hundred years old.
- Pikaia Lodge
This is one of the best resorts that you can find in Santa Cruz from where you can easily visit to the Galapagos National Park, El Garrapatero Beach.
In this lodge, you will get a spacious library, Explorers Lounge, beautiful infinity pools, and also a Zen-style spa.
- Cotopaxi National Park
This national park is well known for its beauty and there are plenty of attractions to see. You can enjoy trekking, climbing and also backpacking when you visit this park.
- Guayllabamba Zoo
If you are interested in seeing Ecuador’s wildlife then this zoo is a perfect place to visit. Here you will find more than 50 different species of various native creatures that live in this famous zoo.
- Ciudad Mitad del Mundo
This Ciudad Mitad del Mundo contains Monument to Equator and a 30-meter-tall statue which sits directly on the top of equator. Also, it contains Itinan Solar Museum, which is one of the amusing attractions for the tourists.
- Machalilla National Park
This park is located in the Manabi Province, this National Park is also home for all kinds of special animals and also plant life.