Andean Highlands is a region in Ecuador. At an elevation of over 2,200m, the Andean highlands are very scenic, and can offer breathtaking natural experience. This part of Ecuador also preserves much of its original pre-Columbian heritage, which is notable in the food language, clothes and costumes of many people.
Popular destinations: Quito
Quito is the capital of Ecuador. It was founded in 1534 on the ruins of an ancient Inca city.
Cuenca is a vibrant colonial city in southern Ecuador, the third largest in the country, and the capital of Azuay Province.
Mindo is a small town in the Andean foothills of Ecuador. Set in beautiful cloud-forest, it attracts birdwatchers first and foremost, but also has attractions for other tourists.
Otavalo is a small town in Ecuador. It has about 50,000 inhabitants and is the capital of the canton of the same name.
Baños is a small city in the Andean highlands of Ecuador under the smoke of volcano Tungurahua.
Vilcabamba, meaning Sacred Valley, is a quiet, scenic, peaceful valley near the Podocarpus National Park in southern Ecuador.
Riobamba is a city in the Andean highlands of Ecuador. It is the third largest city in Ecuador and is known locally as the "Sultan of the Andes".
Baeza is a small town in Quijos Canton in Napo Province, which is in the Andean Highlands of Ecuador.
Tababela is in the Andean Highlands of Ecuador, significant to travelers for being the closest town to the newly built Aeropuerto Internacional Mariscal Sucre which serves the capital, Quito.
Parque Nacional Cotopaxi is in the central Andes of Ecuador, about 50 km southeast of central Quito.
Santiago de Bolivar, also just known as simply Santiago for the locals and residents of Ecuador, it is a very nice relaxed colonial town located in Bolivar in the Central Andes of Ecuador.
San Luis de Pambil is a small town in Bolivar Province in the warm Coastal Lowlands of Ecuador, or at least in the foothills of the Andes mountains as they slope downwards towards the coastal lowlands.
Loja is a city in the south of the Andean Highlands region of Ecuador.
Ibarra is a city in Ecuador. Ibarra is colonial town of 100,000 inhabitants and the capital of Imbabura province.
Laguna Quilotoa is the highlight of the Quilotoa Loop. Located 14km north of Zumbahua, it is an volcanic-crater lake that sits at an elevation of 3900m and offers stunning views of both the lake and the mountain ranges surrounding it.
Alausi is a village in the Andean Highlands of Ecuador. It is the closest station to the train ride Nariz del Diablo.
Popular Destinations in Ecuador
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