Otavalo Market & Quilotoa Crater Lake

Otavalo market & Quilotoa After a week of working, I was sent on 2 day tours which Ecuatraveling sells. First, the Otavalo Market Day Tour. Otavalo market is only 2 hours of the tour. Firstly, you go to...

Meet The Kichwa Community In Cuyabeno

During your trip to the Cuyabeno jungle you have the opportunity to meet the Kichwa community. One of the Jungle communities in the Cuyabeno reserve. The Kichwa indigenous community is the most populous...

Experience in the Amazon jungle!

After quite a few hours of driving, the bus finally dropped us off on the side of the road. There wasn’t much around – a little store, a school, a few houses… We then ventured onto a path leading towards...

Tremendous turquoise Quilotoa Lagoon

Quilotoa is one of the many volcanoes you can visit in Ecuador.  It is located about 3 hours south from Quito, at an altitude of 3500m. It is possible to go there for just a day, so we left early-ish (8...

Adventure time in Mindo!

Mindo is located in the cloud forest, 2 ½ hours away from Quito. It is very famous for bird watching, the chocolate tours and adventure sports. We decided to go to Mindo for a weekend, so we set off early in...

Salinas de Guaranda: Cornucopia of the Sierra

Tucked amid the rolling hills and steep canyons of Bolivar province, lies the quaint, sleepy town of Salinas. Named for its millennial salt mines, this town is truly one of Ecuador’s best kept secrets. The...

Cotopaxi: climbing a monstrous volcano

I’ve never been that big of a sporter. Don’t get me wrong, I enjoy some sports and in my own country I go everywhere by bike, which I consider to be my daily workout. So even though I heard that climbing...