Ecuador Travel Guide

Between the central Cotopaxi and Tungurahua volcanoes 124 miles south of Quito lies Nevado Roses—the antithesis of your grandmother’s flower garden. More than 3 million rosebushes bloom in tidy rows, wafting their heady fragrance into the air.

Measuring 166 feet in length, this deluxe yacht carries a maximum of 40 passengers on four- and six-night excursions to the Galápagos Islands.

The museum is an homage to Ecuador’s most famous artist, Oswaldo Guayasamín.

Based in San Francisco, the Geographic Expeditions travel company provides several close-to-nature cruises to the Galápagos Islands. Transportation options include a private charter boat and La Pinta, a 48-person yacht with 10 staterooms and 14 cabins.

A shrine to Ecuador’s most famous artist, Oswaldo Guayasamín.

This small Ecuadorean cruise company is charting a new course for travel to Darwin’s famous islands.