Officially known as the Republic of Ecuador, the country is located in South America’s northwest. Ecuador is popular for its excellent weather thanks to its location right on the equator. Visitors can enjoy a steady and pleasant temperature of 19 degrees Celsius year-round.
Ecuador is visited by many tourists for its beautiful beaches along its long coastline measuring 530 miles. Travellers will enjoy various marine activities from scuba diving to snorkelling in any of its coastal towns such as Salango and the Galapagos Islands. Aside from its various beaches, it is also quite popular among travellers for its natural landscape of mountains and volcanoes. It is home to one of the world’s highest active volcanoes, the Cotopaxi Volcano.
Ecuador’s capital city, Quito, is also a good place to visit when you’re looking for a bit of culture while in the country. Its historic city centre is one of the first World Cultural Heritage sites. The views around the city is also something that should not be missed considering it is known to be the world’s highest capital city.
Before booking that flight to Ecuador, it is always good to know when it is best to visit the country. Ecuador only has two seasons – wet and dry. The warmest days usually fall between the months of January to May. It is also the best to visit if you’re going for some snorkelling since the waters will be calmer during this season. Meanwhile, the months of April to December are hot and rainy. Most often, the best time to fly to Ecuador will depend on the peak season. Middle of June to early September are considered to be the busiest tourist season in Ecuador particularly in the Galapagos.
Deciding on the best flight to Ecuador also depends on the airport you’ll be arriving in. Ecuador has two main airports, the Mariscal Sucre International Airport (UIO) in Quito and the José Joaquin de Olmedo International Airport (GYE) in Guayaquil. The Quito airport operates flights from several airlines including American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Iberia and TAME, the flag carrier of Ecuador. Meanwhile, the Guayaquil airport serves flights from airlines including Copa Airlines, KLM and LAN Ecuador. To help you decide on the best airline to book a flight for Ecuador, view this list of airlines flying to Ecuador.
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