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Cheap flights to Ecuador

Reasons To Visit Ecuador

Situated along the western coast of South America along the Pacific Ocean, Ecuador is a fascinating country offering a unique blend of culture, history and nature. If you fancy exploring the heritage of Ecuador then you will want to visit the capital Quito which still retains much of its historic charm. Some of the country’s finest works of architecture and heritage sites are located in the city - at the center of life in Quito is Plaza Grande, or you may consider hiking up the Guagua Pichincha Volcano for spectacular views over the city. The Ecuadorian wilderness is a diverse place offering many exciting opportunities for the adventurous traveler, while there are plenty of charming resort towns along the coast where you can lay back and relax on the beach.

Where to stay: Ratings and booking information for the best hotels in Quito for every budget

Arriving In Ecuador

The busiest airport in Ecuador is Mariscal Sucre International Airport outside of the capital Quito, closely followed by Jose Joaquin de Olmedo International Airport near Guayaquil. If you are looking to travel from the UAE to Ecuador, it will not be possible to make the journey directly. However, both of Ecuador’s main airports have connections to destinations handling direct flights from the UAE, so it will be convenient to make the journey with only a single stopover.

Both airport offers all of the essential services and facilities you would need, so you can find a few things to do to help pass the time while you wait for your flight. If you are looking to travel into Quito from Mariscal Sucre International Airport there is a dedicated airport bus as well as public buses available if you don’t want to pay for a private taxi. From Jose Joaquin de Olmedo International Airport you are only 5 km away from the center of Guayaquil and taxis are readily available to take you to your destination.

Ecuador Travel Information

Most nationals including those from the UAE are able to travel to Ecuador without a visa and stay for a period of up to three months. The climate in Ecuador will vary depending on where you are, although generally temperatures remain consistent throughout the year. For example, in the capital Quito you can expect average highs in the low 20s, while if you are visiting Guayaquil you can expect much warmer temperatures with average highs in the low 30s. Ecuador is a whopping nine hours behind the UAE, while the currency in the country is the US dollar.

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* This information is correct as of December 2017

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