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Laguna de Quilotoa, Ecuador. The crater lake of Laguna Quilotoa is nestled 3,800m high in an active Andean volcano. Located about 100 km south of Quito, the ‘Laguna,’ or lake, sparkles a beautiful emerald colour due to high mineral content in the icy water. The surrounding area offers stunning vistas with high mountain peaks and rugged Andean landscapes.

Laguna de Quilotoa, Ecuador. The crater lake of Laguna Quilotoa is nestled 3,800m high in an active Andean volcano. Located about 100 km south of Quito, the ‘Laguna,’ or lake, sparkles a beautiful emerald colour due to high mineral content in the icy water. The surrounding area offers stunning vistas with high mountain peaks and rugged Andean landscapes.

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To our students traveling to Ecuador to participate in our Exchange Program with the Universidad San Francisco de Quito!

Going to Quito, Ecuador? Head straight for the historic center and check out these gorgeous places! Read more: 10 Places to Visit in Historical Quito Ecuador

10 Places to Visit in Historical Quito Ecuador

Going to Ecuador? Don't miss its gorgeous historic center, located in the capital, Quito! From stunning churches to lovely colonial streets, you won't run out of things to do here: 10 Places to Visit in Historical Quito Ecuador

From the creepy clown trash cans (seriously, Ecuador, WTF?) to llamas and knee injuries in the Andes and making turtle friends in the Galapagos Islands, we had a fantastic time during our month backpacking in Ecuador! Here are 30 things no one told us about before we visited Ecuador….

30 Things No One Tells You About Backpacking in Ecuador

From the creepy clown trash cans (seriously, Ecuador, WTF?) to llamas and knee injuries in the Andes and making turtle friends in the Galapagos Islands, we had a fantastic time during our month backpa

Pailon del Diablo Bridge, Gateway to the Amazon, Banos Ecuador

Baños, located at the base of the Tungurahua volcano, is a popular city for expats and thrill seekers. The city's proper name is Baños de Agua Santa - Baths of

Visiting Ecuador? Don't forget to try out the must eat street food in Quito! Empanadas and helado are just a start!

Must Eat: 15 Best Street Foods in Quito, Ecuador

Quilotoa Ecuador, is a stunning volcanic caldera crater high in the Andes mountains in Ecuador. The Quilotoa Loop is a very popular hiking trail which loops around the Panamericana visiting many villages and the Laguna de Quilotoa, called the Lake Quilotoa or Quilotoa Lagoon. Close to Quito Ecuador, Quilotoa Loop can be visited as a day trip from Quito. One of the top things to do in Ecuador and top places to visit in Ecuador. Read more in our Ecuador Travel Guide.

Why you must visit Quilotoa Lake in Ecudaor

Quilotoa Ecuador, is a stunning volcanic caldera crater high in the Andes mountains in Ecuador. The Quilotoa Loop is a very popular hiking trail which loops around the Panamericana visiting many villages and the Laguna de Quilotoa, called the Lake Quiloto

Top things to do in Mindo Ecuador. Trekking in the Mindo Cloud Forest, where the beautiful Mindo Ecuador Butterflies fill the sky. For adventure in Mindo Ecuador South America, go tubing on the Rio Mindo, or zip-lining above the Mindo Cloud Forest. But the ultimate treat is tasting the Mindo Chocolate, all produced locally in Mindo Ecuador. Read all this in our Mindo Ecuador Travel Guide.

Ecuador's magical Cloud Forest in Mindo

Travel Guide to the unmissable things to to in Mindo Ecuador. Trekking the Mindo Cloud Forest, river tubing, bird watching, zip-lining, mountain biking.

6 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE VISITING ECUADOR | http://www.gringajourneys.com/visiting-ecuador/

6 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE VISITING ECUADOR

If you& planning a trip to Ecuador, here are 6 things that you should probably know before you go along with some fun facts!

Going to South America and budgeting Ecuador for a week of travel!

How to do nine days Ecuador for under $400

Laguna de Cuicocha, Cotacachi, Ecuador. One of my the most beautiful places I've ever seen.

Laguna de Cuicocha, Cotacachi, Ecuador: This reserve protects a huge swath of the western Andes. The range of altitudes, from Volcán Cotacachi to the coastal lowland rainforests, means an abundance of biodiversity.

With this post I introduce you to the best places to see in Ecuador along the avenue of the volcanoes from north to south.

Top 10 Places to See in Ecuador (Andean Region)

With this post I introduce you to the best places to see in Ecuador along the avenue of the volcanoes from north to south.