Information about Ecuador: Ecuador, officially the republic of Ecuador (Spanish: república del ecuador, which literally translates as “republic of the equator”), is a representative democratic republic in north-western south America, bordered by Colombia on the north, Peru on the east and south, and the pacific ocean to the west. Ecuador also includes the Galapagos Islands in the pacific, about 1,000 kilometres (620 mi) west of the mainland. Quito is the capital with a population of 1,61 million (2020). Read More...

Game and Nature

Cayambe Coca Ecological Reserve is a nature reserve in Ecuador located along the Equator about 38 km from Quito. The park encompasses an area of 4,031.03 km².

Antisana Ecological Reserve is a protected area in Ecuador situated in the Napo Province, Quijos Canton and Archidona Canton.

Cotacachi Cayapas Reserve contains 752,235 acres of land and is located in the Imbabura and Esmeraldas provinces of Ecuador 87 miles from Quito. This nature reserve is partly rainforest.

Limoncocha National Biological Reserve This Nature reserve is located 229 miles from Quito, Ecuador. The reserve includes over 13,000 acres of land in the Shushufindi Canton, Sucumbíos Province.

El Refugio Cloud Forest Lodge is a reserve and farm in the Ecuadorian sierra just three hours from Quito’s international airport, one-and-a-half hours from the market town of Otavalo.

The Bellavista Cloud Forest Reserve Is a 2,000-acre (8.1 km2) certified conservation area on the North-Western slopes of the Andean mountain range and is located 52 km from the Ecuadorian capital city of Quito. The lodge itself comprises guest rooms, 10 km of walking trails and the four storey geodesic dome, which contains a restaurant, viewing platforms and further accommodation. The Reserve was first established in 1991 by a British/Colombian couple.

The Jatun Sacha Foundation is a private Ecuadorian non profit NGO (nongovernmental organisation) founded in 1985. The purpose of this organisation is outlined on its website as: “Foundation Jatun Sacha is dedicated to the conservation, investigation and management of ecologically important habitats, environmental education and community development.” The name Jatun Sacha is derived from the local Kichwa language.

Kapawi Ecolodge & Reserve Discover a different lifestyle, experience an ancient culture, and travel into the past of the Amazon rainforest without sacrificing comfort.

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