Ecuador & the Galápagos Islands
Climb the snow-capped peak of VolcÃ¡n Chimborazo, the most distant point from the center of the Earth. Get up close and personal with capuchin monkeys in the central plaza of MisahuallÃ. Step back in time at Ingapirca, Ecuadorâ€™s finest example of Inca architecture. Take in the surf scene on the south coast. Sophisticated cities, glaciated volcanoes, the lush Amazon Basin â€“ our inimitable guide gives you access to all the treasures of exotic Ecuador and the GalÃ¡pagos Islands.
Go Wildâ€“ special chapter on GalÃ¡pagos wildlife by noted nature writer David Andrew helps you identify the many species unique to the islands.
Venture Outâ€“ expanded focus on activities, advenÂture and ecotravel, plus a dedicated Itineraries chapter to help you explore this compact yet varied country.
Get Smartâ€“ comprehensive History and Culture chapters provide insight into Ecuadorâ€™s volatile political landscape and vital indigenous communities.
Walk The Walkâ€“ discover the colonial charms of Quito and Cuenca with our detailed maps and walking tour.
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The beach at Punta Carnero is world class for surfing in South America!
If you are lucky enough to be able to visit Ecuador, Punta Carnero is an exceptional beach !!!The waters off Punta Carnero and the general area has been declared a Marine Reserve and they can watch humpback whales for several months.
Ecuador & the Galápagos Islands is a great book, !
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