Machalilla National Park

This park is one of the country’s first protected areas. Its early declaration in 1979 reveals that even at the beginning of Ecuador’s National System of Protected Areas, the importance of the area and the urgency to protect its ecosystems – the dry and semi-dry forests and the marine-coastal environments of southern Manabí – were […]

Discover the Natural Beauty of Cotopaxi National Park

Cotopaxi National Park is a true wonder of the world, boasting the Cotopaxi volcano, a snow-capped cone that stands at an impressive 5,897 metres above sea level. It’s a true natural wonder, recognised globally as one of Ecuador’s top natural landmarks alongside the Galapagos Islands. Mountaineers from across the globe have climbed its summit, with […]


This park has three main attractions: three volcanoes (two of them active), an abundance of lakes with amazing stories, such as the one where hundreds of birds come to die, and a huge biodiversity. The park extends over the Eastern Cordillera protecting páramos, high Andean forests, and subtropical forests. Because of this wonderful geography and […]

Antisana National Park: Exploring the Majestic Volcano and Pristine Landscapes

The Antisana volcano, nestled in the Eastern Andes range, stands as a majestic and enigmatic wonder. The area protected by the Antisana National Park encompasses high-altitude wetlands and eastern Andean forests, forming a diverse habitat shaped by volcanic activity, glacier dynamics, and the forces of evolution. Its breathtaking landscapes and rich wildlife captivate visitors, while […]

Exploring the Natural Wonders of Cayambe-Coca National Park

Cayambe-Coca National Park, located in Ecuador, is a natural treasure that captivates visitors with its awe-inspiring landscapes and abundant water sources. With its snow-capped Cayambe volcano and the origins of the Coca River, the park showcases nature’s grandeur. However, it is the park’s remarkable water features that truly set it apart. From mist-laden environments to […]