Welcome to our Ecuador Travel Guide. On this page, you’ll find all of our posts about traveling to Ecuador as well as some useful travel tips about the best time to visit, where to go, things to do, an Ecuador travel budget, and much more.
Latest Ecuador Blog Posts
Below you will find all of our latest Ecuador travel blog posts which include not only our personal travel stories and experiences from travelling Ecuador for more than a month, but also some useful travel information to help you plan your own trip to the region.
When To Travel To Ecuador
The Best Time To Visit: July-August
- High Season: June – September
- Low Season: December – May
- April – June (Fall), July – August (Winter), September – October (Spring), November – March (Summer)
June to September is the peak season to visit Ecuador and at this time the crowds can be quite dense, particularly in major tourism cities and on the Galapagos Islands.
The shoulder season between October and November is a great time to visit when the weather is generally quite pleasant (aside from some showers) and the temperature is more mild (a little cool in the highlands). In the shoulder season you can also book most hotels without having to book too far in advance.
Weather Averages (Guayaquil via Holiday-Weather.com)Hottest Month: January (27.5°C / 82°F)Coldest Month: July (23°C / 73°F)Sunniest Month: April (5 hours / day)Wettest Month: February (230mm of Rainfall)Best Swimming: February (Sea Temperature 26°C / 79°F)
We visited Ecuador in February-March and it was a great time of year to visit as well. There weren’t too many crowds and yet we had great weather. This is also a good time of the year for diving and snorkelling in the Galapagos Islands.
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