Learn Spanish or Quichua, the language of Ecuador's largest indigenous group. Join in on the fun and excitement of local festivals, including colorful indigenous celebrations that date back hundreds of years, and the vibrant, dance-oriented Afro-Ecuadorian holidays.
Hike to the snowy top of the world's highest active volcano, Cotopaxi. Go bird watching in pristine cloud forests. Bargain with locals at markets that have remained unchanged for a thousand years. Search for Incan ruins. Help with the rehabilitation of wounded condors. Ecuador has something for everybody.