A colonial city surrounded by volcanoes and hills welcomes the visitors with its monuments, artistic churches, colonial houses, modern buildings and lots of pictures and places to be visited. In the surroundings of Quito there are wonderful places for sightseeing. The UNESCO considered that it should be named as World Cultural Heritage.
The Highlands area is between the two Andean mountain ranges, which enclose dreamy green valleys, colonial cities and Indian communities. This region offers from north to south beautiful landscapes, snow capped mountains, haciendas, lakes and rivers. Also a diversity of products like potatoes, onions, corn and fruits will capture in a colorful environment.
Going through the highlands the visitors admire the incomparable charm of the colonial cities and Indian villages with their unique art and handicrafts.
Located between two branches of the Andes Mountains, the region is framed by lakes, mountains, volcanoes and snowy incomparable beauty.
Discover dreamy valleys with an amazing range of unique products from this climate flora: potatoes, corn, wheat, barley, beans, as well as multiple varieties of fruit, that give to this area an incredible vibrant scene. A journey to the Ecuadorian sierra allows the visitors to admire the stunning colonial cities and different Indigenous villages, with its beautiful structures, art and crafts you can enjoy an incomparable charm.
The Amazon region is the world's largest rainforest, where flows more than a third of the fresh water on earth, also it improves the world with a huge biodiversity and unique species.
The year 8060 BC, according to archaeological and anthropological traces, date back to the first inhabitants of the area. Being an important Manor Center of the Cañari tribe, in 1470, they were conquered by the Incas. Later with the Spanish Conquest, the Cañaris allied themselves with the Spanish and helped them to conquer the Inca Empire. In addition, Cuenca was the cradle of the independence of Ecuador, which was born in 1795 with the proclamation of the Republic of Cuenca, although his supporters were strongly repressed by the Spanish. With the arrival of Simón Bolívar, Cuenca was assigned as the capital of the Department of Azuay, in the Southern District. During the 20th century, the city was relegated as a result of the importance of Quito and Guayaquil. Today, it continues the recovery process of its historical heritage (started in 2000) and it has became an international tourist attraction, being considered as one of the cities with high life quality in Ecuador.