Quito - seductive and fascinating!
Ecuador's exciting capital, Quito, is surrounded by beautiful volcanoes and lies 2,850 meters above sea level and is the world's second highest capital city. This special location gives the capital a very special environment, and it is therefore called the "city of eternal spring".
Ecuador is a magical land where the experience covers everything from the lush jungle, the high mountain peaks, the fascinating indigenous peoples, and especially the unique and outstanding Galapagos islands.
The climate in the country is very diverse. The southern coast often has a cool climate, with very little rain, and the northern coast is warmer, around 30 degrees all year round, and more rain than the south coast.
Quito is one of the most beautiful, richest and oldest cities in Latin America, and is simply a must for language travel students. The city has a rich history and historically has been occupied numerous peoples. Today, the historic city centre is famous worldwide, and with buildings dating back to colonial times, there is a completely unique atmosphere. The historic town came on UNESCO's World Heritage in the 1978.
The city is the perfect destination if you have a desire for a big city experience with historical touch!