The Amazon contains more biodiversity than anywhere else on the planet. It’s home to over 1,000 species of reptiles and more than 400 species of amphibians. It’s also home to the world’s biggest snakes and deadliest creatures. Which ones keep people up at night? Which ones have become legends? We picked 5 of them. Here is our list of the Amazon’s top 5 reptiles and amphibians.
Just a few miles to the west of Cuenca is one of Ecuador's most spectacular national parks. Travel Contigo recommends it as a must-see when visiting Cuenca. The hike is a bit more intense than you might be used to, however. What can you expect when you go? And what should you keep in mind during your hike? Here's some tips for preparing to go hiking in Cajas National Park.
Great question, and not just because I asked it! As an American citizen, I sometimes forget about the fact that the vast majority of the world does not hold a US passport and therefore don’t share the same freedoms and restrictions of travel that I do. Considering the fact that most of our clients are not Ecuadorian citizens, pretty much anyone reading this blog will need to know this information before planning a trip.
The Amazon contains more biodiversity than anywhere else on the planet. It's home to over 1000 species of birds. If you visit, which ones are you likely to see? And which ones have become so famous that they have risen to legendary status? We picked five of them. Here is our list of the Amazon's top 5 birds.
One of Ecuador’s greatest qualities is its diversity. Because of this, if you plan to travel to different regions, be sure to prepare beforehand for things like clothes and, for the purpose of this article, hair. Admittedly, this article probably won’t be for everyone, but if you’re as vain as I am (and I certainly pray that you aren’t), then this information will be a great help.