Moon Ecuador by Julian Smith and Jean Brown Certain countries often have one site or attraction that pops to mind when mentioning that country. For Ecuador it is certainly the Galapagos Islands but this country has so much more to offer than these famous Islands. Moon Ecuador covers each of this country’s major regions well including the coastal zones, the great mountains of the Northern Andes and the jungles east of the Andes.
The capital city of Quito is one of the world’s highest at almost 3000 meters and for the traveler is sure to be a stop on your itinerary. This guidebook provides detailed coverage of this city and even lists a few surprise activities you normally wouldn’t think of building into your trip. With a country of such tall mountains and volcanoes it is no surprise that Ecuador is a popular destination for mountaineering. Moon Ecuador provides a number of guiding recommendations and other details about mountain climbing. This is the go to guide for anyone planning a trip to Ecuador.