Ecuador is a country straddling the equator on South America’s west coast. Its diverse landscape encompasses Amazon jungle, Andean highlands and the wildlife-rich Galápagos Islands. In the Andean foothills at an elevation of 2,850m, Quito, the capital, is known for its largely intact Spanish colonial center, with decorated 16th- and 17th-century palaces and religious sites, like the ornate Compañía de Jesús Church.
The coastal lowlands in the western part of Ecuadorare typically warm with temperatures in the region of 25 °C (77 °F). Coastal areas are affected by ocean currents and between January and April are hot and rainy. The weather in Quito is consistent with that of a subtropical highland climate.
USD is the currency in Ecuador
Average conversional rate 1 USD = INR 66
In Quito's market area you can also find a variety of aromatic herbs, exotic barks, leaves and seeds often used by indigenous people for medicinal purposes. Cuenca. The Andes. Guayaquil. Cotacachi.Otavalo