Ecuador

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Riobamba, Ecuador

Riobamba is the capital of the Chimborazo Province in the Andes.

  • Trip cost: $775 USD
  • Population: 157,000
  • Language: Spanish
  • Currency: American Dollar
  • Climate: cold and exposed
  • Weather: 15°C – 25°C
  • Fun fact: The Chimborazo volcano is the farthest point the Earth’s centre.

Tena, Ecuador

Tena is the capital of the Napo Province in the Amazon Forest.

  • Trip cost: $805 USD
  • Population: 61,000
  • Language: Spanish
  • Currency: American Dollar
  • Climate: hot and humid
  • Weather: 5°C – 20°C
  • Fun fact: Tena is a popular launching point for jungle, kayaking, and rafting tours in the Amazon rainforest region.

Esmeraldas, Ecuador

Esmeraldas is the capital of the Esmeraldas Province and is the site of an international seaport.

  • Trip cost: $805 USD
  • Population: 190,000
  • Language: Spanish
  • Currency: American Dollar
  • Climate: hot and humid
  • Weather: 25°C – 30°C
  • Fun fact: Many soccer players on the Ecuadorian national football team originate from Esmeraldas.

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