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Ecuador & Galapagos Islands Weather

  • Banana fields on a beautiful day
  • Tungurahua volcano eruption
  • View for miles
  • The sunny sea side
  • Salinas beach with apartment buildings and yacht club
  • A monument to the Virgin Mary in Quito

Weather in Ecuador varies depending on the region, but is also greatly affected by altitude and the higher up, the colder it gets. There are generally two seasons in Ecuador, a wet season and a dry season, but these differ depending on where one travels.

In the Oriente region, it rains often and April through June tend to experience the most rainfall.  August, and then December to March are considered the dry season. The coastal lowlands tend to enjoy warm temperatures that average around 25˚C (77˚F). This part of the country is naturally affected by the ocean currents and as such, it experiences the most rain between January and April. Weather in the Andes depends on altitude, but the climate varies between the eastern and western slopes of the mountains. For the eastern side of the Andes, October to February is the dry season while March to September is the wet season. In contrast, on the western side, June to September make up the dry season and October to May is the wet season.

Quito, the capital city reflects a subtropical highland climate but also experiences a dry season (summer) from June to September and a wet season (winter) from October to May.



Ecuador Information

At Goway we believe that a well-informed traveller is a safer traveller. With this in mind, we have compiled an easy-to-navigate travel information section dedicated to Ecuador.

Learn about the history and culture of Ecuador, the must-try food and drink, and what to pack in your suitcase. Read about Ecuador's nature and wildlife, weather and geography, along with 'Country Quickfacts' compiled by our travel experts. Our globetrotting tips, as well as our visa and health information will help ensure you're properly prepared for a safe and enjoyable trip. The only way you could possibly learn more is by embarking on your journey and discovering Ecuador for yourself. Start exploring… book one of our Ecuador tours today!


Extend Your Trip

After your Ecuador vacation packages, why not consider another of Goway's Latin America tours. These include a large selection of other exciting countries in Central and South America. We offer Chile vacation packages and Easter Island toursPeru vacation packages which include Machu Picchu tours and Brazil tours including Iguassu Falls tours among many others.



Book your Ecuador tour with Goway! 

LATIN AMERICA by Goway is an exclusive division that specializes in planning and organizing Ecuador tours and experiences. Choose from a simple city stopover, a cruise to the Galapagos Islands, a Holiday of a Lifetime tour, a small group tour and much more. We want to be your first choice when next you go globetrotting to Ecuador.

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