This country is the cradle of the Galapagos.
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What an enchantment! This country, the cradle of the Galapagos, shows off its 1,000 colours while preserving its fauna and flora and its virgin forest.
Spanish and Quichua (Ecuadorian Quechua)
No vaccination is compulsory, but some are recommended: vaccination against yellow fever is strongly recommended and is also required on entry to the country for travellers from countries where it is endemic.
The update of the diphtheria-tetanus-poliomyelitis (DTP) vaccination is recommended by including rubella-mumps-measles (MMR) in children.
Depending on local travel conditions, vaccinations against typhoid fever and viral hepatitis A and B may be recommended.
Vaccination against bacterial meningitis may be recommended depending on local travel conditions.
Vaccination against rabies may also be offered in certain cases depending on the conditions and location of the stay. Ask your doctor or an international vaccination centre for advice.
Water / Electricity
US type sockets
It is not advisable to drink tap water, avoid ice cubes, raw vegetables, milk and its non-industrial by-products and undercooked meats.
Currency / Exchange
The US dollar
Bank cards are accepted but not everywhere, it is more advantageous to pay in cash because merchants charge 5 to 10 % on card payments.