Popular Cities in Ecuador

Top cities in Ecuador, page 1, based on popularity among TravBuddy members.

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Achupallas #1 most popular location
1blogs
Alausi #2 most popular location
1travelers 5blogs
Alluriquin #3 most popular location
Allurquin is a small town. Mostly a "go through" town, if you are in your way from or to Santo Domingo, you'll cross it. Allurquin is famous for the "melcocha" sort of toffee made of sugar…
1blogs
Amazon Rainforest #4 most popular location
54travelers 2reviews 5blogs
Ambato #5 most popular location
6travelers 3blogs
Arutam #6 most popular location
Arutam is a 2625 acre forest reserve in the Amazon rainforest of Ecuador, between Puyo and Macas. Within the reserve is the community of Arutam, a small indigenous community of 6 households …
2blogs
Ayampe #7 most popular location
1travelers 3reviews
Baeza #8 most popular location
1blogs
Bahia de Caraquez #9 most popular location
1travelers 1reviews 1blogs
Baltra #10 most popular location
4reviews 3blogs
Banos #11 most popular location
Baños Situated in a valley of waterfalls and hotsprings, Baños has become a mecca for international travelers seeking year-round temperate weather, a small town atmosphere, and a base fo…
10travelers 33reviews 49blogs
Baños #12 most popular location
3travelers 2reviews 3blogs
Bartolome #13 most popular location
4blogs
Bellavista #14 most popular location
1blogs
Borbon #15 most popular location
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Bucay #16 most popular location
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Cajas National Park #17 most popular location
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Canar #18 most popular location
2reviews
Canoa #19 most popular location
Canoa is a small beach / surf town. It's not as big and crowded as Montanita, so it's more laid back. But Canoa is not just about surfing, you can also go horse riding, trekking in the nea…
5travelers 15reviews 4blogs
Cayambe #20 most popular location
Cayambe, a quiet pleasant highland town located 25 km northeast of Guayllabamba. Known by its "bizcochos" (small biscuits with tasty string cheese). It's a must trying this bizcochos and ques…
3reviews 2blogs
Charapoto #21 most popular location
1travelers 1blogs
Chugchilan #22 most popular location
2reviews 3blogs
Cormorant Point #23 most popular location
1blogs
Cotacachi #24 most popular location
Cotacachi is a town of close to 10,000 people. There are quite a few expats in the town due to the mild comfortable climate and great quality of living. This town is also known as the L…
1travelers 5reviews 4blogs
Cotopaxi #25 most popular location
3travelers 7reviews 14blogs
Cuenca #26 most popular location
Cuenca Cuenca; the capital of Azuay Province. Most Ecuadorians consider Cuenca to be their country's most beautiful city and it's hard to find anyone who would argue. Cuenca means river b…
42travelers 45reviews 40blogs
Cuyabeno #27 most popular location
Cuyabeno is one of the national parks in Ecuador. it is situated in the amazon rainforest and it has a great variety of flora and fauna. one of the most spectacular places there is the "gr…
1reviews 2blogs
El Chaupi #28 most popular location
1blogs
Elizabeth Bay #29 most popular location
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El Quinche #30 most popular location
1reviews
Esmeraldas #31 most popular location
3travelers 1reviews 1blogs
Espanola #32 most popular location
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Espanola Island #33 most popular location
4blogs
Fernandina #34 most popular location
1blogs
Floreana #35 most popular location
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Floreana Island #36 most popular location
1blogs
Galapagos Islands #37 most popular location
One of the most remote destinations on the planet, and famous for being the primary inspiration for Charles Darwin’s Theory of Natural Selection, the Galapagos Islands are a small archipela…
1,004travelers 20reviews 61blogs
Genovesa island #38 most popular location
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Gordon Rocks #39 most popular location
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Guagua Pichincha #40 most popular location
1blogs
Guamote #41 most popular location
2blogs
Guapulo #42 most popular location
1reviews
Guayaquil #43 most popular location
Guayaquil and the South Coast Many visitors to Ecuador are surprised to learn that the seaport of Guayaquil is the country's largest city. But size is not only surprise in this commercial …
106travelers 43reviews 32blogs
Huaquillas #44 most popular location
1blogs
Ibarra #45 most popular location
4travelers 2reviews 4blogs
Ingapirca #46 most popular location
Ingapirca is Ecuador's biggest Inca site. It is a word from Quechua, which means "The walls from the Inca". It is located just one hour North from Cuenca. Many fundations of walls are visible…
4blogs
Irshim #47 most popular location
Irshim is a Shuar community in the middle of the Amazon rainforest. The indigenous community is very traditional and practices subsistence farming. Typical items grown include yucca, banana…
2blogs
Isabela #48 most popular location
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Isabella Island #49 most popular location
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Isinlivi #50 most popular location
1reviews
Isla Baltra #51 most popular location
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Isla Espagnola #52 most popular location
1blogs
Isla Española, Provinca de Galapagos #53 most popular location
Isla Española is the oldest and most southern island in the Galapagos Archipelago, and is 61 sq km in size. Its main attraction is its endemic wildlife. A fantastic place to go bird watching…
1blogs
Isla Genovesa, Provinca de Galapagos #54 most popular location
The northeastern-most island in the Galapagos Archipelago, Isla Genovesa (Tower Island) is just 14 sq km in size. A small island with no real tourist visitor sites, this place is actually one…
1blogs
Isla Isabela #55 most popular location
Isla Isabela is the largest island of the Galapagos Islands. It exists out of several active volcanos. From out of the sky you can clearly see this. There is a lot of different kind of vegata…
1blogs
Isla San Cristobal, Provinca de Galapagos #56 most popular location
The fifth largest of the Galapagos Islands in terms of size, and is second largest for human settlement here. Also known as Chatham Island, Isla San Cristobal is important because it is home …
1reviews 1blogs
Isla Santa Cruz #57 most popular location
Isla Santa Cruz is the main island of the Galapagos Islands. It is the island where the capital Puerto Ayora is situated. The main reason people go here is for the biggest airport on a small …
4blogs
Isla Santa Fe #58 most popular location
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Isla Santa Maria, Provinca de Galapagos #59 most popular location
More commonly known as Isla Floreana or Isla Charles, this is currently the sixth largest island in the Galapagos (at 173 sq km) and the fourth largest human settlement. It has often been ass…
3blogs
Isla Santiago #60 most popular location
1blogs
Jama #61 most popular location
2reviews
Lago Agrio #62 most popular location
3travelers 3blogs
Laguna de San Pablo #63 most popular location
1reviews
laguna mojanda #64 most popular location
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Lasso #65 most popular location
1travelers 1blogs
Latacunga #66 most popular location
Latacunga is a small Ecuadorian city of some 52,000 inhabitants, located some 90 km south of Quito. Located near Cotapaxi volcano , this plateau city has a historic center. it was founded in …
2travelers 1reviews 6blogs
Lava tunnel #67 most popular location
1blogs
Limoncocha #68 most popular location
1blogs
Loja #69 most popular location
Loja is the capitol of the province of Loja. It is situated in the very south of Ecuador, about 150km away from the border to Peru. Loja holds a rich tradition in the arts, and for this re…
19travelers 2reviews 7blogs
Macara #70 most popular location
1blogs
Machachi #71 most popular location
1travelers 1reviews 1blogs
Machala #72 most popular location
2travelers 1blogs
Machalilla #73 most popular location
The National park of Machalilla is a protected area, specially visited during the whales watching season (Jun - Sept). Also its beaches and cliffs are similar to Galapagos’ ones. It’s a t…
1reviews 1blogs
Manta #74 most popular location
Manta is a mid-sized city in Manabí Province, Ecuador. It is the most populated city in the province, the fifth most populated in the country and, economically, the third most important city…
11travelers 12reviews 14blogs
Mindo #75 most popular location
Mindo Situated northwest of Quito, Mindo is a hidden paradise 1,300 m (4,300 ft.) above sea level. Over the past few years, it has become a favorite place for birdwatching and the observin…
4travelers 15reviews 11blogs
Misahualli #76 most popular location
1travelers 4blogs
Mitad del Mundo #77 most popular location
Mitad del Mundo Quito makes a good starting point for many day-long excursions into the lush surrounding Andean Sierra. By hiring a car, taking a tour or using public transport or taxis, t…
7reviews 8blogs
Mompiche #78 most popular location
1travelers 1reviews
Montanita #79 most popular location
Montañita is a small village on Ecuador's Pacific coast. It is known as one of the best surfing locales in the country. The village is located about 180 kilometers northwest of Guayaquil.…
21travelers 19reviews 9blogs
montañita #80 most popular location
2travelers 1reviews
Montañita #81 most popular location
1reviews
Montecristi #82 most popular location
Montecristi is a small town located just 15min away from Manta. It's famous because of the Panama hats “Sombreros de Paja con torquilla”, which are made in Ecuador. Montecristi is …
1blogs
Mountain Chimborazo #83 most popular location
1blogs
Muisne #84 most popular location
1blogs
Nanegalito #85 most popular location
1reviews
North Seymour #86 most popular location
Separated by a thin strait north of Isla Baltra and Isla Santa Cruz, Isla Seymour is often referred to as North Seymour Island, while Isla Baltra is often called the South Seymour Island. Hav…
6blogs
Olon #87 most popular location
Olon is a small village just to the north of Montanita. There is a large cliff that separates the two villages. Olon has a nice beach with similar waves as is neighbor to the south, but is s…
1reviews
Otavalo #88 most popular location
Otavalo Otavalo is a largely indigenous town in Imbabura Province, Ecuador, well known for its huge Saturday market. This market days is touted to be the largest inb South America. The tow…
8travelers 16reviews 27blogs
Papallacta #89 most popular location
6reviews 2blogs
Pedernales #90 most popular location
1reviews 1blogs
Playa de Oro #91 most popular location
1blogs
Playas #92 most popular location
1reviews
Plaza Sur #93 most popular location
1blogs
Puerto Ayora #94 most popular location
Puerto Ayora is the largest town on the Galapagos Islands and hub for most tourists since it has most of the required facilities (hotels, internet cafes, etc). Saying that, it's still pretty…
2travelers 6reviews 28blogs
Puerto Baquerizo #95 most popular location
1blogs
Puerto Baquerizo Moreno #96 most popular location
2blogs
Puerto Cayo #97 most popular location
Puerto Cayo is a nice fishertown. It's located between Puerto Lopez and Manta. Puerto Lopez is very famous because of the Machalilla Park and the Whale Watching, but you can also watch whales…
1travelers 4reviews 3blogs
Puerto Lopez #98 most popular location
Puerto Lopez is a small fisher-town in the south of Manabi-Province and it is very near to the Machalilla National Park, which might be its main attraction. Puerto Lopez is the perfect pla…
1travelers 18reviews 9blogs
Puerto Napo #99 most popular location
2blogs
Puerto Pasado #100 most popular location
1blogs