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|Local draught beer||$1.00|
|One-way ticket (local transport)||$0.25|
|Chicken breasts at the market||$5.55|
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With cheap flights to Ecuador you can experience the bounty and beauty of this South American country, nestled between Columbia and Peru. With rich colonial history as well as ancient Andean history, there are many locations in Ecuador which are UNESCO World Heritage sites, and excellent places to visit on your next vacation to Ecuador. Ecuador is also a stunning place of natural beauty, with numerous jungles, forests, volcanoes, lakes, rivers and natural springs to inspire you on your next trip. With cheap tickets to Ecuador, you'll be able to experience all of this and more, for a truly memorable vacation experience.
Cheap flights to Ecuador will allow you to experience its capital city, Quito, and the first city to be named a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1978. With a beautiful old town, numerous colonial plazas, churches and houses left from the colonial period, it's one of the best examples of colonial history and architecture in South America. Basilica del Voto National is Quito's largest church, built in a gothic style, with an excellent tower featuring a panoramic view of Quito. There's also the Monastery of San Francisco, which is Quito's oldest church (dating back to 1536,) featuring an excellent art museum and even a crypt under the church. Also be sure to visit La Mariscal and the Equatorial Memorial, to visit the earth's actual equator!
When purchasing airline tickets to Ecuador, put Cuenca on your list of places to visit. Not only is it Ecuador's third largest city, but also a UNESCO World Heritage site, and one of the best cities for seeing old colonial style architecture. With 52 churches (one for each day of a year,) a thriving music and arts scene and a giant student population from the local Universities, it's a pretty cool place to hang out. Catedral de la Immaculada is one of Cuenca's oldest churches, from 1885, with a fabulous blue dome, intricate gold leaf interior, stained glass and a beautiful Czech tile exterior. Also be sure to swing past the Old Cathedral-Iglesia El Sagrario, dating back to 1557, with catacombs, 1500's art, and a beautiful museum inside. It's truly a trip back in time to Cuenca's founding.
With cheap flights to Ecuador, don't forget to pay a visit to Otavalo, if you enjoy indigenous culture and perhaps the best market experience in all of Ecuador. The Otavalos are widely regarded craftsmen, ever since indigenous times, known for beautifully and intricately made handicrafts and hand woven goods. If you're coming to visit the market place, Saturday is the biggest market day in which lots of hand woven items such as textiles, scarves, sweaters, gloves, hats, painted gourds, clay pipes, bags, puppets, Panama hats and more. Since there's such a tourist rush to Otavalo on Saturday, be sure to book your hotels in Ecuador way in advance, to make sure there are accommodations. There's also an animal market and a food market to check out and enjoy, while you're here. If you enjoy wildlife, also be sure to check out Laguna Cuicocha, a lake formed from a volcanic eruption, with excellent hiking, wildlife and nature to take in and experience.
Flights to Ecuador will allow you to experience Banos, one of Ecuador's most famed tourist destinations, with an active volcano, thermal hot springs and tons of outdoor activities to keep you entertained, like hiking, horseback riding and jungle trekking. Banos is most well known for its thermal hot springs, high in mineral content and mixed with water from Volcano Tungurahua. La Piscinas de La Virgen is the most famous thermal pool of all to visit and relax in. The Church of the Virgin of the Holy Water is also dedicated to the Virgin Maria, which tells the story of the Virgin Maria and the volcano. There's also Tungurahua, the city's active volcano, which many people like hike up to, and watch puff, sputter and eject smoke and volcanic ash. Flighthub offers the cheapest flights to Ecuador, to make all of your vacation fantasies come true.