Geographically, Ecuador is a small country but you can move in a matter of hours from jungle-rainforest to foothills and the high slopes of the Andes, and then down to the Pacific Coast, while observing a breathtaking panorama of scenery and nature. For a map of the country: The Andean region (also known as the Sierra and the Highlands) is the most visited region in the country. Its cultural and natural diversity ... (more)