Tourist Information in Upper Río Napo

Fundación Jatun Sacha

Provides information on Reserva Biológica Jatun Sacha and the surrounding jungle in Misahuallí, from their Quito HQ.
Tourist Information in Quito

Instituto Geográfico Militar

Excellent topographical maps and various tourist-highlight maps are available in the map-sales room at the Instituto Geográfico Militar, located on top of a hill southeast of Parque El Ejido. There are no buses, so …
Tourist Information in Saraguro

Tourism Office

This office on the main plaza is a useful starting point for inquiries about tours to communities and sights outside town. If there is no one in the office, head down to the bottom side of the plaza to the municipal…
Tourist Information in Quito

Quito Tourism

The Old Town tourist office is well located on Plaza Grande and helpful for general questions, directions and maps; a handicrafts store called Tienda el Qunde occupies half of the space. It also runs guided walking …
Tourist Information in Otavalo

Tourist Office

Helpful staff here speak some English and can recommend tours, hotels and other activities. The building also houses art, photography and history exhibitions, and has computers available to the public on the second …
Tourist Information in Esmeraldas

Immigration Office

At the Policía Civil Nacional, 3km out of town (take a taxi). Have your passport stamped here for entry or exit via the rarely used coastal route to Colombia. You can also inquire at the main police building on the …
Tourist Information in Coca

Tourist Information Office

The helpful tourist office offers travelers free internet access, advice on transport to Río Napo lodges, and lectures about the indigenous peoples and rare animals living in Yasuní National Park. There's one Englis…
Tourist Information in Ibarra

Tourist Office

Extremely helpful bilingual staff can organize community-tourism activities, mountaineering and hiking. Office hours may vary during festival weeks, and the office closes for about 90 minutes at lunchtime (12:30pm t…
Tourist Information in El Bosque Petrificado Puyango

Information Center

Register here before you go to the petrified forest. The staff has useful information on the history of the area and there's a small museum on site (info in Spanish). Guides are available on a tip basis.
Tourist Information in Ibarra

Intipungo Tours

A large, professional tourist outfit offering package and personalized tours of the area in half-day, one- and two- day increments. In business for more than 40 years, they also have an Otavalo office.