With so many distinct attractions, regions, and destinations, there are a variety of ways to visit Ecuador. A large majority of tourists do so as part of an organized package tour to the Galápagos, often with an "add-on" excursion to some other popular destination in the country. Whether or not you are traveling on your own or with a package, there are many factors to take into consideration, from the basics of where and when to go, to more subtle decisions about how to get around and how to stay in touch with loved ones while on the road -- or the high seas.

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