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ETHNIC GROUPS OF ECUADOR

Pictures of Ethnic groups of Ecuador

On this page we share some pictures of the Ecuadorian people. When you visit Ecuador, make sure you keep a keen eye open for the wonderful people of Ecuador. Many Ecuadorians spend family time in the open and wonderful events of life play out right in front of you.

 

Dear visitor, our website gives you info about our National Parks Tours, our Galapagos programs, the Cuyabeno Loop, as well as our Cuyabeno  and Cofan Lodges in the Amazon.   For those who want to combine the Exuberant Nature of Ecuador with the Famous culture of Peru, we even have a 7 days Highlights of Peru extension! Our website gives you the best information on the internet, because we are the only tour operator run by professional biologists. Take a look:

 

OUR PARKS AND TRIBES ECO TOURS

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Indians take you in their agile dug-out canoes along winding rivers.

STANDARD COFAN LODGE TOUR

Start your Cuyabeno journey on Ecuador's most scenic wide Amazon tributary, the Aguarico River. Spend 3 nights in the Cofan Lodge, exploring the lower Cuyabeno and Zábalo Rivers.

 

 

Price: $ 499

 4 days

Children learning about the rainforest.

CUYABENO LOOP

The Cuyabeno Loop explores the breathtaking scenery of lower Cuyabeno and Zábalo Rivers and the Cuyabeno Lake. Watch the amazing birds and wildlife. Pass 2 nights with the amazing Cofan Indians in the Cofan Lodge and enjoy 2 nights of comfort in the famous Cuyabeno Lodge.

Price: $ 799

5 days

 

Birdwatching by visitors of the Amazon in Ecuador

LAGARTO COCHA EXPEDITION

The Lagarto Cocha Expedition on hidden creeks and lakes is the best Amazon journey in Ecuador! Discover Indian tribes in Ecuador, Monkeys, Sloths, Dolphins. No other Amazon rainforest in any of the Amazon-Andean countries can match the wildlife viewing of Cuyabeno and it is far better than Yasuní!

 

Price: $ 1099

7 days

excursion on Lake Cuyabeno

CUYABENO LAKE PROGRAM

The Cuyabeno Lake Program explores all the wild places surrounding the Cuyabeno Lake. Bonsai-shaped Macrolobia trees with the whispering of the mysterious prehistoric Hoatzin birds and the noisy Blue and Yellow Macaws. Our Cuyabeno Lodge is on the best location, because we were the first and chose the best location on a seasonal island in the Cuyabeno Lake itself.

Price: from $ 410

4 - 5 days

 

Alpacas in Chimborazo Wildlife Reserve are the domesticated form of the vicuñas.

NORTHERN ANDES TOUR

Our Northern Andes Tour lets you get a taste of some of the best Andean National Parks, visiting the highest groves in the world: the Polylepis trees, the highest mountain in the world calculated from the center of the Earth, the Chimborazo with Vecuñas and Lamas, the highest active volcano in the world, the Cotopaxi.

 

 

Price: from $1149

5 days

San Rafael Falls

NATIONAL PARKS TOUR

Our National Parks Tours take you on a fantastic journey along the best possible sample of Andean and coastal parks. They have been designed to complement Galapagos and/or Amazon cruises. They can start from different places, particularly Quito, Guayaquil and Cuenca. While the full program lasts 9 days, it is possible to make a limited selection of parks, like the 6 days' "Andes and Coast" module.

Price: $ 1999

9 days

 

Bartelome Island at Galapagos National Park

GALAPAGOS LAST MINUTE

We have a fabulous selection of Galapagos programs, including cruises, island hopping, scuba diving or relaxing on one of the many different hotels varying from modest inns to deluxe resorts.

 

 

Price: from $ 550

from 3 days

Inca wall in Cusco.

PERU HIGHLIGHTS

A fabulous program for visiting the most famous cultural highlights Lima, Cusco, Machu Picchu and the Sacred Valley. At the same time it serves as the Lima hub for the Peru National Parks Tour. This module is an extension to our National Parks Tour Ecuador and/or Galapagos National Park and/or Amazon Cruises.

Price: $ 1199

7 days

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ETHNIC GROUPS OF ECUADOR [PERCENTAGE 2019]:  Man reading in QuitoETHNIC GROUPS OF ECUADOR [PERCENTAGE 2019]: Shoe shine boy Plaza de Republica, QuitoETHNIC GROUPS OF ECUADOR [PERCENTAGE 2019]: Shoe shine man, Cuenca

Elderly man reading his newspaper.

Shoe shiners on the different plazas of Ecuador's cities

 

ETHNIC GROUPS OF ECUADOR [PERCENTAGE 2019]: At the barber's shop, QuitoETHNIC GROUPS OF ECUADOR [PERCENTAGE 2019]: Getting a hair cut in Quito

At the barber's shops. Getting a haircut at a local barber's shop gives you a great opportunity to watch Ecuadorian people in their daily life.

 

ETHNIC GROUPS OF ECUADOR [PERCENTAGE 2019]: Mother & child Cable Cart, QuitoETHNIC GROUPS OF ECUADOR [PERCENTAGE 2019]: Family enjoying on the Pichincha

ETHNIC GROUPS OF ECUADOR [PERCENTAGE 2019]: Couple enjoying the view over Quito from PichinchaETHNIC GROUPS OF ECUADOR [PERCENTAGE 2019]: Tourists and lamas, Quito

When taking the cable cart to the top of the Pichincha, not only enjoy the beautiful landscape, but also the beautiful people around you.

 

Percentage Indigenous People of Ecuador

Indians of different ethnic groups in Ecuador are wonderful to observe, weather in traditional dresses or just going about their daily family lives.

 

72 % of Ecuadorians are mestizo, people of mixed race of both European and indigenous origin. Afro-Ecuadorians make up about 7 % of the population and primarily live in Esmeraldas. Indigenous people make up about 7 %, with heavy concentrations around Otavalo and the Amazon Basin. 6 % percent of the population is caucasian.

 

ETHNIC GROUPS OF ECUADOR [PERCENTAGE 2019]: Siona indian family fishingETHNIC GROUPS OF ECUADOR [PERCENTAGE 2019]: Otavalo Indian family

Siona Indians on a fishing trip.

Young parents with their first child.

 

ETHNIC GROUPS OF ECUADOR [PERCENTAGE 2019]: Cofan family looking out from their window.ETHNIC GROUPS OF ECUADOR [PERCENTAGE 2019]: Cofan Indians in canoe.

ETHNIC GROUPS OF ECUADOR [PERCENTAGE 2019]: Otavalo mother and child

ETHNIC GROUPS OF ECUADOR [PERCENTAGE 2019]: Otavalo indians having funETHNIC GROUPS OF ECUADOR [PERCENTAGE 2019]: Otavalo sales girl on marketETHNIC GROUPS OF ECUADOR [PERCENTAGE 2019]: Otavalo woman in traditional dress

Otavalo mother with her baby on her back.

Otavalo Indians going about their business.

 

CHILDREN OF ECUADOR

Take a look at all those beautiful children, on the markets, in the parks, running in the streets of old town Quito, while others live their joyes lives in the jungle, far away from the perils of the big city.

 

ETHNIC GROUPS OF ECUADOR [PERCENTAGE 2019]: Children entertained at Mariscal Market, QuitoETHNIC GROUPS OF ECUADOR [PERCENTAGE 2019]: Children feeding pigeons on Plaza San Fransicco, Quito

ETHNIC GROUPS OF ECUADOR [PERCENTAGE 2019]: Bicycle rent at Ejido Park, QuitoETHNIC GROUPS OF ECUADOR [PERCENTAGE 2019]: Otavalo girl

ETHNIC GROUPS OF ECUADOR [PERCENTAGE 2019]: Children having fun at the swing in Ejido Park, QuitoETHNIC GROUPS OF ECUADOR [PERCENTAGE 2019]: A weekend in the Ejido Park, Quito

ETHNIC GROUPS OF ECUADOR [PERCENTAGE 2019]: Cofan brothers in canoe.ETHNIC GROUPS OF ECUADOR [PERCENTAGE 2019]: Cofan children at Závalo village.

ETHNIC GROUPS OF ECUADOR [PERCENTAGE 2019]: Cofan boy swimming.ETHNIC GROUPS OF ECUADOR [PERCENTAGE 2019]: Cofan child playing in canoe.

Children at Lake Mojanda.tottlers at lake Mojanda.

 

WOMEN OF ECUADOR

ETHNIC GROUPS OF ECUADOR [PERCENTAGE 2019]: Secoya girl with face paint.ETHNIC GROUPS OF ECUADOR [PERCENTAGE 2019]: Siona woman cooking on traditional fire box.

ETHNIC GROUPS OF ECUADOR [PERCENTAGE 2019]: Siona woman prepairing maniok.ETHNIC GROUPS OF ECUADOR [PERCENTAGE 2019]: Cofan woman with child.

ETHNIC GROUPS OF ECUADOR [PERCENTAGE 2019]: Elderly woman selling beads in OtavaloETHNIC GROUPS OF ECUADOR [PERCENTAGE 2019]: Indian woman eating icecreamETHNIC GROUPS OF ECUADOR [PERCENTAGE 2019]: Cofan woman prepairing casave.

 

MEN OF ECUADOR

ETHNIC GROUPS OF ECUADOR [PERCENTAGE 2019]: Secocya and Cofan men in traditional dress.ETHNIC GROUPS OF ECUADOR [PERCENTAGE 2019]: ETHNIC GROUPS OF ECUADOR [PERCENTAGE 2019]: Cofan men having dinner.

ETHNIC GROUPS OF ECUADOR [PERCENTAGE 2019]: Cofan men in traditional dress.ETHNIC GROUPS OF ECUADOR [PERCENTAGE 2019]: Siona shaman.

ETHNIC GROUPS OF ECUADOR [PERCENTAGE 2019]: weaving Amazon hammock.ETHNIC GROUPS OF ECUADOR [PERCENTAGE 2019]: Secoya man in the rainforest.

ETHNIC GROUPS OF ECUADOR [PERCENTAGE 2019]: Cofan man travelling through the jungle.ETHNIC GROUPS OF ECUADOR [PERCENTAGE 2019]: secoya shaman with tourist.

ETHNIC GROUPS OF ECUADOR

PARKS & TRIBES and the COFAN LODGE have their sales office in:

Calle Mariano Cardenal N74-153 & Calle Joaquín Mancheno Carcelen, Alto Quito

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Parks Man Dr. Daan Vreugdenhil is author of this website and founder of Parks and Tribes. He dedicated his life to the conservation of nature. https://www.facebook.com/DrDaanVreugdenhil, https://www.linkedin.com/in/drdaanvreugdenhil/. He was part of the team that selected the first 39 protected areas of Ecuador, including. Yasuní and Cuyabeno, the latter of which he he later recommended to be expanded from originally 150,000ha to 600,000ha, together with then Cuyabeno director Prof. Dr. Flavio Coello and Parks and Tribes partner. Daan is also the founding father of the Cuyabeno Lodge and co-manager of the Cofan Lodge.