"The Rough Guide to Ecuador" is the essential travel guide with clear maps and coverage of Ecuador's unforgettable attractions. Whether exploring the magnificence of Quito's colonial centre, haggling in its highland markets of Zumbahua or navigating the rivers of the Amazon rainforest, the "Rough Guide" steers you to the best hotels, restaurants, stylish bars, cafes, nightlife and shopping in Ecuador across every price range. You'll find detailed coverage on staying safe in Ecuador, practical advice on where to learn Spanish and how to climb Cotopaxi, as well as expert discussions for Ecuador's history, culture and environmental issues. "The Rough Guide to Ecuador" also includes an in-depth account of the Galapagos Islands that inspired Darwin, plus a full-colour wildlife guide. With handy information on how to discover Ecuador's best-preserved Inca ruins at Ingapirca or the windswept grassland wilderness of the paramo, the guide provides definitive information on all corners of this colourful and diverse country, relying on the clearest maps of any guide and practical language tips. Make the most of your holiday with "The Rough Guide to Ecuador".