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Ecuador may be a small country, but it packs a big punch for visitors looking to engage all of their senses. This Spanish-speaking country delights tourists with its unique blend of cultures that celebrate Ecuador’s indigenous Kichwa tribe, Andean roots, and 17th century Spanish influences. For rainforest enthusiasts, the Amazon offers an opportunity to view a wide range of wildlife including sloths, monkeys, and numerous avian species. A trip to the Galapagos Islands is a must; the famous island allows visitors to have up-close-and-personal experiences with not only enormous tortoises and lumbering sea lions, but also marine iguanas that look like creatures from the prehistoric ages. There is so much to see and do in Ecuador that your trip could last for a month!
Yes, some vaccines are recommended or required for Ecuador. The CDC and WHO recommend the following vaccines for Ecuador:
measles, mumps and rubella (MMR)
A yellow fever vaccination may be required for entry to Ecuador. If you are coming to Ecuador from a country where yellow fever is present you may be required to show proof of immunization. For example, if you are traveling from Peru to Ecuador, proof of yellow fever immunization may be required.
Likewise, some nations may require proof of yellow fever vaccination for entry from Ecuador. For example, if you are traveling from Ecuador to Brazil.
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