The diversity of its four regions has resulted in hundreds of thousands of species of flora and fauna. It has about 1640 species of birds. The species of butterflies line the 4,500, the 345 reptiles, 358 amphibians and 258 mammals, among others.
Quito is a city with a lot of history where you can walk in downtown, enjoying the beautiful colonial buildings. *Cuenca – The third largest city in Ecuador and listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Trust site.
Tourists should use common sense to ensure their safety. Avoid problems by not flashing large amounts of money, not visiting areas near the Colombian border, staying away from civil disturbances and not using side streets in big cities at night.