About Ecuador

Submerge is based in the capital city of Quito, Ecuador.  With an elevation of 9,350 feet it is the highest official capital city in the world. Quito is almost twice as high as Denver, Colorado; because it sits only 25 kilometers from the Equator, Quito does not suffer through long winters like the Mile High City . On the contrary, Ecuador's capital enjoys mild days and cool nights almost year-round. The climate in the Andes varies according to the altitude and the time of the year.

Quito,  is considered one of the most beautiful regions in Latin America and has been designated the “Heritage of Mankind” by the United Nations. Well known for having one of the largest, least-altered and best-preserved historic centers in the Americas; you will love the contrasting diversity of this bustling city and antique historic district. Conveniences such as the currency being the US Dollar, modern hospitals, and multiple transportation options make for the perfect combination of adventure and comfort.

Ecuador was voted by US News as the top vacation spots in South America, is home to the Amazon River, Andes Mountains, the Pacific Coast, and the Galapagos Islands. If you are looking for adventure then Ecuador is the perfect nation to find it. Check out the national tourism page of all the amazing things there are to do in this captivating nation.