Ecuador requires a valid passport issued by the traveler's country of residence. The traveler must also hold proof of return, or onward journey, the entrance permits for foreigners are valid for period of up to 90 days without a visa. People from a group of 26 countries require a 12-X visa for reciprocity reasons, these are: Algeria, Bangladesh, China, North Korea, South Korea, Costa Rica, Cuba, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, India, Iraq, Iran, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Pakistan, Syria, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Tunisia, Vietnam, Yemen and Palestine.
We recommend all passengers check with respective authorities before departure.
No vaccinations are required for entering the country. However, yellow fever vaccination is required to enter the Amazon Jungle, with the presentation of original certificate. Nevertheless, we recommend you check with your physician before departure.
Because of the high altitudes in certain areas of Ecuador , travelers with particular heart conditions or high blood pressure should consult their doctors. It is advisable to drink bottled water everywhere.