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If you go to Ecuador...

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If you go

THE BEST WAY TO ECUADOR

From LAX, Avianca, Copa, United, American, Delta and LAN offer connecting service (change of planes) to Quito. Restricted round-trip fares begin at $861, including taxes and fees. Avianca, Copa, American and LAN also offer connecting service to Guayaquil. Restricted round-trip fares begin at $691, including taxes and fees.

The Tren Crucero costs $1,270 a person, double occupancy. This includes lodging, transportation, tours and meals. For information and reservations: 011-593-239-92100, Ext. 1161, http://www.lat.ms/1kTLbKd.

WHERE TO STAY

Casa Gangotena, Bolivar Oe6-41 y Cuenca, Quito; 011-593-2-400-8000, http://www.casagangotena.com. A converted mansion with doubles from $395.

Hotel Oro Verde, 9 de Octubre y Garcia Moreno, Guayaquil; http://www.oroverdeguayaquil.com. Busy but plush business hotel with doubles from $149.

TO LEARN MORE

http://www.ecuador.travel/en

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