In the highlands region, it is best to dress in layers since temperatures vary, beginning and ending the day quite cool but becoming warm in the midday sun. Wear a sweater over a light shirt and T-shirt, and carry a light, preferably water resistant jacket and umbrella, especially during the rainy season.
In the tropical climates, light cotton clothing is recommended. Bring along a sweater or light jacket since it can cool off in the evenings. In the jungle regions, long-sleeved shirts and long cotton pants, as well as a good pair of walking shoes, are recommended.
PASSPORT AND VISAS
All visitors to Ecuador must have a passport valid for at least six months.
Only citizens of the following countries require a consular visa to visit Ecuador as tourists: Algeria, Bangladesh, South, Korea, China, Costa Rica, Cuba, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, India, Iraq, Iran, Pakistan, Palestinian Authority, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, Vietnam and Yemen.
Upon entry, all visitors are required to complete a brief international embarkation/ disembarkation card, which is stamped along with your passport. Keep this card in your passport, as it will be required when leaving the country.
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