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Aerial Tour of Ecuador

Extreme Ecuador - The Andes to the Amazon

msember
msember
3.0k VŪZ 14 16
7 months ago

Like several South American countries, Ecuador is split between a portion which is part of the Amazon River Basin and a portion which is part of the Andes Mountains system.  This video by top contributor msember features epic views of "both Ecuadors".  Shot throughout this beautiful South American country with a blend of aerial and GoPro ground camera footage, you'll see everything from the towering snow-capped Cotopaxi Volcano to the depths of the Amazon Rainforest.  

Ecuador by DJI Mavic Pro

Mavic Pro | Ecuador Cinematic Footage

Karl Veca
Karl Veca
2.8k VŪZ 38 46
a year ago

Ecuador is less well known to international tourists compared to Colombia and Peru, its two neighbors in South America.  That's beginning to change now as travelers are discovering the spectacular beauty and cultural heritage of this land.  Contributor Karl Veca used a DJI Mavic Pro drone to create this stunning aerial portrait of Ecuador, which features spectacular bird's eye views of the Amazon headwaters, the Cotopaxi volcano, the centuries-old capital city of Quito, and more.  

Quito: Ecuador's Capital

Quito, Ecuador by The Drone Xperience

thedronexperience
thedronexperience
2.9k VŪZ 38 24
2 years ago

While Quito is the capital of Ecuador, it is actually its second largest city after Guayaquil.  The city is at a high altitude - at 2.9k meters above sea level (9.3k ft) the only national capital at a higher altitude is La Paz in neighboring Bolivia.   It's also one of the best-preserved cities on the continent, the center of which has been designated as a UNESCO World Heritage site.  Creator thedroneexperience mounted an X5 camera to his DJI Inspire 2 drone to create this amazing aerial tour of the great city.

Tour of Quito

QUITO-ECUADOR "LA JOYA ESCONDIDA"

adsgus
adsgus
2.0k VŪZ 16 17
3 years ago

Contributor Adsguz put together this marvelous tour of Ecuador's capital Quito.  Using a combination of drone shots and ground footage, he shows us the major sites of this nearly 500 year old city in the center of the Andean nation. The video features epic aerial view of the spires of the Basilica del Voto, the Virgin of Quito statue on Panecillo Hill, the Plaza Grande, La Capilla Del Hombre, San Francisco Church, and more.   Ecuador was founded in the 16th century by Spanish conquistadores.

Quito by Drone

Drone Reel (Phantom 4)

adsgus
adsgus
1.0k VŪZ 9 10
a year ago

Contributor Adsgus used a DJI Phantom 4 Pro drone to create this amazing aerial reel of Quito, the capital of Ecuador.  The video features amazing aerial footage of the city, located in the north central part of the country in the shadow of the Pichincha volcano, part of the Andes mountain range.  Ecuador has one of the highest elevations of any major city, over 3 km (nearly 2 mi) above sea level.  Only La Paz (the capital of neighboring Bolivia) is higher.  

The Galapagos Islands

Exploring the Galapagos in 4k

msember
msember
6.3k VŪZ 88 76
a year ago

Content creator Msmember took a combination of ground cameras and a DJI Mavic Pro drone to San Cristobal Island, the easternmost of the Gallapagos Islands.  The result is a stunning look at the wildlife and landscape of this amazing island archipelago, territory of Ecuador located in the Pacific Ocean.  The Gallapagos ecosystem was made famous by English scientist Charles Darwin, who visited them as part of an expeditionary survey by the HMS Beagle from 1831-36.  

Cotapaxi Volcano: Ecuador's #2 Peak

Cotopaxi Volcano from Above/ highest active volcano in the world/ forbiden to climb.

rufo_adventure
rufo_adventure
5.4k VŪZ 47 45
2 years ago

Contributor Rufo_Adventure created an amazing drone video of Ecuador's Cotopaxi Volcano, one of the highest in the world.  Part of the Andes, the peak of the mountain stands at 5.9k meters (19.3k ft) above sea level, making it the second highest peak in Ecuador after Mt. Chimborazo.  It's also one of the most active, with about 50 known eruptions in the past 250 years, most recently in 2016.  The video was taken as part of an  expedition that reached the south summit of the mountain.    

Antisana: Ecuador's #4 Peak

Antisana Skiing

Esteban Barrera
Esteban Barrera
1.6k VŪZ 38 27
2 years ago

Esteban Barrera may very well have set a record by flying his drone over the Antisana Volcano in Ecuador.  Using his DJI Phantom 3 drone, he hit an altitude of of 5.7k meters (18.7k ft) atop the volcano, the fourth highest peak in this South American country.  It lies just an hour's drive to the southeast of the capital city Quito.  The volcano is part of the Andes Mountains, a geological system which runs much of the length of western South America and covers most of the western portion of Ecuador. 

Carchi Province: Apaqui River

GRUTA DE LA PAZ

Jorge Suárez
Jorge Suárez
2.3k VŪZ 22 28
2 years ago

Carchi is a province in the northern province of the South American nation Ecuador.  Here rises the Apaqui River, a short waterway which feeds into the larger river systems of South America.  Gruta La Paz is a sanctuary located on the Apaqui River, one that has been discovered by tourists in recent years.  Contributor Jorge Suarez used a drone to treat us to a stunning aerial view of this preserve in the Ecuadorian highlands. which sit between its Andean and Amazon Basin portions.  

Quito's Basilica del Voto Nacional

The largest neo-Gothic basilica in the Americas

drones_creativity_ec
drones_creativity_ec
334 VŪZ 8 6
2 years ago

One of the most prominent sights in Ecuador's capital city Quito is the twin-spired Basilica del Voto Nacional.  Situated in the city's old town, the cathedral was built in the late 1800's to commemorate Ecuador's adherence to the Roman Catholic Sacred Heart Devotion.  Contributor Drones_Creativity_ec created this epic drone video of this landmark, the largest Neo-Gothic basilica in the Western Hemisphere and one of the world's most well known churches.

Mt. Chimborazo: Ecuador's Highest Peak

MIDDLEMOST ANDES OF ECUADOR

QUILICO DRONES
QUILICO DRONES
2.0k VŪZ 24 16
a year ago

Qualico Drones gives us a marvelous view of a portion of the Andes Mountains in Central Ecuador.  The centerpiece of this is Mt. Chimborazo.  This volcanic mountain stands 6.3k meters (about 20.7k ft.) above sea level, making it the highest mountain in this South American country.  The mountain is part of the Cordillera Occidental range, which is a sub-range of the Andes.  The peak of this monster can be seen from Guayaquil, the capital city which lies 140 km (about 85 miles) away! 

El Cajas National Park

BREATHER IN A SUNSHINE OF TIKRANALOMA

QUILICO DRONES
QUILICO DRONES
2.2k VŪZ 21 17
2 years ago

Quilico Drones used a DJI Phantom 4 drone to create this magical aerial video of the Andes Mountains in Ecuador.  The video was shot in El Cajas National Park, which is located in the Azuay province in the west central part of this South American country.  Shot during a time of year when much of the landscape is covered in clouds, the footage beautifully captures the effect of the mountaintops poking out above the clouds.  Prepare to be amazed by these epic views of the Ecuadorian Highlands.  

Ecuador Pro Drone Reel

Ecuador Drone

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116697522103372973631
67 VŪZ 6 4
12 days ago

Here's a very professionally done drone reel from the South American country of Ecuador.  It features a mix of footage from natural and cultural sites from this nation, with some great action shots thrown into the mix.  It opens with shots of one of the country's many beautiful waterfalls as well as a canyon, then moves to some of the top sights in the capital city Quito such as the Basilica del Voto Nacional, the statue of El Panecillo, and the Plaza de la Independencia square. 

Earthquake Devastation in Manabi Province

Manabí 7.8

Drono del Aire
Drono del Aire
266 VŪZ 9 6
2 years ago

In this drone video, Drono del Aire takes you around the province of Manabi, Ecuador as it recovered from a devastating earthquake in April, 2016.  The quake, which measured 7.8 on the Richter Scale, had an epicenter in the sparsely populated Esmeraldas Province, which is in the northwest corner of the country.  The province of Manabi, which lies immediately to its south and has roughly 3x the population, saw extensive damage.  The quake killed nearly 700 and injured thousands more.   

Aerial Tour of Ecuador

Amazing Country Ecuador

MARCQS QC
MARCQS QC
430 VŪZ 12 6
a year ago

Take an aerial tour of Ecuador in this fantastic compilation by contributor MARCQS QC.  The video opens with some shots of the country's Pacific coastline, including its great port city of Guayaquil (the country's #2 city).  Then it shifts inland to shots of the capital city Quito, which sits high in the Andes foothills.  From there the video will take you into the Andes Mountains, which cover much of the western part of the country, before taking a run through the Amazon region which covers much of eastern Ecuador.  

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QUITO ECUADOR

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RIBERA DEL RIO APAQUÍ

Jorge Suárez
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Dawn in the middle of the world

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