Aerial Tour of Ecuador
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Extreme Ecuador - The Andes to the Amazon

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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
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Mavic Pro | Ecuador Cinematic Footage

Karl Veca

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
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Quito, Ecuador by The Drone Xperience


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
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Quito, Ecuador: La Joya Escondida

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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
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Drone Reel (Phantom 4)

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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
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Exploring the Galapagos in 4k


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
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Cotopaxi Volcano by Drone


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
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Antisana Skiing

Esteban Barrera

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
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Gruta de la Paz

Jorge Suárez

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
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The Largest Neo-Gothic Basilica in the America's


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
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Middlemost Andes of Ecuador


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
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Breather in the Sunshine of Tikranaloma


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.  


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Jorge Suárez
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Jorge Suárez
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Dawn in the middle of the world

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