Destination - Ecuador

Ecuador is a country in Northwestern South America, with a Pacific Ocean coastline, lying on the Equator between Colombia, to the northeast, and Peru, to the south and east. Cotopaxi is the world’s highest active volcano. Many cities and sites are integrated in the prestige UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Such cities and best known places are the Galapagos Islands, and the city of Cuenca.

Malaria – Transmission occurs throughout the year. Chemoprophylaxis is recommended for certain areas

Traveller’s Diarrhea – Minimal risk exists in deluxe accommodations; high risk exists elsewhere. Food and beverage precautions are essential to reduce the likelihood of illness

A Gastro Kit can be purchased from Travel Vaccination Health care, which includes prescription and non-prescription medications for presumptive self-treatment if diarrhoea occurs.

*This information is to be used as a guide only. Medical advice is recommended to individuals depending on their medical history, previous vaccination history and the itinerary.