Ecuador is named after the imaginary line that creates the Northern and Southern Hemispheres. Although small in size, Ecuador is one of the most biodiverse countries on earth; it has over 1,600 species of birds alone! Perhaps best known due to the Galapagos Islands, which are 600 miles west off its coast, the archipelago provided Charles Darwin with pivotal observations that would serve as the basis for his theory of evolution by natural selection. As a former colony of Spain, Ecuador’s main language is Spanish.
The Sani Research Camp is located an hour away by paddled canoe from the Sani Lodge and serves as our center of operations in Sani. This location allows for easy access to the Sani Reserve, which measures over 40,000 hectares in size. Our local staff ...Find out more