India visa requirements for Ecuadoreans

Travel and visa requirements

Indian Visa is not required for Ecuadoreans

Stay Duration: 90 days

Entry Requirements

  • For a period of 90 days, nationals of Ecuador can visit India by applying for an Electronic visa(e-visa). The e-visa costs about US$80.
  • Tourists are to note that it is advisable to apply for the e-visa, at least four days before departure.
  • Intending visitors are to show a passport valid for a period of 6 months beyond the date of arrival into India. The passport should have at least two blank pages for visa stamping.
  • The import and export of foreign currencies are unlimited, however, amounts exceeding $ 5,000 or its equivalent would be declared.
  • Also, the importation and exportation of the local currency of India are set at a maximum of INR 25,000.
  • Visitors from Ecuador with firearms will need an Import Permit from the Directorate General of Civil Aviation in India.
  • Minors visiting India alone are required to have a consent letter signed by both parents or guardian.
  • Travellers need to show evidence that they have enough money to spend while in India.
  • Travellers with pets (dogs and cats) must be accompanied by a veterinarian health certificate issued in Ecuador.
  • Citizens of Ecuador are not be required to present a certificate of yellow fever vaccination on entry into India. They are advised to be vaccinated against common illnesses before their travel.
  • Intending visitors can get to India from any international airport in Ecuador. There are international airports in Guayaquil and Quito.
  • United, British Airways, Delta and Multiple Airlines are some of the airlines that fly from Ecuador to India.
  • The estimated flight duration from Guayaquil to New Delhi, India is 1 day and from Quito, it is 23 hours, 40 minutes.
  • The official currency used in India is the Indian Rupee. Visitors can visit various banks and exchange outlets in the country to exchange their foreign currencies.
  • India has a temperate and tropical climate. It has four major seasons which are summer which is from March to May, winter from December to February, monsoon from June to September and post-monsoon also known as northeast monsoon which is from October to November. 
  • India is a country with hundreds of languages spoken in the country. It has no national language.  Hindi and English are however the official languages.
  • Hinduism, Christianity and Islam are the major religions in India. Other religions like Buddhism, Jainism and Sikhism are also present in the country, although as a minority.
  • Tourists are advised to budget about $43 to spend on daily expenses while in India.
  • Cows do wander freely in the streets of India even in major cities. They are harmless, so tourists are advised to give them room. Also, Indians value their cows and respecting these cows can prevent a bad relationship with the locals.
  • The Taj Mahal, The Holy City of Varanasi, Harmandir Sahib and The Golden City are some of the places tourists can visit while in India.
  • The power and socket plug used in Singapore are of Type  C, D and M. The standard voltage is 230 V and the standard frequency is 50 Hz.
  • Special delicacies tourists can try while in India are butter chicken, alu gobi, rogan josh and samosas.
  • Transportation in India can be done with buses, train, taxis and small boats. 
  • India uses India Standard Time (GMT+5:30). India is 10 hours 30 minutes ahead of Ecuador.
  • Tourists are expected to be courteous and conscious of existing rules and customs as they go about their tourism-related activities.

Frequently Asked Questions

What vaccinations do I need to travel to India?

Ecuador passport holders are not required to present a vaccination certificate before entry into India. Nevertheless, The are advised to get vaccinated against common illnesses before departure from Ecuador.

Do I need malaria tablets in India?

Although there are very few regions in India with malaria cases, generally, there is a low risk of malaria in India, and tourists don't have a need for malaria tablets, except if they are visiting these regions.

How much does an E-visa cost?

For citizens of Ecuador, the Indian E-visa costs about US$80.

What is the official language in India?

India is a country with hundreds of spoken languages. It has no national language. Hindi and English are however the official languages.