La Concordia is an Ecuadorian city, of the Province of Santo Domingo de los Tsáchilas. It limits to the north with the cantons Quinindé and Puerto Quito. To the south: Parish of San Jacinto del Búa, of the Santo Domingo canton and, on the other hand, with the rural parish of San Pedro de Suma, of the canton El Carmen, province of Manabí. To the east: Parroquia Valle Hermoso, of the Santo Domingo canton. To the west: rural Parish Chibunga, of the Chone canton, province of Manabí.
It is located to the northwest of the Province of Santo Domingo de los Tsáchilas, one of the areas with the highest rainfall and hydrological richness in the country. It is a tropical rainy climatic zone, its usual temperature is about 20 to 35 ° C in summer.
Tourism in Canton la Concordia
The city has a growing reputation as a tourist destination, due to its location in the middle of the biogeographic Chocó jungle. Over the years, La Concordia has notably increased its tourist offer; Currently, the tourism index grew thanks to the tourist campaign undertaken by the national government, "All you need is Ecuador". The tourism of the city focuses on its natural beauty. As for ecological tourism, the city has spacious green areas, and most of the forests and nearby attractions are under its jurisdiction.
The tourism of the city is intimately related to the rest of the canton; The main attraction of the canton is nature, endowed with a high biodiversity, in a variety of ecosystems that extend into an area with a high rate of endemic species, considered by environmental scientists as a laboratory for global genetic research. Over the years it has continued with its commercial tradition, and currently in a fundamentally economic process, bets on tourism, reflected in the changes in the decoration of the city. The most outstanding tourist destinations are:
Protective Forest La Perla: Called "La Perla" for half a century. This Protective Forest is part of the hacienda of the same name, it is considered one of the most important nature reserves in the area. It is home to 250 species of birds such as toucans and macaws, 33 varieties of ferns and small animals, such as the guatusa, armadillo and cuchucho. To arrive you must take the buses that go to Quinindé and La Concordia pass in front of the Bosque Protector
The Pearl. 300 meters from the road, there is the house of the administration, it also has a guide service.5
Other attractions: Another well-known sector is the community "Flor del Valle", a place that offers the opportunity to interact with nature. The Mache, Búa, Blanco and Quinindé rivers are ideal spas for sports such as rafting, kayaking, camping, mountain biking, tubing, and hiking. There are several recreational complexes, and whoever visits them can take a walk around its sports courts, swimming pools, dance floors and restaurants.