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Ecuador Climbing and Hiking Trips

It’s highly recommended (and may be a legal requirement) to contract a professional certified guide when attempting to climb many of Ecuador highest peaks…
Ecuador Climbing and Hiking Trips

Ecuador Climbing and Hiking Trips

It’s highly recommended (and may be a legal requirement) to contract a professional certified guide when attempting to climb many of Ecuador highest peaks. It’s quite possible for experienced hikers to do many shorter hikes and even multi-day treks without a professional guide using books and topographical maps, but for the added security, peace of mind and convenience, it’s generally recommended to hire a mountain guide before venturing into remote wilderness.

Here’s a list of reputable, recommended climbing and hiking trip operators in Ecuador:

Rebecca Adventure Travel offers an exhilarating 6-day hiking adventure through the stunning landscapes of the Ecuadorian Andes. Led by experienced local guides, this journey combines challenging trails with cultural immersion. From picturesque villages to breathtaking mountain views, each day brings a new discovery. With a focus on safety and authenticity, this expedition promises to connect you with the heart of Ecuador’s natural beauty and rich heritage.

Equateur Voyages Passion – was founded by two French-speaking European adventurers who specialize in hiking, trekking and climbing and have been leading trips for over twenty years.
Summit the highest peaks in Ecuador like Cotopaxi Cayambe , Chimborazo, and beforehand, acclimate by climbing the lower Andean peaks like Pichincha Fuya Fuya, Imbabura, Pasochoa and the Ilinizas. Alternatively, trek in the Andes among mountain lakes, charming Andean villages and even an Inca trail and ruins.

Gulliver Travel – Offers exceptional mountain climbing and hiking trips in the Ecuadorian Andes. Choose from mild lower altitude hikes and treks and work your way up to climbing the massive volcanoes of Cotopaxi, Chimborazo and/or Cayambe. They are a well respected agency that has operated since the 1990’s and specialize in active Ecuador tours.

Cumbre Tours is lead by Karl Egloff. Karl is best known though for having the world record for speed climbing up and down Cotopaxi, Kilimanjaro and Aconcagua. If you’re lucky and request Karl as a guide, you may get to climb with this legend. They have a wide range of climbing, hiking and trekking options including climbing Cotopaxi and the other high peaks of the Andes.

Adventure Life Ecuador Hiking Tours – Hike Cotopaxi on an Ecuador hiking tour, go river kayaking on an Amazon rainforest tour, or customize a hiking trip on an Ecuador adventure. Small group tours and custom travel planning on hiking tours to suit your Ecuador travel tastes!

Enchanted Expeditions – Specialists in Galapagos Island cruises and mainland Ecuador vacations. They are pioneers in the Galapagos Islands, operate their own vessels, and offer the highest standards of service and personal attention.

Galapagos Islands .com´s Ecuador Tours – Enjoy low-difficulty hikes in Cotopaxi National Park with lunch on the slopes of Volcan Rumiñahui or a day trip to Pasochoa exploring the Cloudforest and Paramo.

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Free Galapagos Trip Planner at Galapagos Islands .com – easily plan your Galapagos vacation online, find great value, and a wide selection of customized Galapagos cruises and vacations.

Galapagos Tour Experts – Adventure Life Specialize in luxury Galapagos cruises, and land-based Galapagos tours. Adventure Life can help you design the perfect trip to Ecuador. As seen in Outside Magazine, NatGeo, and the New York Times.

Voyager Galapagos Tours haS excellent Galapagos cruise deals & last-minute offers, and land-based Galapagos tours (aka Island Hopping).

Galapagos & Ecuador Insiders use their local expertise to assist you in planning the perfect Galapagos cruise or Ecuador tour for your precise budget, needs, and interests.

Latin Trails craft customized journeys to the Galapagos Islands, the Ecuador mainland, the Amazon rainforest, and Peru. They operate the highly-rated Galapagos cruising yacht: Seaman Journey and the day tour yacht the Galapagos Hopper.

Andando Tours – Pioneers in Galapagos tourism. Two generations of sailing and shipbuilding showcase unparalleled knowledge in creating the most unique Galapagos Cruises. Owners & Operators of S/S Mary Anne & M/Y Passion.

Gulliver Expeditions – Learn more about our Ecuador ToursPeru ToursEcuador Climbing Expeditions, Galapagos Land Tours, and Machu Picchu Tours. Gulliver Expeditions offer fantastic travel experiences since 2005.

Surtrek Galapagos Cruises – has offered exceptional custom-designed trips to the Galapagos for over 20 years. They now bring their brand of off-the-beaten-path trips to other countries in South America such as Peru’s Machu PicchuBolivia’s Uyuni Salt Flats, and Chile’s Atacama Desert.

ViaNatura – provides excellent value Galapagos cruises on the Monserrat yacht, a luxury cruise experience on the Hermes yacht, and a variety of tours in Ecuador and Peru.

Exclusive Galapagos Cruises, part of the EQ Touring group – specializes in private Galapagos yacht charters. They can help your group find the perfect yacht that matches your needs at a price negotiated by a true insider who has been doing charters in the Galapagos for decades.