Solo travel in Ecuador offers the freedom that is seldom found when in the company of other people. Keep reading for a few tips about solo travel in Ecuador.
Remember that when traveling solo in Ecuador plans are changed depending on nights spent in the company of fellow travelers with new recommendations. Tours are arranged around the legs of the journey that allows for flexibility, and you can choose to join groups of others or take off on your own.
Safety is often a major concern when planning a solo trip to Ecuador. Traveling alone requires more vigilance and organization, you need to schedule check-in times with family, friends, and loved ones and trust your instincts around each bend and corner
When planning, take into account the practicalities of safety on the road; finding people who you can count on to help locate safe and friendly places to visit that both lets you maintain your independence and get the advice and information you need is essential.
Solo travel in Ecuador can be an experience that sets the stage for the next leg of your journey when you return home. Meeting others in similar situations gives you a new perspective, and finding out-of-the-way destinations ignites the imagination and sparks curiosity about a variety of options for the future.
Planning downtime is an important part of this process, days off gives you time to reflect and absorb your experiences before heading off into new directions. Every day counts when on the road, but taking time to unwind is also an important part of planning a worthwhile trip.
Half the fun of solo travel in Ecuador is the spontaneity of the journey. On the other side of the coin is having your hands free to enjoy your time by planning an organized tour to the Galapagos, the jungle, and points on the map including the coast and Andes. Day trips to Cotopaxi, Otavalo, and Mindo give you the luxury of having transportation and a guide, and organizing a tour of the Galapagos saves you the time of going to the islands and finding a tour from Santa Cruz or San Cristobal.
Happy Gringo Travel is well-versed in arranging day tours and organizing solo travel excursions in Ecuador and to the Galapagos Islands. For more information about the tailor-made trips to Ecuador and Peru that we offer, contact a member of our staff through this site or by using our toll-free number.