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Highlights of Responsible traveler tour

  • Number of Days

    8 days / 7 nights.
  • Visits

    Guamote, Isinlivi, Quilotoa, Santa Lucia Cloud Forest.
  • Activities

    Community tourism, Sightseeing, Indigenous community, Trekking.
  • Private tour

    Travel at your own pace.
  • Dates

    Choose your own flexible travel dates.
  • Prices From

    $1095 Per Person!

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Responsible traveler tour

Ecuador´s first tour dedicated to ecologial & community tourism

The Responsible Traveler tour was designed for those with an active interest in genuine eco-tourism, to get off of the beaten path, and travel closer to nature and local culture.

  • Visit the Guamote tourism development program, set in a small Indian village in the heart of the beautiful Andean mountains.
  • Enjoy a community tourism experience in Isinlivi, staying at an eco-friendly lodge with organic food.
  • Learn about sustainable agro-tourism at the internationally-recognized Santa Lucia cloud forest reserve.
  • Enjoy breathtaking views at Quilotoa crater lake, and see local artwork at Tigua village.

Responsible traveler tour


  • Number of passengers Prices Per Person
  • 1 passenger $2820
  • 2 people $1595
  • 3 people $1305
  • 4 people $1215
  • 5 people $1140
  • 6 people $1095


  • DAY 1 Quito arrival- Private pickup at the airport, transfer to your hotel. Free time to relax and acclimatize to your new surroundings.
  • DAY 2 Early transfer to Guamote + Community experience.
  • DAY 3 Free morning to relax (or enjoy the Thursday market) + Transfer to Isinliví.
  • DAY 4 Visit Malingua Pamba community & Local family & School.
  • DAY 5 Quilotoa Lagoon visit + Tigua art workshop + Transfer back to Quito.
  • DAY 6 Transfer to the Cloud Forest + Trekking and a chance to learn about sustainable agroforestry in the area, and visit the tree nursery and reforestation project.
  • DAY 7 Visit a handicraft workshop run by women of the local community + Transfer back Quito.
  • DAY 8 Private transfer to airport. End tour.

Click below for a more detailed itinerary description, complete with meal and guide inclusions.

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Tour Specifications


  • Accommodation in double / twin rooms (or triple for odd-numbered groups who do not wish to pay any single supplement)
  • Private transport with local Spanish-speaking driver throughout tour
  • Meals as listed in itinerary
  • Activities as listed in itinerary
  • English-speaking guide for community visits


  • International flights
  • Local entry fees
  • Single supplement: Standard: $265
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips

Tour Dates

  • The activities on day 4 of the itinerary can only be done on weekdays. Your travel agent will be glad to help you prepare your travel schedule accordingly.

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