beyond the beaten path

Ecuador is one of the world’s most environmentally diverse places and its many destinations offer travelers a range of attractions to explore. A unique landscape awaits visitors as Ecuador hosts warm sunny beaches of the Pacific to impressivemountain villages in the Andes to the Amazon rain forest, to the world’s ecological wonder – the Galapagos Islands.
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Quito, Ecuador by Cesar Viteri
Santa Cruz, Ecuador by Roi Dimor

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Kirsty Perring
  • Botswana
  • Ecuador
I also came to the realisation that offering cookie-cutter itineraries lacking individuality was not the way I want anyone to encounter Africa,be it on a first-time trip or one of many. My main vision when Traversing Africa was conceived was that I wanted to be an architect in providing customised, personal, gratifying and life-enriching journeys to Africa and beyond to those who desire the same. I am passionate about responsible and sustainable tourism and strive to make a positive impact in the world through deeper and meaningful travel experiences.
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Ashley Blake
  • Ecuador
  • Jordan
Traverse Journeys provides organized travel opportunities powered by social enterprises, community partners and impact-minded venturers.Our mission is to cultivate transformative experiences to unique destinations across the globe, fostering cross-cultural appreciation, environmental awareness and responsible tourism. We offer small group trips to 20+ destinations infusing people, planet and purpose into each experience, ranging from adventure, hiking, yoga, cultural and culinary itineraries 6-12 days in length.
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Frank Castro
  • Argentina
  • Bhutan
I grew up in Malibu, California and have spent much of my life traveling in search of perfect waves, beautiful peaks, and inspiring wildlife safaris.I have spent over a decade running lodges & camps and curating adventure programs in Africa. I have spent many years traversing the Himalayas and curating trips in that region. After becoming a father, I have highly focused on Central & South America. My focus is on sustainable and ethical travel, with top notch services and guiding. Adventure travel is vital for local economies and also the greatest connection to nature and the human essence.
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Tierra del Volcan Ecuador
  • Ecuador
We are Tierra del Volcan, a company established in 1999 as an inbound tour operator for Ecuador and the Galapagos and specialized in the Cotopaxi area.We offer unique opportunities to explore and live legendary moments in Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands. Tierra del Volcan provides World-class adventures, family-focused journeys, and transformational experiences. We make sure you get personalized service in a welcoming environment while helping nature conservation and sustainable development in local communities.
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