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Build your own Ecuador trip

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Ecuador experiences tailored to you

  • Personalised travel advice

  • In-destination support

  • ABTOT & ATOL financial protection

With dramatic landscapes ranging from giant volcanoes to dense Amazonian jungle, centuries-old Andean culture and some of the most remarkable wildlife on Earth, a holiday to Ecuador & the Galapagos Islands is a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Ready for something a bit different?

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Bite-sized trips, itineraries or tailor-made trips

Combining a selection of our bite-sized trips, we have created a range of exciting itineraries to get you up close to the real Ecuador. Our bite-sized trips include your transport, local accommodation, and experiences and are typically 2-5 days in length. You can choose from our flexible bite-sized trips and create your own bespoke holiday or get inspired with one of our ready-made itineraries. 

Our Travel Specialists are destination experts and can advise you on the best routes to take and places to stay. Get in touch with our team to start planning your dream Ecuador holiday.

A peek at our Ecuador experiences

Let us share our favourite places in Ecuador with you! Choose from our bite-sized trips to create an unforgettable holiday that is all yours or pick from our ready-made itineraries.

Ecuador capital city Quito
Bite-sized trip

¡Hola Quito!

  • Quito
  • 3 days / 2 nights (flexible)
  • From £ 195.- per person (excluding flights)
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Down town colourful street Quito

A Taste of Ecuador

  • Quito - Mitad del Mundo - Mindo - Cotopaxi - Quilotoa - Baños - Amazon/Tena - Papallacta
  • 13 days / 12 nights (flexible)
  • From £ 1,715.- per person (excluding flights)
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Old town plaza medina Ecuador

Ecuador & Galapagos in a nutshell

  • Quito - Otavalo - Mitad del Mundo - Mindo - Cotopaxi - Galapagos Islands
  • 13 days / 12 nights (flexible)
  • From £ 3,715.- per person (excluding flights)
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Ecuador cloud forests humming bird
Bite-sized trip

Cloud Forests of Mindo

  • Mitad del Mundo (Equator) - Mindo
  • 3 days / 2 nights (flexible)
  • From £ 268.- per person (excluding flights)
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Ecuador Local children Andes Mountains
Bite-sized trip

Villages and Volcanoes – Quilotoa Loop

  • Quilotoa
  • 3 days / 2 nights (flexible)
  • From £ 385.- per person (excluding flights)
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Ecuador Amazon Wildlife Squirrel Monkeys

Bucket List Peru & Galapagos

  • Lima - Amazon - Cusco - Inca Trail to Machu Picchu - Quito - Galapagos Islands
  • 17 days / 16 nights (flexible)
  • from £4,625 per person (excluding flights)
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Speak to our travel specialist, Rob

“At first I was nervous about heading to the Galapagos as I had built it up so high in my estimations and thought it might not deliver. I shouldn’t have worried, the wildlife encounters were like no other I have experienced – on land and underwater.”

Travel Specialist Rob
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Why book with Rickshaw Travel

  • Peace of mind

  • Knowledgeable travel specialists

  • Responsible travel

Peace of mind

Book with confidence, knowing that our holidays are ABTOT protected. And for added peace of mind, we can arrange your ATOL-protected flights too. Booking everything under one roof means we can take care of any flight changes and tweak your itinerary, so you don’t need to worry.

Knowledgeable travel specialists

Our knowledgeable travel specialists will help you piece together your independent and stress-free Ecuador holiday. They’ll take the hassle away by personalising a unique itinerary that ticks all of your boxes. You’ll even have 24/7 support from our local partners while you’re away.

Responsible travel

Our holidays are designed to make good things happen, for you and the places you visit. We believe that tourism can be a force for good, so we strive to preserve and support local communities wherever we go. In Ecuador, you’ll stay in small-scale, locally owned accommodation, with fairly paid Ecuadorian drivers and guides throughout.

We’re also very proud to partner with Intrepid Travel in the Galapagos Islands. With their own boats, expert local crews and a strong focus on making sure that tourism benefits rather than harms this incredible environment, Intrepid are the perfect people to look after our Rickshaw travellers while they explore the Galapagos.

Traditional weaving Ecuador Galapagos bitesize trips

Rickshaw brings you closer

Ecuador and the Galapagos islands have some pretty amazing spots to explore. Here at Rickshaw Travel we love to get you to the places which really show off the authentic culture and let you experience the local traditions.

Our travel specialists are passionate about helping you plan a memorable and meaningful trip to Ecuador. By sharing their own experiences and top tips they can ensure you have a holiday that is perfect just for you. If you are looking for helpful tips to get started check out our inspiration page.

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James Island Ecuador Galapagos

Travel with impact

We want to make sure you really get to know the people and the country when you travel to Ecuador with us. You’ll stay in small-scale hotels, guesthouses, and lodges with responsible credentials so that the money you spend flows directly back to the local people and benefits the country. We believe it is essential for us to maintain fair prices so that our guides, hotel owners, and drivers can earn a fair wage. Our goal? That you make an unforgettable journey. We ensure that this journey is as sustainable, meaningful, and responsible as possible. Job done!

Practical information about Ecuador

Let us help you with all the admin which comes with planning an exciting holiday! We have put together some informative guides to help you with all the essential stuff. Get the low down on all you need to know from visas, passport info and money matters to the best time to travel to Ecuador.

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Other destinations in South America

Visit other countries in South America with Rickshaw Travel, we travel to: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Peru and Bolivia.