Ecuador Cultural Tours & Activities

Embark on a journey of discovery with Impactful Travel’s Cultural Tours in Ecuador. Immerse yourself in the ancient archaeological wonders, partake in traditional weaving workshops, and experience age-old healing practices. The living culture of Ecuador is vibrant and rich, offering you a chance to connect deeply with local communities. Wander through the quaint, cozy atmosphere of our colonial towns, where history and modernity harmoniously blend.

Every corner of Ecuador holds a story, waiting for you to uncover. Join us as we explore this captivating country and make a positive impact along the way. Remember, each journey with Impactful Travel leads to personal growth and contributes to sustainable tourism. Let’s transform together!

 

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Explore the streets of Ecuador's Capital on foot, on our Quito Walking Tour | Impactful Travel
Explore Quito... Impactful Style

Quito Walking Tour

3.5 Hours
Availability : Year round
Quito
Join us on our Quito Walking Tour and explore the capital of Ecuador whilst leaving a positive impact!
FromUSD$25
Panoramic view from the top of the Mitad del Mundo monument right on the Equatorial line. | Impactful Travel
Uncover Ecuador's Equatorial Mysteries

Mitad del Mundo Tour – Impactful Style

4 Hours
Availability : Year Round
Quito
Learn how indigenous tribes related to the equatorial line and take part in mind-boggling experiments!
FromUSD$40
Enjoy the famous Pambamesa feast!

Kushiwaira Community Day – Explore Ecuador’s hidden gem

Full Day
Availability : Year Round
Cuenca
Immerse yourself in the rich traditions of the Kushiwaira Community. Explore unique trails, learn local customs, and enjoy a communal Pambamesa meal.
FromUSD$85
Dante Bolcato, owner of the Palo Santo Factory in Puerto Lopez, Ecuador, is blowing into a pile of burning Palo Santo wood | Impactful Travel
Smells like a great tour!

Sustainable Palo Santo Factory Tour: Ecuador’s Sacred Wood

3-4 Hours
Availability : Year Round
Puerto López
Take this surprising and inspiring factory visit with an English-speaking guide, and make the most out of your visit to Puerto López!
FromUSD$25
Sisa
Weave your Way around San Pablo Lake

Meet the Andean Condor and visit a Weaving Workshop in San Pablo

3-4 Hours
Availability : Year Round
Otavalo
Share a weaving morning with lovely families at one side of the San Pablo lake, and visit a bird rescue center on the other side! All on one […]
FromUSD$75
Unearth the secrets of Andean cuisine

Deliciously Authentic Cooking Class in Otavalo

4 Hours
Availability : Year Round
Otavalo
Embark on a culinary journey with our Authentic Cooking Class in Otavalo. Guided by Claudia, our local chef, you'll prepare traditional Andean dishes using garden-fresh ingredients. This is […]
FromUSD$45
From Farm to Chocolate Bar

Cacao Farm Experience: Cuenca to Guayaquil Journey

7 Hours
Availability : Year Round
Cuenca
Join us on a unique journey from Cuenca to Guayaquil, stopping at El Deseo Cacao Plantation. Learn about the process of cacao production, taste organic chocolate, and contribute […]
FromUSD$95
Safe Walking Tour

Guayaquil Walking Tour

4 Hours
Availability : Year Round
Guayaquil
Join us on the Guayaquil Walking Tour, a journey that takes you deep into the heart of this bustling city. Explore its rich history, vibrant culture, and natural […]
FromUSD$45

Browse our multi-day tours for cultural travelers in Ecuador

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Another adult Andean Bear as observed from the Mirador del Oso Andino | Impactful Travel
Spot the Spectacled Bear!

Indigenous Homestay Experience and Andean Bear Conservation Tour

2.5 Days, 2 Nights
Availability : Year round
Ibarra Bus station
Embark on an enriching journey with us, where you'll immerse yourself in authentic community experiences and marvel at the majestic Andean Bears.
FromUSD$220
Experience local life in Guamote on the Quick Baños to Guamote to Cuenca Cultural Tour by Impactful Travel. Immerse in the culture, history and nature of Ecuador in a responsible way.
Dive into Guamote's indigenous culture!

Impactful Trip from Baños to Cuenca: Indigenous Culture and Archaeology

3 Days, 2 Nights
Availability : Year round
Baños, Ecuador
A spectacular way to travel from Baños to Cuenca, exploring the indigenous communities of Chimborazo along the way.
FromUSD$250
Visiting a textile workshop in Guamote supported by Inti Sisa on a tour from Baños to Guamote by Impactful Travel
A quick immersion in Andean life

Quick Baños to Guamote to Cuenca Cultural Tour

2 Days, 1 Night
Availability : Year round
Baños, Ecuador
A two-day cultural immersion trip from Baños to Cuenca, exploring the indigenous communities of Chimborazo along the way.
FromUSD$220
The achimamas, midwives, welcoming visitors to their Amupakin center to teach and share their wisdom about childbirth with ancient techniques and medicinal plants. | Impactful Travel in Ecuador
A deep immersion in Amazonian culture

Tena Amazon Tour including… a midwifery house?

3 Days, 2 Nights
Availability : All year
Quito
This tour showcases all the natural wonders you'd expect from a Tena Amazon Tour. However, we at Impactful always add a unique, impactful element. Explore why this midwifery […]
FromUSD$500
Many "Ecuadors" in one trip

Complete Ecuador Adventure: Nature and Culture

22 Days, 21 Nights
Availability : Year-round
Quito
Embark on an awe-inspiring 22-day journey across Ecuador, where each step contributes to preserving the wonders of nature and enriching local communities.
FromUSD$2,010

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