Ecuador Nature Tours & Activities

Our Ecuador Nature Tours explore this exceptional country’s wondrous beauty and wildlife. 

Whether you love birdwatching or botany, you’ll be amazed at the country’s diversity! With the Amazon Rainforest, The Andean Highlands, and The Coastal Lowlands all at our doorstep, we explore a wide range of Ecuador’s natural beauty on our nature tours.

While browsing, you may want to check out our Off-the-Beaten-Path Tours. Or read about our Adventure Tours for some adrenaline-packed time spent in nature! 

Can’t decide on the right tour for you? Feel free to contact us, and we’d be happy to discuss your options and find your ideal trip.

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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
Travelers snorkeling with a breathtaking backdrop during the Isla de la Plata Tour in Ecuador with Impactful Travel
Join scientists for a day

Whale Watching in Puerto Lopez: Isla de la Plata Tour

7 Hours
Availability : Year Round
Puerto Lopez
Our Isla de la Plata Tour is a great, ecological alternative to the Galapagos islands; even when it's not whale season!
FromUSD$50
Guided by a Marine Biologist

Dolphin and Birdwatching Tour in the Mangrove Forest near Guayaquil

6 Hours
Availability : Year Round
Guayaquil
Set off from Guayaquil to Puerto el Morro, journeying through breathtaking mangrove forests. Spot dolphins in their natural habitat and admire a myriad of bird species, while gaining […]
FromUSD$95
The amazing Pailón del Diablo waterfall can be visited on Impactful Travel's Alternative Baños Waterfall Tour from Tena to Baños.
Leave an impact before the fun!

From Tena to Baños – an alternative Baños Waterfall tour

Full Day
Availability : Year Round
Tena
The best way to travel from Tena to Baños; learning, getting inspired and leaving a positive impact before the waterfall fun begins!
FromUSD$75
Hikers paradise

Hiking El Cajas National Park

Full Day (hike 5-6 h)
Availability : Year-round
Quito
El Cajas National Park is perfect for nature lovers and adventure seekers looking to explore one of Ecuador's hidden gems.
FromUSD$75

Browse our nature multi-day tours in Ecuador

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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
Travel into the Yasuni Amazon with our Napo Wildlife Center tour | Impactful Travel
Discover Yasuni's Heartbeat

Napo Wildlife Center: into the Yasuni Amazon

4 Days, 3 Nights
Availability : All year round
El Coca
Venture into Yasuni National Park with our tour to Napo Wildlife Center. Experience canoe trips, forest excursions, birding tours, all while promoting sustainable tourism. This isn't just a […]
FromUSD$1,520
The best of mainland and islands of Ecuador

Ecuador and Galapagos: Quick Highlights Tour

11 Days, 10 Nights
Availability : Year-round
Quito
Don't let a busy schedule prevent you from experiencing the rich cultures and stunning landscapes of Ecuador and the Galapagos
FromUSD$1,525
A room at Los Yapas Holistic Center | Impactful Travel in Ecuador
A unique opportunity to learn!

Amazon Permaculture: Experience Los Yapas Holistic Center

1Day, 1 Night
Availability : Year round
Puyo
An amazing opportunity to learn about growing food in the Amazon (and the rest of the world!) and enjoying super healthy food. Nurture the earth, your body and […]
FromUSD$140
Volunteers intervening a sea turtle nest at Las Tunas Sea Turtle Beach Center, as part of the preservation efforts of the local population. Visit and volunteer with Impactful Travel in Ecuador!
A Turtle-y Awesome Experience!

Volunteer at Las Tunas Sea Turtle Beach Center

2 Days, 1 Night
Availability : All year round
Puerto López
Volunteer for a day, learn, have fun and support the conservation efforts of the local population!
FromUSD$95
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$240
A trip that pays off

Balanced Ecuador Expedition

15 Days, 14 Nights
Availability : Year-round
Quito
Experience the vibrant culture, stunning nature, and captivating history of Ecuador in only two weeks
FromUSD$1,410
Unique wildlife and pristine nature

San Cristóbal: an Unforgettable Galapagos Experience

5 Days, 4 Nights
San Cristobal
Embark on an unforgettable journey to San Cristóbal Island in the Galapagos. Experience its unique wildlife, pristine beaches, and stunning vistas, making for an impactful travel experience that […]
FromUSD$630

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Can’t quite find the adventure you’re seeking? Don’t fret! Dive into our comprehensive collection of tours. With a handy filter function, you can easily find journeys tailored to your preferred location, activities, and duration.

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