The Coastal Lowlands of Ecuador

Discover the Coastal Lowlands of Ecuador: Where Impactful Travel Meets Tropical Bliss

Welcome to the Coastal Lowlands of Ecuador, a tropical paradise that offers more than just scenic views. When you choose to travel with us, you become a part of a larger mission—making a positive impact on local communities and the environment.

Your Essential Coastal Guide

Before you set off on your adventure, make sure to consult our in-depth Destination Guides specifically for Puerto López and Guayaquil. These guides offer a wealth of information, from eco-friendly travel tips to historical insights, ensuring you’re well-equipped for a truly enriching experience.

Day Tours: A Snapshot of Coastal Diversity

Our day tours offer a well-rounded glimpse into the diverse experiences the Coastal Lowlands have in store. Whether you’re keen on whale watching in Puerto López, volunteering at Las Tunas Sea Turtle Beach Center, visiting a responsible Palo Santo factory, exploring a cacao farm on your way from Cuenca to Guayaquil, dolphin and birdwatching in the mangrove forest near Guayaquil, or taking a walking tour of Guayaquil itself, each tour is designed to be a meaningful step toward responsible and impactful travel.

Tailor-Made Coastal Experiences

If our existing tours don’t quite match your interests, we’ve got you covered. We’re skilled at crafting travel plans that not only meet your unique desires but also align with ethical and sustainable practices. Ready to plan your own adventure in the Coastal Lowlands? Reach out to us today!

Safe Walking Tour

Guayaquil Walking Tour

4 Hours
Join us on the Guayaquil Walking Tour, a journey that takes you deep into the heart of this bustling city. Explore its rich history, […]
Guided by a Marine Biologist

Dolphin and Birdwatching Tour in the Mangrove Forest near Guayaquil

6 Hours
Set off from Guayaquil to Puerto el Morro, journeying through breathtaking mangrove forests. Spot dolphins in their natural habitat and admire a myriad of […]
From Farm to Chocolate Bar

Cacao Farm Experience: Cuenca to Guayaquil Journey

7 Hours
Join us on a unique journey from Cuenca to Guayaquil, stopping at El Deseo Cacao Plantation. Learn about the process of cacao production, taste […]
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
Volunteer for a day, learn, have fun and support the conservation efforts of the local population!
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
Take this surprising and inspiring factory visit with an English-speaking guide, and make the most out of your visit to Puerto López!
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
Our Isla de la Plata Tour is a great, ecological alternative to the Galapagos islands; even when it's not whale season!