Building Houses + Galapagos

28 days

Volunteer: Building Houses + Galapagos – 28 days

Prices Include
  • Accommodation: All hotels and hostels are included in the tour package.
  • Meals: All Breakfast and lunches during the trip. Dinners during the volunteer portion of the trip. A welcome dinner is also included.
  • Activities: Entrance fees to educational museums, attractions, venues and scheduled outdoor recreations activities during the trip.
Prices Do not Include
  • Dinners during trip portion
  • Tips for room service
  • Local transportation fee: $200 USD
  • Item of a personal nature such as laundry, shopping, etc.
  • Airline extra baggage fees
  • Special flight arrangements
  • Charges for inoculations
  • Medical expenses
  • Travel insurance
Departures
  • Vancouver
  • Calgary
  • Toronto
  • Chicago
  • Minneapolis
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US $3,299

+$1000 optional airline ticket.

A spot reservation deposit is needed to secure your participation in the program.
This is a $1,000 non-refundable and non-transferable.
Your remaining balance is due 30 days before departure.

Departures Dates

from April 31st 2018
to May 26th 2018

from June 25th 2018
to July 22nd 2018

from May 27th 2018
to June 24th 2018

from July 31st 2018
to August 26th 2018

Itinerary

Day 2: Galapagos

Accommodation

Hotel Lobo de Mar – or similar

Meals

Breakfast and lunch included

Day 4: Galapagos – Isabela Island

Accommodation

Hotel San Vicente Isabela

Meals

Breakfast and lunch included

Activities

Hiking to Sierra Negra Volcano
Visit Los Craters at Isabela Island

Day 7: Goodbye Santa Cruz!

Accommodation

593 Hostel Boutique

Meals

Breakfast and lunch included

Activities

We take one more look at Santa Cruz and take the bus back to Baltra from where you will depart to Quito.

Day 8: Volunteering

Accommodation

Volunteer Hostal

Meals

Breakfast, lunch and dinner included

Day 9: Volunteering

Accommodation

Volunteer Hostal

Meals

Breakfast, lunch and dinner included

Day 10: Volunteering

Accommodation

Volunteer Hostal

Meals

Breakfast, lunch and dinner included

Day 11: Volunteering

Accommodation

Volunteer Hostal

Meals

Breakfast, lunch and dinner included

Day 12: Cotopaxi + Quilotoa

Meals

Breakfast and lunch included

Activities

Horseback riding around Cotopaxi volcano
Trekking in Quilotoa
Kayak in the beautiful colors of a volcano lake
Camp overnight observing the reflection of the stars in the waters of the Quilotoa Lagoon

Day 13: Baños

Accommodation

Hotel La Floresta – or similar

Meals

Breakfast and lunch included

Activities

Have fun at the swing at the end of the world
A small hike until “Pailón del Diablo”
(Devils Cauldron)
Visit to a local spa

Day 14: Misahualli

Accommodation

Inti Sacha Lodge

Meals

Breakfast and lunch included

Activities

A 5 hours hike through the jungle where you would be in contact with exotic animals and nature.

Day 15: Papallacta

Accommodation

Termas de Papallacta

Meals

Breakfast and lunch included

Activity

24 hours of relaxation at the hot springs, spa and resort

Day 16: Volunteering

Accommodation

Volunteer Hostal

Meals

Breakfast, lunch and dinner included

Day 17: Volunteering

Accommodation

Volunteer Hostal

Meals

Breakfast, lunch and dinner included

Day 18: Volunteering

Accommodation

Volunteer Hostal

Meals

Breakfast, lunch and dinner included

Day 19: Volunteering

Accommodation

Volunteer Hostal

Meals

Breakfast, lunch and dinner included

Day 20: Volunteering

Accommodation

Volunteer Hostal

Meals

Breakfast, lunch and dinner included

Day 21: Manta

Accommodation

Hotel Balandra

Meals

Breakfast and lunch included

Activities

Learn how to surf in the Pacific Ocean
Paddle board the waves of South America

Day 22: Puerto López

Accommodation

Victor Hugo Hotel

Meals

Breakfast and lunch included

Activities

Snorkel on Isla de la Plata
Observe Humpback whales during the months of June, July and August
Take pictures of the famous blue footed boobies

Day 23: Puerto López

Accommodation

Victor Hugo Hotel

Meals

Breakfast and lunch included

Activities

Relax at the beach and admire Los Frailes, one of the most beautiful beaches on the coast of Ecuador

Day 24: Salinas

Accommodation

Barcelo All inclusive

Meals

Breakfast and lunch included

Activities

Barceló All inclusive
Resort EcuaExperience Amazing Race

Day 25: Salinas

Accommodation

Barcelo All inclusive

Meals

Breakfast and lunch included

Activities

Relax and have fun at your all inclusive resort

Day 26: Guayaquil

Accommodation

Howard Johnson – or similar

Meals

Breakfast and lunch included

Activities

Walk through Las Penas for amazing pictures of Guayaquil and its history
Ride la Perla and admire Guayaquil at night

STARTS

Quito

DESTINATIONS
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+14

ENDS

Guayaquil

Days

28

Early Bird Price

US $3,299

+$1000 optional airline ticket

Apply with a friend and get

10% OFF

US $3299

US $2,969
Apply with TWO friends and get

15% OFF

US $3,299

US $2,969

Early Bird Deadline:
December 3rd, 2017

General Admission Deadline:
March 25th, 2018

  • A spot reservation deposit is needed to secure your participation in the program.
  • This is a $1,000 non-refundable and non-transferable.
  • Your remaining balance is due 30 days before departure.

Bucket List

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I built a house for underprivileged people in South America

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I snorkel at the Galapagos Islands

N

I was in both hemispheres at one

N

I did the swing at the end of the world in Baños

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival

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Day 2: Galapagos

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Day 3: Galapagos – Isabela Island

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Day 4: Galapagos – Isabela Island

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Day 5: Galapagos – Santa Cruz Island

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Day 6: Galapagos – Tortuga Bay

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Day 7: Goodbye Santa Cruz!

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Day 8: Volunteering

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Day 9: Volunteering

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Day 10: Volunteering

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Day 11: Volunteering

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Day 12: Cotopaxi + Quilotoa

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Day 13: Baños

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Day 14: Misahualli

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Day 15: Papallacta

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Day 16: Volunteering

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Day 17: Volunteering

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Day 18: Volunteering

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Day 19: Volunteering

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Day 20: Volunteering

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Day 21: Manta

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Day 22: Puerto López

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Day 23: Puerto López

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Day 24: Salinas

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Day 25: Salinas

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Day 25: Salinas

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Day 26: Guayaquil

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Day 27: Guayaquil return to Quito

Day 28: Departure

Departures Dates

from April 31st 2018
to May 26th 2018

from May 27th 2018
to June 24th 2018

from June 25th 2018
to July 22nd 2018

from July 21st 2018
to August 26th 2018

What’s included

Accommodation
All hotels and hostels are included in the tour package.
Meals
All Breakfast and lunches during the trip.
Dinners during the volunteer portion of the trip.
A welcome dinner is also included.
Activities
Entrance fees to educational museums, attractions, venues and scheduled outdoor recreations activities during the trip.
Price Does not Include
  • Local transportation fee: $200
  • Dinners during medical rotations and tour portion
  • Tips for room service
  • Local transportation fee
  • Item of a personal nature such as laundry, shopping, etc.
  • Airline extra baggage fees
  • Special flight arrangements
  • Charges for inoculations
  • Medical expenses
  • Travel insurance
Departures
  • Vancouver
  • Calgary
  • Toronto
  • Chicago
  • Minneapolis

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Better with a friend

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Past passenger discount

As a way of saying thanks for wanting to experience another summer with us, get 20% off any of our 28 day programs.