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Academic and Student Travel

cultures of ecuadorCultures of Ecuador

A close encounter with Ecuador’s rich cultural diversity, going from the Andean region to the Amazon rain forest.

This program will introduce students to the history, culture, and traditions of some of the most representative indigenous groups in the country, as well as the Afro-Ecuadorian community. Read more…

prehispanic civilization ecuadorEcuador’s Prehispanic Civilizations

Learn about the history of ancient civilizations settlements, their complex societal hierarchies, their economic system and the causes of their cultural extinction.

Go through archaeological investigations to discover more about these faded civilizations. Read more…

ecuador-community-serviceCommunity Service in Ecuador’s Highlands

Work with kids from low-income indigenous communities and assist teachers and parents in their projects to improve kid’s situation in their local schools.

Learn about the importance of community work while working together with the goal of creating a better learning environment for the kids. Read more…

natural-wonders-ecuadorEcuador’s Natural Wonders

Explore the Amazon Rainforest and the Galapagos Islands, both considered Natural Wonders for the Humanity.

Learn about the amazing biodiversity of the Amazon Rainforest and the complex relationships between the local indigenous cultures. Explore nature at the Galapagos Islands, a living museum and showcase of evolution, named one of the underwater wonders on Earth. Read more…

tropical-ecosystems-ecuadorTropical Ecosystems Under Threat

Explore the tropical ecosystems of the Ecuadorian Coast, going from the Mangrove forests, one of the world’s most threatened tropical ecosystems, to one of the largest tropical dry forests remaining in the world at the Machalilla National Park.

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marine-ecosystemsConservation of Marine Ecosystems

Help Fundación Equilibrio Azul (EA) in their efforts to preserve the marine ecosystem in the Pacific coast of Ecuador.

Foundation Equilibrio Azul is handling at the moment specific research projects regarding turtles and marine bird conservation. You will have the opportunity to assist members on their research, as well as help them with their project to educate the local community about the importance to the marine conservation. Read more…

amazon-rainforestAmazon Biodiversity Station

The Tiputini Biodiversity Station (TBS) is located adjacent to the Yasuní Biosphere Reserve in one the world’s greatest biodiversity hotspots.

Primary activities at the Station are associated with research and environmental education.
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ethnobotanical-ecuadorEthnobotanical & Anthropological Expedition

Explore the complex relationship between indigenous cultures and (uses of) plants.

Learn about the ancient botanic wisdom passed along hundreds of generations of observations and customs via oral tradition.
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