Ecuador has everything, from snow-capped Andes to tropical Amazon jungle, from endangered wildlife to Incan treasures. One of Latin America's untouched hidden gems, you can really get back to basics on your gap year as you explore the stunning contrasts on offer in Ecuador. Follow in Darwin's footsteps as you discover the unspoilt Galapagos Islands and volunteer on a conservation project. Your head will spin as you head for the hair-raising heights of Quito, Ecuador's soaring capital city. Sample its cultural delights and choose from a fantastic range of Spanish language courses for a real flavour of Latin America on your gap year trip. From hot springs to volcano hikes, say 'hola' to the locals in unforgettable Ecuador!Ecuador Key Facts
18 days of adventure in stunning Ecuador!
Learn about local culture with homestays in indigenous communities, carve through the Andes on the spectacular Devil’s Nose train, and experience the explosive colours of Otavalo market. An unforgettable taste of this beautiful country!
19 or 21 days
Explore the unexplored in Colombia and Ecuador!
Spend 21 days journeying through Colombia and Ecuador discovering long-lost cities, indigenous communities and mighty volcanoes. With a dedicated guide and a gang of fellow adventurers, you’ll uncover hidden treasures in beautiful South America.
97 days or longer
An epic American journey!
Spend 3 months journeying through Central and South America! Explore eleven incredible countries, including Mexico, Peru, Argentina and Brazil, and trek the legendary Inca Trail!