Ecuador & Galapagos Community Service 25 Days

25 Day Ecuador and Galapagos Community Service Program for teens who want to spend a big part of their summer exploring remote destinations such as the Galapagos Islands while helping orphans, painting schools and planting trees as community service projects.

The ideal age for this trip is from 13 to 17. This a group tour, our travel director with chaperons will meet participants at major hub airports in the United States to begin the journey, be with them 24/7 and return the same way. Our programs are safe, educational and fun!

per adult from

$11,141

NZD

Duration

25 days

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  • What's included :
    • 3 A-la-Carte Meals per day
    • All Accommodations
    • All Activities as mentioned in the itinerary
    • All Private transfer from and to Airports with meet and greet assistance
    • All private land transportation in comfortable, safe buses
    • $100 Galapagos Entrance fee
    • $20 Ingala Tourist Card
    • Community Service Construction materials
    • Trees for Reforestation
    • All boats, ferries
    • Snorkel Equipment
    • Swim Suites
    • 24/7 Ecuador tour guides
    • 24/7 Tour leaders and chaperons
    • 24/7 emergency support for parents
    • Entry/Admission - San Cristobal Interpretation Center
    What's excluded :
    • International Flight to and from Ecuador $1100, it depends when it is bought and the departure city.
    • Flight to and from Galapagos $480
    • Travel Insurance
    • Medications, doctor visits, hospital translators
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: San Cristobal Interpretation Center, 2 km Southwest of Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, Puerto Baquerizo Moreno Ecuador

    ITINERARY

    Day 1

    ​Fly to Quito

    Overnight in Quito

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    Day 2

    Full day Quito City Tour including the Old Town City, Panecillo view point, Mitad del Mundo, Intinan museum, and Pululahua crater.



    Overnight in Quito



    Day 3

    Begin your Community Service in the Orphanage center.



    Overnight in Quito



    Day 4

    Return to continue working at the Orphanage.

    Overnight in Quito



    Day 5

    Zip-line canopy

    River tubing

    Overnight in Quito​

    Day 6

    Last day of community service in the orphanage.

    Teleferiqo cable cart for an overview of the city

    Overnight in Quito



    Day 7

    Travel to the Andes region, home to the Cotopaxi volcano, the highest active volcano in the world.​

    Continue south and get to the Quilotoa lake, a picturesque old extinct volcano, hike for 3 hours.

    Overnight in Toacaso



    Day 8

    Continue working at the local school.

    Return to the hotel for a bonfire in the evening.

    Overnight in Toacaso



    Day 9

    Journey to the Amazon Rain Forest. The scenic drive where you will see drastic landscape changes takes 6 hours with various stops along the way.

    Arrive at the Napo river bank and take a motor canoe to the Hotel. Check in and get ready for your night excursion.

    Meet with the community leader for an overview about the community service projects.



    Overnight in the jungle



    Day 10

    Take a canoe ride with a local tour guide to visit an animal rescue center.

    Take a refreshing river tube ride followed by lunch and begin your community service work.

    Overnight in the jungle



    Day 11

    Continue with your community service work in the morning. Afterwards, you have time to swim and hike in the jungle.

    Return to the hotel for lunch.

    In the evening, members from the community will come to the hotel to present to you their dance, music and food.

    Overnight in the jungle

    ​​

    Day 12

    Scenic drive to Baños, a city for adventure and fun.

    Overnight in Baños



    Day 13

    White-water rafting adventure.

    At night enjoy karaoke.

    Overnight in Baños



    Day 14

    Today you will explore and hike to the most beautiful waterfalls including the Pailon del Diablo.

    Disco night

    Overnight in Baños



    Day 15

    Travel back to Quito.

    Bowling followed by dinner

    Overnight in Quito



    Day 16

    Otavalo indigenous experience.

    Travel to Otavalo Poncho Plaza market, the most colorful indigenous market for shopping followed by a visit to the family for food, music, dance and music.



    Overnight in Quito



    Day 17

    Fly to the Galapagos Islands

    Meet your naturalistic guides and go to Tijeretas for a refreshing snorkel activity after the introduction to the history and formation of the Islands.

    Overnight in San Cristobal



    Day 18

    Begin your work at the school, we will continue working on the playground improvements and sharing with students by playing basketball and soccer.

    Overnight in San Cristobal



    Day 19

    Continue working on the school and enjoy the evening in Playa Mann within walking distance from your hotel.

    Overnight in San Cristobal



    Day 20

    Kicker Rock full day



    Cerro Brujo



    Overnight in San Cristobal



    Day 21

    Navigate to Santa Cruz Island. Upon arrival visit the Charles Darwin Center. ​



    Overnight in Santa Cruz



    Day 22

    Galapagos giant tortoises viewing, not turtle, tortoise. Your naturalistic tour guide will share more interesting information. Begin your reforestation project.



    Overnight in Santa Cruz



    Day 23

    Return to the reforestation location

    Overnight in Santa Cruz



    Day 24

    Santa Cruz

    Tortuga Bay hike, a white sanded beach where you will be able to play sports, or do kayak.

    Overnight in Santa Cruz



    Day 25

    Home

    Fly back to Quito, and home.

    Duration: 25 days

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    You will be met by your tour directors at your nearest major hub airport, travel as a group and return the same way.
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Tours 4 Teens

Activity ID: V-108742P7

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