The Best Affordable Budget Tours to Ecuador

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Embark on a wallet-friendly escapade that doesn't compromise on fun with these amazing budget tours to Ecuador. We've meticulously analyzed a diverse selection of affordable organized tours from highly reviewed companies, guaranteeing you an unforgettable experience in Ecuador without breaking the bank. From pocket-friendly prices and exceptional guest ratings to outstanding service, captivating destinations, and thrilling activities, these curated tours prove that adventure and affordability can go hand in hand. So, let's find your next budget-friendly tour to Ecuador in our selection below.


The Top 3:

  • 8 Days, $999.00

  • 1 Days, $120.00

  • 12 Days, $1710.00

What are budget and low-cost tours like in Ecuador?

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Here are the important factors:

  • 13 trip options analyzed
  • $114 average price per day (USD)
  • 1 to 15 days in length
  • 4.62 of 5 average rating
  • 21 people or less on average

Curious about the diverse range of budget tours? Prepare to be amazed by the array of options available to suit every traveler's preferences. It comes as no surprise that visitors adore these tours, given their exceptional average guest rating of 4.62 out of 5 stars. When it comes to group sizes, the average maximum capacity stands at 21 people, allowing for a comfortable and sociable experience. The shortest tour is 1 days, while the longest is 15 days. As for physical activity options, the tours are thoughtfully categorized as easy and moderate, with the most being easy. With a comprehensive analysis encompassing 13 budget tours, you can rest assured that Ecuador has something tailored to your interests and preferences, promising an unforgettable experience for all.

(All tour prices are in US Dollars before taxes, and come from a base price that is reported by TourRadar. Peak season prices can vary significantly, particularly in destinations where seasonal travel fluctuates dramatically.)

So, let's get to it and see...

The 10 Best Budget Tours in Ecuador
  • On Sale: 25% Off
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for budget tours.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by G Adventures



8 Days Start/End in Quito 3 Destinations 16 People at Most Ages 12 to 90 Guest Rating: 5.0 out of 5 stars

This exceptional trip offering by G Adventures has received a 5 out of 5 rating. On this 8-day voyage you can unwind while also making new memories. You'll start and end this amazing trip in Quito. With a group size of 16 people, it's suitable for travelers from 12 to 90 years old. This remarkable trip is priced at an unbeatable $94 per day. Act quickly to seize the current limited-time sale and reserve your spot now.

  • In-depth Cultural
  • Local Living
$999 $749
TourRadar
by Adventure Journeys



1 Days Start/End in Quito 2 Destinations 16 People at Most Ages 8 to 89 Guest Rating: 4.0 out of 5 stars

Check out this voyage that has received rave reviews, earning a stellar 4 out of 5 rating. Quito will be both the start and end of your journey. This terrific trip also highights local culture and family-friendly activities. Spanning across 1 unforgettable days, this voyage offers an intimate group experience with 16 participants, and it's great for travelers from 8 to 89 years old. Brought to you by the renowned Adventure Journeys, this exceptional opportunity is priced at an incredible $120 per day - an unbeatable value.

  • Hiking & Trekking
  • In-depth Cultural
  • Family
$120
TourRadar
by Bamba Travel



12 Days Quito to Guayaquil 10 Destinations 20 People at Most Ages 10 to 99 Guest Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars

This 12-day trip is ideal for travelers from 10 and up. And priced at only $143 per day, it's a great value, too. You're in for an epic adventure with a strong emphasis on local culture and family-friendly activities. You'll enjoy hiking and mountain hikes. Immerse yourself in a travel experience that includes 10 destinations, featuring Cuenca, Cotopaxi National Park, Sigchos, and Chugchilan. Beginning in beautiful Quito, you'll have a terrific journey that ends in Guayaquil. It's offered by Bamba Travel, a very popular company with rave reviews and knowledgeable guides.

  • Hiking & Trekking
  • In-depth Cultural
  • Family
  • Mountain Hikes
$1,710
TourRadar
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for budget tours.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by G Adventures



15 Days Quito to Lima 7 Destinations through Ecuador, Peru 18 People at Most Ages 18 to 39 Guest Rating: 4.7 out of 5 stars

Priced at just $82 per day, this terrific 15-day trip, visiting Ecuador and Peru, is ideal for travelers from 18 to 39 years old. Uncover the beauty of 7 destinations on this itinerary, with highlights such as Banos, Cuenca, Mancora, and Trujillo. Quito will mark the start of your journey, while Lima will serve as its final destination. Organized by the reputable G Adventures, this is one of the best tours on this list.

  • Coach / Bus
$1,237
TourRadar
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for budget tours.
by Rebecca Adventure Travel



5 Days Start/End in Nueva Loja 2 Destinations 15 People at Most Ages 12 to 99 Guest Rating: 4.3 out of 5 stars

Check out this incredible journey that has received a 4.3 out of 5 rating from previous guests. With a duration of 5 days, this journey ensures an intimate group size of 15 people, and is good for travelers from 12 and up. Begin and conclude your remarkable journey in the gorgeous destination of Nueva Loja. This fantastic option, organized by Rebecca Adventure Travel, presents an unbeatable value at just $91 per day.

  • Wildlife
$453
TourRadar
  • On Sale: 25% Off
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for budget tours.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by G Adventures



14 Days Start/End in Quito 8 Destinations 16 People at Most Ages 12 to 90 Guest Rating: 5.0 out of 5 stars

Spanning over 14 days, this journey has a maximum size of 16 individuals. Welcoming travelers from 12 to 90 years old, it is organized by G Adventures, a very popular company with plenty of great reviews. This trip visits 8 destinations, including Banos, Tena, Papallacta, and Otavalo along the way. You'll start and end your journey in beautiful Quito. Available at an unbeatable price of only $107 per day, this option also has a rating of 5 out of 5 stars from previous guests. Hurry and secure your spot while this incredible sale lasts!

  • Wildlife
$1,999 $1,499
TourRadar
by Bamba Travel



6 Days Start/End in Quito 2 Destinations 20 People at Most Ages 10 to 99 Guest Rating: 3.5 out of 5 stars

Here's your chance to take off on an exceptional journey that has garnered a 3.5 out of 5 rating. With a duration of 6 days, this jouney will have 20 participants, and it warmly welcomes travelers from 10 and up. Expertly organized by Bamba Travel, this amazing trip is an incredible value at just $149 per day.

  • Family
$895
TourRadar
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by Receptivo Aborigen Tours



4 Days Start/End in Quito 1 Destinations 50 People at Most Ages 3 to 95 Guest Rating: 5.0 out of 5 stars

This memorable voyage is offered by Receptivo Aborigen Tours which has received plenty of positive reviews. The trip itself has a guest rating of 5 out of 5 stars, and is priced affordably at $150 per day. You'll start and end this amazing trip in Quito. The maximum group size is 50 people, welcoming travelers from 3 to 95 years old.

  • Family
$599
TourRadar
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for budget tours.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by Ecuador Galapagos Travels



8 Days Start/End in Quito 9 Destinations 15 People at Most Ages 18 to 60 Guest Rating: 5.0 out of 5 stars

Set off on an extraordinary journey that has been awarded a 5 out of 5 stars by previous guests. With a duration of 8 days, this trip offers an intimate group setting, accommodating 15 individuals, while extending a warm welcome to travelers from 18 to 60 years old. Discover a journey that spans 9 destinations, with notable stops in Papallacta, Otavalo, Cuicocha Lake, and Cotopaxi National Park. Quito will be both the start and end of your journey. Brought to you by Ecuador Galapagos Travels, this exceptional deal is an incredible steal at a mere $109 per day.

$870
TourRadar
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for budget tours.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by Receptivo Aborigen Tours



4 Days Start/End in Quito 1 Destinations 50 People at Most Ages 3 to 99 Guest Rating: 5.0 out of 5 stars

With this option you can experience an unparalleled trip for 4 unforgettable days. It ensures an intimate group setting with 50 participants at most. Your adventure starts and ends in Quito. Receptivo Aborigen Tours, the organizer of this journey, extends a warm invitation to guests travelers from 3 and up. You're in for an epic adventure with a strong emphasis on local culture and family-friendly activities. This extraordinary opportunity offers exceptional value at only $107 per day.

  • In-depth Cultural
  • Family
$429
TourRadar

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Also, if you're departing from a specific destination, see The Best 3-Day Tours from Quito, The Best One-Week (7-Day) Tours from Quito, The Best 10-Day Tours from Quito, or The Best 2-Week Tours from Quito for more package tour options.

How much do budget tours cost in Ecuador?

Average Daily Price Budget Tours
$114

After analyzing 13 budget tours in Ecuador, we found the average price to be a remarkably economical $114 per day. Naturally, this region has many fantastic options for budget tours with a variety of prices. The individual costs will vary by the destinations, travel style, available dates, and other factors. If you're interested in more information about tours here, see our guide to tour prices in Ecuador.

And for more information on Ecuador, see Ecuador Travel Costs and Ecuador Hotel Costs.


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