The Best Hiking & Trekking Tours in Ecuador

Experience the Beauty of Hiking with These Incredible Tours

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Are you yearning for an escape into the beauty of nature? These curated hiking and trekking tours to Ecuador offer an immersive experience in some of the most awe-inspiring destinations in the region. Through meticulous analysis of various tours based on price, ratings, destinations, services, and activities, we've handpicked the best hiking tour options in Ecuador for adventure enthusiasts like you. We're confident that one of these amazing guided tours will be perfect for your next hiking trip, so let's get started.


The Top 3:

  • 12 Days, $1684.00

  • 8 Days, $1896.00

  • 1 Days, $120.00

What are hiking tours like in Ecuador?

Ecuador

Here are the important factors:

  • 12 trip options analyzed
  • $370 average price per day (USD)
  • 1 to 14 days in length
  • 4.64 of 5 average rating
  • 15 people or less on average

Curious about the diverse range of hiking and trekking 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 4.64 out of 5 stars. When it comes to group sizes, the average maximum capacity stands at 15 people, allowing for a comfortable and sociable experience. The shortest tour is 1 days, while the longest is 14 days. As for physical activity options, the tours are thoughtfully categorized as easy, moderate, and serious, with the most being easy. With a comprehensive analysis encompassing 12 hiking and trekking 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 Hiking Tours in Ecuador
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for hiking and trekking tours.
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 exceptional trip offering by Bamba Travel has received a 4.5 out of 5 rating. On this 12-day trip you can unwind while also making new memories. Along the way, this journey encompasses 10 destinations, including Riobamba, Guamote, Cuenca, and Cotopaxi National Park. Quito will mark the start of your journey, while Guayaquil will serve as its final destination. You'll create amazing memories while experiencing hiking and mountain hikes. With a group size of 20 people, it's suitable for travelers from 10 and up. This extraordinary adventure also revolves around local culture and family-friendly activities. This remarkable trip is priced at an unbeatable $140 per day.

  • Hiking & Trekking
  • In-depth Cultural
  • Family
  • Mountain Hikes
$1,684
TourRadar
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for hiking and trekking tours.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by Adventure Journeys



8 Days Start/End in Quito 10 Destinations 16 People at Most Ages 10 to 89 Guest Rating: 4.9 out of 5 stars

Check out this trip that has received rave reviews, earning a stellar 4.9 out of 5 rating. Get ready to fully embrace hiking and mountain hikes. This itinerary covers 10 captivating destinations, with stops in Riobamba, Chimborazo Volcano, Cotopaxi National Park, and Sigchos, among others. Quito will be both the start and end of your journey. This terrific trip also highights local culture and family-friendly activities. Spanning across 8 unforgettable days, this voyage offers an intimate group experience with 16 participants, and it's great for travelers from 10 to 89 years old. Brought to you by the renowned Adventure Journeys, this exceptional opportunity is priced at an incredible $237 per day - an unbeatable value.

  • Hiking & Trekking
  • In-depth Cultural
  • Family
  • Mountain Hikes
$1,896
TourRadar
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for hiking and trekking tours.
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

This 1-day journey is ideal for travelers from 8 to 89 years old. And priced at only $120 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. Your adventure starts and ends in Quito. It's offered by Adventure Journeys, a very popular company with rave reviews and knowledgeable guides.

  • Hiking & Trekking
  • In-depth Cultural
  • Family
$120
TourRadar
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for hiking and trekking tours.
by Explore!



14 Days Quito to Guayaquil 15 Destinations 16 People at Most Ages 16 to 85 Guest Rating: 4.6 out of 5 stars

Priced at just $173 per day, this terrific 14-day voyage is ideal for travelers from 16 to 85 years old. Uncover the beauty of 15 destinations on this itinerary, with highlights such as Cotopaxi National Park, Cotopaxi Volcano, Papallacta, and Misahualli. Quito will mark the start of your journey, while Guayaquil will serve as its final destination. Organized by the reputable Explore!, this is one of the best tours on this list.

  • Wildlife
  • Hiking & Trekking
$2,420
TourRadar
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for hiking and trekking tours.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by Lead Adventures



1 Days Start/End in Quito 2 Destinations 8 People at Most Ages 18 to 65 Guest Rating: 5.0 out of 5 stars

Check out this incredible voyage that has received a 5 out of 5 rating from previous guests. With a duration of 1 days, this journey ensures an intimate group size of 8 people, and is good for travelers from 18 to 65 years old. Begin and conclude your remarkable journey in the gorgeous destination of Quito. This fantastic option, organized by Lead Adventures , presents an unbeatable value at just $170 per day.

  • Hiking & Trekking
$170
TourRadar
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for hiking and trekking tours.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by GUIDEcuador Travel



8 Days Start/End in Guayaquil 7 Destinations 12 People at Most Ages 18 to 75 Guest Rating: 4.7 out of 5 stars

Spanning over 8 days, this journey has a maximum size of 12 individuals. Welcoming travelers from 18 to 75 years old, it is organized by GUIDEcuador Travel, a very popular company with plenty of great reviews. This trip visits 7 destinations, including Isabela Island, Bartolomé Island, San Cristóbal Island, and Leon Dormido along the way. You'll start and end your journey in beautiful Guayaquil. Available at an unbeatable price of only $261 per day, this option also has a rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from previous guests.

  • Wildlife
  • Hiking & Trekking
$2,090
TourRadar
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for hiking and trekking tours.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by G Adventures



9 Days Start/End in Quito 4 Destinations 16 People at Most Ages 12 to 99 Guest Rating: 4.9 out of 5 stars

Here's your chance to take off on an exceptional trip that has garnered a 4.9 out of 5 rating. With a duration of 9 days, this jouney will have 16 participants, and it warmly welcomes travelers from 12 and up. Expertly organized by G Adventures, this amazing trip is an incredible value at just $293 per day.

  • Wildlife
  • Hiking & Trekking
$2,639
TourRadar
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for hiking and trekking tours.
by Rebecca Adventure Travel



7 Days Start/End in Baltra Island 4 Destinations 15 People at Most Ages 12 to 99 Guest Rating: 4.3 out of 5 stars

This memorable trip is offered by Rebecca Adventure Travel which has received plenty of positive reviews. The trip itself has a guest rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars, and is priced affordably at $315 per day. Explore 4 incredible locations on this trip, including Santa Cruz Island and Isabela Island. You'll start and end this amazing trip in Baltra Island. The maximum group size is 15 people, welcoming travelers from 12 and up.

  • Hiking & Trekking
$2,207
TourRadar
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by GUIDEcuador Travel



9 Days Start/End in Quito 6 Destinations 16 People at Most Ages 10 to 80 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. This terrific trip also highights wildlife and family-friendly activities. You'll create amazing memories while experiencing hiking and island hopping. With a duration of 9 days, this journey offers an intimate group setting, accommodating 16 individuals, while extending a warm welcome to travelers from 10 to 80 years old. Discover a journey that spans 6 destinations, with notable stops in Santa Cruz Island, Isabela Island, Bartolomé Island, and San Cristóbal Island. Quito will be both the start and end of your journey. Brought to you by GUIDEcuador Travel, this exceptional deal is an incredible steal at a mere $443 per day.

  • Wildlife
  • Hiking & Trekking
  • Family
  • Island Hopping
$3,300
TourRadar
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by Exodus Travels



14 Days Quito to Guayaquil 9 Destinations 16 People at Most Ages 16 to 99 Guest Rating: 4.8 out of 5 stars

With this option you can experience an unparalleled journey for 14 unforgettable days. It ensures an intimate group setting with 16 participants at most. This trip takes you on an adventure to 9 destinations, including Floreana Island, Isabela Island, Santa Cruz Island, and Bartolomé Island. Quito will mark the start of your journey, while Guayaquil will serve as its final destination. Exodus Travels, the organizer of this journey, extends a warm invitation to guests travelers from 16 and up. This extraordinary opportunity offers exceptional value at only $621 per day.

  • Wildlife
  • Hiking & Trekking
$8,700
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 One-Week (7-Day) Tours from Guayaquil, The Best 10-Day Tours from Quito, or The Best 2-Week Tours from Quito for more package tour options.

How much do hiking tours in Ecuador cost?

Average Daily Price Hiking & Trekking Tours
$370

After analyzing 12 hiking and trekking tours in Ecuador, we found the average price to be a remarkably economical $370 per day. Naturally, this region has many fantastic options for hiking and trekking 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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