PROJECT: COMMUNITY-LED INITIATIVE TO REDUCE GLOBAL POVERTY
Limited to 30 expeditioners:
The charming nation of Ecuador is located in northwestern South America along the Pacific Ocean. CHOICE expeditions focus on the indigenous communities of the temperate Imbabura Province up north, amidst lush hillsides, volcanoes, and endless fields of quinoa.
Enjoy an incredible opportunity to learn about rural Ecuadorian culture while also experiencing international development and humanitarian work firsthand. Along with your fellow expeditioners...
|DATES||DAY||ACTIVITIES OF THE DAY||LOCATION|
|7/1/2023||Saturday||Arrive to Quito (Mariscal Sucre Airport, code UIO) any time, Settle into Hotel||Airport Wyndham|
|7/2/2023||Sunday||Depart for Community, Mitad del mundo, etc. Village Welcome, Settle In, Orientation Dinner||Village Homes|
|7/3/2023||Monday||Project Work + Community Activities||Village Homes|
|7/4/2023||Tuesday||Project Work + Community Activities||Village Homes|
|7/5/2023||Wednesday||Project Work + Community Activities||Village Homes|
|7/6/2023||Thursday||Project Work + Community Activities||Village Homes|
|7/7/2023||Friday||AM: Otavalo market, lunch. PM: Waterfall hike, Lake Cuycocha, check into hotel, Farewell Dinner||Hotel Puerto Lago|
|7/8/2023||Saturday||Early departure for Quito, Quito Free Time - Return Flights Home (via Mariscal Sucre Airport, code UIO) or begin GPS tour||Flights/Tour begins|
BEFORE YOU GO
Everything you need to know before booking your life-changing adventure.
WHAT MAKES CHOICE EXPEDITIONS DIFFERENT?
With a CHOICE expedition, you’re investing in an experience that is meaningful and responsible. Our country teams and Certified Expedition Leaders (CEL) work together to make each part of your trip intentional and valuable.
We prioritize meaningful interactions, increased empathy, and connection between expeditioners and community members.
We only support ethical projects which are needed by the community and provide sustainable, long-term poverty solutions.
EXPERIENCED TRIP LEADERS
We are led by Certified Expedition Leaders (CEL) who coordinate extensively with CHOICE local country directors and staff.
CONSCIOUSNESS OF IMPACT
We are intentional about the impact of our expeditions to ensure trips infuse beneficial resources into the community.
About 50% of your expedition investment goes to CHOICE’s mission to help execute projects that address poverty like the one that you’ll be working on.