PROJECT: BUILD AN AGROECOLOGICAL FARM FOR COMMUNITY TOURISM
Limited to 30 expeditioners:
This first-of-its-kind "Be Well" expedition is uniting humanitarian work and personal wellness. In collaboration with Maple Grove Hot Springs, this trip will feature the CHOICE staples of intercultural exchange and meaningful service while integrating several visits to iconic hot springs within the lush Intag Valley of Ecuador.
Enjoy an incredible family-oriented opportunity to learn about rural Ecuadorian culture while also experiencing a personal wellness retreat coordinated by Maple Grove Hot Springs. You will be visiting Fackchallacta, a rural indigenous community...
|DATES||DAY||ACTIVITIES OF THE DAY||LOCATION|
|3/25/2023||Saturday||Arrive to Quito (Mariscal Sucre Airport, code UIO) any time, Settle into Hotel||Airport Wyndham|
|3/26/2023||Sunday||Depart for Community, Mitad del mundo, Otavalo lunch + 2 hrs Market, Village Welcome, Settle In, Orientation Dinner||Village Homes|
|3/27/2023||Monday||Project Work + Community Activities||Village Homes|
|3/28/2023||Tuesday||Project Work + Community Activities + Hot Springs Visit 1||Village Homes|
|3/29/2023||Wednesday||Project Work + Community Activities||Village Homes|
|3/30/2023||Thursday||Project Work + Community Activities||Village Homes|
|3/31/2023||Friday||Depart to Papallacta, lunch in Otavalo/en route, Check into Hotel + Hot Springs, Farewell Dinner||Hotel Termas De Papallacta|
|4/1/2023||Saturday||Morning in Hot Springs , Lunch and Tour in Quito/ Free Time - Return Flights Home (via Mariscal Sucre Airport, code UIO)||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.