Adults 50+

EIL Ecuador gives you the opportunity not only to travel to Ecuador but to discover its variety.

In Ecuador, you can visit different ecosystems: the Coastal Plains, the Andean Highlands, the Amazon Jungle and the Galapagos Islands in a short time.

50+ 4In addition to travelling, the Adults (50+) program offers different activities to get to know the country and experiencing its culture.

50+ 6This is the best time of your life for adventure!

Some of our programs:

Birdwatching for seniors

What is included?

  • Visits to Colonial Quito and the equator
  • Birdwatching in:
    • The Andean Cloud Forest.
    • The Amazon Rainforest.
    • The Dry Forest on the Pacific Coast of Ecuador.
  • Excellent ornithologist guides, plus native guides
  • Assistance of an EIL coordinator during the program
  • Very comfortable accommodations throughout the program
  • All meals included

Applicants must:

  • Be in good physical condition
  • Be adaptable to different climates and altitudes

Adventure in latitude zero

A two-week program for grandparents and their grandchildren

What is included?

  • Visiting Quito, exploring its cultural heritage
  • A visit to the equator and the two hemispheres
  • A visit to the province of Imbabura, land of the Otavalo Indians and handicrafts
  • Walking in the tropical cloud forest
  • Painting with an indigenous artist
  • An introduction to Andean music: learn how to make panpipes!
  • Making Ecuadorian friends
  • Very comfortable accommodation, all meals included

Applicants must:

    • Be in good physical condition
    • Be adaptable to different climates and altitudes


Other programs:We also offer other individually tailored programs which could include for example homestays, volunteer work, Spanish classes, Kichwa classes, and tours around Ecuador

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How long is the program?

It is a minimum of 4 weeks (some programs are longer)

When does the program start?

The program is open all year around. You can start your program the first weekend of each month

When do I need to apply?

We should receive your application at least 12 weeks before the start date of the program

What are the program requirements?

- Have an interest in learning about Ecuadorian culture

- Want to share your life experiences and knowledge

- Be 50 years or older

- Be in good health

Where will I stay?

With local Ecuadorian families

What kind of activities can I do?

- Spanish and/or Kichwa classes

- Volunteer work in in your area of interest

- Educational visits of interest to cultural and/or archaeological sites,  the cloud forest, the rainforest, the coast, the Andes, the Galapagos, etc.

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