Adults 50+

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

Ecuador is the smallest country in South America, which makes it possible to visit different ecosystems (The coast, Andes highlands, Jungle and Galapagos) in a matter of a few hours.

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

Costs


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

Escribanos ahoraFor more information: infoin@eilecuador.org

FAQs

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.

We are social!

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