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Barefoot Expeditions - Day Tours

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Address: Clemente Celi E17-47 y Mariano Calvache | Casa 6, Bellavista, Quito, Ecuador
Phone Number: +593 2-224-8614
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Description: Barefoot Expeditions is a travel agency and tour operator with...
Barefoot Expeditions is a travel agency and tour operator with German-Ecuadorian management based in Quito offering you unique trips all over Ecuador and the Galapagos islands. We are specialized in adventure travel (rafting, kayaking, biking, trekking etc.) and offer tailor-made tours for individual travelers or groups according to your special needs. We provide personalized and reliable service in Spanish, English and German. Our mission is to enable you to spend the vacation in Ecuador you have always dreamt about - close to nature, full of extraordinary experiences and cultural insights...simply a unique experience you will never forget!
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Great Galapagos trip through Barefoot Expeditions - Highly recommended Service

As one of our main highlights for our 3 1/2 weeks Ecuador travel we wanted to go for a Galapagos cruise and found Barefoot Expeditions through tripadvisor as a well recommended... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 14, 2015
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Bremen, Germany
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Bremen, Germany
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

As one of our main highlights for our 3 1/2 weeks Ecuador travel we wanted to go for a Galapagos cruise and found Barefoot Expeditions through tripadvisor as a well recommended agency with great personal service. The agency, located in Quito, is owned by Diego and Kerstin and their web page gives a good taste of their service. As (always)... More 

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Perth
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26 reviews 26 reviews
5 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

We participated in the two day Andes Adventures tour travelling to Cotopaxi/Quilatoa lake. Kerstin was extremely responsive to our emails and requests for minor modifications. Diego was our tour guide and was highly knowledgeable of the area. Given it was a private tour, he was also happy to modify the locations and activities given how we were feeling (mild altitude... More 

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FL
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27 reviews 27 reviews
14 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Kerstin of Barefoot Expeditions organized a seven day Island hopping adventure followed by 3 days in the Amazon at the amazing La Selva Lodge for my wife and I. We worked with Kerstin on multiple variations of this trip over several months before we finally committed. She is very knowledgable,well-organized and was highly responsive to our many queries. In short,... More 

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San Francisco, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

We rarely go through an agency, but as we knew very little about Quito or Ecuador, we took a friend's suggestion and booked some trips through Kerstin and Diego. Our daughter is traveling through Central and South America, and we were catching up with her for a three week vacation. Given that the three of us had quite different interests,... More 

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Moline, Illinois
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23 reviews 23 reviews
10 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Went with my family of 4 , 2 kids ages 11 and 13 , to Quito, Galapagos and the Amazon jungle tour. Kerstin helped me arrange everything. It was a 14 day tour. I knew what i wanted and once she got an idea about what i was looking for we worked very well together! i ahve to agree with... More 

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McHenry, Illinois
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

We just got back from a 16 day trip to Ecuador, there were 6 of us going, we booked our trip with Kerstin at Barefoot Expeditions. We did an 8 days Galapagos Island hopping tour and 4 days at the Selva Lodge in the Amazon, with several nights in between in Quito. From the beginning working with Kerstin was a... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

We are a family of 5 who recently went with Barefoot Tours on their Adventure Loop 6 day tour. The tour included cycling , hiking up a volcano, rafting down the Napo River, canyoning down waterfalls and caving. Our kids are 15,13 and 9 and the scope and degree of difficulty was well thought out by our guide Diego and... More 

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NYC
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Barefoot expeditions did a great job answering our questions and planning our 6 day cruise through the galapagos. Kerstin is one of the best travel agents I've worked with and is very responsive with emails. We had a great time and will recommend to our friends. The boat, food, and itinerary were all very well thought out.

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Chicago, Illinois
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

My wife and I celebrated our anniversary in Quito and the Galapagos. We hired Barefoot Expeditions to coordinate our trip, and the experience was very good. Kerstin from Barefoot handled the trip booking details. We spent 10 days in Ecuador, with the majority of the time hopping between 3 islands in the Galapagos. We also spent a day in Quito... More 

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Regina, Canada
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18 reviews 18 reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

Our 30 day trip planned with Kerstin was impeccable. Starting in Quito, Otavalo, Tena, Papallacta, Banos, Cotopaxi, Quito, Coca, Quito and Mindo. Every detail accounted for...a tremendous feat in itself! Everything managed right down to bathroom breaks and when to have water etc. There was complete flexibility with portions planned by Barefoot, interspersed with our own ideas (a visit to... More 

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