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The longest continental mountain range in the world—also known as the Andes—is where your adventure takes place. Step into an indigenous community to volunteer with local women’s groups, join a minga—a community call to action for the greater good—to help build a school or clean water project and explore the rich history of Ecuador. From the peaks of the Andes high in the clouds to the lush jungle of the Amazon basin miles below, this is an adventure packed to the brim.
From the magnificent mountaintops of the Chimborazo region to discovering stunning views and encountering vicuña (llama-like animals).Explore every corner
TRIP PLUS FLIGHT OPTION INCLUDES: Round-trip airfare from select pre-determined airports (when arranged by ME to WE). Specific trip dates include details about departure airports when booking. Also included: accommodations while on the ground, three meals daily, bottled and/or purified water, and entrance fees to activities.
Explore issues faced by women and girls in rural Ecuador, and how WE Charity projects are empowering them to earn an income and develop their leadership skills.
Learn about how income distribution and racial inequality have an impact on rural communities. Find out how the historical hacienda land-holding system still has an impact on rural Ecuador today.
Learn about the challenges faced by rural communities that prevent children from accessing education, including a lack of safe, quality classrooms and the inaccessibility and cost of secondary school.
Visit a rural community and understand more about the challenges they face in accessing clean water.
“I traveled with ME to WE to Ecuador, where I learned things that can never be taught in school.”Madeleine, ME to WE traveler, Ecuador