Explore Ecuador 2018

Age profile: 16  - 17 years of age (on 1st of June 2018)

No. of places available: 1

Travel dates: End of June 2018

Duration: Four weeks

What's included:

• Return flights from Ireland to Ecuador, plus insurance
• Arrival in Quito
• Spanish language classes
• Excursion to Mindos cloud forest
• Transfer to Riobamba in the Andes to live with a local host family
• Mountain trekking and horseback riding on Chimborazo
• Some time volunteering on a project in the local community

"Thanks to EIL I have now gained a greater in depth knowledge into the kind of person I am and will continue to be . EIL has not only giving me incredible and memorable memories for life it has given me the opportunity to meet new people, create change and see the importance of global awareness all through my love of travelling and thanks to EIL I will forever strive to be the best global citizen that I can be !! " - Stephanie, 2016

This is four fully funded exciting weeks in a country famous for its array of vibrant indigenous cultures, colonial architecture, volcanic landscapes, and friendly people. During this time, you will live with an Ecuadorian family, learn basic Spanish, go on excursions to the rainforest, and much more.

A real taste of life in Ecuador - you will experience the culture, food, language, traditions and people of this culture-rich country and will have a lot of fun!

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