Our staff

The experienced staff at Ecuador Nature Expeditions has travelled and worked extensively throughout Ecuador. Bringing together our knowledge and experience, we provide the highest standard of quality and service in birdwatching, wildlife and cultural tours in the rainforests, highlands, Galapagos and cloud forests of Ecuador.




With a background education in Ecology and Tourism, is the brains behind the business. She has extensive experience in running tourism programs and is responsible for the complex logistics of the business. She speaks English, French and Spanish and has a basic knowledge of Japanese. 


Nicolás Valdivieso


Nicolas is one of the owners of this great company, he is a warm and skillful person with a great sense of humor.  He loves Ecuador's culture, costumes and history. He speaks fluent French, English and has a basic knowledge of Portuguese.

 Elizabeth Quinchiguango

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Ely with a background education in Tourism is the person in charge of our office administration and sales department. With her enthusiasm and in coordination with Cris organizes your itineraries in Ecuador and operates them, guarantying you an unforgettable nature experience. She speaks English and Spanish and has a basic knowledge of French.


Emilio Valdivieso


Emilio is the person in charge of our sales and operations department. Emilio is a very enthusiastic person, who loves nature and to travel all around Ecuador. He speaks fluent French, Spanish and has a basic knowledge in English.  


Andrés Trujillo


A very knowledgeable guide with a background in Ecology and tourism, he has a decade of experience in the Amazon Rainforest and more than six years of experience birding elsewhere in the country. He currently leads birding tours in Ecuador, Colombia and the Guianas. His passion for bird life is tremendous - he can identify many bird species with just the sound of there trill.


Juan Fernando Durán


Juan Fernando, with a background in ecotourism,is one of our best guides,and he is specialist in culture, nature and  horseback riding. All his childhood he was in contact with the nature, growing on himself a real passion for it. He speaks fluently English and also German. Also Juan Fernando loves photography and he has a special skill to get the best landscape shots.


Andrés de la Torre


One of the most experienced guides in Ecuador, Andrés has a background in biology and is a bilingual naturalist guide. He speaks English  and Spanish fluently. He has tremendous enthusiasm, excellent knowledge of Ecuadorian history and a good knowledge of birdwatching.

Alejandro Solano 

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Native of Costa Rica, living in Ecuador for over a decade. He has a degree as a Naturalist Guide and studied Ecology and Sustainable, both in Costa Rica. In Ecuador, Alejandro has conducted natural history studies, restoration projects, and field surveys throughout the country. He currently leads bird-watchers in the Tropical Andes (Colombia-Ecuador-Perú), and spends a good portion of the year managing the reserve where he lives with he's wife, growing a food forest with organic cacao, and helping in producing top-class organic dark chocolate.


Santiago Molina


Santiago is one of our best guides, he is specialized on birding and mammals, with a background in Ecological Canopy at Yasuni National Park. He has worked in Tiputini Scientific Research Station  and nowadays is  leading  the research about the Andean Bear on the Distrito Metroplitano de Quito- Ecuador. Santiago speaks English and Spanish and offers all his knowledge about flora and wildlife of Ecuador giving the opportunity to learn and to enjoy of an incredible experience guided by a friend.


Norby López


One of our most experienced guides, Norby has a biologist, ecotourism and natural areas management background education and has been working in nature travel industry for over 25 years. He was the leader of successful ecotourism projects like Napo Wildlife Center in Yasuni National Park, which accomplished to be recognized as "One of the 10 Best Birding Areas of the World" at the British Birdwatching Fair. Norby has also been awarded by Metropolitan Touring as Best Naturalist Guide and has climbed several of the major snow capped volcanoes in Ecuador. Also his knowledge about birds is amazing!













Travel guide

Adventure lovers will be keen to explore the Ecuadorian Amazon or to climb one of the country’s volcanoes. This tiny country packs a lot of punch and this travel guide can help you make the most of your trip.

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Jeff La Frenierre
2016-02-10, 17:41
The trip was so well organized, Pedro was a great driver, and Norby was a very knowldgeable guide who not only was a great guide but who added tremendously to the course

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We can combine cultural and natural destinations for small or large groups, to fit into the dates that you want to travel and that will satisfy the expectations of the most demanding travellers.

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Accommodation, all meals (breakfast, lunch, dinner) all guides excursions: Bird watching, swimming & tubing, Kayaking & canoeing, fishing, Achuar community visit, land and air transportation...

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Quito, Ecuador, South America

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+593 997 731 267

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