How Tours Work On GAFFL

Find Travel Partners

Browse through user generated tours in Ecuador. You can also start your own tour in minutes.

Get Connected

If you like a tour in Ecuador, hit connect to start planning a trip immediately with your travel buddy.

Trip Together

Meet up with your travel buddy at a pre-decided public location and start your trip together.
Brianna
Join Brianna on his Adventure Travel to Quito
Quito
Aug 19, 2020 - Sep 2, 2020 (Flexible)
I want to backpack through mainland Ecuador. I plan on doing a little hiking, some river rafting...
Aixa
Join Aixa for this road trip to Guayaquil
Guayaquil
Nov 17, 2018 - Nov 24, 2018
Traveling to Ecuador for the first time. 
Anna
Explore Quito with Anna
Quito
Jan 2, 2019 - Apr 10, 2019 (Flexible)
Hi all, we are 2 girls from Germany traveling through Latin America for a few months...currently ...
Raphaël
Join Raphaël on his Adventure Travel to Quito
Quito
Feb 14, 2019 - Apr 18, 2019 (Flexible)
currently in Tofino Canada BC, I'll go to Victoria, then Vancouver and then I'll move to Californ...
Sanna
Join Sanna on his Adventure Travel to Cotopaxi
Cotopaxi
Jul 8, 2019 - Jul 12, 2019
A few days trek (not to hard) around the Cotopaxi volcan 
Zamany
Join Zamany on his Adventure Travel to Quito
Quito
Aug 16, 2019 - Aug 25, 2019
I'll be in Quito for a spanish course! If anyone is around in that time, let me know! I'd love to...
Pia
Join Pia on his Adventure Travel to Quito
Quito
Sep 12, 2019 - Oct 8, 2019 (Flexible)
Hello! Anyone in Ecuador in september? Would anyone like to join me on a 3 day Quilotoa loop hike...
Josh
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Explore Quito with Josh
Quito
Sep 23, 2019 - Sep 30, 2019
Staying in Ecuador for a week! Figured I'd check this site out and see if anyone will be in the a...

FAQ About Tours in Ecuador

How are Ecuador tours on GAFFL different than normal tour companies?

GAFFL tours are DIY (Do It Yourself) tours. Traditionally, tour companies will plan everything for you and group you up with people. On GAFFL, tours are user generated. Any traveler with a potential itinerary can start a tour. If you like a tour, simply connect, then plan a trip together using the real-time chat, meet up, and travel together.

Can you give me an example how is it different?

Absolutely! Think about hiking the Grand Canyon. A traditional tour company will charge you thousands of dollars to put you in a group to hike the Grand Canyon together. On GAFFL, you can just search for the Grand Canyon National Park, find a trip you like, connect, plan, split costs, and hike together. You do not pay anything extra for tours and also save money if you decide to split costs with your tour mates.

Are Ecuador tours on GAFFL free?

GAFFL does not plan any tour for you. We just help you connect with the right travelers. After getting connected, you are planning everything with your tour mates. That’s why we do not charge anything for tours.

How much money can GAFFL save me on my next tour in Ecuador?

GAFFL can potentially save you 70-90% tour costs in Ecuador. Traditional tour companies may charge thousands of dollars for a two week tour in Ecuador. After getting connected on GAFFL, when you and your tour mate split costs for rental car and lodging, you are not paying for anything extra and on top of that by sharing costs, the overall cost per person goes down significantly.

Are GAFFL tours in Ecuador safe?

Users on GAFFL go through a multi-step verification process that includes phone, social, and ID verification. Also, you have the right to connect or not connect with anyone you want to. You are in control of who you go on a tour with on GAFFL.

Are Ecuador tours on GAFFL run by tour operators?

No, tours on GAFFL are not operated by tour operators. Our tours are 100% user generated.

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What GAFFL Users Are Saying

Marie
Marie Arroseres
from France

"It’s really nice to have a platform like GAFFL with lots of travelers wanting to do the same as you, a real beautiful cultural exchange. You can meet people so easily and in a trustful way. We were four girls, from French, German and American backgrounds, without knowing each other from before. We spent an amazing week together, 2000km driving, camping on the way. We saw kangaroos, koalas, penguins and pelicans"

Saed
Saeed Alam
from Canada

“I have found GAFFL to be an amazing tool for finding similar minded travel partners to embark on an adventure. Through GAFFL, I had organized a trip to Mexico City last month and Quazi joined the trip from Victoria, BC. We spent 14 days of straight exploring, hiking, eating and drinking. Quite an amazing experience - all thanks to GAFFL!”

Scarlett
Scarlett Mansfield
from United Kingdom

"I accidentally scrolled across GAFFL and I'm so pleased I did. I met Amaia and immediately decided to road-trip together. We're spending 10 days together and it's great because we have so much in common. Couldn't have done it without GAFFL helping us find one another! It has honestly made NZ so much cheaper to explore as I get to split the costs with someone too​"