ActivExpedition - Adventure in Nature

Welcome to Ecuador and The Galapagos Islands

The creation of Activexpedition is to inspire adventure travelers to explore our world from a different perspective. At Activexpedition we prioritize eco-friendly activities in every destination we go as well as support local people and traditions through sustainability efforts.

Our mission is to deliver educational experiences of a lifetime with stellar service and provide human powered holidays that go beyond typical adventure travel.

Our CEO Christian Valencia, coming from a professional background through the tourism university in Quito-Ecuador, has been in the industry for fifteen years and has lead around seven hundred expeditions involving over ten thousand happy travelers from all over the world. After being a freelance guide for several years, Christian has embarked on this new epic project to focus on multi-activity expeditions for small groups.

  • Eco consciousness is a priority - zero waste

  • Off-the-beaten-path expeditions

  • Small groups of up to 10 people to keep environmental impact at a minimum

  • Top of the line gear

  • Safety first

  • Private expeditions

  • Experienced English-speaking guides with professional backgrounds

  • Value for the money

  • Flexibility for activities do more and see more

  • Guaranteed group departures

  • Tailor-made expeditions

  • Self-guided expeditions

Meet the Team

Pack And Go

EXPEDITIONS

Guaranteed Quality

Day Tours

$80.00

8 hours

Mountain bike next to Cotopaxi Volcano, dare and join this amazing adventure on two wheels away from the crowds, enjoy with us this small group expedition and ride some of the epic trails of the Ecuadorian Andes.
$150.00

8 hours

Our Adventure begins driving southeast of Quito to a region known as the Avenue of Volcanoes.
$150.00

8 hours

Pichincha Volcano is located within Quito forming one of the side of the impressive valley where the city is nestled.
$150.00

8 hours

This day trip is for those that want to relax and recover. Papallacta hotsprings is located a mere hour and half from Quito
$150.00

8 hours

On this adventure we start the day driving for three hours to the heart of the Andes along what is known as the Avenue of the Volcanoes.
$150.00

8 hours

After picking you up from your hotel our day’s adventure starts heading south to Cotopaxi National Park.

Relax and enjoy

Happy Traveler - Reviews Tripadvisor

  • star rating  We loved our trip. Daniel Maldonado was an excellent guide. All our excursions were so fun and informative. Food was good and travel was very safe.... read more

    Mark G
    September 24, 2022

    star rating  We did the 5 day Kajak Waorani expedition. It was the best trip on our 6 month south america journey so far. We really enjoyed diving into a completely different... read more

    manuwen
    September 24, 2022

    star rating  The active Ecuador trip was one of the most (if not the most) memorable trips of our lives. The diversity of being in the Andes versus in the lush Amazon... read more

    Patrickfermo123
    September 23, 2022

    star rating  Christian was a great guide. We descended over 7,000’ on 3 trails. Each one started over 15,000’ up and had amazing unique terrain! Such a fun day... read more

    Edierksmtb
    September 4, 2022

    star rating  Crystal and I's Active Ecuador Multi-Sport Trip guided by Christian was incredible. I'm terrible about leaving reviews, but after this life-changing trip I feel obligated, and I really hope many... read more

    livefrombanjopod
    September 4, 2022

    star rating  I don't know where to start!! This trip was so well curated with beautiful accommodations, amazing food, and challenging activities!! This was not the crowded "get off the bus... read more

    Crystallrg
    August 29, 2022

    star rating  What an amazing experience! Christian was available, flexible, and responsive throughout the trip. Jose, our guide, was knowledgeable, patient, and full of good vibes. We did some amazing rides and... read more

    AnnaKae14
    August 3, 2022

    star rating  Christian was an amazing guide into the Amazon. He took us to amazing place and introduce us to local culture and people. He is truly passionate about sustainable eco tourism... read more

    ogdevyn
    July 30, 2022
  • star rating  We had the trip of a lifetime with Christian! We could not be happier with our Amazon trip and all the active adventures we went on. Christian was a great... read more

    Naytravels2014
    July 30, 2022

    star rating  This trip exceeded expectations. From the get go Christian was so helpful and always available for questions or advice. Communication was great throughout the whole trip. Our guide Jose was... read more

    Emilyrkramer
    July 7, 2022

    star rating  This was a GREAT trip from the owner (Christian), to our guide/leader/mechanic Jose, to the amazing mountain biking, views, food, and accommodations!!

    If you are into enduro style mountain... read more

    joebW3653FO
    July 6, 2022

    star rating  Wow — what a fantastic experience with an exceptionally good company! My 14 year old son and I did the Active Galapagos tour with a custom itinerary beforehand that... read more

    Rhonda C
    July 2, 2022

    star rating  Christian organizes excellent tours for mountain biking that can accommodate the entire family and riders of very different skill levels. This allows all members of the family to have fun.... read more

    Benedict_Clements
    June 28, 2022

    star rating  Christian is an 11/10 guide. I never do group tours because I like being able to explore on my own, but he did an incredible job curating a unique, diverse,... read more

    BeataG767
    May 30, 2022

    star rating  My daughter and I traveled with AE on the Ecuador and the Galapagos trip in May of 2022. The whole experience was outstanding and I can confidently say that Christian... read more

    A0987G
    May 28, 2022

    star rating  Highly recommend ActivExpedition for their Active Galapagos trip for travelers who want to get up close and personal with nature and wildlife! Their Galapagos Islands tour blew away all... read more

    KingsBeachTahoe
    May 9, 2022
  • star rating  Our group of 4 active travelers (2 married couples) experienced the time of our lives during our 8 day active expedition to the Galapagos led by Christian. Our trip... read more

    Wai L
    May 8, 2022

    star rating  Last minute, trip! And wow, what an amazing time my sister & daughter had visiting the Amazonian regions of Ecuador. Our personal tour guide, Christian, was a delight... read more

    LiveToTravelWorld
    April 29, 2022

    star rating  Our (first) trip with ActivXpedition during winter break was really good. Christian was very accommodating & helpful, efficient. To accommodate changes on the go/ logistics was handled professionally. All... read more

    neerua2022
    February 28, 2022

    star rating  Every day was a new adventure. My husband and I are in our 60s and live at sea level, so even with three days in and around Quito to acclimate... read more

    Ivy M
    February 24, 2022

    star rating  Daniel provided us with an outstanding Ecuador experience! He's highly knowledgeable about plant and animal life, history and customs which he readily shared. I especially enjoyed learning about... read more

    Royceann M
    February 24, 2022

    star rating  Christian was incredibly accommodating for our tour. He provided local information and history that was interesting to learn about. He made sure we got exactly what we wanted out of... read more

    jaF3039QZ
    February 2, 2022

    star rating  I contacted Christian to organize a trip to the Quilotoa loop. He connected us to Victor from Sigchos who guided us on a 3 day trip from Sigchos to Isinlivi... read more

    Natalie L
    January 19, 2022

    star rating  14 of us Family and friends We had a Gr8 experience with Christine and team. We did hiking, Mountain biking, snorkeling, caving and Canyoning. Let every one in the group... read more

    SuDe23454
    January 16, 2022
  • star rating  This trip was an amazing way to experience Ecuador! The landscapes and views in all of the treks were breathtaking and each place had its own unique charm. Our driver... read more

    Elizabeth T
    January 10, 2022

    star rating  Our (first) trip with ActivXpedition during winter break was really good. Christian was very accommodating & helpful, efficient. To accommodate changes on the go/ logistics was handled professionally. All... read more

    neerua2022
    February 28, 2022

    star rating  Every day was a new adventure. My husband and I are in our 60s and live at sea level, so even with three days in and around Quito to acclimate... read more

    Ivy M
    February 24, 2022

    star rating  Daniel provided us with an outstanding Ecuador experience! He's highly knowledgeable about plant and animal life, history and customs which he readily shared. I especially enjoyed learning about... read more

    Royceann M
    February 24, 2022

    star rating  Christian was incredibly accommodating for our tour. He provided local information and history that was interesting to learn about. He made sure we got exactly what we wanted out of... read more

    jaF3039QZ
    February 2, 2022

    star rating  I contacted Christian to organize a trip to the Quilotoa loop. He connected us to Victor from Sigchos who guided us on a 3 day trip from Sigchos to Isinlivi... read more

    Natalie L
    January 19, 2022

    star rating  14 of us Family and friends We had a Gr8 experience with Christine and team. We did hiking, Mountain biking, snorkeling, caving and Canyoning. Let every one in the group... read more

    SuDe23454
    January 16, 2022

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