South Expeditions

Why we are leaders?

Having more than 20 years of experience pioneering new routes and adventures has led us to learn more about our guest’s expectations and travel interests. We know that not every person in a travel group enjoys doing the same activities planned out for everyone. That’s why every guest of our program travels in individualized itineraries. Even if you’re traveling in a multi-aged group, you can end up doing what you want, without holding anyone back while having the vacation of a lifetime! With South Expeditions, every mile becomes a lifetime memory.

1992
Descent of Upano River
1995
Sea Kayaking Exploratory in Galapagos
1998
Hiking trip of the highlands of Galapagos
1998
Hiking and Haciendas of Ecuador
2001
Family trips in Ecuador and Galapagos
2002
Trail Running trip in Galapagos
2006
Camping and kayaking in Galapagos
2011
Sea Kayaking in the Amazon
2012
Trail Running trip in the Andes
2014
Best Adventure hub Cuenca
2015
Paddle Board Andes - Amazon
2016
Wine and Hike tour in the Chilean Wine Region

At South Expeditions our Staff And Tour leaders Feel

THEY ARE TREATED FAIRLY AND WITH RESPECT

And That is Why They Trust Us Completely

We have been building an environment of trust for over 20 years and have succeeded favorably. Our work environment develops around positive communication and creating team spirit.

OFFICE TEAM

Have private medical insurance

100%

Have gone on familiarization trips

95%

Have ongoing training

100%

FREELANCE TOUR LEADERS

Travel abroad

40%

Have private medical insurance

50%

Customer Satisfaction Chart

2015

9.04

Food

9.44

Local Guides

9.82

Tour Leaders

9.26

Activities

9.41

Overall

We work with the lowest guide per passenger ratio in the region

78%

Of our Tour Leaders have
WAFA certification

Our guides and Tour Leaders are prepared for emergency situations that involve prolonged patient care, severe environments, and improvised equipment. Wilderness Advanced First Aid is comprehensive medical training designed for remote professionals or wilderness leaders who venture into remote and challenging environments. This course teaches how to manage medical emergencies when hospitals and rescue services may not be available for an extensive time period.

Our office team

Every member of our team is committed to transforming your experiences in our destinations, into thousands of unforgettable memories. We are a multilingual team who work constantly and passionately to exceed your expectations. That’s why we don’t design one size fits all trips. We plan to propose personalized and unique itineraries based on each person’s special needs and personal interests, even if you are traveling in a group. We work passionately because we know what we do and recognize what you like!

Juan Rodriguez
Sofia Plonski
Karen Pinto
Sebastian Jurado
Michelle Puga
Melanie Moscoso Meiller
Maria Fernanda Novoa
Galo Medina
Monserath Tapia
Johana Rivadeneira
Javier Ramirez
Our tour leaders

South Expeditions is based on a simple idea: to provide our visitors with an exceptional experience by offering journeys that distinguish us from other operators. How? We hire only certified, experienced guides who undergo regular training to offer personalized attention and total security to each of our guest in every trip. In addition to being fun, friendly, and active, they possess extensive knowledge of our destinations history, culture, and like to share with you their passion for traveling and adventure.

Alejandra Mosquera
Sebastián Jurado
Henry Terán
Andrés Trujillo
Marco Castro
Miguel Carrera
Felipe Munchmeyer
Tomás Palma
Wilson Galarza
Patricia Barberan
Jorge Anhalzer
Miguel Vera
Roberto Legovini