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Happy Gringo Travel - Day Tours

Catalina Plaza office 207, Catalina Aldaz N34-155 & Portugal, Quito 170150, Ecuador
+593 2-512-3486
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4-Week Independent Tour of Ecuador

We feel so lucky to have found Happy Gringo! Marcelo and crew created an incredible 4-week tour... read more

Reviewed yesterday
TravelLoversince52
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Osoyoos, Canada
Day trip to Pululahua

We took a private day trip to hike into pululahua with Andres as our guide. It was a fantastic day... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Ben P
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It's all about passion. Happy Gringo is an Anglo-Dutch owned travel company run by passionate travellers for like-minded clients and offers an alternative to the typically frustrating Latin American travel agency experience. Our philosophy is simple: we aim to provide the ultimate travel experience in Ecuador and to bring an element of fun and smiles to your trip here!We offer trips to the Galapagos Islands, the Rainforest and tailor-made travel to all corners of mainland Ecuador. Standing out from the pack. What really makes us different from the rest is our market leadership in service: * The most knowledgeable trip planners in the market* Personalised tour options and service that will really “wow” you* Quick answers when you most need them!* A simple and easy online booking process* International staff who speak your language (English, Dutch, French & Spanish)* Competitive prices to save your pennies* Full support from first point of contact up to the moment you finish your trip * 100% guaranteed satisfaction & fun!!! no hassles, no worries. Above all we always try to go the extra mile to ensure that your trip really is the dream holiday that you had dared to imagine …so sit back, relax, and leave your Ecuadorian adventure in our safe pair of hands!!! 100% Committed to Ecuador. We are extremely proud to be the very first travel agency in Ecuador to be awarded the prestigious Smart Voyager Ecological Certification!
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Reviewed yesterday

We feel so lucky to have found Happy Gringo! Marcelo and crew created an incredible 4-week tour for my husband and I in Ecuador - he modified some of their existing tours, added in our special requests (e.g. condor viewing) and created an itinerary that...More

Thank TravelLoversince52
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We took a private day trip to hike into pululahua with Andres as our guide. It was a fantastic day and andres was incredibly informative and wonderful to have with us. He knew the name of every plant, the history of the region, local cuisine...More

Thank Ben P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The MIndo Day Tour and Quilatoa Day Tour were exceptional. Many local sites and Jose was a great guide. He spoke English and shared his enthusiasm for his homeland and special places

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HappyGringoTeam, Director Comercial at Happy Gringo Travel - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Great to hear that you liked the tours so much. We will forward your feedback to Jose and I am sure he will be very happy about it. Thank you so much for choosing Happy Gringo and for rating us on Trip Advisor!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The stay at the lodge was extraordinary and I will make a more detailed review on the Yarina Lodge page. This is strickly about my experience with Happy Gringo. We booked our tour less than a week out and Cristina the lady we dealt with...More

Thank DKM01
HappyGringoTeam, Director Comercial at Happy Gringo Travel - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Great to hear that you have been so satisfied with Criistina´s service. She will be very happy to read your feedback online! Thank you very much for taking the time to rate our service here on Trip Advisor. Regarding the credit card charge there is...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was the second trip to Ecuador where I used Happy Gringo. Although we could have saved some money by waiting to get to Ecuador and spending time going to travel agencies to scramble for last minute deals, my vacation time is precious and I...More

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HappyGringoTeam, Director Comercial at Happy Gringo Travel - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

wow, great feedback - this is really nice hearing! I agree that one of the reasons, booking through an agency, is that you can see in a short amount of time, the things you really want to see and have them planned by a local...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Always helpful and responsive in arranging and booking our Ecuador mainland tour and Galapagos Cruise offering suggestions and fllexibility to add or modify our tour plan. Excellent tours and tour guides and great accommodation enjoyed throughout the trip. A very professional service. Thank you Cristina.More

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HappyGringoTeam, Director Comercial at Happy Gringo Travel - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Sheila, I already showed Cristina your feedback and she is very happy to see her name here online. We like to thank you a lot for your great feedback and I am personally proud about Cristina that she gave such a professional service. Happy...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After spending many hours on the internet trying to figure out what would be the best option for a Galapagos Cruise, I finally contacted Happy Gringo. Gave them an idea of what we were looking for and they simplified it by giving us three choices...More

Thank maddiesmom66
HappyGringoTeam, Director Comercial at Happy Gringo Travel - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your great feedback. Galápagos is indeed one of the best experiences in life, we can just agree with that. We are very happy to hear that you liked the San Jose and all the communication with us within the booking...More

Reviewed 18 June 2017

Sebastian at Happy Gringo did a phenomenal job helping my 22 year old nephew and me select the appropriate Galapagos cruise for June 2017. He was extremely timely and detailed, providing us much-needed pros/cons of various itineraries and yachts. After selecting our cruise, he also...More

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HappyGringoTeam, Director Comercial at Happy Gringo Travel - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Sebastian will be very happy to read your feedback here online and I am as well. Great to hear that he is delivering such good advice and help for our clients. Also nice that you had the chance to speak to other travellers and could...More

Reviewed 17 June 2017

We had a wonderful time in Ecuador. The excursions lived up to all our expectations! I would highly recommend the company. We will certainly go with them in the future.More

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HappyGringoTeam, Director Comercial at Happy Gringo Travel - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

What a nice compliment! Thank you so much for your feedback. We love to hear that we offered a great service and that everything was as per your expectations and that you are going to recommend Happy Gringo! Would be nice to have you again...More

Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

Sebastian at Happy Gringo is wonderful! He booked an amazing 2 week tour for my 3 teenage sons and I that was almost perfect in every way (a few minor glitches but to be expected and no big deal). He chose the perfect place for...More

Thank Karen C
HappyGringoTeam, Director Comercial at Happy Gringo Travel - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Karen, Thank you so much for your great feedback. Happy to hear that Sebastian did such a great job in planning the holiday for you and that you were enjoying your time so much. Napo Wildlife Center is indeed fantastic and a highly recommended...More

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Shimajio
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Response from HappyGringoTeam | Property representative |
Dear Shimajio, Thanks for our message! Happy Gringo is offering different payment options and depending on several factors, we would recommend you the best way for your payment. In order to know what is best suitable for... More
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Shimajio
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Response from HappyGringoTeam | Property representative |
Hi Shimajio, Thank you very much for your inquiry. Unfortunately we see it only now as we do not get a notification for posts made here. Have you inquired also via our webpage? Could one of our travel advisors help you... More
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The tour of the " true" equator is very good. Also the cable car ride.
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