About Andando Tours

Why Choose Andando ?


Grant you and your clients the comfort and reassurance of traveling with the best. All tourism services we have selected for your adventure, including transportation, hotels, and restaurants, have been closely inspected, are continually monitored, and are certifiably the best and safest in Ecuador and South America. Andando Tours provides transportation vehicles in optimum conditions, complying with all safety and environmentally sound operation standards both in the Galapagos and mainland Ecuador. All guides, staff and crew follow strict emergency guidelines to guarantee a secure stay at each and every destination. Travellers also receive automatic insurance for their tourist activities. Please read terms and conditions carefully for information regarding our traveller's insurance.

With years of experience as pioneers and leaders in the tourism industry, Andando Tours offers the highest travel and safety standards, as well as heart-felt concern for the environment and the local communities at each and every one of our destinations.

 

 

About Andando Tours

Why Choose Andando ?


Grant you and your clients the comfort and reassurance of traveling with the best. All tourism services we have selected for your adventure, including transportation, hotels, and restaurants, have been closely inspected, are continually monitored, and are certifiably the best and safest in Ecuador and South America. Andando Tours provides transportation vehicles in optimum conditions, complying with all safety and environmentally sound operation standards both in the Galapagos and mainland Ecuador. All guides, staff and crew follow strict emergency guidelines to guarantee a secure stay at each and every destination. Travellers also receive automatic insurance for their tourist activities. Please read terms and conditions carefully for information regarding our traveller's insurance.

With years of experience as pioneers and leaders in the tourism industry, Andando Tours offers the highest travel and safety standards, as well as heart-felt concern for the environment and the local communities at each and every one of our destinations.

 

Our
Team

 

Our Team


Carlos Beate - Business Manager

Having lived abroad for many years I have returned to my incredible Avenue of the Volcanoes. I am convinced that few places in the world are as special as this one; I'd like to invite you to come and see it for yourself.

Direct phone number: (593 9) 9252 1427
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Skype: carlos.beate.m

 

Diego Andrade

Diego Andrade - Sales executive

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Direct phone number: (593 9) 9937 5905
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Skype: diego.andandotours

 

Alexandra Molina - USA specialist

Since I was very young I knew that I wanted to travel; it's very satisfying to share this passion with other adventurous travelers. I can customize the perfect tour according to your individual needs and expectations. I strongly believe in providing personalized service to my clients.

Direct phone number: (593 9) 9277 6951
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Skype: alex.andandotours

 

Tariq Abo El Nor

I invite you to come and learn about the unique wonders that Ecuador has to offer. We will carefully design an unforgetable trip that will become one of the best experiences of your life.


Direct phone number: (593 9) 8492 5104
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Skype: tariq.andandotours

 

Fabian Bautz - Europe specialist

Travelling and Working in Ecuador for one year I fell in love with this fantastic country. I returned on a one way flight 5 month after leaving with the plan to get to know more of Ecuador and attract others to visit this beautiful piece of earth.

Direct phone number: (593 9) 9980 9443
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Skype: fabianandando

 

Andando´s
Trademark

 

Andando´s Trademark

Andando Tours was founded by Fiddi Angermeyer in 1992 with the sole purpose of exceeding passenger's expectations, allowing them to really experience the sensations and emotions of Ecuador's wonderful surroundings, without having to worry about anything.

Today, after almost twenty years we have found the perfect formula for delivering the best experience possible to the tourist. Through our associated operators; Angermeyer Cruises, with over thirty years experience in the Galapagos Islands and Humboldt Expeditions, the experts in the Avenue of Volcanoes as well as our network of strategic partners running the length and breadth of Ecuador, we guarantee the most memorable of experiences, with tours operated with professionalism and security and where the only responsibility of our customers is to enjoy themselves.

We invite you to be part of the amazing and magical world our country has to offer, and what better way to do it than with one of the most experienced and responsible companies of the tourism industry. Remember, we are here to be of service to you, and through you, to your clients.


Cordially,
Rosario Mejia General Manager

Services

 

Transportation

 


Providing you the safest and most scenic travel routes available

We are currently in the process of carefully selecting the most reliable, ecologically friendly and comfortable land transportation allies for our tourism operations. All information, certification and selection parameters of the partners we've selected offering transportations for our tour packages will be posted shortly.

 

Air Travel


 

Andando Tours works exclusively with Ecuador's top airline company, to deliver our quality tourism products to travelers from around the world, certifying minimal environmental impact through all its activities.







 

Galapagos
Hotels

 

Galapagos Hotels

 

red mangroveRoyal Palm Hotel

The Royal Palm is a unique secluded hideaway nestled in the lush highlands of Santa Cruz Island in the heart of the Galapagos. Exclusive, spacious, and tastefully designed, the Royal Palm was built to complement this natural paradise.

Services

Free wireless internet service is available. We offer a laundry service for a minimal cost.

 

 

red mangrove Red Mangrove

 

The Red Mangrove Aventura Lodge in Puerto Ayora, Santa Cruz, is uniquely isolated inside a red mangrove forest in front of the sea - a five minute walk to the Charles Darwin Research Station or downtown Puerto Ayora with its shop lined streets.


 

Services

- Art Galery
- Meeting Center
- Health Center
- Tennis Courts
- Pool
- Airport Vip Lounge
- Mutiny Restaurant
- Lava Tunnel
- Hotel Boutique

 

siberstein Silberstein

Located in Puerto Ayora on the island of Santa Cruz, only a 5-minute walk away from the Charles Darwin Scientific Station and 50 metres from the beach.

Accommodations

Hotel Silberstein offers you 24 beautiful rooms, surrounded by a magnificent subtropical garden with a small pool.

Services

The hotel provides you coffee bar and a restaurant as well as laundry service. Hotel Silberstein has its own restaurant serving typical Ecuadorian as well as international food. Traditional Ceviche, French Filet Mignon and a selection of delicious dishes. Take a seat in our outdoor cafe or the beautiful tree - covered restaurant.

 

 

safary camp Safari Camp

The Galápagos has suddenly become an easier, more accessible destination. Galápagos Safari Camp provides an authentic inland experience by offering luxury safari tents in an exclusive natural environment, both as an alternative or in addition to a sea-based travel itinerary. Galápagos

Safari Camp is a 55-hectare farm in the highlands of Santa Cruz Island bordering the national park, 30 minutes from the sea. The farm is rich in birdlife with finches, warblers, mockingbirds, Galápagos doves, egrets and owls, tortoises also make frequent visits. The farm has many local species of trees, such as scalesia, guayabillo, and palo santo which are rapidly regaining a foothold after years of cattle farming."

Accommodations

The camp has 9 luxury safari tents perched on a hill, providing comfort and privacy in the wilderness. All tents have a balcony with views of the park and the ocean — they are spacious, attractively decorated, and each has a private bathroom, with hot shower and loo.

Services

Guests can gather by the fireplace in the main room to view the sunsets, taste our chef´s creative dishes that cater for the international palate in the panoramic dining room or enjoy the tranquility of the infinity pool with fabulous ocean scenery.

Andean
Region Hotels

 

Andean Region Hotels

anahi Anahi Boutique Hotel (Quito)

In 2010 Ecuahotel built an enchanting boutique hotel in an old colonial house. Anahi Boutique Hotel Quito is a charming and stylish boutique hotel guided by the prestige value of traditional hospitality service, catering to the most discerning travellers. The hotel is located in a safe and quiet sector in Quito, in the neighbourhood of La Mariscal, the most traditional, commercial and tourist area of Quito.

Accommodations

15 individually furnished rooms offer guests the most relaxing, comfortable and stylish accommodation in Quito. Each room is decorated with ethnic fabrics and stylish art pieces under a different theme from Ecuador such as the history, the regions and the richness. The guest rooms, junior and executives suites include a luxurious bathroom, dual telephone line, high-speed internet access, cable flat plasma 32'' television, digital safety box, mini-bar, iron and hairdryer.

The suites feature a living room and bedroom combined. The executive suites have a large terrace viewing the majestic mountains that surround Quito.

Anahi Boutique Hotel Quito has 22 beds accounting for 30 guests.

Services

The most modern hotel facilities in Anahi Boutique Hotel Quito are complemented with lounges, a "Patio Jardin", a "cava", a multi-purpose meeting room and a mini-spa.

 

 

patio andaluz Hotel Patio Andaluz (Quito)

Hotel Patio Andaluz, located in the heart of the historic "Quito Antiguo", declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1978, is surrounded by churches, museums and national monuments.

The hotel is an official National Treasure and holds centuries of history within its walls. It was part of the original Solaris (original building sites) that constituted the city of San Francisco de Quito at the time of its foundation.


Accommodations

With maximum capacity of 63 guests, 11 suites and 21 standard rooms, a restaurant, a cava-bar, a library, and with fully equipped amenities through out the hotel without leaving aside the traditional value that is being offered in its typical colonial style.

 

mercure Mercure Grand Hotel (Quito)

147 comfortable rooms with high speed internet access offer you a pleasant environment for combining business with pleasure. The Spicy Coffee Shop and Deli is a modern place to eat where you can enjoy the best of regional and international cuisine.

Accommodations

- Room(s): 148
- Non-smoking rooms: 55
- Total number of suites: 10
- Reduced mobility rooms: 2
- Number of free children in parent's room: 2

Services

- Restaurant: 1
- Bar: 1

Number of meeting rooms:

- 5 Public indoor parking (Free at the hotel)
- Private indoor parking (Free at the hotel)
- WiFi Internet access (paying)
- Fitness centre

 

 

abraspungo Abraspungo (Chimborazo)

The wonderful Hacienda Abraspungo is located at 2,754 metres above sea level and is surrounded by the magnificence of the Ecuadorian Andes. It is named after a glacial valley which is situated between the Chimborazo Volcano and Carihuairazo, in the exact centre of Ecuador. Hacienda Abraspungo, with its comfortable, charming and high level installations offers a personalised service in the ideal spot to enjoy the peace and beauty of the Andes.

Accommodations

Abraspungo offers 42 comfortable rooms which incorporate modern interior design elements within the framework of traditional, colonial architecture. Distributed in distinct wings of the hacienda you can find beautiful singles, doubles, triples and suites, each furnished and equipped to satisfy our client's needs.

 

 

casa aguila Hotel Casa del Aguila (Cuenca)

This magnificent, nineteenth century home owes its name to the street, Calle del Aguila, (Eagle street). A thorough architectural restoration has placed this home as an invaluable historic monument of Cuenca. You will enjoy the many rooms carefully decorated with original furniture. We have recreated a warm and cosy environment, coupled with personalised service to take you to the past and ensure an unforgettable experience. History and comfort fuse together in the 17 rooms of the Hotel Casa del Aguila, pleasantly distributed in 3 levels.

Accommodations

Each room has a unique and different style with wall paintings and special ornamental elements. They offer the utmost comfort and privacy to the visitors, in warm and distinct spaces, with a clear dominance of the taste for the details and esthetics.

 

 

santa lucia Hotel Santa Lucia (Cuenca)

Newly renovated with all modern conveniences, the Santa Lucia hotel is a gem in Cuenca's antique building collection, and you can enjoy the elegant atmosphere of yesteryear in Ecuador with today's conveniences. Cuenca, Ecuador is rich in hotel options but none offer what Santa Lucia hotel offers in the way of elegant comfort at a reasonable price.

Enjoy the flavour of Cuenca, Ecuador, recently awarded with the coveted title of World Heritage.

Accommodations

It is a delightfully restored 20-room hotel set in a old mansion. It's in the old part of town.

Services

- Restaurant
- Bar
- Breakfast Included
- Laundry Service
- Internet Facilities - Free
- Safe in Reception or Rooms
- Lounge
- Luggage Storage
- Gift Shop
- Wheelchair Access
- Room Service

 

 

hato verde Hato Verde (Cotopaxi)

Hato Verde a beautiful hotel in Cotopaxi province.

For innumerable ages, the plains of the south face of Cotopaxi have been famous for natural beauty and productivity. The microclimate that exists here has played host to countless human settlements and many diverse cultural developments most of which are still in existence and can be seen in the artesan markets and popular festivals.

Accommodations

The house can accommodate a maximum of eighteen people in comfort, elegance and tranquility.

The meticulous design employed in each room includes extremely comfortable beds with goose-feather pillows and duvets which certainly increase the sense of wellbeing in the rooms and will guarantee you a good nights sleep. This suites' bathrooms, harmoniously designed in accordance with the bedrooms' personality, welcomes the guests with a rustic set of elements that match the classy, colonial house.

Services

Visit one of the best restaurants in Cotopaxi. The Mora Bowen family, experts in the history and tradition of fine cuisine, excellent hospitality and bon vivants by definition, are the original owners of the Hacienda.

Their expertise in making guests feel warm and welcome enables those who stay there to share the exceptional life style that the family of the Hacienda enjoys. Visitors can benefit from the luxury of rooms with roaring open fires and kitchens housing traditional logwood oven perfect for baking home-made bread and pizza.

 

 

papallacta Papallacta (Napo)

Termas de Papallacta is located 40 miles east of Quito, the capital city of Ecuador in the heart of South America. Perched on a high Andean valley at the entrance route to the Ecuadorian Amazon jungle, the spa – resort offers its visitors health, recreation, adventure and rest. Whether relaxing in the thermal baths, indulging in pampering spa treatments, or embarking on adventure walks at the Rancho del Cañón (Canyon Ranch) or Cayambe-Coca Ecological Reserve, you are sure to enjoy the Papallacta experience. Excellent accommodation in hotel rooms or family cabins is complemented by our restaurants which serve a range of culinary delights to tickle your tastebuds.

 

 

luna runtun Luna Runtun (Tungurahua)

LUNA RUNTUN, Adventure SPA is the perfect compliment to your trip to Galápagos and Quito. Located just above Baños, Ecuador, access to the Amazon Rainforest, the paramos of the high Andes, and the rich cultural heritage of the Ecuadorian people are but a short distance away.

Enjoy the luxury of our world class destination spa and hotel surrounded with spectacular views.

Accommodations

Luna Runtún offers 30 beautiful and comfortable rooms and suites for 1 to 4 people. Enjoy from your room or suite spectacular views of Baños and its valley, the Tungurahua volcano, the gardens of the hotel, the Llanganates National Park or the Andes like the Incas did from this strategic place over 500 years ago.

Amazon
Region Hotels

 

Amazon Region Hotels

sacha lodge Sacha Lodge (Napo)

Imagine yourself drifting down a narrow, winding creek surrounded on all sides by a lush, endless sea of tropical greenery, and all that separates you from the deep black Amazon waters is a canoe hand-carved out of a single tree trunk. As you manuever around a bend something unidentified crashes off into the underbrush, and you catch a glimpse of two magnificent Blue and Yellow Macaws startled into flight.

Accommodations

The lodging at Sacha was carefully designed to offer comfort for guests yet preserve the environment and rainforest ambience.

Each of their 26 cabins comes fully equipped with modern amenities such as ceiling fans and electrical outlets. The cabins were constructed with traditional rainforest materials.

In their rooms, guests may overlook the jungle from hammocks and often report seeing wild fauna such as blackmantle Tamarin´s, beautifully colored birds, and many other amazing creatures all while resting between activities!

 

 

napo wildlife center15. Napo Wildlife Center (Napo)

The Napo Wildlife Center, NWC Amazon Lodge, is the ultimate alternative luxury eco-hotel in Amazonian Ecuador. An experience in the depths of Amazonia is a peek into the infinity of creation; leave the noise of civilization behind, and listen to the busy silence of one of the most biodiverse sites on Earth.

This ecotourism project includes the conservation of approximately over 82 square miles (53,500 acres - over 21,400 hectares) of the most pristine Amazon Rain Forest within the Yasunì National Park, an important UNESCO Biosphere Reserve and the largest tract of tropical rainforest in Ecuador.

Accommodations

The lodge consists of 12 luxury cabañas and a large dining hall with a library and a well-stocked bar. Near to the bar is a 50-foot viewing tower from which you can see the Andes on a clear day!

Services

Monkeys, Parrots, and Giant Otters during the day, with the comfort of a hot shower, first-class dinner, and a cold beverage upon return from a fascinating late afternoon jungle excursion.

This is the way to see the rainforest in luxury, and is just what you have been looking for.

 

 

casa del suizo La Casa Del Suizo (Napo)

La Casa del Suizo is a peaceful Amazonian refuge located on the shores of Ecuador's majestic Napo River and a stone's throw away from the eastern slopes of the Andes Mountains.

Perched comfortably above the riverbank and the small Quechua Indian village of Ahuano, La Casa del Suizo overlooks vast expanses of the surrounding tropical rainforest environment.

Their 75 modern rooms provide full electricity, hot water and ceiling fans to make your stay more comfortable. Each room has its own terrace as well, with an exquisite view that may be peacefully absorbed from a comfortable hammock. With a magnificent panorama of the Napo River, guests may also enjoy the swimming pool, outdoor dining area and pool bar, which offer an array of delicious tropical drinks.

 

 

manatee Manatee (Cuyabeno)

WELCOME to the wonderful Ecuadorian Amazonia: for some… land of devils for others: a life's blessing. Today you will start an expedition trip with the chance of learning what the Amazon world is about: its stories, its people, the importance and value of its wonderful resources, and the way these have been exploited. Learn about the spirit of this wonderful ecosystem, and have not only a beautiful adventure, but an unforgettable experience.

Accommodations and Services:

Dining room, bar, laundry, store, reading room and balcony.
Canoes, bird watching, jungle walks, fishing, river exploration, lakes and lagoons, swimming, night camping in the jungle.

 

 

Coast
Hotels

 

Guayaquil Hotels

hilton colon Hilton Colon (Guayaquil)

Whether you are in town for business purposes or pleasure, Hilton Colón Guayaquil will be the best option thanks to its convenient location in the newest financial and commercial zone of the city, offering the traveler a variety of touristic places to visit and easy access to the most popular Guayaquil attractions.

Services

- Audio/Visual Equipment Rental
- Business Centre
- Business Phone Service
- Express Mail
- Fax
- Meeting Rooms
- Office Rental
- Photo Copying Service
- Printer
- Secretarial Service

 

 

hotel continental Hotel Continental (Guayaquil)

The Continental Hotel is short for deep-rooted tradition, classic comfort and a passion for service that is, in turn, the best choice for your stay during tourism or business activities in the busy city of Guayaquil. From its very inception in October 1974 every detail has been duly noted, creating a hospitality that makes Continental a reference for executives and tourists alike, both national and international. Situated less than fifteen minutes from the Jose Joaquin de Olmedo airport and near to touristic places, Hotel Continental will make your stay.

Services

- Lodging
- Events and banquets in their salons
- Cafeteria, restaurant and bar lounge

Restaurant

 

Restaurant

hotel continental

Mucki's - Restaurant (Quito)

Mucki's restaurant is situated in an exotic setting at the foot of Ilalo Volcano, in El Tingo, Los Chillos Valley.

Elegant and exclusive it excels not only in ambience, smooth efficient service but above all the most delicious gourmet dishes.

Often, the greatest destinations in Ecuador seem to be hidden, awaiting for your discovery. Even if you know what to look for and where to begin your search, the path often seems untraveled, until you finally get there and realize it just simply was not marked.