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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...more
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Catalina Aldaz N34-155 Office 509, Quito, Ecuador, Quito 170150, Ecuador
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I did the Classical Quito / Mitad del Mundo tour and was very happy with my experience dealing with this tour company. Vanessa helped arranged the tour based on my tight schedule and was very proficient and responsive to my questions regarding the tour details....More

Thank S F
HappyGringoTeam, Public Relations Manager at Happy Gringo Travel, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi thanks for your kind words towards our service, we are very glad to know you had a great time on your tour and that you got to see the highlights of our city. I am certain that Vanessa will be trill to read your...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Happy Gringo organized our family holiday to Equador and Peru. From the moment we arrived in Quito until we left 18 days later the trip was the most wonderful experience. The sights of the cloud forest, the Galapagos, Machu picchu, Quito, Cusco and much more...More

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HappyGringoTeam, Public Relations Manager at Happy Gringo Travel, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for your 5-star review, we sincerely appreciate it. We are glad to hear you had a wonderful experience in Peru and in our country. We are happy to know that our organization made the trip so easy and enjoyable. We hope that the...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went this summer to the Amazon Forest (4 days) and to the Galapagos Islands (5 days) and we planned this two tours with Happy Gringo. We found them very professional and very precise both in the travel preparation and during the trip. All the...More

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HappyGringoTeam, Public Relations Manager at Happy Gringo Travel, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi, thank you for this 5-star review of our services. We are happy to hear you had a great time in Galapagos and in the Amazon Rainforest. I will let Sebastian know your kind comments towards his service, I am sure he will appreciate it,...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This summer, we put our trust in Happy Gringo as we traveled through Ecuador's mainland. I worked on a custom itinerary with Happy Gringo for a while, and it turned out to be quite elaborate. It was approximately a month long (a little over) and...More

Thank GeeWasHere
HappyGringoTeam, Public Relations Manager at Happy Gringo Travel, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi thank you for taking the time to post this kind and informative review of our services, we sincerely appreciate it. Receiving feedback like this from our clients is the reason we love our job. It is so nice to hear that you had a...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our trips to the Cotopaxi volcano and the equator were unforgettable. We had a great guide - Manolo. He was very informative and patient :) Happy Gringo organized everything perfectly and even got me a little something for my birthday :) Thank you so much!More

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Thank Adrian C
HappyGringoTeam, Public Relations Manager at Happy Gringo Travel, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Adrian, thanks for giving us feedback about your trip. It is nice to know you had an unforgettable time here in Ecuador and that your guide was friendly and knowledgeable. We are glad to hear you liked the little present that we send you...More

Reviewed 18 August 2018

We had a fantastic time on the Eden in Galápagos. The food was great, the guide was good, and the sighting of the animals was wonderful. My travel partner and I agree that Happy Gringo Travel made this possible. The trip went so smoothly. Sebastian...More

Thank Travirog
HappyGringoTeam, Public Relations Manager at Happy Gringo Travel, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi, thank you for this great review of our services. It is so nice to hear you and your travel partner had a fantastic time in Galapagos and that you enjoyed your time onboard the Eden. I am certain that Sebastian will also appreciate your...More

Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

Amazing! One of the best trip ever. I was on a boat tour for 8 days and we were able to see ALL the animals living on the island we visited! The daily activities were very well organized and for he majority of the times...More

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HappyGringoTeam, Public Relations Manager at Happy Gringo Travel, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2018

Hi Annalisa, thank you for this 5-star review, we appreciate you taking the time to give us a very detailed feedback of your trip. It so nice to know your stay in Galapagos was great and that it was “one of the best trips ever”....More

Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

We booked our galapagosisland trip with happy gringo. Vanessa Monteros was our travel expert and we are so glad with her. She found the tour that fits best for us and she organized everythink perfekt and very quick. When we needed something, she answered very...More

Thank Thomas4106
HappyGringoTeam, Public Relations Manager at Happy Gringo Travel, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2018

Hi Thomas, thank you for your feedback, I am sure Vanessa will truly appreciate that you took the time to write a review towards her service. We are glad to know you enjoyed your time in here in Ecuador, it is great to hear you...More

Reviewed 31 July 2018

Our first day of the two day tour was great with a guide who shared much information and showed our team a great experience of Cotopaxi. Our second day our driver was great and had to deal with bad weather, washed out roads, etc. However,...More

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HappyGringoTeam, Public Relations Manager at Happy Gringo Travel, responded to this reviewResponded 2 August 2018

Dear Bessie, thanks for taking the time to send us your feedback, and please accept our apologies if you were not entirely satisfied with your recent trip. For us it is a bit disconcerting that at first when Paola ask you how was everything, you...More

Reviewed 30 July 2018

We visited Quito in July 2018 for an academic conference. We had some free time around the conference dates, so we booked some tours with HappyGringo based on the positive reviews we read on TripAdvisor. For two days, Jose was our guide, for Old Town,...More

Thank Dave90049
HappyGringoTeam, Public Relations Manager at Happy Gringo Travel, responded to this reviewResponded 2 August 2018

Hi Dave, thank you for taking the time to post this 5-star review, we sincerely appreciate it. For us it is great to know you and your travel companions had a great time during your stay here in Quito. We will make sure to pass...More

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MelissaCamel
We are a Los Angeles based running group who will be in town for the Guayaquil Marathon 42.2 km in Oct 2019. We are a group of around 40 and will be traveling for 14 days. Our group is 40 people and we typically travel for 14 days. Every year we visit a different country to run a marathon. We have been to Ghana, Italy, Vietnam, Israel and Jordan. What makes our running club unique is that we run with individuals struggling with drug addiction and homelessness. We believe running can be a tool which helps depression and one piece of the puzzle to help stay sober. Some points of interest would be (and open to many more suggestions)....... - Galapagos 4 nights (swim with whale sharks) - Banos thermal baths - Climbing volcanos or mountains (we are an active group:) - Waterfalls - Nature Reserve/Eco Lodge - Cloud Forest - Cooking Class or Handicraft Class - Meet and learn about the Indigenous People of Ecuador - Hands on monkey experience - Devils Nose Train Maybe some sight seeing here and there for down days but activities are way more fun I’m still doing some research so I’ll probably have some more specific ideas soon. Please check out a trailer from a documentary made about our team to give you a little bit more info on who we are. Google Skid row Marathon for more info. Thanks, Melissa
29 May 2018|
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Hi Melissa, Thank you so much for your inquiry, we will love you give you a more personalized service. Please send us your contact details and someone for our sales team will be in touch with you as soon as possible. Have... More
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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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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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