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Julio Verne Travel

Calle Brasil 22 40 entre Primera Constituyente | Av. Daniel Leon Borja, Riobamba 060150, Ecuador
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Ascent to the Cotopaxi

I booked a 2-day climbing tour to the top of the Cotopaxi with Julio Verne Travel. Everything was... read more

Reviewed March 5, 2018
Benedikt89
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Saarbrucken, Germany
Carihuairazo

My partner and I wanted to climb a mountain in Ecuador, our hearts were set on Chimborazo but was... read more

Reviewed February 26, 2018
Ria C
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Noosa, Australia
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We are a Dutch-Ecuadorian run travel company specialized in biking, trekking, climbing, Amazon jungle, Galapagos cruises and diving, tailor made round trips. We have professional guides, top quality equipment and more than 20 years experience organizing adventure trips in Ecuador. We speak English, Dutch, Spanish.
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Calle Brasil 22 40 entre Primera Constituyente | Av. Daniel Leon Borja, Riobamba 060150, Ecuador
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

I booked a 2-day climbing tour to the top of the Cotopaxi with Julio Verne Travel. Everything was well-organized and worked out great, a perfect experience. PLANNING: After some reading, I decided to book the tour with Julio Verne, which is based in Riobamba. After...More

Thank Benedikt89
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Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

My partner and I wanted to climb a mountain in Ecuador, our hearts were set on Chimborazo but was aware of altitude risks and knew that sufficient acclimatisation was required. We got in touch with Julio Verne through their sister company EOS Ecuador, that are...More

Thank Ria C
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Reviewed 4 January 2018

I would throughly recommend using Julio Verne to all visitors to Ecuador, especially when organising a trip to the Galapagos. Popkje was the advisor who was wonderful- he carefully described the options for cruising and did all of this only a week before my departure....More

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Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

While based in Riobamba, Popkje helped me set up multiple trips as a solo traveler. I had a blast, and my time in Ecuador would not have been the same without her and her guides. Popkje’s office is centrally located, and she is great about...More

Thank Diantha W
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Reviewed 17 October 2017

We did the trip to Carihuairazo with Julio Verne Travel. We are very satisfied with their services, Unfortunetly I didint reach the summit but my boyfriend did:) I had very strong hadake so I waited for them in refugie with local guide. For me also...More

Thank Magda S
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Reviewed 1 October 2017

We used Julio Verne Travel, and in particular Popkje, to assist in planning our entire Ecuador trip. Prices were reasonable, and we were never unhappy with the service or accommodations we received. Popkje is very knowledgeable of everything from Quito to mountaineering to Galapagos. We...More

Thank Aric J
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Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

I do cooperate with this agency since 2012 and I was always satisfied with its servise. The biggest bonus for me is that they speak very fluently english?

Thank Marie L
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Reviewed 12 September 2017

We did the hike and bike tour at Chimborazo. They picked us up at the hotel and drove us to the volcano where we walked up to the second refuge. It's a slow walk and then this was followed by a 25km downhill bike ride...More

Thank ameliashiner
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Reviewed 20 August 2017

I booked a climb to Carihuairazo with Julio Verne Travel and it was amazing : the rented equipment was very good quality, the mountain guide was very experienced and the climb itself was wonderful. Warm-heartedly recommended!

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Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

I booked a private tour to climb Chimborazo. Popkje, the owner has always been very responsive and helpful. Even months before my arrival. She also recommended places at high altitude to stay for acclimatisation. Paul was my guide and was very professional. He helped me...More

Thank Sarah B
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JulioVerneTravel, General Manager at Julio Verne Travel, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2017

Dear Sarah, many thanks for review. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed the Chimborazo Climbing tour with Julio Verne Travel. Today we will send you the Summit Certificate as proof that you reached the closest point on earth to the sun!

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