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Julio Verne Travel

Calle Brasil 22 40 entre Primera Constituyente | Av. Daniel Leon Borja, Riobamba 060150, Ecuador
+593 3-296-3436
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Great downhill mountain biking experience

Had a great day mountain biking down Chimboraza. We met at the agency at 8:45am to check bikes and... read more

Reviewed 17 November 2015
Jo B
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London, United Kingdom
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Super!!!

Thank you for a great downhill Mountainbiking trip at Chimborazo! We had a fantastic day. But you... read more

Reviewed 28 September 2015
Svenja P
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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 17 November 2015 via mobile

Had a great day mountain biking down Chimboraza. We met at the agency at 8:45am to check bikes and get all the required gear then we were off. It took about 1 hr to get to the 1st refuge at 4,800m with the guide giving...More

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Reviewed 28 September 2015 via mobile

Thank you for a great downhill Mountainbiking trip at Chimborazo! We had a fantastic day. But you should not expect a guided tour, more an observed biking, which was absolutely fine with us.

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Reviewed 18 September 2015

Very well organized 4 weeks trip , with beautiful walks in the Andes, excellent stay in Cuyabeno, plenty of whales (July 2015) around Isla de la Plata and very special: a week at impressing Galapagos (Fragata). The drivers, guides, and Popkje of Julio Verne are...More

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Reviewed 6 June 2015 via mobile

We took 1 day trip hiking on the chimborazo and cycling back to Ambato. Everything was arranged perfectly: from equipment to required clothing and food. Also our experienced guide (Luis) let us first get used to the altitude, gave us ample time for pictures, had...More

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Reviewed 3 June 2015

I booked an 8D/7N Galapagos cruise through Julio Verne this past May. I exchanged emails with JV and one other company. Ultimately I went with Vern, because (1) they had the cruise itinerary (North-South) on the dates that I wanted, (2) I've read the other...More

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Reviewed 28 May 2015

This was my second year in a row using JV. After avalanche conditions forced us off Chimborazo before, I returned eager to attempt a climb on Cotopaxi. A variety of hikes, treks, and bike tours around Riobamba prepared me in the week prior. JV is...More

Thank Luke H
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Reviewed 6 March 2015 via mobile

my husband and I had a fantastic day tour on the Hidden Valley bike ride. our guide Luiswas wonderful . he speaks perfect English which is very helpful for my poor Spanish. we rode down from Chimborazo volcano. then rode 42 km to Ambato. luis...More

1  Thank Steffo
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Reviewed 3 March 2015

A complete holiday provided by Julio Verne. Everything was arranged perfectly. Never feld unsafe! Popkje listened very well to our wishes. We booked our trip a few months before from home. Didn't doubt a minute of Julio Verne's trustfull reputation! We will higly recommend Julio...More

Thank Esther1783
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Reviewed 15 February 2015

My wife and I climbed Carihuairazo with Eloy as the guide and the lovely Moises as driver. Everything went smoothly, Eloy was a top guide, he has years of experience and it showed. We succesfully summited and the whole experience was fantastic. We also did...More

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Reviewed 28 January 2015

We visited Ecuador & Galapagos from 6 to 24 in January with our friends. We wished to see as much Ecuador as possible during this quite short time and Popkje put together very good plan which gave us good idea about the beauty of this...More

1  Thank Tõnu A
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