Experience first-hand what it takes to run a mobile clinic in the Andean Highlands of Ecuador. You will learn under the guidance of MEDLIFE medical professionals in an effort to provide free healthcare. From our base in the city of Riobamba, with stunning views of the Chimborazo Mountain, we will help deliver these services to the poor rural communities near Cebadas. You will shadow medical professionals, work directly with mostly indigenous locals, and help implement health care programs to provide you a greater understanding of public health initiatives. Start it all off touring Quito, a UNESCO World Heritage Centre, and cap off your stay whitewater rafting the Pastaza River to add to your South American experience.
Welcome to Ecuador, a country rich with culture, adventure and natural beauty. Spend time in the historical UNESCO World Heritage city of Quito and straddle both the Northern and Southern Hemispheres at the equator. Bring your sense of adventure as we river tube and zip line in the cloud forest. Dive into community service projects working alongside locals on the spectacular Galapagos Islands and in the communities of Quito and Riobamba. View giant tortoises, eagle rays, sea lions, and marine iguanas in their natural habitat, and experience kayaking, and snorkeling in this incredible South American country.
Experience the natural and cultural richness of Ecuador with your arrival in Quito, the first city to be declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Straddle the Northern and Southern hemispheres at the same time, and be one of the privileged travelers to visit the Galapagos Islands where we explore the home of Darwin’s theory of evolution and observe many unusual species of animals. Bring your sense of adventure as we river tube and zip line in the cloud forest. Dive into community service projects working alongside locals, on the spectacular Galapagos Islands and in the communities of Quito and Riobamba. The warm and friendly natives welcome us as we interact with local children, seniors and indigenous villagers.
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Quito, Latacunga, Amazon Rainforest, Baños, San Cristobal, Santa Cruz