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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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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Happy Gringo put together our tour for 4 couples. Main destinations were Machu Picchu and Galapagos Islands with a few days in Lima and Cusco. They were well organized from start to finish. Email communications were prompt. All questions regarding our trip were answered. Their...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a twelve day Ecuador trip designed for us by Paola at Happy Gringo. It was outstanding and working with Paola was wonderful! The attention to details was great - nothing was overlooked. Our guides were knowledgeable and had fun personalities. The drivers were...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Tuliptowne
HappyGringoTeam, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Happy Gringo Travel, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi, thank you for your kind review, we are so happy to hear you enjoyed your trip through the Valley of the Volcanoes and the you had an amazing time in our country. I am sure Paola would really appreciate your comments towards her service,...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We worked with Sebastian (Sebas) from Happy Gringo to help us with our 8 day Itinerary B trip aboard a catamaran named Cormorant. The trip was absolutely amazing and Sebas was amazing as well. Very quick to respond to questions, concerns, etc. and always very...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Nostrovia
HappyGringoTeam, Public Relations Manager at Happy Gringo Travel, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your 5-star review of our services, we are glad to know that you had an amazing trip and that everything went smoothly. We are sure your comments will make Sebastian really happy too, he is a very experienced travel agent and positive...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Paolo put together a great package for the private tour, always responded quickly to my queries, sent us all the documents in good time.More

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Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Szamocki
HappyGringoTeam, Public Relations Manager at Happy Gringo Travel, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for this 5-star review, we are glad to hear you were pleased with our service :) I am sure that Paola will really appreciate your kind words towards her service, she is a very dedicated travel agent and positive comments always brighten up...More

Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

We had an amazing trip to Galapagos! We did the 8 day trip around Isabela Island and we do ny regret it! The yacht was nice even if it was a budget boat. We had a cabin on top of the boat so we had...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Kristine M
HappyGringoTeam, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Happy Gringo Travel, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Kristine, thank you for this 5-star review of our services. It is great to hear that you had an amazing time in the Galapagos Islands on board of the Aida Maria yacht. We are also very happy to know that Sebastian brought his A-game...More

Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

I booked a deep Amazon tour to Caiman lodge in Cuyabeno. Service was fantastic, price was great and the tour was well organised with lots of good activities, friendly and helpful staff and comfortable accommodation. I had the experience of a life time and highly...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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HappyGringoTeam, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Happy Gringo Travel, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you Jodie, for this great review of our services, we are so glad to hear you had the experience of a lifetime here in our country. We sincerely hope you return to Ecuador soon 

Reviewed 29 October 2018

Our tour took us to Cotopaxi, Quilotoa Crater, Baños, Devil's Nose train, Ingapirca, Cuenca, El Cajas National Park. Excellent hotels, nice helpful drivers and knowledgeable guides - it was a great experience. After our return to Quito, we did a walking tour of the colonial...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Lucie L
HappyGringoTeam, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Happy Gringo Travel, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2018

Thank you for your kind feedback about our services, we are glad to hear you had a great time here in Ecuador. If you ever decide to come back, we will be happy to assist you in your next adventure :)

Reviewed 25 October 2018

We booked a Galapagos cruise with Happy Gringo. We had the most amazing time in the Galapagos. The Golandrina Yacht was exactly what we were looking for. Working with Jonathan Tapia was so easy! His English is perfect which was very helpful for us, and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Gerrod S
HappyGringoTeam, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Happy Gringo Travel, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2018

Hi Gerrod, thank you for the awesome feedback, we are so glad to hear you had a great time in Galapagos onboard the Golondrina. We are also happy to know that Jonathan brought his A-game, we will make sure to pass along your comments, we...More

Reviewed 19 October 2018

We booked an extended stay at Maquipucuna Cloud Forest Lodge in October 2018 via Happy Gringo tours. Although this was certainly not a big deal for the company, we were treated in an extremely helpful, diligent and reliable way. Paola at Happy Gringo is a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank RK-Koeln
HappyGringoTeam, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Happy Gringo Travel, responded to this reviewResponded 22 October 2018

Hi, thank you for this great review of our services, it is nice to hear you enjoyed your stay in Machipucuna. I am sure Paola will be trill to read your comments towards her service, she is a very dedicated travel agent and positive reviews...More

Reviewed 18 October 2018

Excellent Galapagos tour arranged by Happy Gringo Travel. I enjoyed so much. The customer service from this company is way beyond expectation. They listen and always try to help to find a best tour that suites your needs. Very responsive and prompt reply. Thanks again...More

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Date of experience: September 2018
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HappyGringoTeam, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Happy Gringo Travel, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2018

Thank you for your 5-star review of our service, we are so glad to hear you enjoyed The Galapagos Islands. It is also nice to know that our service exceeded your expectations, we always try our best to give our clients everything they need to...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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