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  2. 2. Why Latin Roots? <ul><li>Who we are </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Latin Roots Travel Company is a tour operator founded by Ecuadorian tourism and hospitality professionals bringing together over 30 years of travel industry experience. </li></ul><ul><li>From its beginnings, Latin Roots Travel focused on creating travel experiences with a different touch. We did not merely think of great places to visit but also of great moments to share , exposing our guests to different cultures, arts, languages, lifestyle and traditions and inviting them to discover a place different than home but with a home feeling. Converting the travel experience in a great educational opportunity . </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Making a Difference on your travel </li></ul><ul><li>You can make the most of your trip by adding a purpose to your travel. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Convert your trip in a meaningful experience and a great opportunity to learn something! </li></ul><ul><li>Our trips are designed to offer educational opportunities throughout giving you the chance to learn by seeing, experiencing and interacting. We want to enrich your travel experience and create lifelong memories. </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Be a responsible traveller! </li></ul><ul><li>You can also be a responsible traveller by supporting tourism operations that have a positive impact on the environment and local cultures. While travelling with Latin Roots Travel you will be supporting a local sustainable tour operation. Latin Roots Travel Co. has been verified by Rainforest Alliance as meeting sustainable tourism requirements. </li></ul><ul><li>How we have made a difference on travel? </li></ul><ul><li>Our tour programs include information and activities that raise participant awareness about conservation and sustainability. </li></ul><ul><li>Many of our programs include small projects that give participants an opportunity to be agents of change, helping local communities with specific needs. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>We support local community tourism projects whenever possible. </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>We welcome you to experience Ecuador; we welcome </li></ul><ul><li>you to the Latin Roots Travel experience ! </li></ul>
  6. 6. LATIN ROOTS TRAVEL EXPERIENCES <ul><li>The Route of the Sun, beautiful beaches touched by the Pacific Ocean. </li></ul><ul><li>Tropical forests, abundant vegetation, and remaining mangroves. </li></ul><ul><li>Coastal Haciendas, cacao and banana smells. </li></ul><ul><li>Ancient cultures and archeological vestiges. </li></ul>Conventional Tours : Traditional tours and destinations offered in Ecuador but with Latin Roots added value. The Andes: <ul><li>Outstanding landscapes formed by magnificent volcanoes, mountains and lakes. </li></ul><ul><li>Nature sanctuaries, endemic vegetation and animal species. </li></ul><ul><li>World cultural heritage sites, colonial cities, lifestyle, legends & traditions. </li></ul><ul><li>Ancient indigenous cultures, indigenous markets and handcraft villages. </li></ul>The Coast :
  7. 7. <ul><li>The only living laboratory on the planet, where you can witness evolution take place. </li></ul><ul><li>Named one of the under water wonders on Earth. </li></ul><ul><li>The largest Marine Reserve in the World </li></ul><ul><li>A unique destination, one of the remaining paradises on earth. </li></ul>The Amazon <ul><li>Rain forest, the longs of the planet. </li></ul><ul><li>Exotic animals and vegetation. </li></ul><ul><li>Marvelous landscapes. </li></ul><ul><li>Indigenous tribes and ancient cultures. </li></ul>The Galapagos.
  8. 8. <ul><li>Academic Experiences: The world is an open book, and Ecuador as well as the </li></ul><ul><li>programs we have designed for academic and educational purposes, will definitely enrich </li></ul><ul><li>and change your student's educational experience and values . </li></ul><ul><li>Student Field Trips </li></ul><ul><li>Natural and Cultural wealth make Ecuador a perfect destination for anthropology, sociology, Latin American Studies or nature oriented fields, such as biology, ecology amongst others . Latin Roots provides experienced guides, indigenous community contact, genuine destinations, renowned professors and speakers to create a genuine learning experience according to your specific needs. </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>Lectures: </li></ul><ul><li>If you want to make your travel experience more educational, we suggest including few </li></ul><ul><li>hours of lectures based on a specific theme of your interest. We count with recognized </li></ul><ul><li>and selected professors and experts who will share with you their knowledge. </li></ul><ul><li>Stay overnight with local families at Indigenous Communitites. </li></ul><ul><li>Learn about the “family concept” in the Ecuadorian indigenous communities while </li></ul><ul><li>being part of an indigenous family, feel their great hospitality by staying at their home, </li></ul><ul><li>share meals with them and experience in a closer way their culture. </li></ul><ul><li>Spanish Classes </li></ul><ul><li>Spend one, two or more weeks learning or improving the Spanish language, while </li></ul><ul><li>sharing with local families in one of the most beautiful and traditional cities of Ecuador. </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>Cultural Experiences: Latin Roots Travel gives you the option to experience the custom and </li></ul><ul><li>traditions of the different indigenous, afro and mestizos groups living in Ecuador. Learn </li></ul><ul><li>behind the scenes about the rich culture and immense history of Ecuador . </li></ul><ul><li>Sharing with a local indigenous family,learning about the Kichwa culture. </li></ul><ul><li>Soul healing, shamanic sessions & traditional medicine. </li></ul><ul><li>Learning about the Afro Ecuadorian culture in the highlands. </li></ul><ul><li>Communities fighting against mangroves deforestation at the Ecuadorian coast. </li></ul><ul><li>The Yunguilla community and its sustainable economical projects. </li></ul><ul><li>Living the Hacienda Experience in the Ecuadorian Andes. </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>Learning about the Ecuadorian gastronomy, novo andina cuisine classes. </li></ul><ul><li>Art & Crafts </li></ul>Natural Experiences: Ecuador has an extraordinary biodiversity and is considered one of the 17 countries in the world declared as Mega Diverse. This is one of the reasons why Ecuador is the perfect destination for nature observation trips. <ul><li>BIRD WATCHING PROGRAMS </li></ul><ul><li>Bird watching programs. </li></ul><ul><li>Nature observation in the Galapagos Islands & Amazon. </li></ul><ul><li>Soft Adventure programs in nature. </li></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>Special Interest Tours </li></ul><ul><li>Photography Tours: These programs have been specially designed with the advice of recognized Ecuadorian photographers. During the tour photo workshops and classes will be given to participants. Tours include a naturalist guide plus a photography expert </li></ul><ul><li>Art/Painting Tours: Capture the Ecuadorian Andes Roots by drawing & painting the Ecuadorian Landscape. This program has been designed to introduce participants to the history of the Ecuadorian art through the drawing and painting practice, and connect you with the Andean Landscapes. Participants are encouraged to develop their own art conception about the Andean roots & culture and capture it in their work. This tour includes a naturalist guide plus a local recognized artist </li></ul><ul><li>Gastronomy Tours : Learn about Ecuador culture diversity through its varied gastronomy; learn about the typical products used in the traditional Ecuadorian cuisine, the origin of certain meals and their importance for the local cultures </li></ul><ul><li>Yoga & wellness: Experience a connection with nature by participating in our tours specially designed for Yoga practitioners. Special and magical destinations have been included in this itinerary in order to provide you just the right locations for relaxation and meditation. </li></ul>
  13. 13. CONTACT US <ul><li>WEB PAGE: </li></ul><ul><li>E-MAIL: </li></ul><ul><li>TEL/FAX: 593-2 6013290 </li></ul><ul><li>EMERGENCY </li></ul><ul><li>CONTACT NUMBERS: 593-9 5050537 </li></ul><ul><li>ADDRESS: Vía. Interoceánica Km. 10 By pass Cumbaya. </li></ul><ul><li>Edif. Plaza Modena. 1era. Planta Alta Of. 7 </li></ul><ul><li>QUITO-ECUADOR-SOUTH AMERICA </li></ul>
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