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About Us Travel Agency

APULLACTA Expeditions is an Ecuadorian travel company managed by passionate Ecuatorianos who want to show visitors the best of the country through incredible and unique experiences where visitors feel like locals. We have 27 years of experience, time during which we have super-passed visitor ́s expectations.

We are affiliated to the Ecuadorian Ministry of Tourism, the Cuenca Chamber of Commerce, and OPTUR (Ecuadorian Association of Tourism Operators).

Our team of local travel experts, hold specialized university degrees in Tourism, and are bilingual (written and spoken English & Spanish). They are knowledgeable of the needs and diverse interests of those who enjoy travelling solo, with family and in small groups. They are specialists in the design of “tailor-made” travel itineraries, and are sure to include the most scenic routes and to plan for both short and long tourism packages.

Our service includes:

  • Quick and reliable email communication.
  • Personalized attention via email, telephone or Skype.
  • 24-hour assistance in case of problems or emergency.
  • A variety of prices that accommodate all budgets.
  • 23 years of experience and management, making us both knowledgeable and trustworthy!


Our team has been together for more than 10 years!! 

Let us help make your trip a perfect one!

Apullacta Staff

Apullacta Expeditions
Travel Agency Ecuador
Carlos Vintimilla Apullacta

Carlos Vintimilla - PRESIDENT

Carlos is the original founder of Apullacta Expeditions. He has more than 30 years experience in Commerce and Tourism. He is a proud Cuencano who enjoys spending time in the mountains. He is specialist doing business, creating new projects and new itineraries. He enjoys reading, movies, the countryside, animals, spend time in the mountain and the beach. Carlos has traveled all around Ecuador, and also has visited Colombia, Peru, Chile, EEUU, Mexico, The Bahamas.

✉️carlos@apullacta.com    ?+593 99 977 1605


Maritza is from Cuenca and has more than 15 years of experience working in tourism in Ecuador. She is part of the Apullacta team since 2006. She holds a degree in Tourism. She likes all kinds of music, shopping and pets. Maritza loves to travel in an organized way, following an itinerary that she sets for herself. She also specializes in small, medium and big size groups itineraries. She is a very friendly person and has traveled all around Ecuador; and also to Colombia, Perú, Chile, Uruguay, Argentina and EEUU.

✉️maritza@apullacta.com   ?+593 98 488 7232

Elizabeth Jimenez - TRAVEL SPECIALIST

Elizabeth is from Cuenca. She holds a degree in Tourism. She loves to meet people of different cultures. She likes planning trips for her and her family. She is always open to learn new things that help her grow both personally and professionally. Elizabeth likes animals and has 4 dogs. She has traveled around Ecuador; and also to Colombia, Peru, EEUU, The Bahamas, Israel, Jordan, Dubai, Egypt.

✉️info@apullacta.com  ?+593 99 960 4870

Jorge Nagua - MESSENGER

Jorge is from Loja and he joined us since 2008. He is a very responsible and very organized person. He is in charge of picking up and deliver documents, packages. He is also responsible for the camping logistics and equipment and other miscellaneous jobs in Apullacta Expeditions. He likes sports, running, soccer and walking.

✉️ventas2@apullacta.com ?+593 7 2837815


She holds a degree in Tourism and has more than 15 years of experience in the field. Sandy is also responsible for maintaining the excellent sales service of Apullacta Expeditions. She loves to travel and try the local food. She loves to meet new people and to get new experiences. She likes movies, spending time with her family and close friends. She has traveled all around Ecuador, and also to EEUU, Mexico, Peru, Brasil, Argentina, Chile, Spain, Germany and France.

✉️sandy@apullacta.com   ?+593 99 513 3210

Maria del Cisne Lazo - TRAVEL SPECIALIST

Maria del Cisne is from Cuenca and has more than 20 years of experience working in tourism in Ecuador. She joined us 12 years ago. She holds a degree in Tourism. She loves adventure, the mountains, horses, countryside lifestyle. She also loves to dance salsa and kizomba, and her hobbies are traveling, reading crime novels. Maria del Cisne is specialist in customized tours for solo travelers, couples, families, friends. She has traveled all around Ecuador; and also to EEUU, México, Colombia, Perú, Dominican Republic.

✉️ventas2@apullacta.com  ?+593 9 9975 0193


Patricia studied Accounting and Business Administration at the Universidad del Azuay in Cuenca. She considers herself as a very organized and extroverted person. She enjoys doing sports, she loves to travel, try the local food. She likes to dance and above all, she loves to share new experiences with her baby boy. She has traveled around Ecuador, and also to Colombia, Peru, Bolivia, Uruguay, Argentina, Brasil, EEUU.

✉️patricia@apullacta.com ?+593 98 620 2485

Travel Agency Ecuador


We feature the best hotel arrangements in all of Ecuador, as well as tourism services in the Amazon Rainforest, Ecuadorian coast, and Galápagos Islands.
We offer a variety of both single and multi-day trips and visits.
We provide assistance at both national and international airports (in various languages): check-in, boarding passes and luggage checks. In cases in which luggage does not arrive on time, we take charge of the logistics (with the consent of the passenger) so that their luggage gets to their hotel or to the next stop on their journey.
We book and purchase national and international flights.
We offer tourist transport services (buses, vans and cars).
We offer 2 types of tours:

Group Tours (SIB)

For those who travel alone and/or prefer to be part of a group while visiting their destination(s) of interest, with an established itinerary to travel.

Private Tours

Ideal for those who desire an exclusive experience. We design the tours according to the needs and interests of each client.


Involve our customers in an unforgettable experience through coexistence with nature, ancestral communities and adventure, creating awareness to present to Ecuador and the entire Andean region, the world, with all its geographical and cultural richness


Be the referring operator of the tourist sector for the quality and reliability of the services we offer, protecting the environment, improving the quality of life of the communities and obtaining the visitors highest satisfaction.

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