About TerraDiversa

TerraDiversa is a tour operator and travel agent based in Cuenca (Ecuador) that provides tours throughout Ecuador and travel packages abroad. Founded in 2001 we specialize in adventure travel and cultural activities for individuals, families and groups. Since our foundation, we have been pioneers in creating alternative adventure products in southern Ecuador, specializing in bike and horse riding tours.

We arrange active travel and cultural journeys in and around Cuenca and southern Ecuador, Quito and northern Ecuador, the avenue of the volcanoes, Amazon, Galapagos, the Ecuadorian coast, Peru and further afield. Our diverse programs involve activities such as biking, bird-watching, diving, hiking & trekking, horse riding and rafting, or even city tours, cruises, cultural activities, language learning and volunteering in Ecuador. Besides our range of ready-made tours, our bilingual travel designers are on hand to help you create a made-to-measure journey that suits both your interests and budget.

TerraDiversa is a certified travel agent and tour operator, as well as being a member of OPTUR (the National Association of Incoming Tourism Operators), on the board of Cuenca’s Municipal Tourism Foundation (Fundación Municipal Turismo para Cuenca) and part of the South Explorer Group. We only work with professional guides licensed by the Ecuadorian Ministry of Tourism. We also take part in TravelMart LatinAmerica every year.

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Every member of our enthusiastic staff is bilingual, licensed, professional and passionate about travel.
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Why Choose TerraDiversa

We create unforgettable adventures
TerraDiversa strives to exceed expectations and create special memories when planning your travel in Ecuador, Galapagos, Peru and abroad.
We're a one-stop travel shop
TerraDiversa is a one-stop shop to help you create a unique adventure in Ecuador or a dream vacation anywhere in the world.
We're good listeners
TerraDiversa will find a tour to fit your interests, ability, taste and budget because we listen intently to what you have to say.
We'll help you see the world your way
Our tailor-made tours are designed to enable you to travel at your own pace. We’ll take care of all the logistics to allow you to relax and enjoy your trip.


  • We joined our four friends for an amazing cooking class of “Potatoes and Peppers.” Sebastian, our guide, led us on an amazing taste and cultural tour of the city market (which we had visited before on our own, but that was a completely different experience). We tasted fruits and were treated to a variety of fruit juices which we’d never tasted before, while we learned so much about Ecuadorean society and life in Cuenca.

    Then we arrived at the restaurant for the cooking class, where Tatiana showed us how to make four different kinds of aji (salsas piquantes), llapingachos, locro, potato tamales, and a potato cake. We were fully engaged in the cooking, and after we’d finished the preparations, we sat down to a sumptuous Ecuadorean meal. It is a high point of our trip so far, and we highly recommend it to anyone who visits Cuenca. Sebastian was so friendly, informative, and helpful—we enjoyed every minute!

    All interactions with the company were easy and positive; all arrangements were made flawlessly, and we were well taken care of in all respects.

    Marilyn C Male
  • We used this tour to book our inland flights in Ecuador and arrange some tours in Cuenca. Fast service, good prices and knowledgeable English speaking guides. Definitely use this tour company to book your trips/tours.

  • We booked the Inca Trail/Ingapirca tour and were extremely pleased. Juan, the guide and naturalist, was extremely knowledgeable and knew a lot about the flora and fauna of the area, as well as local history. While the tour was a bit pricey, we couldn’t have been more pleased. We booked other days in Cuenca with a less expensive tour company but were somewhat disappointed. If you get the best guide a company has to offer you can’t go wrong, and we were lucky to have Juan as our guide.