Welcome intrepid adventure trekkers!

We are thrilled to embark on this journey of adventure, discovery and conservation with you. This website is a resource for you, to help prepare you for your expedition, and to share resources to help you in your fundraising efforts. If you have any questions or need additional information, please do not hesitate to contact the Nature Trust or Berg Adventures.

The Expedition at a Glance


Date:  September 22-29th 2018


Cost:  Based on the number of registered participants 

10 members: $2,420
11-12 members: $2,350
13-14 members: $2,280
15 and above members: $2,210

Prices are per person and airfare is not included.

Fundraising Goal:  Minimum $2,500 per participant (Find out about our helpful fundraising resources and incentives here)

Location:  Ecuador- Termas Papallacta, Otavalo, Fuya Fuya and Cuicocha- Guinea Pig Lake 

Itinerary overview

Saturday September 22nd

Arrival and overnight in Quito.

Altitude: 9,350 ft/ 2,850m

Sunday September 23rd 

Travel to Upper Amazon Basin.

Overnight: Termas Papallacta Resort & Spa

Altitude: 10,824 ft/ 3,300m

Breakfast included

Monday September 24th and Tuesday September 25th

Hiking in Cayambe Coca Ecological Reserve.

Overnight: Termas Papallacta Resort & Spa

Altitude: 10,824 ft/ 3,300m

Breakfast included

September 26th 

Head north to Otavalo.

Home base for the next three nights will be an restored 17th century hacienda.

Altitude: 8,530ft/ 2,600m

Breakfast and dinner included.

September 27th

Hike in the Cotacachi- Cyapas ecological reserve. Hike around Cuicocha (Guinea Pig Lake).

Altitude: 8,530ft/ 2,600m

Climbing/ Trekking time: 4-6hours

September 28th

Climb Fuya Fuya. Summit: 13,986ft/ 4263m 

All meals included

September 29th

Return flights to Canada

Breakfast included

More detailed itinerary will be available soon.


About Ecuador

Looking to learn more about the natural landscapes and fascinating wildlife you can expect to experience on your trek? See our Ecuador page and photo gallery.


About Berg Adventures International

Your trek will be led by Berg Adventures International's owner and founder, Wally Berg, who is a world renowned "Seven Summits" guide, along with local Icelandic guides. Thanks to Wally’s long-standing presence in the places that BAI travels and to his high standards for excellence, BAI works only with the best local guides and support staff to keep you safe, comfortable and engaged with your surroundings.

Berg Adventures International was founded in 2001 by Wally Berg and operates out of the heart of the Canadian Rockies in Canmore, Alberta. Wally Berg is one of the most respected guides in the mountaineering world. With four Everest summits to his credit and over two decades of expedition-leading experience, Wally is world-renowned for his expertise, knowledge and mountaineering accomplishments. 

Considering extending your stay?

 Check back soon for an exciting optional add-on to your trip!







Questions? Get in touch with us!


Contact information for Berg Adventures:

Leila Silveira - 1-866-609-4148 or leila@bergadventures.com

Contact information for the Nova Scotia Nature Trust:

Maggie Sutherland - (902) 425-5263 or expedition@nsnt.ca


Sponsors and Partners

Nova Scotia Nature Trust

The Nature Trust is Nova Scotia’s leading land conservation charity, focused exclusively on protecting the province’s outstanding natural areas. Since 1994, the Nature Trust has worked together with landowners and local communities to protect the places they love. To date the Nature Trust has protected more than 10,000 acres, from unspoiled lakeshores, coastal wilderness and old growth forests to important wildlife habitat.

Visit the Nova Scotia Nature Trust website »

Become a Sponsor

Join as an expedition sponsor and gain many marketing and promotional benefits OR send representatives to Ecuador!  Sponsor an employee or a valued customer and take advantage of unique opportunities to promote your company’s own Ecuador 2018 charity challenge. Encourage employees, customers and the general public to support your efforts to reach your fundraising goal in support of land conservation in Nova Scotia.

We invite you to join us for this exciting, unrivaled initiative that goes beyond charity runs, relays and sports events, golf tournaments and dinners that flood the charity/sponsorship market. It’s a unique adventure, to a unique destination, and it’s raising funds for a unique cause.  We look forward to helping you to meet your company’s charitable, marketing and environmental goals!

Become an expedition sponsor today. Contact the Nature Trust at (902) 425-5263 or expedition@nsnt.ca to get a sponsorship package.


Nova Scotia Nature Trust
PO Box 2202
Halifax, NS
B3J 3C4

Email: expedition@nsnt.ca
Phone: (902) 425-LAND (5263)
Fax: (902) 429-LAND (5263)



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