Indulge your curiosity; challenge your limits

GATA offers safe, high quality adventures in Ecuador and Colombia for groups and individuals that support local communities and ecosystems. We aim to expand both global and self awareness of our travelers through dynamic cultural experiences, community service projects, and the opportunity to fully explore our destinations. We incorporate elements of cultural immersion and exchange, outdoor adventure, and social and environmental awareness on all of our trips; and we firmly believe in the value of hands-on, experiential education. At GATA we value our relationships with both our clients and our providers and strive to promote personal connections between our travelers and local community members to further cultural, global, and self understanding.


Mission: to provide authentic travel experiences that immerse participants in the dynamic histories, cultures, and environments of a destination while fostering relationships, respect, and self awareness.

Vision: To inspire personal and social development through travel, relationships, and genuine experiences. Genuine Adventures Traveling Abroad



  • Authenticity
  • Community
  • Cultural exchange Teamwork
  • Sustainability
  • Stewardship
  • Respect
  • Social justice
  • Adversity
  • Curiosity


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