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About - Latin American Alpine


About us

Chimborazo expedition

Latin American Alpine is a licensed tour operator in Quito, Ecuador. We specialize in authentic adventure and cultural tours to incredible destinations. Our guides and staff have spent countless hours exploring the landscape to ensure we take you on the best journeys. 

Our style of adventure

Small Group Day Tours from Quito

Our private and small group tours focus on the unique scenery and rich Ecuadorian culture. We take you away from the ‘touristy’ hot spots and show you the less frequented, but beautiful Andean landscapes. Our tours have an average of 6 persons (max 8) to ensure that you have a genuine and intimate experience. 

Our philosophy of adventure and cultural travel


At Latin American Alpine we believe in treating our guests as fellow travelers. Our mission is to ensure that each guest has a enjoyable and unforgettable experience when touring with us. We put our clients first and will always take the necessary precautions to ensure your safety and comfort.

Meet our dedicated team...

Marc was born and raised in South Africa and is now living in Quito, Ecuador. Marc is well-organized, friendly and loves mountain adventures. In 2010, he lead an expedition that cycled from the Pacific Ocean to the summit crater of Ojos Del Salado (6 900 m) in the Atacama desert and was also nominated as a finalist in OutThere magazine’s “Adventurer of the year”. Over the last three years, he has climbed many volcanoes in Ecuador, including the highest, Chimborazo.  

Marc Booysen

General manager and co-founder

email: marc@latinamericanalpine.com

Please do not hesitate to Marc should you have any questions about our tours.

Nathalia is an Engineer in Ecotourism and a National Tourism Guide. She is currently works as our freelance tour guide, providing her services in English and Spanish with a wide knowledge of natural and cultural areas of the Ecuadorian highlands. Nathalia enjoys painting and language learning (currently learning Japanese); is disciplined and is constantly searching for new, exotic and fascinating places to take our guests 🙂

Nathalia Molina

Tour Guide

Katerin is an Ecuadorian tourist guide and loves her career. She enjoys meeting travelers from around the globe and she is passionate about the history, the culture, traditions of Ecuador. She feels most at home in the mountains where she enjoys sharing this extraordinary landscape with our guests.

Katerin Quijia

Tour Guide