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Gustavo A.

Manta, Manabi, Ecuador

Hi my name is Gustavo, dad of two and husband to my beautiful wife.

I have been in the tour guiding world a little more than 10 years showing tourist the highlights of Manta city and the Manabi province. I specialize in local tours (off-the-grid places) and shore excursions for cruise ships. My passion is to travel and discover unique places in my country which have led me to encounter many beautiful towns, communities, landscapes, foods & flavors, and a variety of cultural experiences one can imagine.

Ecuador is one of the world's most environmentally diverse places and its many destinations offer travelers a range of attractions to explore. A unique landscape awaits visitors as Ecuador hosts warm sunny beaches of the Pacific to impressive mountain villages in the Andes to the Amazon rain forest, to the world's ecological wonder - the Galapagos Islands.  

My main goal is to show you the best face of Manta and Manabi, let you taste the best local foods and its cultural experience, and ultimately give you the best local tour guide experience you ever had… so you come back again!


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Gustavo is excellent, as all of our Tours by Locals guides have been. We recommend him without hesitation to any one who wants a tour guide who meets all the requirements of "5- Star!" Should we return to Manta we would engage his services again. We will recommend him to our cruising friends!
George Overend

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10 years experience in guiding local tours in the Manabi province in Ecuador
5 years experience in guiding cruise ship passengers locally on tours in the Manabi province in Ecuador

Industrial Engineer, Manta Ecuador


-My car can fit up to 3 people comfortably. Please inquire for larger groups.

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