Public buses in Ecuador will get you to your destination, but we feel that Ecuador Hop is a better option for tourists for a variety of reasons. Take a look at the table below to learn a little bit about the difference between Ecuador Hop and local public buses in Ecuador.
|ECUADOR HOP||PUBLIC BUSES|
|QUITO/MONTAÑITA HOTEL/HOSTEL PICKUPS||YES||NO|
|QUITO/MONTAÑITA HOTEL/HOSTEL DROPOFFS||YES||NO|
|ENGLISH SPEAKING GUIDE||YES||NO|
|DISCOUNTS ON HOSTELS||YES||NO|
|DISCOUNTS ON TOURS||YES||NO|
|MEET NEW PEOPLE ONBOARD||YES||NO|
|ONBOARD MOVIES IN ENGLISH||YES||NO|
|LARGE DUVET BLANKET||YES||NO|
As you can see in the above table, Ecuador Hop provides a way to travel independently (like on local public buses) but with a LOT more to offer. We are safer, more flexible, and provide a lot more value for your money if you consider all the discounts we offer on hostels and tours. Here’s a little more information about what we offer.
Carrying around luggage, negotiating with taxis and trying to find your accommodations after a long bus trip can be a real nightmare. Let us pick you up and drop you off directly from your hotel or hostel in Quito and Montañita!
Our fluent bilingual guides are always there to assist with anything you need--from trip advice and recommendations on local restaurants and more! Nobody knows more about Ecuador than our knowledgeable guides.
Traveling with a strict budget can definitely take some of the joy out of traveling. Luckily, we’ve negotiated some amazing deals on tours and hostels to help you make the most of your money on your trip.
You’ll be able to meet many friendly people from all over the world on our buses. Many of our passengers end up becoming lifelong friends with the people they meet on our buses!
We offer warm blankets, onboard English-language movies, along with the peace of mind that comes from knowing that your safety is our top priority. You can just sit back, relax and enjoy the ride.
As you can see, Ecuador Hop provides many benefits over traditional public buses. We’re confident that our buses are by far the best way to travel in Ecuador.