About us


We are a swiss-managed mountain and outdoors tour operator that offers taylor-made service in Ecuador and the main attractions in the World with the best professional team.

Cumbre Tours, specialists in trekking and hiking in Ecuador, the perfect destination for nature and adventure travel. Swiss-managed and based in Quito, we create taylor made programs for active travel with the best credited guides and staff.

Our programs:

  • Mountain Climbing programs: Cotopaxi, Cayambe, Antisana, Chimborazo and more.
  • Rock climbing and glacier school
  • Trekking programs
  • Acclimatization
  • Trail running, skyrunning tours and camps with Karl Egloff
  • Extensions in Ecuador: Galápagos, Amazon Rainforest, Pacific Coast.

We also offer international expeditions to iconic mountains and trekkings: Aconcagua – Argentina, Himalayas – Nepal, Cordillera Blanca – Peru, Kilimanjaro – Africa, and much more!


Karl-EgloffKarl Egloff – Founder and CEO
Karl´s experience and passion in the mountain runs in his veins. His swiss father, mountain climber, took him on his expeditions since an early age. Mountain guide with more than 20 years of experience in Ecuador and worldwide expeditions as well as an avid adventurer, trail runner and sky running elite athlete who holds the speed climbing record of Kilimanjaro and Aconcagua. Karl´s love to travel made him enter the active tourism industry with more than 8 years of experience when he then founded his own mountain climbing and outdoors company in 2013, where Cumbre Tours was born. He is tour leader of expeditions to Nepal, Argentina, Peru, and Africa.

Susana-EgloffSusana Egloff – Sales
Susi, Swiss-Ecuadorian, a passionate mother-of-three who loves to travel and to experience new cultures and meet new people. She climbed Cotopaxi and several Ecuadorian peaks, enjoying outdoor activities and exploring remote places. Susi, an expert expedition designer, carefully takes care of every detail of your trip to ensure you have an adventure of a lifetime!

Adriana-VelascoAdriana Velasco – Marketing
Adriana, with a vast experience in tourism is a mountain climber and adventure-seeker. She joins Karl on most of his expeditions and has summited Aconcagua, Kilimanjaro, Mont Blanc and almost all Ecuadorian peaks.  Expedition designer, catering taylor-made experiences and looks after our social media and marketing tools.

Darwin-RosasDarwin Rosas – Administration
Darwin, our knows-it-all key person. An avid mountaineer with experience in all Ecuadorian peaks and Aconcagua and Mont Blanc, he looks after all the administrative details of the company ensuring everything runs smoothly and all our key stakeholders are well attended.


We work with the best, credited guides in Ecuador and the destinations we visit. They are part of the ASEGUIM, AGUITUN and some part of UAIGM network of professional mountain guides.

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