About Gondwana Ecotours

About Gondwana EcoTours

Gondwana Ecotours shows you your destination in a unique, exciting and responsible fashion. We are committed to providing sustainable travel — maintaining an environmental and cultural focus while providing the vacation of a lifetime! Tour the Amazon Rainforest with indigenous guides, Encounter some of the last remaining mountain gorillas in the wild & contribute to their preservation, Safari in Tanzania and visit with the Maasai people, watch the Northern Lights dance in the sky without the crowds… hike with grizzlies in Alaska. Feel free to Contact Us with any question, any time!

All The World As One

What is Gondwana Anyway?

Gondwana was part of the Pangea supercontinent, when all the continents were together and the world was one. Gondwana Ecotours aims to bring people from different continents closer together one trip at a time.

Learn About The Meaning Of “Gondwana”


(Without Boundaries)

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Meet Our Guides

Our handpicked guides are experienced, professional, personable, conscientious, fun-loving and extremely knowledgable.

Jared Sternberg

Founder & Guide
With his infectious curiosity, passion, and empathy, Jared is a friend to people and places all over the world.
See Jared's Bio

Ola Olenska

Director – Group Sales & Private Travel
Ola strongly believes that sustainable tourism is the future of travel and is passionate about planning small group trips .
See Ola's Bio

Lorena Ledesma

Ecuador Guide
Lorena has eight years of guiding experience throughout Ecuador, most of this time being spent in the Amazon.
See Lorena's Bio


Alaska Guide
Fred is an environmental engineer/scientist who discovered he loves showing Alaska to people.
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Tanzania Guide
After several years of working with animals he studied to obtain his Driver/Guide Certificate issued by the Tanzanian government.
See Victor's Bio


Tanzania Guide
His knowledge of both flora and fauna as well as the various cultures guarantee that you are in safe hands when on safari with him.
See Tito's Bio


Tanzania Guide
Noel took his advanced Tour Guides Certificate at Mount Meru college of Tourism and can spot animals from hundreds of meters!
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Chef David Abshire

Cajun Guide
Has grown up here in Lafayette and knows the best recipes for all those classic dishes.
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Alaskan Guide
Carol is a perfect source for learning about the lifestyle in Fairbanks, and can share exciting stories from her experiences in the Alaskan Interior.
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Vickie Beaver

Oregon Guide
Vicki is naturalist, environmental educator and biologist. She is passionate about the environment and northwest natural and human history.

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Gregory Bakunzi (1)

Rwanda Guide
Gregory is co-founder and president of the Ruhengeri Community and specializes in cultural tours and ecotourism.
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Ecuador Guide
Mery studied Tourism Management at University and is licensed as a National Tour Guide. She has been working as a guide since 1999.
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Captain Shawn Guchereau

Cajun Guide
Grew up on Lake Martin learning about the plants and animals that live in this incredible swamp.
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Ecuador Guide
Dani Catania is an expert with more than ten years of experience guiding people through his native Patagonia.

See Dani's Bio

David Muñoz

Cuba Guide
David is a native of Havana. He studied and worked as a biologist before devoting himself
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Roberto Cedeno

Amazon Guide
Roberto finds guiding in the Amazon Basin especially rewarding because there is always something new to see, and he can consistently expect the unexpected.
See Roberto's Bio

Vumilia Elphas Laizer

Tanzania Guide
Vumi is extremely knowledgeable about the wildlife and landscape of Tanzania and has an incredible sense for where the animals will be at any given time. See Vumi's Bio

We’re Committed To Sustainable Travel

Recognizing the need to preserve the cultures and ecosystems of the places we travel requires responsibility, sustainability & respect throughout our travels. Our sustainability principles guide us towards a prosperous future for our planet.

Learn More About Our Sustainability Principles

“I definitely recommend Gondwana Ecotours to everyone! Our Alaska trip was well organized, fun, flexible and balanced. Not to mention Jared was a great guide and also an awesome guy! He really cares about the mission of Gondwana Ecotours and it was great to be a part of it. Can’t wait to go on another trip!”

Talesa Bleything

Small Group Travel Destinations From Gondwana Ecotours

See Our Exciting EcoTour Destinations