Team

THE TEAM

The Team

Awesome people, lovers of life, unique personalities, tour guides, tourism experts, bike activists and adventure travellers. Between us we have it all! We will show you how to discover Quito on a bike and ensure that you have a great time and a ‘wow’ experience! The Quito Bike Tours Team will show you how to rock Quito on a bike!

Our Mission

To have fun, learn and be happy ever after! To showcase Ecuador and Quito’s amazing history and culture, whilst promoting the use of bicycles in the city, contributing to the mobility and sustainability of the people and the environment.

Our Team

We all love adventure, we all love culture and we all love bike riding. Do you love cycling? If the answer is yes, then ride with us to explore Quito whilst discovering its history, culture and food. You’ll definitely meet great people and make new friends!

Catalina Leiva Naranjo

Director / Owner/ Tour Leader Guide
Catalina is an experienced, passionate and accredited National Tour Guide and business professional. With over 20 years of experience in the tourism industry in Ecuador and around the world, she understands exactly what people want, need and expect on a tour. Catalina is not just an avid traveller and a great tour guide but an entrepreneur with a great agile mindset. She loves her country and everything that has to offer. She's determined that you will have the experience that you deserve! "Come and explore this gorgeous country with me and our team!"

Esteban Brborich

Bike Lover / Tour Guide
Esteban is an urban cyclist and tour guide from Quito. He has worked with people of all ages and nationalities. He loves to ride his bicycle anywhere, anytime and has experience riding in different cities all over Ecuador. He believes that the best way to learn about a new place is by bike, as it's easy to surf the the traffic jams, you get a different perspective of the city and you get to places that cars don’t get to go! He loves Quito's culture and diversity and wants to show it to you! He can be seen around the city playing bike polo, visiting a museum or library or just enjoying the nightlife of Quito ... on a bike!

Katty Lopez

Bike Lover / Tour Guide
Katty has 10 Years of  Tourism Expertise. Licensed National Tour Guide. Katty likes hiking the Andes, she has inherited ancestral spiritual practices from the region. Loves a good laugh and sharing the local traditions. She loves sharing local experiences thus building connections people and their enviroment.

Ombretta Zanetti

Advisor / Co-Founder of QBT / Content Management
Adventure and life-loving traveller/ adventurer Ombretta, or Ombi, is the Aussie (Australian) in the team. She is passionate about life, helping people, doing good, being happy, making people laugh, being kind and good coffee! Oh, and travelling and experiencing different cultures! She started backpacking way back in the late 80s when it really wasn’t common to not be in the same job for 10 years or more! It didn’t feel right for her then and it doesn’t feel right for her now! She has always done things her way! After visiting more that 90 countries she understand tourism and great travel destinations. Enter Quito Bike Tours, which she began with her Ecuadorian-born partner, Alex, who is also one of the co-founders. Her motto, "Life is for living!"

Alex Benavides

Advisor / Co-Founder of QBT / Digital Consultant
Ecuadorian–Australian Alex heads our business strategy, digital presence, business modelling and website. He's a tranquil and passionate human being; a traveller who has visited more than 50 countries! He respects people’s thinking, culture and their environment. Photography is the medium he uses to showcase the amazing and diverse world that we live in. Many of the photos on this site are his. He loves getting out of his comfort zone as this gives him a sense of achievement. “I love cycling, hiking, travelling, entrepreneurship, technology consulting, startups and capturing images/ videos around the globe.”

Work With us

Volunteers, Guides, Operations... Apply
We love to work with open minded people that go above and beyond their roles. We need motivated people that have vision and poupuse. We would like to thanks to all staff and volunteers past and present who have helped make Quito Bike Tours and Travel Experiences a WOW Experience!

Work With Us

At Quito Bike Tours we value people and we respect their time! We don't expect anything for free! Working with Quito Bike Tours, you’ll get paid to learn new skills, develop your career, meet interesting people, have an experience that will be with you for the rest of your life and have the opportunity to showcase your amazing city to the world.

Join a team of bike enthusiasts, travellers and lovers of life. We are always on the lookout for fun and energetic Freelance Bicycle Tour Guides who enjoy working with a wide range of people from all walks of life.

If you think your skills and personality suit our company, send us an e-mail.

We will ONLY accept applicants who have an accredited National Guide’s License and a current First Aid Certificate.

Do you want to learn new skills or volunteer by helping out in the tours? Do you know about Social Media and publishing? Are you a cyclist, traveller, backpacker or a tourism graduate that needs practice? Any other amazing tricks you can do? Let us know and get in touch with us!

Contact us to see how we can work together.

Lets us know if you want to be part of our team as bike mechanic business associate. You will work on a freelance capability to support and maintain our fleet of bikes and gear so our customer enjoy their ride. Please get in touch with us!

No vacancies available at the moment.

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