Bitinia Espinoza has been guiding groups to the Galapagos and throughout Ecuador since 1991. She graduated from the University of Guayaquil with studies in natural history. Her travels on the lecture circuit on behalf of the Galapagos National Park and the Charles Darwin Research Station have taken her to the US and other regions. Bitinia lives on Santa Cruz Island in the Galapagos with her two daughters.
Biti was extremely knowledgeable. She knew the answer to every question! She and the ship’s crew were very flexible. Very refreshing.Bill W., Palo Alto, CA
Biti Espinoza is a delightful person with an excellent knowledge of the Galapagos and a concern for the environment. We all fell in love with her.Essie H., Santa Monica, CA
Bitinia Espinoza was amazing. Her passion for nature was contagious and she communicated well with everyone.Jeffrey L., San Carlos, CA
Bitinia is one of the most remarkable women I've ever met. Her knowledge and skill are unfathomable. Her passion and dedication to the Galapagos are inspiring. This was my second Galapagos trip and if I'm ever fortunate enough to take another, I would insist on Bitinia. She is the best, period.Mark T., San Anselmo CA
Bitinia is a superb trip leader.Barbara K., Albany OR
Bitinia is a passionate advocate for the islands. She made the trip.Lynn B., Portland OR
I cannot imagine there is a person with more knowledge of the Galapagos.Eric W., Hobe Sound, FL