The HostelTrail Team... is an online network of hostels and tour companies in South America providing up-to-date information for backpackers and independent travellers. Our aim is to bring together local businesses giving them the opportunity to promote themselves online while helping to show South America for what it is, an amazing continent and a fantastic travel destination. We pay particular attention to locally run businesses and hope to offer a little more publicity to the lesser known companies and hidden gems of South America!

HostelTrail is now an established backpacker network and already one of the largest in Colombia, Ecuador and Venezuela and is one of the fastest growing tourism websites in Latin America. We now have writers and contributors from all over the world which, we feel, gives HostelTrail has a unique, international and unbiased approach. Our base for the project is the HostelTrail Popayan in the beautiful colonial city of Popayan in Southern Colombia.