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OTAVALO - Indigenous Market ECUADOR

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Overview


OTAVALO - Indigenous Market It is called "Intercultural Capital of Ecuador" for its cultural and historical wealth, and for being the place of origin of the Quichua people of the Otavalos, famous for their textile and commercial skills using Alpaca and Lama Wool.

Highlights


  • Awesome view of the Andes
  • Drive through the Equator line
  • Drive through town of Cayambe
  • Taste the traditional "Bizcocho and hot chocolate"
  • Visit the most popular and traditional "Indigenous Market"
  • Visit the Peguche Waterfall
  • Visit Cotacachi "Town of Leather"
  • Visit Cuicocha Vocano and Lake (If time allows)
OTAVALO - Indigenous Market  ECUADOR

Description


OTAVALO - Indigenous Market ECUADOR

In this tour, travelers will learn about the indigenous culture, traditions, and gastronomy.

Otavalo, also known as San Luis de Otavalo, is an Ecuadorian city; the cantonal capital of the Otavalo Canton, as well as the second largest and most populated city in the Province of Imbabura.

It is located north of the Inter-Andean Region of Ecuador, in the basin of the Chota River, crossed by the Tejar River, at an altitude of 2,550 meters above sea level and with an Andean climate of 16 °C on average.

What's included


  • Inclusions:
  • Transportation
  • Bilingual guide
  • Entry Fee to waterfall
  • Traditional lunch
  • Exclusions:
  • Personal Expenses
  • Meals not mentioned
  • Alcoholic Beverages
  • Tips
  • Anything not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Airport Pick-up / Drop off

Itinerary


  1. Visited Places:
  2. Guayllabamba
  3. Cayambe
  4. Otavalo
  5. Peguche
  6. Cotacachi
  7. Tabacundo

Depart from your hotel in Quito in the morning, to take you along the Pan-American Highway North towards Cayambe. Our guide will make the first stop so that passengers can try the delicious Cayambe biscuits, a type of cookie or wheat bread cooked in a clay oven accompanied with traditional cheese. Then they will make a brief stop in Miralago to admire the wonderful views of Lake San Pablo. The tour will continue to Otavalo, where the Otavaleños set up a market where barter is used. The market houses a variety of different artisanal objects. Afterward, you will visit the community of Peguche where you will learn how alpaca textiles and fabrics and Andean musical instruments are made, then we will visit the magical town of Cotacachi where Ecuadorian leather garments are made and where we will enjoy a delicious traditional lunch. (If time permits, the Cuicocha lagoon will be visited)

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OTAVALO - Indigenous Market ECUADOR duration is 8 hours.

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