OTAVALO INDIAN MARKET

Departing from Quito we set route for Otavalo through the Panamerican Highway where along the way you can visit different places such as Calderón city, which is specialized in making Masapan figurines. You will pass through Cayambe, site of the rose exporting plantations and the San Pablo Lake.

We arrive into the famous Otavalo Town, site of the largest Indian market in Latin America. Otavalo is busiest during Saturdays and Sundays but any day is great to do shopping. The Otavalenos are famous for their quichua culture and their entrepreneurship and textile industry. Here we’ll have free time for shopping at the market. We´ll take lunch at Cotacachi town, famous for its leather works. Here we will make a brief stop for anyone interested in shopping for leather goods, such as jackets, boots, etc. Return to Quito.

 

Tour includes:
Land transportation

English speaking guide

Cotacachi – Cayapas entrance fee

Lunch at local restaurant

 

Tour doesn’t include:

Drinks

Tips and extras

 

What to Bring: Binoculars, comfortable walking shoes, sun block, cap, warm clothes, raincoat, camera with enough battery.

 
 

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