Otavalo is one of the most visited indigenus markets, with people rich in traditions and customs that permit the tourists enjoy the typical, multicolored handcrafts and the more colored feasts, besides showing the fascinating environment and spectacular landscape.
Duration: 8 hours
Your full day strats with early morning pickup from your hotel or accommodation in Quito. From there, we will drive in a private vehicle to Otavalo and its marketplace to learn all about their culture.
In our way we can admire the gorgeous scenery and the Andes mountain range. We will stop at San Pablo´s lake viewpoint to take some pictures and where we will try some delicious biscochos (local traditional buttery cookies). Once we will reach Otavalo, you will have the opportunity to walk through the market to see the different stands and local people exhibiting their multicolored handcrafts and souvenirs and purchase some if you’d like.
We will also visit a weaving workshop in Peguche. Afer that you will enjoy lunch and then visit Cotacachi, famous for its leather goods or Cuicocha Lake before heading back to Quito.