Otavalo, Quito, Ecuador
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After pickup from one of two convenient locations in Quito, your shared tour of up to 18 passengers will visit Calderon, a small town famous for its ‘Mazapan’ handicrafts. Continue on to Cayambe, where you can see locals preparing bizcochos using traditional techniques and a wood fired oven. Then, stop at a viewpoint where you can marvel at the landscape of the Imbabura volcano and San Pablo lake.
Then, you will arrive at the Otavalo market, where you can spend approximately 2 hours shopping at the artisanal market and taking photographs. Peruse the amazing colors and artisanal goods created by the talented local craftspeople.
Continue to Cotacachi for a delicious lunch and an opportunity to explore the leather workshops. Finally, you can either see the sights from the water on an optional boat ride on Cuicocha Lake or simply wander the vibrant green landscape, before hopping back into the 18-seat van for your return trip back to Quito.
Confirmation will be received at time of booking.
Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level.
Not wheelchair accessible.
Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking.
Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required.
Comfortable walking shoes are recommended.
Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately.
Minimum age is 12 years old.
This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers