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OTAVALO INDIGENOUS MARKET

 

OTAVALO INDIGENOUS MARKET AND SURROUNDINGS

The first visit will be Calderon with their handicrafts made by mazapan. Then we'll drive northern to reach Cayambe, here we'll taste the famous "biscochos and Queso de hoja" (biscuits and leaf cheese). Continue the trip through the province of Imbabura, on the way the incredible change of ecosystems and the amazing geology will be part of the landscape. Stop at the San Pablo Lake in where you can try the salty biscuits and the popular cheese, products from the region. Then we go to the Indian Market, full of brightly-colored, woven craftwork and the indigenous people of Otavalo wearing their traditional costume on a daily basis. Here we will have one hour to shop the traditional crafts, weavings and textiles, warm jackets, woven bags, cozy sweaters, cushion covers and wall hangings are all popular souvenirs. After this we'll visit Cotacachi, famous for the leather market, we will have the opportunity to see how people treat leather to make beautiful clothing and accessories. Of course time to buy. IN private tour is possible visit the Cuicocha Lake. Finally return to Quito

 

PRICES PER PERSON - OTAVALO INDIGENOUS MARKET  
TYPE OF TRIP DAYS OF DEPARTURE DEPARTURE HOURS RATES
SHARING BASIS TUESDAY & SATURDAY  08:00 AM $ 55.00 UDS
PRIVATE SERVICES 1 PAX ANY DAY  08:00 AM $ 155.00 USD
PRIVATE SERVICES 2 PAX ANY DAY  08:00 AM $ 95.00 USD 
PRIVATE SERVICES 3 - 4 PAX ANY DAY  08:00 AM $ 65.00 USD
PRIVATE SERVICES 5 - 10  PAX ANY DAY  08:00 AM $ 55.00 USD

 

 

SHARED SERVICE: possible only on the specific days, everyweek departures
PRIVATE SERVICE: The pick up may vary according to the requirement of pax


THE TOUR INCLUDES: Touristic transportation and English speaking guide.

NOT INCLUDED: Entrance fees, personal expenses and extras.


 

Day Trips

Otavalo Indian Market Tour
USD $ 55 / Departure: Tuesdays & Saturdays
Departure from Quito through the "Panamericana Norte" via a short stop; visit the viewpoint of the road to Cayambe to admire and photograph the beautiful valleys and mountains surrounding this place, crossing the equatorial line at Cayambe
Cotopaxi Bike & Hike
USD $65 / Departure: Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday
In the morning we drive south through the Avenue of the Volcanoes to the base of the Cotopaxi Volcano, the highest active volcano in the world at 5,897 meters (19437 feet ).
Mindo Cloud Forest
USD $ 60 / Departure: Tuesdays, Thursdays 
Mindo is a rural parish just 2 hours from Quito (80 km – 48 miles), located in Los Bancos canton in the province of Pichincha. Mindo is known for its famous growth in ecotourism based in the Mindo – Nambillo Protected Forest.

DAY TRIPS

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Cotopaxi Volcano

Full day visiting this beautiful national park. Shared tours on Thursdays 60 usd. Private tours any day 90 usd

Mindo Cloud forest

Day tours to MIndo and its marvellous cloud forest full of birds and wildlife. Shared tours on Mondays 60 usd. Private tours any day 90 usd

Mitad del Mundo

Half day tour to the middle of the world, Intinan museum. Any day in shared basis tour 35 usd. private tour 50 usd

Termas de Papallacta

Hot springs in Papallacta. this beautiful lodge and spa is the perfect place for realx and enjoy the Andes. day in shared basis tour 60 usd. private tour 90 usd

Quito City & Mitad del Mundo

a perfect tour visiting the old town of Quito, the mitad del mundo munument and finally the teleferico. Daily in shared basis tour 40 usd. Any day in private tour 60 usd

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