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INDIGENOUS MARKET

OTAVALO

Embark on a fascinating journey to the heart of Ecuador's indigenous culture, we will take you to the renowned Otavalo Indigenous Market.

We invite you to do it together!

Immerse yourself in the vibrant artisan tradition of this emblematic market, where colors, textures and aromas intertwine to create a unique experience. From exquisite weavings to authentic handicrafts, discover the cultural richness of the indigenous peoples as you explore the stalls full of treasures. This program invites you to connect with the authenticity of Ecuador, taking you through an enriching journey full of culture and tradition. Explore the Otavalo Indigenous Market with us and take with you the vibrant essence of Ecuador!

Experience the perfect fusion of vibrant culture and amazing nature on this two-day trip that will connect you with the authenticity of Ecuador.

INCLUDES

NOT INCLUDED

  • Personal expenses
  • Tips
  • Unspecified items
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ITINERARY

day 1

1

Otavalo Market

The city of Otavalo has been declared "intercultural capital of Ecuador" for being a city with enormous potential in several aspects, possessing a charming landscape, cultural richness, history and commercial development. This town is mainly known for its colorful indigenous market, the largest in Latin America.

2

Peguche Waterfall

The Peguche waterfall has always been a sacred place for the Otavalos and surrounding villages. Here some indigenous rituals of purification are performed with its crystalline waters. To get to

3

Cotacachi

The city of Cotacachi is located on the slopes of the volcano of the same name, where its inhabitants are engaged in the leather industry (processing and marketing), has dozens of shops offering handicrafts, clothing and shoes of the highest quality leather. Lunch is scheduled in the city.

4

Cuicocha Lagoon

Cuicocha is a lagoon located in a volcanic caldera at the foot of the Cotacachi volcano in the Western Cordillera of the Ecuadorian Andes and is part of the Cotacachi-Cayapas Ecological Reserve. Inside the Cuicocha lagoon there are four lava domes that form two forest-covered islets: the smaller one called Yerovi, and the larger one, Teodoro Wolf, in honor of the German scholar and discoverer. Then we will head to the lodge to rest at Hacienda Pinsaquí.

day 2

5

Horseback riding Pinsaquí - Chaupiloma

We begin our day at the majestic Hacienda Pinsaquí with a delicious breakfast. The excursion begins at 2520 meters above sea level, in the southern part of the property, where the horses are prepared and safety implements are provided. Our tour heads south through the Illumán ravine, following parallel to the Panamerican Highway. We will arrive at the "Modesto Larrea" school, named after the patriarch of the second generation who took care of this historic house. From here, we will see the small hill "Chaupiloma" and continue our journey passing by the charming church of Carabuela and the community's stadium. Finally, we will return to the property, completing an experience full of exploration and discovery.

5

End of services

At the end of the tour we will transfer to the city of Quito to your hotel.

IMPORTANT NOTES

  • All rates are in U.S. dollars and per person.
  • Rates apply throughout 2024, except on Ecuadorian holidays.
  • Tours for 1 to 3 passengers are conducted with a guide-driver; in case a different service is required, a supplement applies.
  • Rates in the itineraries are per person according to the type of room, hotel and activities detailed in this document.
  • Rates for jungle programs are per person according to room type and hotel category indicated and include all activities and meals detailed in the itinerary.
  • Nights at the hotels indicated in the itineraries include breakfast and taxes.
  • If local taxes change, rates will be updated and tour operators will be informed and itineraries updated.
  • Outlet Viajes reserves the right to modify itineraries due to unforeseen events or national regulations. Tour operators will be informed and itineraries updated accordingly.

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