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Otavalo Marketplace with Optional Lunch

4 Absolutely loved it! 48 Reviews

  • Location: Quito, Ecuador
  • Duration: 8 hours (approx.)
  • Tour code: 3074QMARKET

Take a drive through Ecuador's breathtaking scenery, stopping along the way to take photos and soak up the truly amazing and diverse landscapes! Head for Otavalo Market and experience the local way of shopping as you barter for handicrafts and many other items!

Departing from Quito on the Pan-American North Highway, enjoy the highway's mirador to admire and take pictures of the beautiful landscape and snow capped mountains of the zone.

Crossing the equatorial line at Guachala (used to be the middle of the world monument), you'll make a brief stop here before visiting the small town of Cayambe, famous for its "bizcochos." These buttery biscuits are baked fresh daily in traditional wood ovens. See how bakers prepare them and try these delicious treats.

The tour then continues with a stop in Mira Lago, which offers greats views of Imbabura Volcano and San Pablo Lake. After snapping some pictures here, head to Otavalo where the Otavalenos (natives) set up a market in which a bartering manner of shopping is occurs. The market hosts a variety of different handcrafted items.

Depending on your preference, you can either stay in Otavalo or go to Cotacachi, famous for its leather articles. Browse the shops or upgrade to the optional lunch package to enjoy the local flavors at the well known La Marquesa restaurant.


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Otavalo Marketplace with Optional Lunch

Otavalo Marketplace with Optional Lunch

Inclusions:
  • Hotel pickup and drop off
  • Professional guide
  • Lunch (if option selected)
Exclusions:
  • Gratuities (Optional)
  • Food and drink, unless specified
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  • Adult pricing applies to all travelers
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Traveler Reviews

Reviewed by: Jacques G, July 2014

A great tour. Our guide, Gabriel, was informative and mindful of the group's needs. He provided assistance whenever required and was always engaged and enthusiastic.

Reviewed by: ngoc thuy d, April 2014

excellent.

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