Otavalo Market Private Sightseeing And Surroundings

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 10 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    8:00 AM Times are subject to change due to local traffic conditions.
  • Departure Details :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Hotel pick-off and drop-off outside of the city. The extra cost can range from $30 till $70 depending on the number of passengers and location
  • Return Details :
    Original departure location. Other drop-offs may have an extra charge
  • Cancellation Policy :
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

Overview

On this private tour you will visit Otavalo and the surrounding towns such as Quitsato and the solar dial on the ecuator line, handcraft market, Peguche waterfall and the families of weavers and and look at the manufacturing of Andean musical instruments and Cotacachi leather town . In this tour you can enjoy from a great mix of culture and beautiful andean landscapes. Besides you will visit one of the best places to buy souvenirs and leather!

Know More about this tour

Your guide will be happy to meet you at your hotel at 8 AM and take you on this exciting excursion. Our first stop will be at the San Pablo Lake, located about one hour and a half from Quito. At this point you will have an incredible view of the San Pablo Lake and the very fertile Imbabura volcano. 
We continue our journey to Otavalo, where we will arrive after just a half hour drive. This indigenous town is especially known for the people who still wear their traditional clothing style. Besides they are known for their great capacity to weave textiles, which are sold among musical instruments, leather golds and jewelry on their famous artisan handicraft market. 
Just 10 minutes outside of Otavalo we will visit the beautiful Peguche waterfall. This 18 meter high waterfall is also considered an Indigenous Ceremonial Site. 
During our visit in Cotocachi you will see for yourself why this artisan town is so famous for its leather goods and handricrafts. 
On our way back to Quito we will make a last stop in Cayambe, where you can try some of their famous local biscuits 'biscochos'. 
Once arrived back in Quito the guide will leave you at your hotel. 

Inclusions

Transport by private vehicle

Private tour

Hotel pickup and drop-off from/to centrally located hotels in Quito

Professional bilingual Guide

Bottle of purified water

Exclusions

Entrance fees Peguche Waterfall $ 1 p/p

Food and drinks

Tips

Personal expenses

Hotel pick-off and drop-off outside of the city. The extra cost can range from $30 till $70 depending on the number of passengers and location

entrance to Quitsato equator line

Entry/Admission - Quitsato

Entry/Admission - Cascada de Peguche

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

A current valid passport is required on the day of travel

Children must be accompanied by an adult

A current valid passport is required on the day of travel

Operates in all weather conditions, weather may vary please dress appropriately

Not wheelchair accessible

Near public transportation

Infant seats available

Most travelers can participate

This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate