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Enjoy a cultural day, 1,5 hours north of Quito. This area is special because there are still a lot of Indigenous people (Kichwa) living here. The landscapes are also really beautiful, something that you can already enjoy on the road to Otavalo. This handicraft capital of Ecuador is a beautiful and vigorous city. It is home to a large indigenous population located in the Imbabura Province. With approximately 92,000 inhabitants and surrounded by the Imbabura, Cotacachi and Mojanda volcanoes it is a gorgeous and enchanted town. You can embark upon a complete tour with us.

Watch our short clip to have an impression of the tour.

We offer a shared tour to Otavalo every Tuesday and Saturday.

Schedule Itinerary
06:50/07:10 Leave from Plaza Foch in Quito at 07:00 (so please be there at 06:50) or from The “Old Town” location at 07:20 (so please be there at 07:10) for transport to Otavalo.
08:30 Quitsato Mitad del Mundo (entrance $ 2)
09:30 Visit to the Cayambe bizcochos (local biscuits) factory (Own expenses).
10:00 Beautiful view point of Otavalo city and visit to a small hats factory.
11:00 Exploring Otavalo Market
14:00 Cuicocha crater lake
15:30 Lunch and visit Cotacachi leather town
19:00 Return to Quito’s meeting point

Note: All hours are approximate, except for the starting time.

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San Pablo Lake, Otavalo, Ecuador.

Professional driver/ guide
Transportation from and to Quito’s meeting point.
Meals as described in the itinerary.
24/7 assistance in Dutch, English and Spanish

Hotel pick up & drop off
All expenses for activities
Extra food and drinks
Optional tips for the guide

$ 50 p.p. (only departure on Tuesdays & Saturdays)

This day tour from Quito is a Shared Group Tour. This means you are with other guests in the tour and there is no hotel pick up. You have to embark the bus either in La Mariscal or in the Historical Centre.

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Cuicocha Volcano Lagoon, Imbabura, Ecuador.

When you book (the moment you sign the registration form or submit a booking request through Anyguide) a tour with Rebecca Adventure Travel you agree on the following terms and conditions:

* Important things to bring: comfortable and light clothing, (a rain jacket just in case) water, sun block, sunglasses and passport.
* It is important that you will have a current travel insurance, including personal medical insurance. Please inform us of any known medical conditions you have.
* The operator reserves the right to change the itinerary without previous notice due to weather, National Park regulations or notifications and unpredictable circumstances.

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