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Excursion to Otavalo Market and The Lakes (2 Days)

Highlights / General details Depart from Quito through the Pan-American Highway via Cayambe. Brief stop at Guachalá (old equatorial monument) Passengers will have the opportunity to taste the delicious “Bizcochos de Cayambe”, a type of cracker or bread baked in a clay oven (greatly paired with local cheese or caramel sauce). Afterwards, we will make a brief stop at “Miralago”, to admire a wonderful view of Lago San Pablo, amazing views. The tour then continues to Otavalo where Otavaleños (natives) set up a market in which a bartering manner of shopping is taken place. The market hosts a variety of different handcrafted items. Continue the journey to Cotacachi, well known for clothing and leather crafts. Lunch and enough time to visit the village, shops and leather goods. Dinner and overnight. Day 2 includes breakfast before heading to visit a musical instrument workshop where you can experience the making of andean instruments. In the afternoon return to Quito. Inclusion Shared transfer service; Hotel pickup from Quito hotels; Accommodation and Some Meals. Exclusion Gratuities. Hours of operation Available: Saturday; Pick-up Hours: 7:45am – 8:30am. Location This tour departs from and ends in Quito. Hotel pickup and drop off only from the following Quito hotels: Four Points Sheraton, Dann Carlton, Radisson, Swisshotel, Mercure Alameda, Reina Isabel, Rio Amazonas, J.W. Marriott, Howard Johnson and Hilton. Policies Prices are per person with minimum of 2 passengers (double occupancy), shared services. Complete information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, will be included on your Confirmation Voucher. **All information requested must be supplied or booking is subject to automatic cancellation**