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Otavalo Market

Highlights / General details Departure from Quito through the Panamericana North Highway. Brief stop at Calderon, a town where the famous “masapan” dolls are made, we will continue passing through Guayllabamba town with its typical fruit cherimoyer, we will stop at the highway that conduces to Cayambe to admire and take pictures of the beautiful landscape and snowcapped mountains of the zone, crossing the equatorial line at Cayambe we will pass by Guachala (used to be the Center of the world monument), before we head up to Otavalo we will make a stop at Mira Lago to take pictures of the beautiful San Pablo Lake. The tour then continues to Otavalo, here the 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. Continuing the trip, we will visit to the leather shopping stores at Cotacachi before returning to Quito through the Cajas-Tabacundo road. Inclusion Hotel pickup and drop off from select Quito hotels Shared ride; Optional Lunch. Exclusion Gratuities. Hours of operation Available: Tuesday and Saturday only; Pick-up Hours: 7:45am – 8:30am. Duration Approximately 8 hours. Location 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, Shared service. 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**