Otavalo Indigenous Market
Departing from Quito and heading north, we will travel across the colorful valleys of Guayllabamba and Cayambe. This trip through breathtaking Andean setting offers great photo opportunities and after two hours of traveling through the riveting countryside, we will arrive at the province of Imbabura.
Walk through the famed craft market of Otavalo, which is the most famous and picturesque in South America. For visitors, the market offers interacting with Ecuadorians at a more intimate level as you negotiate prices of a variety of woven goods, bags, hats, flutes or simply appreciate the skillful and generous people responsible for the elegance and beauty of the clothing and handicrafts.
The tour also offers a range of alternatives to visiting nearby towns such as Peguche, with traditional looms and Andean wind instruments workshop, or Cotacachi featuring leatherwork including bags, jackets, hats, belts, and more.