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From Quito: Imbabura Province Day Trip

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Embark on a tour of the Imbabura Province and discover breathtaking scenery, a local market, and traditional Ecuadorian food.

Highlights

  • Shop 'til you drop at the largest indigenous market in South America
  • Admire panoramic views of the Imbabura volcano from San Pablo Lake
  • Marvel at a unique guinea pig shaped island

Description

Visit the main attractions of the Imbabura Province in just 8 hours with this all-encompassing tour. Departing from Quito, head north, making a stop at the San Pablo Lake viewpoint to admire panoramic views of the Imbabura volcano. You will also have the opportunity to sample some traditional local snacks from the area here. Next, continue towards Otavalo, where you can visit the largest indigenous market in South America. Do some souvenir shopping or simply admire the stalls selling everything from paintings to traditional ponchos. Break for lunch at the market, where you have a wide variety of dining options. Finally, head to your final stop, the Laguna Cuicocha. Spend some time admiring this 3-kilometer wide crater lake. Stroll around its outskirts and witness the two guinea pig-like islands in the center which give the lake its name (cuicocha means lake of the guinea pigs in the Kiwcha language). At the end of your tour, get dropped off back at your hotel in Quito.

Includes

Hotel pickup and drop-off Professional driver/guide
Food Drinks Tips

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