Otavalo Indigenous Market | Day tour

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"Immerse in Otavalo's rich culture: savor traditional treats, explore vibrant markets, listen to live Andean music, and marvel at natural wonders. A cultural journey awaits!"

Highlights

  • Cultural Feast: Otavalo's traditions, markets, and music.
  • Scenic Delights: Ecuador's beauty, from mountains to waterfalls.
  • Culinary Indulgence: Relish traditional bizcochos and local flavors.
  • Market Immersion: Dive into Otavalo's vibrant Plaza de los Ponchos.
  • Musical Journey: Live Andean music at Ñanda Mañachi.

Description

'Embark on a captivating cultural journey to Otavalo, a town steeped in tradition and vibrant heritage. **Departure and Scenic Drive:** Begin your day with a scenic drive from your hotel, passing through Guayllabamba and pausing at the Otón Viewpoint for a breathtaking glimpse of the surroundings. **Guachalá Delights:** Arrive in Guachalá for a delightful tasting experience. Indulge in the flavors of traditional bizcochos, queso de hoja, and manjar de leche, savoring Ecuador's culinary richness. **Quitsato Solar Museum:** Explore the Quitsato Solar Museum, an intriguing stop where you'll discover the secrets of the Mitad del Mundo, enhancing your understanding of Ecuador's unique geographical position. **Miralago Scenic Stop:** Marvel at the picturesque Lago San Pablo and the majestic Volcán Imbabura from the Miralago viewpoint, capturing the essence of Ecuador's stunning natural landscapes. **Otavalo Market Excursion:** Arrive in Otavalo, known for its iconic Plaza de los Ponchos. Immerse yourself in the lively atmosphere as you explore the vibrant indigenous market, showcasing an array of traditional crafts and textiles. Test your haggling skills and bring home authentic souvenirs. **Culinary Delight:** Savor a delicious lunch, offering a taste of local cuisine and providing a moment to rest and reflect on the day's cultural explorations. **Ñanda Mañachi Andean Music Workshop:** Immerse yourself in the soul-stirring melodies of Andean music at the Ñanda Mañachi workshop. Witness live performances and gain insights into the rich musical heritage of the region. **Peguche Waterfall Stroll:** Embark on a leisurely walk to the enchanting Peguche Waterfall. Feel the mist on your face and connect with the natural beauty that surrounds you, creating a serene and picturesque experience. **Return to Quito:** As the day concludes, reflect on the cultural treasures discovered in Otavalo. Journey back to your hotel in Quito, cherishing the memories of a day filled with traditions, music, and natural wonders. This cultural escapade to Otavalo promises a harmonious blend of culinary delights, vibrant markets, melodic tunes, and breathtaking landscapes, providing an immersive experience into the heart of Ecuador's rich heritage.'

Includes

Hotel pickup and drop-off Bilingual tour guide spanish and english Traditional Bizcochos Tasting Visit to Ñanda Mañachi Workshop Entry to Peguche Waterfall

Important Information

  • It is important to take security into account, do not carry valuable objects or their original passports, cameras or overly expensive equipment, at all times you must be attentive to your belongings, as in any large city there are many people who may seek to steal valuable things.

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