1-Day tour Otavalo market
What we love about this tour:
- The biggest indigenous market in South America
- Colorful product, clothes and typical food
- Visit of the Andean city Cotocachi, famous for its leather
- Each Saturday there is also the indigenous animal market
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Vacation Style Holiday TypeCulture, Discovery, Family
Activity Level Leisurely
Group Size Large Group
One of the most famous and the biggest Indian markets in South America.This is a full day program to Otavalo market, including lunch. Tour will be available on Saturdays.
- Private transportation
- Multilingual Guide
- Personal expenses and tips
- Not mentioned services
From Quito to the famous indigenous market Otavalo
We leave in the morning traveling along the Panamerican Highway North, we will pass through typical villages such as:
Calderón, where we will have a quick stop in order to admire the traditional bread dough dolls, made by the artisans with magic designs
Guayllabamba is known as the land of avocados and custard apples. Guachalá, famous because of the Equator Monument; and Cayambe, a prosperous area due to the agricultural and dairy industries.
Then we will arrive in Otavalo, and visit the Indian Market, where we will participate in the fair of artisanship with incredible colors and a huge variety of souvenirs like tapestries, mats, musical instruments, paintings, jewelry and carvings.
Lunch at traditional restaurant. Continuing with the tour, we will pass Cotacachi village, known as the leather land and finally return to Quito in the afternoon.
REMARKS: Please notice that these tours are all with private 4×4 transportation, English speaking guide and lunch included. If you are more people, special rates will apply.
We can recommend and book for you the accomodation in traditional farms, “Haciendas” in the Otavalo region.