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Otavalo Market and Laguna Cuicocha Full-Day Tour from Quito

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  • Day Trip
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  • 10 hr

The Otavalo cultural tour is a wonderful way to discover and combine the famous artisan indigenous market in Ecuador with some of the most amazing views outside the city.

Itinerary Details

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Stop At: Quitsato Mitad del Mundo Monument

NOTE: IS NOT THE MAIN MONUMET Visit a small equator monument, entrance fee $2p.p The Quitsato Sundial is a cultural-tourist place located at La Mitad Del Mundo, near to Cayambe, 47 km north of Quito. It was built in 2006 and inaugurated in 2007 as an independent, non-profit project in a 24,756 ft² (2300 m²) area. Its main goal is to share crucial aspects of the astronomical knowledge of the prehispanic cultures of the region. The expositions are carried out by community members as a self-sustaining project. According to Google Maps, the central pillar is 4 meters south of the true equator. After this we will visit at the Cayambe bizcochos town (local biscuits) factory. Products not included

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Miralago

Viewing point “Mira Lago” where it is possible to see Cayambe, Imbabura, San Pablo Lake, Tabacundo and flower farms.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Otavalo Market

You will have time to explore the market and do some shooping

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Cotacachi-Cayapas Ecological Reserve

Visit Cotacachi leather town/ Lunch

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Cuicocha Lake

Here you will have time for a small walk after we return to Quito

Duration: 30 minutes

Pass By: Quito Old Town

Return to Quito and drop you in your original meeting point.