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Otavalo, Cuicocha Lake and Cayambe Shared Day Tour from Quito

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  • Day Trip
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  • 12 hr

Enjoy a full-day cultural tour with English-speaking guide. Combine the famous indigenous market in Ecuador along with seeing some of the interesting locations outside of Otavalo. Visit Quitsato Solar Museum, a bizcohos factory and Cuicocha on this small-group tour.

Itinerary Details

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Stop At: Quitsato

After approximately 1 and a half hour drive, you will visit the Quitsato Solar Museum (entrance $ 2).

Duration: 1 hour

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Around 9:30 AM, you will visit a local factory in Cayambe, where bizcochos, a delicious local snack, are prepared (own expenses).

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Otavalo Market

From Cayambe, it takes only half an hour to reach Otavalo. After arriving, you will visit a beautiful view point where you will be able to observe the city. Then you will visit a small hats factory. At 11:00, you will exploring Otavalo Market, one of the biggest indigenous markets in South America where you can buy typical Ecuadorian souvenirs.

Duration: 3 hour

Stop At: Laguna Cuicocha

Around 2:00 PM, you will be taken to Cuicocha crater lake, a unique lake with an amazingly stunning view.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Iglesia Matriz

At 3:30 approximately you will enjoy a local lunch, and then you will go to Cotacachi. This place is know as the ‘leather capital of Ecuador’. You will have the change to explore the town and buy some souvenirs.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes