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Otavalo, Cotacachi and Cuicocha Tour With Optional Hotel Pick-Up - "Small Group"

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  • 9 hr

Take a drive through Ecuador's breathtaking scenery, stopping along the way to take photos and soak up the truly amazing and diverse landscapes! Head for Otavalo Market and experience the local way of shopping as you barter for handicrafts and many other items! You will have the opportunity to sail in small boats, in the Cuicocha lagoon, inside the crater of an active volcano (additional cost).

Itinerary Details

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Stop At: Fabrica de Bizcochos de Don Pedro.

Known for its delicious “Bizcochos de Cayambe”, a type of cracker or bread baked in a clay oven (greatly paired with local cheese or caramel sauce).

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Otavalo Market

One of the most spectacular artisanal markets in all of South America. The activity of the Plaza de Ponchos is aimed at the commercialization of various handicrafts, both local, regional, national and international. The artisanal production representative of the fair are the Otavalo textiles, there is also artisanal production in clay, paint, wood, jewelery, goldsmith's, saddlery, marzipan, ceramics, etc.

Duration: 1 hour 45 minutes

Stop At:

An andean instrument workshop "Ñanda Mañachi" located in the area of Peguche, to spend some special moments with the local people and understand the Andean culture.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Laguna Cuicocha

This lagoon rests in a volcanic caldera in the foothills of the Cotacachi volcano and its waters change in hue according to the sun and its two islets composed of lava and volcanic rock.

Duration: 1 hour