Wonderful Otavalo 3 Days 2 Nights
DAY 1: QUITO – OTAVALO
Pick up at the hotel. We´ll go by private transportation to the north of Quito, Otavalo is located in the province of Imbabura and is a magical city surrounded by mountains, lakes, farmland and indigenous communities. Crossing the Valley of Guayllabamba, we´ll arrive at the Quitsato Solar Clock, site through which the Equatorial Line passes. Then, we´ll make a stop at the lookout of San Pablo lake, and continue the journey to Otavalo. Check in at hotel and time to the lunch. In the afternoon we’ll visit the famous Plaza de Ponchos the largest indigenous market in South America, an ideal place for shopping. Return to the hotel
DAY 2: PEGUCHE – ILUMAN
After breakfast we´ll go to the small community of Peguche, known for its weavings. We´ll head up to Peguche Waterfall, a beautiful and spiritual site where the inhabitants on the eve of Inti Raymi, take a sacred bath under the waterfall. Afterwards we´ll visit a home-workshop of Andean musical instruments, specializing in wind instruments. Then we´ll visit another home-workshop to learn about the different weaving techniques, traditional dresses and visit its house garden with medical plants, here we´ll enjoy a traditional Andean food. After the lunch we´ll visit the little village of Iluman where many Shamanes live, we´ll participate in a traditional ritual called “limpia”. Return to the hotel.
DAY 3: COTACACHI – CUICOCHA – QUITO
Breakfast. The adventure continues towards the Cuicocha Lagoon in the Cotacachi – Cayapas Reserve. Cuicocha is a volcanic crater that has a diameter of 3 km. The islands in the center of Cuicocha has an endemic flora and fauna, we´ll have a boat ride around the lake and a hike to the lookout. Afterwards we´ll go to Cotacachi, famous for its leather articles. Time to the lunch and visit the shops. Return to Quito around 16:30 – 17:00.
- Guide / Driver bilingual
- Private transportation
- Accommodation hotel – Tourist superior
- Breakfast per night of lodging
- Lunch every day
- Entrance fee to the activities
- Described activities in the itinerary
- 24/7 support
- Dinners and drinks
- Travel insurance
- Airplane tickets
- Personal expenses
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