Otavalo Tour from Quito Visiting Quitsato, Indigenous Market, Peguche, Cuicocha
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Otavalo Tour from Quito Visiting Quitsato, Indigenous Market, Peguche, Cuicocha
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Otavalo Tour from Quito Visiting Quitsato, Indigenous Market, Peguche, Cuicocha

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Stop At: Quitsato, Panamericana, Cayambe 170202 Ecuador

Visit the main attractions of the province of Imbabura within approximately 10 hours. Crossing the Valley of Guayllabamba, we will arrive at the Quitsato Solar Clock, site thru which the Equatorial Line passes.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Miralago, Panamericana Norte km3 Via Del Cajas-Otavalo, San Pablo Del Lago 100211 Ecuador

Then, we will make a stop at the lookout of Lake San Pablo.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Otavalo Market, Plaza de los Ponchos, Otavalo 100450 Ecuador

Continue the journey to Otavalo where we will visit the largest indigenous market in South America, an ideal place for shopping.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Cascada de Peguche, Via a Peguche, Peguche, Otavalo 100451 Ecuador

Afterwards, we will head up to Peguche Waterfall, a beautiful ritual and spiritual site where the inhabitants, on the eve of Inti Raymi take a sacred bath under the waterfall.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Laguna Cuicocha, Cotacachi 100450 Ecuador

The adventure continues towards the Cuicocha Lagoon in the Cotacachi – Cayapas Reserve (Unavailable on holidays). Return to Quito.

Duration: 45 minutes

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  • Tourist transport
  • Bilingual guide (English / Spanish)
  • All entrances
  • Entry/Admission - Quitsato
  • Entry/Admission - Miralago
  • Entry/Admission - Otavalo Market
  • Entry/Admission - Cascada de Peguche
  • Entry/Admission - Laguna Cuicocha
Not included
  • Details not especified
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pick up and drop-off
  • Tips
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 40 travelers
Minerva D
5 | 2019-07-03

It was more than just going to Otavalo market. We visit a waterfall, one crate lake where we went on a small boat, etc. Daniel was an excellent tour guide. Very relax and wanted us to enjoy every moment. Nixon was a safe driver and they tried to accommodate all 12 of us.

4 | 2018-04-12

An amazing experience, very cold weather so be prepared for it.

Justin T
3 | 2018-04-05

Top of the line tour guides who were friendly and knowledgeable. Could have done without the solar clock stop and the boat ride with more time in the market but overall a good tour.

Laura G
4 | 2018-04-04

The guides on this trip were amazing and made the trip informative and fun loved stopping for the biscuits. They took pictures, answered questions, and kept us informed. We didn't get to go to the Cuicocha Lagoon, but on another boat ride that was on a lake. It was cold, wet, crowded, and the boat emitted a diesel smell. However, the rest of the trip was fun. Loved the stop at the sundial at the equator. I could have used a bit longer at the Marketplace because lunch happens here. The stroll to and the the waterfall was a highlight.

Jason B
5 | 2018-01-21

This was a great tour. Alexandro things interesting, and adapted to weather. Very informative, well worth the time and money. Also a plus was that I was able to book last minute and not have any complications.

Joanna M
5 | 2018-01-18

Really well done and interesting !

Jeffrey Y
5 | 2017-12-26

I did many things on this tour. We visited the equator line, the Cuicocha lagoon, Octavolo market and Peguche Waterfall. It was a packed day with a lot of sightseeing.

Carol S
4 | 2017-11-30

We saw a lot and it was worthwhile. Long day - don't make plans for that night - may be back later than expected and tired! Only negative - too many people were squeezed on the boat tour. It was too crowded and would have been more pleasant by a long shot if folks were in two boats.

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