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Itinerary
Visit the main attractions of Imbabura with during this full day tour that will last approximately 10-hours.

Crossing the Valley of Guayllabamba we'll reach the Solar Clock Quitsato, by passing the Equator Line. After visit the San Pablo Lake viewpoint, after arrive at Otavalo market – the largest indigenous market in South America – great place for shopping. Then we will go to the Peguche Waterfall – beautiful ritual and spiritual place where the inhabitants on the eve of Inti Raymi go to the waterfall for a sacred bath. The adventure continues towards Cuicocha in Cotacachi-Cayapas Reserve (Cuicocha is not visit on holidays).

The tour concludes when we return to Quito.
Locations visited
Otavalo Market
Cotacachi-Cayapas Ecological Reserve
Quitsato
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Overview
Combine culture with nature on this full-day tour of Otavalo Marketplace and Cuicocha Lagoon, ideal for first-time visitors with limited time in Ecuador. Departing Quito, you’ll travel to Otavalo Marketplace, one of Latin America’s largest markets, to browse stalls for colorful, artisan souvenirs. See, too, the Peguche Waterfall and Cuicocha Lagoon, on which you;ll enjoy a short boat ride.
Highlights
  • Full-day tour of Otavalo Marketplace and Cuicocha Lagoon from Quito
  • Ideal for first-time visitors with limited time in Ecuador
  • Visit Otavalo Marketplace, one of Latin America’s largest markets, to browse stalls for colorful, artisan souvenirs
  • Admire Peguche Waterfall and take a boat ride on Cuicocha Lagoon
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Culture, Shopping, Education and Exploration ALL-rolled into ONE tour!

The Otavalo Tour combines amazing sights and insights into the Ecuadorian and indigenous culture. Each stop along the tour was educational and intriguing. Our amazing team consisted of Daniel, Mario, and Nixon! Each team member ensured that we got our money's worth and more. As...More

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QuitoTourBus, Director General at Quito Tour Bus, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear passenger, Woow! your comments just gave us chills!, we are so pleased to know that every tour you took with us have been the best!, and also that you had trust in our travel agency to spend your important time in Ecuador. We will...More

Reviewed 5 July 2018
One way ticket ot Paradise...........

This full day trip, organized by Quito Tour Bus, was absolutely awesome especially with Carlos, our tour guide being the absolute highlight of the day. His sense of humour, depth of knowledge and energetic personality made an excellent trip even more enjoyable. The boat ride...More

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Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile
Great day trip

Great knowledgeable guide. Well organised. Had plenty of time to wander around the market. We got a demonstration of local dress on the way, as well as some Quechua lessons which I apreciated.

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QuitoTourBus, Director Comercial at Quito Tour Bus, responded to this reviewResponded 29 June 2018

Dear Rachel, We are glad to know that you had a great time during your trip to Otavalo. You must try our many other tours as well to discover new experiences. Thank you for your comment. Regards

Reviewed 16 May 2018
Otavalo Market

My best part of this tour was definitely Otavalo Market. With the help of our enthusiast guide, we could reach every worth place at Otavalo. Food was delicious and Peguche waterfall a dream. I want to go back!.

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Reviewed 12 May 2018
Stressfree Funfilled Day

This a a great tour. It's a stress free day filled with many enjoyable and informative events. The guide and the bus driver werer wonderful. We loved every moment. It's so worth it!

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QuitoTourBus, Gerente at Quito Tour Bus, responded to this reviewResponded 14 May 2018

Dear passenger Thank you about your comment. We are so happy because you enjoyed in our Double Decker Bus "Quito Tour Bus" and you visited some beautiful places around Quito's city. Regards!

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