Jamie and Angela were amazing! They took me everywhere on the list. I appreciated their insight to bargaining in the markets and the best stores for leather purchases. They were so easy to talk to that it felt like I was spending the day with...More
Pick up at your Hotel at 8:30 am, we will drive east of Quito, through the valleys of Cumbaya Tumbaco, Puembo & Pifo, with awesome views of the amazing “Sierra” Ecuadorian landscapes towards the Cayambe Volcano, we will then stop at Quitsato, Middle of The World Site O’O”O””, here you can stand with one foot in the northern and one foot in the southern hemisphere, for information visit: www.quitsato.org .
Then we will reach Otavalo the most colourful market of Ecuador and one of the largest Indigenous markets in South America.
The Otavalo Market is famous for their traditional tapestries, woollens and other handicrafts; the Otavalo indigenous community have been the most skilled weavers since the pre-colonial time.
From here we can visit the following options: