1 Day Nature tour itinerary for Quito & Otavalo: Find The Best Souvenirs In The Most Traditional Market
Enjoy a stroll in the market to see the wide variety of magnificent handcrafts, tapestries, and weaving made by indigenous people of the surrounding villages. Moreover, you will also see the marvelous landscape of Andean region and the beautiful rose farms.
Otavalo Market Day Trip
This famous market is located at a two hours drive from Quito; in the northern Andean Region; this town is famous for its indigenous market, weaving, ancestral culture and its privileged natural surroundings.
On the way to our destination, you will make stops at some places to see the marvelous landscape of Andean region with your Otavalo tour guide. Besides on the way to Otavalo, we will see many greenhouses where Ecuadorian roses are cultivated and selected for exportation around the world. Once you arrive at Otavalo Indian Market, you will spend approximately one hour for shopping.
Lunch will be served at the local restaurant as optional.
After lunch, we will have time to walk the streets of Cotacachi town, a small town well-known for its leather goods, where you'll have time for shopping or just to have a cup of coffee at the cozy square.
Finally, we will head back to Quito.
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The best day of the week to hit the market on Saturday, which is the biggest market day for visitors and locals alike.
The market opens on every single day, but Saturday is when it really cranks up and fills the pretty colonial town of Otavalo.
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