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Otavalo, Cotacachi and Cuicocha Full Day Tour with Hotel Pick- Up

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    Leave Quito and head out on the famed Pan-American Highway going north. 
    In to the town of Cayambe, where tasty ‘bizcochos’ are made fresh each morning. Watch as local men and women bake off  these biscuits in traditional wood ovens and sample a few of these buttery delights while they are still warm. 
    Continue on to Mira Lago, where you will find incredible views of Imbabura Volcano and San Pablo Lake. Take some photos before heading to Otavalo, where you will meet Otavaleños (natives) as they prepare for market. Wander the wares and barter for interesting items found only in Ecuador on the Quito Otavalo Marketplace.
    Continue on to Peguche, which is known for its handmade leather bags, belts and traditional workshop of Andean Instruments. You will have plenty of time to visit the village and do some shopping here.
    Then, in Cotacachi, visit the "Laguna Cuicocha for the chance to observe the changing colors of the volcanic waters.
    Enjoy some free time for lunch. 
    On the way back to Quito we will pick up passengers who stayed in Otavalo.
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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    We booked the tour going to Otavalo market and we didnt expect we would be climbing up the base of a mountain in Cotacachi National Park. If you have a slight altitude sickness you will find climbing up the mountain a challenge specially for older...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank betty l
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Great tour and very good guide. Good price on Greyline tours. Would recommend the Saturday market at Otavalo

    Date of experience: May 2019
    Thank Peter S
    Reviewed February 6, 2019

    Great tour guide and driver. Javier Marine was knowledgeable and nice. Tour highlights were the family house visits for us. Rest of the tour enjoyable. Shuttle bus could use an upgrade.

    Date of experience: February 2019
    Thank mariann262018
    Reviewed January 27, 2019

    I had a wonderful time. Carolina, the guide, was lovely and really caring towards the travelers. They had two young indigenous women sing some traditional songs on the bus, which was very nice. Then besides what's mentioned in the information about this tour, we stopped...More

    Date of experience: January 2019
    Thank visionquester
    Reviewed January 3, 2019 via mobile

    On the first day of 2019 , I took this tour with guide Carolina Mora. The itinerary did not go as planned as the first stop was closed due to New Years day; Carolina managed to re-arrange the itinerary and quick planning, saved the day....More

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