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Runa Tupari Native travel

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Otavalo, Ecuador
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Reviewed March 9, 2019

What an almost great experience.  We booked a horseback ride to Laguna de Cuicicha. Roundtrip as per the website and we added on a short visit to see the leather artisans and shops in Cotacachi. As per the website we also enjoyed a short boat...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Kairho1
Reviewed December 25, 2018 via mobile

Had a great time with our guide John and driver Kevin doing the Peguche waterfalls/lake cuicocha + local crafts tour. It was great way to learn from local artisans and purchase directly from the artists instead of getting items through a middleman in the market....More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 22, 2018 via mobile

Spend 9 days at a Homestay with daily excursions in northern Ecuador of biking,hiking and cultural experiences.Loved every minute of it. Would return in a heartbeat. Thank you for a wonderful trip

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank traut b
Reviewed August 20, 2018

I booked a Cotacachi-Tour (one person: 175 Dollar) through this operator and was very disappointed from the organisation. Cotacachi (4939 m) is possible to make with the right equipment, which we (my guide and me) didn't have. As I was with an other operator on...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank carinapummer
Reviewed June 4, 2018

My wife and I went on Runa Tupari's seven hour tour of Lake Cuicocha and had a wonderful time. Our driver and guide picked us up at our bed and breakfast which was outside Otavalo. We rode in a nice van for about 30 minutes...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed August 3, 2017 via mobile

My wife and I were in Otavalo and wanted a day hike in the area. They set us up with Claudio and a driver and we did the trekking loop around Laguna Cuicocha which was awesome. Had a great lunch after. Worth the 35 dollars...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed July 29, 2017

My wife and I did a four-day homestay with a Kichwa family in a small community outside of Otavalo. It was a fantastic experience! Our hosts, Cristina and her family, were warm and inviting, making us comfortable from the moment that we entered their home....More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank JohnMichaelCurry
Reviewed July 7, 2017 via mobile

We had a great time on the horse ride, the guide was excellent. Sadly there was a bit of confusion, after booking the full day ride we only ended up having a half day ride. But the rep at Runa Tupari gave us the refund...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Safari157750
Reviewed January 28, 2017

We arranged a home stay with Runa Tupari and stayed with a family outside Otavalo. It was a wonderful time and we felt integrated into their daily activities, including milking a cow, helping to roast corn for the market, shelling peas, etc. If we spoke...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank lundkatie2
Reviewed January 20, 2017

"Community based tour operator". Guide Luis was very good, although he seemed to run out of steam by the end of the day, and kind of disengaged. We toured Lago San Pablo (very interesting), Cascada de Peguche, Peguche pueblo (weaving & musical instruments) Cotacachi (leather...More

Date of experience: December 2016
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