Day trip

Otavalo: Full day trip from Quito

4.9 / 5

7 reviews

Activity provider: Latin Adventures Cia Ltda.

Otavalo: Full day trip from Quito

Activity provider: Latin Adventures Cia Ltda.

From US$ 89 per person

Visit one of the most popular and spectacular local markets in Latin America on a full-day tour from Quito. Shop unique souvenirs at Otavalo Market and get breathtaking views of the Andes Mountains.

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Duration 8 - 9 hours
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English
Pickup included
At your accommodation in Quito or outside the city at an additional charge.
Private group available


  • Escape the hustle and bustle of Quito and spend the day in the mountains
  • Take frequent stops to enjoy beautiful views and learn about the local products
  • Taste the traditional "biscochos" cookies
  • Marvel at the wares on sale at Otavalo Market
  • Relax at the crater lake of Cuicocha
Full description
Benefit from pick-up at your hotel in Quito, and then journey by private vehicle towards the lively indigenous bazaar of Otavalo Market. Make brief stops at the village of Guayabamba and get an amazing view of San Pablo Lake and the surrounding landscape. Try some of the local biscochos (cookies) typical of the region along the way. Visit a weaving workshop in Peguche to learn about the handmade artisanal products and clothes typical of the region. Get back on the road to arrive at Otavalo Market and join the locals who come to sell their wares at the most spectacular market in Latin America. Buy unique souvenirs or just watch the hustle and bustle of the market vendors. Make your way to the beautiful crater lake of Cuicocha at the foot of Cotacachi Volcano. Return to Quito at the end of a day full of activities and get dropped off at your hotel.
  • Hotel pick up and drop-off
  • Private transportation
  • Bilingual guide
  • Typical cookies (biscochos)
  • Activities
  • Personal expenses
  • Lunch
  • Tips
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Overall rating

4.9 /5

based on 7 reviews

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Diego was a great driver and guide.

May 17, 2019

Diego was a great guide

April 18, 2019

Good tour. Well planned. Delivered as promised

August 20, 2018

Product ID: 60952