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Province of the Lakes, Imbabura & Otavalo Indigenous Market

8 hours +/-

Tour Description

Driving to the north toward the Province of the Lakes, we will arrive at Imbabura. We will visit the Guayllabamba Valley, cross the Equator Line at Cayambe, and taste their famous salt biscuits with leaf cheese. At the foot of Imbabura Mount, enjoy the picturesque view of Ecuador's biggest lake, San Pablo. We will visit the famous Otavalo Indian Market, then in the afternoon, we will visit Cotacachi Village, which is well known for its leather. We will see the beautiful Cuicocha Crater Lake which lies at the foot of the Cotacachi Volcano. Its name comes from the Kichwa indigenous language and means Lago del Cuy or Guinea Pig Lake in English, because it has the shape of a guinea pig.

 Tour Notes

  • Comfortable walking shoes, sunscreen, hat, and jacket are recommended
  • Drink plenty of water to help with the altitude
  • Lunch available for an added cost

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8 hours +/- Ecuador Travel Tour