On this day, you’ll be picked up at your hotel to begin your journey to Otavalo. Your first stop along the way will be Mira Lago – an impressive lookout point that offers mesmerizing views of San Pablo Lake and Imbabura Volcano. While soaking in the views, you’ll get to sample some typical local delicacies. Afterward, you’ll head to the Otavalo Market, also known as the “Poncho Plaza,” where you’ll dazzle your senses with the wide of array of colors, textiles, and artisanal wares, many of which you’ll surely want to take back home with you!
The next stop will be Miguel Andrango’s workshop, where you’ll get to learn about the creative process behind a number of textiles. Following that, you’ll experience the vegetable and fruit market of Otavalo along with the Andean instruments over at Ñanda Mañachi. The tour ends with a visit to Hacienda Cusin, where you’ll enjoy a delicious lunch that’s been prepared using organic ingredients from the nearby garden.
At the end of the tour you’ll be taken back to the Hilton Colon Hotel. Overnight in Quito.