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Private Tour: Otavalo and Cotacachi Day Trip from Quito
"You will be picked up from your Quito hotel at 8am and depart for Otavalo by way of the Pan-Americana Highway. There will be a brief stop in Guayllabamba where you can taste the chirimoya (custard apple) fruit that is typical of the area. You will also v the oldest estate in Ecuador before stopping at Mira Lago a San Pablo viewpoint. After photographing the beautiful San Pablo Lake you will continue to Otavalo where the indigenous Otavalo people develop their textiles.Visit the Otavalo market known for its bustling Saturday market and offerings of various wares. While Saturday is the most famous market there is plenty else available throughout the week in the plaza as well as the local shops. There will be a stop for lunch before continuing to Cotacachi an artisan city renown for its leather shops. After you have experienced the diverse textiles and leather products of the region
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Otavalo Indigenous Market Day Trip from Quito
"Your tour begins with early morning pickup from your hotel or accommodation in Quito. From there you will drive in a private vehicle to Otavalo and its marketplace and learn all about the culture and community. Driving there we can admire the gorgeous scenery and the Andes mountain range. On the way we will stop at San Pablo lake and head to the viewpoint to take some pictures and where we will try some delicious biscochos (local traditional buttery cookies). Once we will reach Otavalo you and your private guide will walk through the market to see the different stands and local people. Otavalo is one of most visited indigenous market filled with rich in traditions and customs. As you walk you will admire the multicolored handcrafts and souvenirs and purchase some if you'd like. You will also learn about indigenous weaving workshops as you visit one. You will enjoy lunch (included if option selected) and then visit Cotacachi famous for its leather goods before heading back to Quito. Places to visit in this trip- Animal Market ( agree with customers by leaving from Quito at 7:00)- San Pablo´s Lake- Peguche workshop- Otavalo Market- Cotacachi or Cui
From $96.00
 
Private Tour Mitad del Mundo and Teleférico in Quito
"Fifty minutes from the northwest of Quito (Ecuador) you will find this amazing “Middle of the World” experience. Visit the current equatorial line and straddle the two hemispheres at the same time. In addition have a chance to participate in several expe or balancing an egg on a nail or using an ancient sun dial.After lunch (not included in price) go to Teleferico. This is one of the best ways to enjoy this city with its views of beautiful valleys snow-capped mountains and the capital Quito.""""Travel to visit the Pululahua Crater
From $110.00

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Tourist Office

There is a tourist office in Cayambe. It´s located in the big building in the square (the one in the pic, over on the left hand side). It´s open during business hours (9-5) mon-fri. I never had a...
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Internet Café

The name of this Internet Café is AndyNet, and even if there are other internet cafés (one just around the corner), this one was our home away from home when we went to Cayambe. The location is great...
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May 21, 2005
 
 
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Climbing Volcan Cayambe

I climbed Cayambe in the end of July 2014 and did so with the guide Fabián from the company Julio Verne in Riobamba. Volcán Cayambe, 5790 metres, is the third highest mountain in Ecuador and it is...
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Bizcochos

The town of Cayambe is known for bizcochos (a not very sweet cookie with a particular shape.) Nothing in the factory is mechanized. Some of the bakery workers are up to their elbows mixing dough in a...
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Lagunas de Mojanda

Right next to the town of Tabacundo (a few minutes away from Cayambe), you will find the Lagunas de Mojanda. Essentially, there are two lakes, and smaller and one bigger one, located at almost 4000m...
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Laguna San Pablo

Laguna San Pablo is actually situated in the Provincia de Imababura, but is not that far from Cayambe. Just head down the road going out of town towards Otavalo. The lake is beautifully situated at...
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