Otavalo Market (PRIVATE Day Trip)

Otavalo is one of the most famous indigenous fair in the country; although the market has greater activity on Saturdays but it is open every day with an impressive variety of handcrafts, tapestries and weaving made by indigenous people of the surrounding villages. Meanwhile, tourists test their Spanish and bargaining skills at stalls vending colorful and inexpensive knitted sweaters, hats, gloves and much more.

per adult from




7 to 8 hours


Hotel pickup available


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  • What's included :
    • Driver/Guide
    • Pick up from the hotel, home or Airbnb
    • Bottled water
    • Private transportation
    What's excluded :
    • Entrance fees
    • Personal expenses
    • Gratuities
    • Lunch
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Otavalo, Otavalo, Imbabura Province

    Driving north of Quito is the most famous indigenous market of Ecuador: Otavalo, full of traditions and handcrafts. Following the route is Cayambe, very well known by local people for its salt biscuits called Bizcocho that is usually served with local cheese and milk caramel. Then driving northern a nice lake can be appreciated with the background a majestic Imabura Volcano. Finally arrive to Otavalo town where the local market is based. If you want to see the market at its fullest, visit on a Saturday or Wednesday. Some typical items can be found such as handmade textile, ceramic, wood, silver, leather, and metal products.

    The last stop for the day is Cotacachi located just 10 minutes away from Otavalo, a town known for its leather goods with really great leather jackets and bags. Afternoon time to drive back to Quito.

    Duration: 4 hours

  • Departure Point :
    Quito, Ecuador
    Traveler pickup is offered
    The tour is offered private therefore the pick up time will be from any hotel, apartment, house or office located in Quito.Airports
    • Mariscal Sucre Airport, Quito Ecuador
    Departure Time :
    3/31/2020 - 12/31/2020
    Monday - Sunday:12:00 AM - 11:30 PM
    3/31/2021 - 12/31/2021
    Monday - Sunday:12:00 AM - 11:30 PM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Infant seats available
    • Service animals allowed
    • Stroller accessible
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


English - Guide

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Fitness Req.


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Organised by Ecu-Trans, Tourist Transportation

Activity ID: V-108408P10

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