Duration: 2 days / 1 nights
Start / End: Quito / Quito
Activities: Walking / hiking, shopping, sight seeing, cultural markets
Who is it for?
Travellers seeking carefully- selected and meaningful immersive experiences that are highly- reflective of the destination itself.
What is it?
This 2-day, pastiche-style travel itinerary was inspired by the dynamic spirit of Ecuador, as you spend two days exploring the Imbabura province’s picturesque patchwork countryside, colourful markets, and vibrant indigenous villages. Take in the sights and smells as you explore the unique bread-dough handicraft shops in Calderon, the kaleidoscopic weaving stands of Otavalo Market, Cuicocha crater lake, the leather craft shops of Cotacachi; and even a stop at the Equator.
Highlights: Calderon’s bread doll village, beautiful landscape, Cuicocha crater lake, Equatorial monument
Season: All year
Included: Meals mentioned in itinerary, accommodation, local bilingual guide, all transfers and transport as detailed on itinerary, entry fees
Not Included: Tips, domestic and international flights
Prices: USD $539 per person, with a 2 person minimum
Travel North to Calderon’s “bread-doll” village, then on to San Pablo lake via the Eastern side of Mt. Imbabura, passing through picturesque Indian villages. Overnight at a hacienda or hotel. (L/D)
Excellent shopping for weavings and sweaters and a delight for the photographer. Then on to Cuicocha crater lake of Ecuador. Hike around the area. Visit the town of Cotacachi, known for its leather crafts. Late afternoon return to Quito, with a stop at the Equator en route. Note: The order of the activities may be inversed, depending on departure. (B)
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