• Location: Quito, Ecuador
  • Duration: 8 hours (approx.)
From USD $ 44.22 View price calendar

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Explore the artisan towns of Cotacachi and Otavalo on this 8-hour private day trip from Quito. Travel in a private vehicle via the Pan-American highway, stopping at various lookout points and attractions along the way. Enjoy personalized attention from your private guide and a flexible itinerary. Pickup and drop-off at your Quito hotel included.


  • Private tour to the artisan towns of Otavalo and Cotacachi
  • Travel in a private vehicle on the Pan-American highway
  • Make several stops at historical points and viewpoints
  • Learn about indigenous leather craft and weaving
  • Private guide for just you and your party

What You Can Expect

Private Otavalo and Cotacachi Day Trip from Quito

Lago San Pablo

Begin your day with convenient pickup in the lobby of your Quito hotel. Meet your dedicated guide and head out for Otavalo in a private tour vehicle, traveling along the Pan-American Highway. Make a stop in Guayllabamba to taste some local chirimoya fruit and visit a viewpoint that looks out over Cayambe. 

Pass the oldest estate in Ecuador, Guachalá, before arriving at the San Pablo viewpoint of Mira Lago. 

Arrive in Otavalo to visit the market, where the indigenous residents weave and sell their textiles. Make a lunch stop (own expense) before continuing on to Catacachi, well-known for its leather production. 

Return to Quito for drop-off.

Customer Reviews


5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2016

Very punctual and fun. Just remember that the market is like a tourist trap and always look for a bargain

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