Otavalo is located approximately two hours north from Quito in the Imbabura province. Surrounded by beautiful mountains like the Imbabura and the Cotacachi, the small city of Otavalo is the gathering place for hundreds of merchants where they come together to sell handicrafts, woven clothes, and musical instruments.
As one of the largest indigenous markets in South America Otavalo brings together more than 500 different artisans and merchants that sell diverse products, ranging from alpaca sweaters to charangos (miniature guitar-like instruments native to Latin America), and other interesting artifacts.
You will also have a chance to listen to local songs and a beautiful explanation of the traditional outfits by a local indigenous woman.
Meet Your Live Virtual Guide
Stefy is a very enthusiastic lover of the culture of her country. She has been a certified tour guide and tour manager for more than six years, and she knows all about its history, culture, archeology, nature, and animals. She just got her third degree as a lawyer. Her goal is to promote her country every day as a leading destination in South America and that many travelers fall in love with the biodiversity that exists in this country and help to preserve it. Prepare to smile as we discover the country of the four worlds in one: Ecuador.
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