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8-Day Ecuador Multisport Once in a Life Time

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Laguna De Cuicocha, Quito

Challenge yourself and join this magical adventure in the Ecuadorian mainland, where the largest biodiversity on earth and the richest geography are located along the Equator line. Bike down the slopes of the eastern Andean Mountain Range with great views of Tungurahua active volcano, explore the colorful Andean fields, discover the hidden treasures by climbing up waterfalls in the Amazon rainforest, fight large waves by rafting on the Jatunyacu River, trek to the rim of Cuicocha Crater Lake and soak in Papallacta’s volcanic waters. Experience a fantastic cultural encounter with an indigenous family in the Amazon, learning about their customs, food, knowledge and life-style. "Unique Experiences" - Prepare chocolate the ancestral way with a native Kichwa family in the Amazon Rainforest. - Stay with a Local Family 

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Day off in Quito? Lets go to Otavalo indigenous artisan market!

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Laguna De Cuicocha, Quito

In this Private Tour, you will learn about our history from a more indigenous point of view; 2 hours driving full of prehispanic evidence, celebrations to Sun and history, with a local brunch at San Pablo's Lake, 2 volcanoes in the background, and some coffee, have a little nature walk around their spiritual waterfall called Peguche and an option of visiting an old Incan cave! Heading to Otavalo we will enjoy and understand their history, traditions, gastronomy, and culture at their main square known worldwide as "Plaza de Los Ponchos", one of the most beautiful artisan markets in América. Is a good, interesting, and cheap way to enjoy a full day trip not far from Quito and for buying local original cheap handmade Andean products or souvenirs. Accompanied by a certificated Tour Guide/Driver, an open-minded ambient, good music, and nice conversations. For customized service. Feel free to ask! LGBTIQ 420 friendly.

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Tour to Otavalo Cotacachi Cuicocha Peguche

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Laguna De Cuicocha, Quito

This is a Private Full Day Program, you will see the amazing "Sierra"  Ecuadorian Andean Landscape, you will visit the Middle of the World site "Quitsato", here you can stand one foot in the northern and one foot in the southern hemisphere. Enjoy the visit to the Otavalo Market, home of the most colorful in Ecuador and the largest indigenous markets in South America. You have also the option to visit Cuicocha Crater Lake, Peguche Waterfall, the leather town of Cotacachi. Depending of the sites that you would like to visit, there is more options such as the Wood Carving town of San Antonio de Ibarra, or if you would like to see the Andean Condor and other birds of pray instead of visiting the market for shopping. During this day you choose the sites to be visited and the time you would like to spend on it and the time to back at your Hotel in the city, you build your own day!!

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Quito City Tour, Equator Museum and Pululahua Crater

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Laguna De Cuicocha, Quito

This one-day cultural tour takes you to the highlights of the historical center of Quito, the capital of Ecuador. The city of Quito is also listed on the UNESCO World Cultural Heritage list. It was founded in the 16th century on the ruins of an Inca city and it stands at an altitude of 2,850 m. In the morning, you will visit Quito’s highlights, including the Panecillo, the Basilica, and the San Francisco church. You will stroll through the lovely streets and Plazas of the old town. After, you will have a local lunch “almuerzo” in the Mariscal area. Then you will drive for approximately 45 minutes to visit the Intiñan Equator Museum, located 200 meters from the Middle of the World Monument, and after that, you will have time to go to the Pululahua’s Crater. *If you would like to visit the monument of the Middle of the World, you can do it instead of visiting the Intiñan Museum for an extra cost. Please contact us for prices and let us know in advance.

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Equator Line and Pululahua Crater - Half Day Tour

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Laguna De Cuicocha, Quito

On this half day tour you will go to the  Intiñan Equator Museum, located 200 meters from the Middle of the World Monument, and after that you will have time to go to the Pululahua´s Crater. With an interesting history. Nearby are a lot of little shops where you can find creative handmade souvenirs. Before you will be brought back to your hotel you will be offered a delicious empanada. *If you would like to visit the monument of the Middle of the World, you can do it instead of visiting the Intiñan Museum. Please let us know in advance.

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Laguna de Cuicocha, Cotacachi (things to do near Otavalo)

This breathtaking crater lake is a vibrant blue and is believed by the indigenous to be bottomless. It has been measured up to 200 ...

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The Best of Otavalo and Cuicocha Lake

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Drive to Laguna Cuicocha in Otavalo Ecuador | LAGUNA DE CUICOCHA ECUADOR | Hiking Laguna Cuicocha

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One Day in OTAVALO, Ecuador | Day Trip from Quito to The Indigenous Town of Otavalo

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