The market of Otavalo is the South America's most famous Indian fair. We get an early departure from Quito through dramatic mountain scenery
northwards. You will have ample time to stroll along the narrow cobblestone streets filled with Otavalo Indians wearing blue ponchos, white trousers and
long braided hair and to explore their handicraft market, with its wonderful textiles, native paintings, ceramics, jewelry, tapestries and more at bargain prices.
Continuing the trip, we will go to San Clemente community located on the slope of Imbabura volcano for visiting a local Family to be part of the preparation
of one fantastic organic lunch with local products and learn about their daily life, their traditions and customs. A short walk will be organized to learn about
their medicinal plants and to check out some symbolic animals for their culture such us: llamas, alpacas, and (CUY) ginea-pigs.
In the late afternoon, we head to a very charming Colonial Hacienda and enjoy a social hour with a welcome cocktail while we learn about the local history
of the Hacienda.