Rose plantation, Equator line and Otavalo Market private Tour
Discover this exclusive Private Tour of the Rose Plantation, the Equator Line and the Otavalo Market. In this unique experience, you will have the opportunity to witness up close the fascinating production process of the most beautiful Ecuadorian roses.
We will then head to the equator line, an iconic location where you can stand right at the point where the northern and southern hemispheres meet.
Our journey will continue until we reach the famous Otavalo Market, a vibrant place full of colors and traditions.
Rose farm in Tabacundo
We will visit the rose farm in Tabacundo. In this charming place, you will have the opportunity to discover a floriculture farm in the area. Tabacundo enjoys a privileged climate and ideal geographical conditions for the growth of these beautiful flowers. Here, you can admire a great diversity of colors, shapes, and fragrances. From the classic red roses to the most exotic and unique ones.
In addition to exploring the fields, we will have the opportunity to learn about the entire rose cultivation process.
Artisanal biscuit factory
We will have the opportunity to discover the traditional process of making the famous "bizcochos" of Cayambe and delight in their unique flavor. In the artisanal factory, you will learn about the importance of selecting high-quality ingredients to ensure excellence in the Ecuadorian product. We will also enjoy a small tasting at the end.
El mirador "Miralago"
During your stop at the Mirador del Lago San Pablo, we will have an impressive view of the Imbabura Volcano and its surroundings. This is a unique opportunity where you will be greeted by a spectacular panorama, with its distinctive shape and snow-capped summit. We will be able to appreciate the surroundings of Lake San Pablo, a spectacle of green hills and agricultural fields, to appreciate different perspectives of the landscape.
At the Otavalo Market, we will experience the rich Otavaleño culture and observe the craftsmanship of the artisans who exhibit their work within the market. Once we arrive, we will have the opportunity to explore the market and make purchases of traditional products such as textiles and handicrafts if you wish. The place is famous for its vibrant colors and the diversity of products it offers.
We will continue the tour towards the Peguche Waterfall, taking you through a beautiful natural landscape that holds cultural significance. If you wish, you will also have the opportunity to capture the beauty of the Peguche Waterfall and enjoy the serenity of the natural surroundings.
We will enjoy an exquisite lunch at a local restaurant, which is included in the program.
Museo “Los Instrumentos Musicales Andinos” ñanda mañachi en Peguche
We will head to the "Ñanda Mañachi Andean Musical Instruments Museum" in Peguche. In this fascinating museum, we will learn about Ecuadorian Andean music and interact with the local community dedicated to playing these instruments. We will be welcomed by passionate individuals who are knowledgeable about Andean music and its history. We will explore the various museum rooms, where we can admire an impressive collection of traditional musical instruments. We will even have the opportunity to participate in a small practical class to learn the basics of playing some of these instruments.
Our next stop will take us to the charming town of Cotacachi, known for being a leading center in leather goods production. Here, we will explore the leather shops and galleries, where you will find a wide variety of high-quality handmade products. It's incredible how you can appreciate the quality of the materials used and the detailed craftsmanship reflected in each piece. While visiting the galleries, you will also be able to enjoy the beauty and charm of the surroundings.
Regreso a Quito
After a day full of Ecuadorian cultural and natural surprises, we return to the city of Quito.