Ecuador Travel
Otavalo
Otavalo
Otavalo
Otavalo

Otavalo

min 53.6°F max 77°F
8208ft

Known as the Valley of Dawn, Otavalo is a destination that offers a wide range of alternatives for both adventure tourism and nature, culture and delicious cuisine.

In Otavalo you can take walks and demanding walks to the lagoon of Mojanda, the Millennial Árbol del Lechero with a magnificent view towards the San Pablo Lake, a visit to the Condor Park or the ascent to the colossal Taita Imbabura. You can enjoy the tranquility of its churches and museums or savor delicious dishes like the winner of the first national contest. Share the culture and ancestral knowledge of its people and tour the emblematic indigenous market of Ponchos where you will surely find something to give yourself and show while you learn.

In the same way we can enjoy canyoning in the Cascada de Peguche and the Taxopamba waterfalls icons of the canton.

These are the activities we have for you!

Adventure

Enjoy an incomparable landscape and perform the adventure activities that you like so much. Ecuador wants to give you the best experiences!

Trekking

The Andes have offered, since the time of the Incas, beautiful roads that unfold between forests, moors, wetlands and more. Today it is possible to travel these old routes and…

Nature

The mountains in Otavalo are a spectacle. The clouds, the distant crops and the trees, will give you a feeling of peace and tranquility. You will never want to leave! If you love nature, then this is a destination that you can not get out of the list.

Landscape Photography

Many people like to capture moments, this through photography, but others are simply passionate about this activity, for these, coming to Ecuador will be a delight for their eyes, since…

Culture

In Otavalo you will find a cultural wealth that keeps the respect and admiration of its tradition. Here you can live unique celebrations and celebrations in the country. The Otavalo people want to show you why they are the guardians of the roots of our national culture.

Urban Tourism

In urban planning, urban tourism should be considered. Walks through the cities allow you to learn more about the culture and traditions that surround this multifaceted country. Also, tourists on…

Art and culture

The historical and cultural heritage that Ecuador has is amazing. The architecture of its historic centers displays aesthetic uniformity, giving them a captivating air. Ecuador is a multicultural country made…

Gastronomy

The Ecuadorian Andes keep recipes that have been passed down from generation to generation. Each of the delicious dishes are made with care and love, with natural products that come from a rich and prosperous land. Ecuadorian cuisine is an experience that you can not miss.

Fritada Imbabureña

It is a dish of Creole origin, its taste is in the preparation; in a bronze paila (traditional cooking pot) pieces of pork are cooked in water, salt, onion and garlic; When the water dries, the meat is fried in its own fat until golden; generally it is cooked in firewood. The fritada is accompanied by mote, toast, tortillas, potatoes,…

Fritada Imbabureña

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