Otavalo

Travel guide

Otavalo is an Andean highlands city in the province of Imbabura. It is about 2 hours away by car to the north of Quito. Its climate is very pleasant and privileged. It is surrounded by volcanoes, lakes, lagoons and waterfalls. It is known primarily for its Plaza de Ponchos market, where locals sell colorful textiles and handicrafts.

Travel information

What to do in Otavalo?

Otavalo is a province of Imbabura, and it is one of the mandatory tourist destinations when visiting Ecuador. This city is the place of origin of the Kichwa people of the Otavalos,

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How to get to Otavalo

Otavalo is one of Ecuador’s main tourist destinations whose name is famous worldwide for its indigenous population, the Otavalos. They are of Kichwa nationality from the Ecuadorian Sierra, which is well known

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Let’s go to Otavalo!

It was costumed by the Spanish conquerors to entrust the new urban settlements to a Christian saint, so that he would protect them and watch over them. For this reason, Saint Louis

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Otavalo day tour from Quito