This is not only a tour, this is a live experiences, We will go to the north of Quito, where a large indigenous commuties is, we will be able to share time with an indigenous family, learning some of their traditions, culture and customs, also we will see how people made different type of handicrafts, besides of it you will enjoy the delicious food in the Andes. During this time we will go to visit volcanoes, lakes, and also we can hike in some areas. You can not miss this tour.
Check out what we are going to do.
Feel free to personalize this offer.
At your hotel
Leave Quito to the North of Ecuador
We will visit a small roses farm, the family is going to show a small green house were they farm different type of roses
We will visit an artisan who work with totora (type of grass), and we will learn how to made some handicrafts using this material
We will have a lunch in an excellent indigenous restaurant, you will try different dishes with organic products that grow in the Andes, please you have to advise me if you have any problem with any product like milk, peanuts, etc, or if you are vegetarian or vegan.
We will go to meet the indigenous family who will be our guest that nigth and after they will take us to go to walk showing us the different type of medicinal plants that they use frecuently. we will stay that night with the family and know some of their customs
we will help to prepare the breakfast to the family (this is optional), we will go to walk around the area close to Imbabura volcano
We will go to try the traditional and delicious ice cream in an small town.
We will visit a lake in a volcano crater, it is possible to hike there or take a small boat to go around.
We will visit Cotacachi "leader town" were you can see and buy many different thinks made in leader with really good quality.
We will have a lunch in a traditional restaurant, we will have some choices of food.
We will visit a musician house, were we can see the different andean instruments and know how they made them.
We will visit a gallery were they show us how people coloring the wool and prepare the material to made the textils like blankets, scarves, globes and more.
We will visit the Otavalo market, consider the bigger indigenous market in South America.
We will leave Otavalo to go back to Quito
I will to drop you off at your hotel in Quito
At your hotel
- Private trasnportation
- National bilingual guide
- Entrances - Fees
- Roses farm
- Totora experience
- Cuicocha Lake National Reserve
- Indigenous community activities
- Musicians house
- 1 nigth in Indigenous House/ Hostal
- Lunch first day and second day
- Dinner first day
- Breakfast second day
Note: for meals please advise before if you have any dietary restrictions.
- Extra meals or drinks
We will visit indigenous communties and they don't work with credit cars, that is why you need to have cash for entrances fees and other expenses.
Yes, it is, all my tours are very flexible
This is a private tour, only for your group.
Yes, we can add more people in our tour, but they have to pay the extra fee.
Yes, I can take big groups only I have to hire a bigger transportation.
Yes, my car is big enough and very comfortable.
Yes, we can add more days and change our itinerary, we only need to fix the price.