Taste of Ecuador: Slow Food Experience
- Lunch and cooking classes at Samyanuy food experience
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- Round-trip economy class airfare to Quito (UIO)
- All airport and inter-city transfers
- 3 nights in Quito at the Hotel Casa Aliso, or similar
- Quito City Tour
- Visit to La Ronda with chocolate tasting
- Market visit and cooking class, with lunch
- Visit to the Equatorial Line Monument ("Middle of the World")
- 1 night in Otavalo at the Las Palmeras Inn, or similar
- Visit to the Mishky Huarmy slow food organization, with lunch
- Visit to the Otavalo Indian handcrafts market
- 1 night in Quito at the Hotel Casa Aliso, or similar
- Lunch and cooking classes at Kawsaymi food experience
- Dinner in a local Quito restaurant
- Breakfast daily
Arrive in Quito and enjoy a transfer to your first accommodation. Set at the foot of the volcano Pichincha and surrounded by snow-capped mountains, Quito is easy on the eyes. The city is known for its colonial churches, monasteries, paintings, sculptures and th...
Wake up and enjoy a tour of Quito's cultural and religious highlights including San Francisco Square and the cathedral. Later, head to Calle La Ronda - one of Quito's oldest streets - for a walk and a chocolate tasting!
In the evening, head to Plaza Santo...
Ever wanted to stand right on the equator? Now's your chance, because today you will visit "La Mitad del Mundo" (Middle of the World), just outside Quito. You'll also visit the Intiñan Solar Museum focusing on the native tribes and interactive activities like b...
Leave Quito today and take an approximately 2-hour bus ride to Otavalo, a town in the Andes which hosts a famous crafts market dating back to pre-Incan times. Before arriving in town, stop at Mishky Huarmy organization to learn about their mission of empowering...
Spend the morning continuing to explore Otavalo, then head to the town of Kawsaymi for another cooking class! Feel immediately at ease as you're greeted by a family, then help prepare a three course meal.
After this culinary adventure, you will return to Quito. Cap off an unforgettable journey with an included farewell dinner in a typical Ecuadorian restaurant.
Squeeze all your souvenirs into your bag and enjoy a comfortable transfer to the airport. Board your plane and spend your relaxing flight home dreaming about your next adventure.
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