In Otavalo you will be able to enjoy nature and its landscapes pedaling with your family or friends, we have special routes.
Otavalo – El Lechero – Condor Park – San Pablo Lake
Otavalo – Peguche Waterfall – Ilumán
Otavalo – Wantun Rumi
You can also take a night walk with the group Amigo Fiel, every Tuesday and Thursday 7 pm. Plaza de los Ponchos, 2 hours approximately
Family Sundays E 35 3 km road arranged for cycling (municipality of Otavalo and national police)
Includes: water, helmet, gloves, safety vest, map
NOT INCLUDED: food, guide, return transport.
Value 12.20 dollars includes taxes all day.
Peguche Waterfall is located in the community of Faccha Llacta, 1.5 km from the community of Peguche and 3.3 km from the city of Otavalo. Located one atura 1821 m and an average temperature of 12 ° C.
In the celebrations of the Inti Raymi, the waterfall of Peguche is the ceremonial center for ritual purification. Here the dancers of various communities bathe in its waters starting at 8 pm before starting the dances.
Taxopamba waterfall is located 6.4 km from the city of Otavalo, road to the Mojanda. It is at an altitude of 2846 m and an average temperature of the place of 12 ° C.
This cascade consists of two jumps, the first jump is 15 m, where it forms a small ford 1 m the second jump is 10 m with a width of 1.50 m and forms a second ford 8 m.
The waters of this cascade are transparent and not turbid and has a temperature of 9 ° C.
It is a natural lookout point from where you can see the lagoon of San Pablo, Imbabura volcano, the city of Otavalo, Fuya Fuya Mountain and Cotacachi volcano. From the traditional point of view, it is a very important place for indigenous customs, as it is a sacred site where purification rituals are performed between the indigenous people of Ecuador and the world.
Likewise, various purification rituals are performed, marriage and others.
The milkman is a must stop point when we visit the Condor Park, located just 5 minutes.
In Otavalo the Plaza de los Ponchos, also known as Mercado Centenario, is the scene of the largest craft fair in northern Ecuador that takes place every Saturday from 7 am to 6 pm. Although the fair is held every day but in smaller scale, another day is also recommended on Wednesday. The average temperature of the environment is 14 ° C and is located at an altitude of 2566 m