A two-hour drive north of Quito through the
Sierras is Otavalo the largest Handicraft Market in South America
. the Market
serves as a gathering place for both trade and social activity. the
day is Saturday when people from all over the
country come to sell produce,
Bargains on sweaters,
pottery and hammocks are to be had every day.
Ask for a "descuento" while dickering for anything from guinea pigs to woolen sweaters.
The Handicraft Market
highlight for most tourists.
Known for being the largest Handicraft Market in South America
Visitors are able to bargain for carpets,
musical instruments as well as a variety of other locally made goods.
Haggling for prices is expected and part of the
Never accept the
original price offered and expect to pay approximately 1/3 less.
A smaller version of the Market
is offered everyday of the
week primarily for touristst Market
but every day you will find handcrafts on display and for sale.
we will continue to Cotacachi to visit this beautiful town well known for its leather articles.
Time for lunch
Afternoon for shopping and return by the
same Highway to Quito
SEE YOU in the
MIDDLE OF the
Prix: € 40
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