Your tour starts in Otavalo, where you can use your hotel room from check in time (12.00 hrs at noon) on day 1. Most of the rest of your group will also arrive today. When you arrive into Quito airport you will need to organise the short transfer to Otavalo (not included in the cost). Please contact us and we can advise you about this.
In the meantime you are free to settle in and acclimatise to your new surroundings! Otavalo is a traditional town where you will see the colourful woven costumes of the locals if you visit the market tomorrow. Thanks to their talent for trade and travel, the Otalaveños are the most well to do Indian tribe in Ecuador, renowned for their weaving craft and at the Plaza de Ponchos, you can buy woven tapestries, hammocks, jumpers and of course ponchos.