14H00: Transport to La Calera community where meet the host family, where they will have their afternoon free to share with the family in activities. Dinner with the host family and accomodation. Otavalo and its surroundings
07H30 Breakfast at family. 08H00.- We will take a transport approximately 25 minutes to Cuicocha lake and star our trek around the lake approximately 4 to 5 hours with a wonderful panoram. After walk we will continue to Cotacachi city for lunch and after lunch you will have free time to explore the city famous for its leather manufactures. Transportation to the host family to rest or can be able to help in some activities. Dinner with the host family and accomodation.
07H30: Breakfast with the family 08H00: Our transportation will take us from the family to go to Cubilche, it is a lake system located at 3826 meters high, from this point it is possible to observe the main towns and mountains of our region. Its lagoons are of volcanic origin. At the top it has a crater where there are four lagoons, two permanent and two winter or seasonal ponds. We will start our trek at an altitude of 3300 meters, we will walk approximately 2 hours crossing a small forest of pines and pajonales. In a small lake we will have our box lunch. We will enjoy very colorful landscapes depending on the weather, we can see snowy mountains such as the Cayambe, mountains such as Imbabura, Mojanda, the lagoon of San Pablo and Yahuarcocha. At an agreed time we will begin the descent to our vehicle and return to the host family and rest or help in any activity. Dinner with the host family and accomodation.
07H00: Breakfast with the family. 07h30: Departure from the family, our transport will take us to the Mojanda lakes for about 45 minutes, we will arrive at approximately 3700msnm to the karicocha lagoon (man lagoon), from there we will start our walk towards to the fuya -fuya mountain (4260 masl) two hours of ascent we will take a short break at the top of the mountain and then descend approximately one hour where our transport awaits us to go to the Otavalo city to have lunch, after lunch, free time to visit the craft market (Ponchos Market), transportation towards the family. Dinner with the host family and accomodation.
04H00: Breakfast. 04H30: Our transport will take us to the Ibarra city and then we will advance in our vehicle until we reach 3400msnm in the Cashaloma Community where we will begin the ascent to the Imbabura volcano, we will walk approximately from 4 to 5 hours until reaching the summit (4610msnm) where we will take a break and time for photos, on a clear day we will have an excellent panoramic view of the Cayambe volcano, small towns and cities. We will take our box lunch and then we will start the descent approximately 3 to 4 hours. We can observe mountain, andean forests of the area, grasslands, shrubs and hopefully we will observe birds and small animals of the area. We will advance until we reach 3400msnm in the Cashaloma. community.
We return to Otavalo city and end of our services.
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