The best way to begin to experience the indigenous cultures of Ecuador is visiting the market of Saquisilí. Therefore this program is recommended for people seeking a truly cultural experience and some of the most scenic spots and highlights into Cotopaxi national park area. Saquisilí is not the classic tourist Indian market. Here, locals and highlanders convene in every Thursday to trade their products and daily goods.
Due to the Saquisili Market, this tour is recommenden to start on Thursday
Day 1 – Saquisilí Indian market
Leaving Quito in south direction, we will arrive to Saquisilí village, where every Thursday, take pace an ancient and colorful Indian market. After lunch we will head to Cotopaxi National Park for a shorth hike around the lake. Overnight in a cozy Lodge (3700 mt).
Day 2 – Cotopaxi glacier
After breakfast, we will drive to Volcano’s parking place 4600 mt and hike to the Hut 4800mt and glacier edge 5000 mt. Return to our vehicle and back to Quito.