Day 3: Quito – Otavalo – Cotacachi – Communauté Karanki- Magdalena (B, D)
Visit the well-known indigenous market in Otavalo for an arts and crafts shopping adventure. Visit Peguche known for its weavers, visit a wind instruments workshop, Cotacachi known for the manufacture of leather goods, Cuicocha crater lake.
Arrive to Magdalena Community overight at one of the community houses.
Day 4: Magdalena Karanki Community Train Ride – Salinas (B, L)
Magdalena Community discover this hidden mountain niche through a series of activities; horseback riding, mountain biking or hiking. Then drive to Ibarra and catch the “Liberty Train”, landscapes provide a magical setting as you pass through mysterious tunnels, cross bridges spanning canyons and gullies, and admire a unique biodiversity. Then arrive in the Afro-Ecuadorian community of Salinas, well known for its agricultural activities.
Overnight in Quito.