Cotacachi is considered a privileged city within the province of Imbabura, from where excursions to nearby tourist attractions can be organized.
The famous Indigenous Market in Otavalo, the Peguche waterfall, the Parque del Cóndor, near San Pablo Lake – the largest in the region – as well as the crater of the Cuicocha lagoon, the Yaguarcocha lagoon, known as Lago de Sangre (Blood Lake).
Besides a variety of birds you will be able to see the famous Condors of the Andes. They are in danger of extinction but due to a private organization it is hoped that the project will be successful in reproducing Condors.
Visit the Weavers of Peguche as well as the woodcarvers in San Antonio and the extensive variety of leather goods in Cotacachi.