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).
View beautiful vegetation in the National Park Cotacachi – Cayapas when hiking around the Volcano Crater Lake. Guided hike of approximately 4 to 5 hours.
The most famous Indigenous Market of Ecuador is located in Otavalo. It is open every day of the week and offers a large and impressive variety of all kinds of Ecuadorian handicrafts.