MARKETS Ambato

Duration: 1 day (Mondays)
Travel south through the Avenue of the Volcanoes to Ambato (138 km south of Quito) and visit the town’s bustling fruit and vegetable market, the largest in Ecuador. Ecuador has been blessed with benign climatic conditions and in Ambato you will be able to appreciate the huge variety of the country’s produce as well as tapestries produced by the Salasacas, a native group who migrated from Bolivia during the Inca times. Lunch is given in Ambato before returning to Quito.

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