MARKETS Saquisili

Duration: 1 day (Thursdays)
After breakfast we drive south of Quito taking the Panamerican Highway and can admire the beauty of the Ilinizas Volcanoes. We arrive at the small village of Lasso, more known for being an old train station that used to connect the train from Quito to Riobamba. After that we continue out trip to Saquisilí with its famous market which is known for being one of the most colorful and authentic ones in Ecuador. It takes place on 7 different “Plazas” where you find fish, potatoes, colorful fresh fruits and vegetables. Of particular interest are the locally produced basketwork handicrafts. Lunch is given at a local restaurant before returning to Quito.