Get the best of both worlds by exploring the highlights of Ecuador like the UNESCO site of Quito and then exploring the beautiful church of Las Lajas Colombia with a community local who will recount the history of all your visits!
Start off by visiting Quito, Otavalo and Ibarra in Ecuador. In Ecuador you will tour around Quito – Otavalo and Ibarra, all natural treasures of Ecuador that represent their own cultural significances.
After, dedicate your time to a shrine that dates back to the early twentieth century, The Las Lajas Shrine is a shrine dedicated to the Catholic Christian worship and is a sight to see!
On this tour you will have the opportunity to explore this beautiful and historically significant church with a local Colombian guide and explore the canyon of Guaitara River in the village of Las Lajas Ipiales.
These areas are known for their historical beauty and is an area that has been full of pilgrims since the late eighteenth century.
By choosing this tour you are electing a truly authentic cultural experience through history by seeing and experiencing one of the lesser known treasures of Colombia and Ecuador with a local and knowledgeable community guide.
Quito – Otavalo – Ibarra
You will be picked up at 7am from your designated pick up stop.
First Destination: Lago San Pablo
Second Destination: Town of Otavalo
Fourth Destination: Town of Ibarra (Laguna de Yahuarcocha)
Last Desintation: Valle del Chota (Salud&SolHotel “Health Graden”)
Valle del Chota – Las Lajas
You will be picked up in Valle Del Chota at 8am.
First Destination: Colombia border
Second Destination: Las Lajas Santuary
Third Destination: Ipiales Comercial Town
Fourth Destination: Return to Valle del Chota (Salud&SolHotel “Health Graden”)
Come back to Quito
After you book your experience, you will receive a confirmation email from us confirming that your payment went through. You will then be connected directly to the tour operator, in case you have any further questions. We are also happy to answer any questions about the tour, or travel in general in your country of destination.