Cooking Class at the Andes & Roses: PRIVATE Day trip from Quito

Cooking Class at the Andes & Roses: PRIVATE Day trip from Quito

This is a unique local experience with an opportunity to share and interact with a local family based at the highland, almost an hour from Quito where you will learn how to prepare one of the most common soups in the highlands "Locro de papa" accompanied by little empanadas and a main course using local foods and delicious dessert accompanied by a traditional drink called Canelazo, a hot spiced cinnamon rum drink, a perfect cocktail perfect for a winter warm up.

• Cooking class at local house in the Highalds.
• Visit a rose farm to learn more about Ecuadorian roses.

From Quito, two hours driving is located Otavalo town, in the northern Andean Region; this town is famous for its indigenous market, weaving, ancestral culture and its privileged natural surroundings.

On the way to our destination we will make stops at some places to see the marvelous landscape of Andean region, besides on the way to Otavalo we will see many green houses where Ecuadorian roses are cultivated and selected for exportation around the world. Once you arrive to Otavalo Indian Market you will spend approximately one hour for shopping. Lunch will be served at local restaurant as optional.

After lunch we will have time to walk at the streets of Cotacachi town, a small town well-known for its leather goods where you'll have time for shopping.

Informacion Adicional
"Wheelchair accessible"
"Stroller accessible"
"Service animals allowed"
"Infants must sit on laps"
"Infant seats available"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"

Start Time: 08:00 AM
Duration: 6 Hours
Start location: Traveler pickup is offered
The tour is based in private only and we will pick you from any hotel, apartment or house you are staying as long as it is in located in the city. Just make sure to detail the address to be picked up from the right place.


  • Mariscal Sucre Airport, Quito Ecuador

Cancellations and refunds: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.


  • Private Transportation
  • English speaking guide
  • English speaking Driver/Guide for trips based from 1-3 passenguers
  • Bottle of water
  • All visits mentioned above
  • Taxes
  • Cooking Class & Glass of wine (Lunch)

Not Included

  • Personal expenses


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