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Mascarilla Village

Day visit from Quito:

Yes, often done so.

Driving time from Quito:

More or less 3 hours per way.

What is it?

It is a small village from which some of our famous afro-ecuadorian football players come from. It is good for a Quick stop before or after a day in the north of Ecuador, and there is a single comunity-managed cooperative that produces ceramic masks, which can't be found anywere else in the country. 

What can you do there?


Possible / Suggested Overnight Town:

Tumbabiro, Otavalo, hacienda or lodge in the area, Quito.