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  • Bogota: Food Discovery Tour

    1. Bogota: Food Discovery Tour

    Explore the unique flavors of different Colombian regions on this food tour of Bogota. Go to 7 places within the La Candelaria neighborhood and sample a variety of traditional food and drinks. Visit the local market and stop by multiple family-owned businesses to try aborrajado, ajiaco, and other special dishes. Meet with some of the best professional baristas in the region. In a single afternoon, get to learn about Colombian culture through its food and history. This tour accommodates both vegetarian and vegan preferences. Be prepared to tuck into lunch and dinner so make sure with an empty belly.

    A great experience learning about and sampling local food. Got to try things that I’ve never had before. And the guide was fantastic.

  • From Bogotá: Jaime Duque Park and Salt Cathedral with Lunch

    2. From Bogotá: Jaime Duque Park and Salt Cathedral with Lunch

    Spend a full day exploring the outskirts of Bogotá with an all-inclusive tour of Jaime Duque Park and guided tour of the famous Salt Cathedral in Zipaquirá.   Get picked you up from your hotel or other accommodation in Bogotá and drive to Jaime Duque Park, located about 35 minutes outside the city in the Tocancipá municipality. The amusement park offers an array of family-friendly attractions. Enjoy a guided and all-inclusive tour with historical, architectural, technological, and environmental scenarios. Check out a replica of the Taj Mahal, a medieval castle, and the Museum of Mankind, among other attractions. Following the theme park, continue on to Zipaquirá and enjoy a typical Colombian lunch at one of the best restaurants in town. Choose between different meat dishes traditionally prepared over a fire or a vegetarian meal. Afterward, take a tour of the subterranean Salt Cathedra...

  • Bogota: 5-7 Hour La Candelaria And City Walking Tour

    3. Bogota: 5-7 Hour La Candelaria And City Walking Tour

    Dive into Bogotá’s diversity by joining this fun 5 to 7-hour city tour. Bogotá has a lot to offer and you will receive a complete perspective of it. Start your day by meeting your local guide at your hotel. He will take you to your first stop: Monserrate. Here you’ll take the cable car up the mountain to enjoy the most amazing and breathtaking views of this city: the whole length of the valley from the best vantage point. After making your way back down La Candelaria, you will walk its cobblestoned streets, surrounded by colonial architecture to the spectacular Gold Museum. You’ll learn about the region's ancestors through their remains of metalwork made before Spaniards arrival. Listen to the guide retelling the transition from indigenous to Spanish colonization at the foundational square Chorro de Quevedo and taste chicha an ancestral corn-based fermented drink. Nearby you will also t...

    Excelente tour por el Montserrate y diferentes puntos históricos del centro de la ciudad, finalizado con la visita a los museos. La amabilidad y atención de nuestro guía Luis Vásquez durante todo el recorrido fue insuperable. Lo recomiendo totalmente.

  • Bogotá: Craft Beer Tour with Tasting

    4. Bogotá: Craft Beer Tour with Tasting

    To kick the tour off, play a traditional Colombian game of Tapazo to warm you up and get to know the other members of the group. Next, head towards an old house where the first beer brewed by a Colombian was produced. Learn about the three periods that Colombia has passed through, Colonial, Republican, and Modern, and how this has influenced the production and culture surrounding beer within the country. After your intro to the history of Colombian beer, visit a local Huitaca brewery and enjoy a pint of tropical beer. Continue to taste the flavors of the region at two more local craft beer spots, Manigua and Medellin. The next stop on the tour is a trendy Bogotá bar that brews their own beer. This is the perfect opportunity to see a mini-brewery in action and to mingle with some of the locals as they enjoy a cooling beer after work. The last destination of the tour is most certainly a ...

    Yuly was awesome. She not only showed me local beers, but local drinks. She was also able to explain the history of the area and drinks, which is something you could not experience bar hopping as a tourist. Highly recommend.

  • Bogota: Zipaquira, Salt Cathedral & Lake Guatavita Tour

    5. Bogota: Zipaquira, Salt Cathedral & Lake Guatavita Tour

    The day begins with pickup from your hotel in Bogota and travels north into the savanna. Arrive at Zipaquira, a vibrant town with a history dating back to the 1600s. Visit Zipaquia's famous Salt Cathedral, an impressive subterranean building that stands on an old salt mine. Wander through the halls and marvel at the cathedral's stunning architecture while you learn about its rich-history. Once you’ve worked up a bit of an appetite, enjoy lunch overlooking the Tomine Reservoir, before continuing onto the spectacular Guatavita National Park. Upon arrival, learn about the cultural significance of Lake Guatavita, as well as the characteristics of this peculiar ecosystem. After the park, make one final stop at a nearby village, and soak up the quaint and charming atmosphere of this traditional location. At the end of an unforgettable day, sit back and relax on the return journey to Bogota.

  • Bogotá: Salt Cathedral & Lake Guatavitá Tour with Lunch

    6. Bogotá: Salt Cathedral & Lake Guatavitá Tour with Lunch

    Head to the countryside from Bogotá on a 10-hour excursion to Zipaquirá. Discover the architectural achievements of architect Roswell Garavito Pearl and learn about history of salt exploitation in Colombia on a tour of the Salt Cathedral. Enjoy a typical Colombian meal at a local restaurant. See Independence Square, lovely colonial houses and the old church before continuing on to Lake Guatavitá. Take a short guided hike, admire the scenic landscape and discover the birthplace of the El Dorado legend. Take in views of the Tomine Reservoir before visiting the colonial town of Guatavitá. On the return trip to Bogotá stop at La Calera viewpoint for panoramic views of the city.

    Feiple, was so awesome as a guide. He goes over and beyond. Our driver was the sweetest.

  • Bogotá: Zipaquirá Salt Cathedral

    7. Bogotá: Zipaquirá Salt Cathedral

    A staff member from the company will meet you at the hotel at your choice of either in the morning or the afternoon. From here you will be taken on a tour through La Sabana de Bogota to the town of Zipaquira, whose name means "City of our Father" in the language of the Chibcha. Back in pre-Columbian times, salt around the area was the most important commodity and the "salt cakes" were the only currency for trading. Throughout time, technology improved and the "Muiscas" began to extract larger amounts of salt. As a result, an underground salt deposit was formed and it is where the Salt Cathedral was built, 180 meters below the surface. Inside you will discover a chapel titled “capilla de los mineros”, which was built as a tribute to the Virgin “Our Lady of the Rosary of Guasá”. At the conclusion of your tour, you will return safely back to Bogotá.

  • Bogota: Classic City Walking Tour

    8. Bogota: Classic City Walking Tour

    Hear about the history of Bogotá in a nutshell on a three-hour classic walking tour of the historic city center. Meet your tour guide in front of a local coffee shop to start off the day by learning how to make a traditional drink called Chicha, produced from fermented corn. Next, make your way towards Bolívar Square, known as the epicenter of the country's history, where you will listen to expert commentary about the government buildings and their significance. From there, walk through La Candelaria along Jimenez Avenue, one of Bogota's most important roads which leads to some of the top sights in the city, including the San Francisco Church, where you will have the chance to go inside and appreciate all the details. Later, visit the colorful Chorro de Quevedo neighborhood. As you soak up all the street art and graffiti, you will also learn all about the city's historical emerald tra...

  • Bogotá: Private Graffiti Tour in La Candelaria

    9. Bogotá: Private Graffiti Tour in La Candelaria

    Immerse yourself in Bogotá's booming street art scene on this tour. Starting at Chorro de Quevedo Square, learn about the city’s art history in relation to graffiti and see pieces by local artists like Ledania and 3 Manos, Wosnan and Ocio4. Next, visit a narrow street packed with graffiti that retells the indigenous ancestry of the city. Get to know the work of Carlos Trilleras and stop by a couple of murals painted by Wosnan and Ocio 4. Your next stop is the Park of La Concordia and La Concordia marketplace an important tension spot, meeting point and melting pot of ideas and influences which has been key in defining the identity of downtown Bogotá. Continue through picturesque streets, taking in more graffiti along the way. See some of the best graffiti authored by women and learn more about their role in the propagation of this art. See works by artists like Bastardilla, Vera, Ledani...

    We loved our tour. The graffiti is awesome to see and we got to meet one of the famous artists (out of pure coincidence!!) The guide was kind, professional and knowledgeable. We also saw some great shops and met people along the way :)

  • Bogotá: 2-hour family walking tour

    10. Bogotá: 2-hour family walking tour

    Discover Bogotá's dynamic and attractive center with a walking tour designed to be enjoyed by the whole family. Set off from San Francisco church and head on a two-hour sightseeing adventure that includes an experienced local guide who can tell you about the capital's charming history. Marvel at the grand presidential residence of Casa de Nariño, the neoclassical architecture of San Francisco Palace, and more as you and you and your family take in the city sights at a relaxed and easy pace.

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What people are saying about Bogotá

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 38 reviews

We had such a great time! Our tour Guide was Christian. He was very friendly, funny and knowledgeable about food and culture of the city. Also, we felt respected with having a choice to eat vegetarian food, or no red meat. Definitely would recommend this tour, if you want to try delicious Colombian food and learn the culture!

This tour was a great way to explore the Candelaria neighborhood and taste a variety of local foods. Our guide, Freddy, was awesome and gave the tour in both Spanish and English. At the end of the tour we were stuffed and full of fun facts about Bogota, a day well spent!

Yuly was awesome. She not only showed me local beers, but local drinks. She was also able to explain the history of the area and drinks, which is something you could not experience bar hopping as a tourist. Highly recommend.

excellent. learnt alot about the history of Colombian Coffee. Great people. My Spanish is very little and this couple are very good English speaking and very nice people. wonderful cafe. I highly recommend it to anyone.

A great experience learning about and sampling local food. Got to try things that I’ve never had before. And the guide was fantastic.