Top 20 Experiences in bogota
La Candelaria, Optional Monserrate and Optional Gold Museum Bogotá City Tour
Spend a whole day seeing it all: Colonial houses, fruits, coffee, drug trade and peace process, museums, the whole nine yards! With our private city tour you will have the most complete experiences one could have in Bogotá. Get personalized insights from our expert guide and explore top landmarks of your choice. You’ll be able to choose whether you want it to last 5 or 7 hours with Monserrate, Gold Museum and Botero Museum, or 5 hours with either Monserrate or museums. Join us! • Historical landmarks in downtown Bogota • Tick off top attractions including Botero Museum, Gold Museum and Monserrate hill (chosen according to length options) • A thorough lesson on Colombian recent history: armed conflict, state and peace process • Local experiences of traditional food tasting: chicha, fruits, sweets and coffee • A day full of contrasts, experiences and memories of Bogotá
Guatavita and Salt Cathedral - Group tour and daily departure
This is undoubtedly one of the best combinations of tourist attractions near Bogotá; the day begins with a visit to the Guatavita Lake, famous for being the place where the Muiscas performed the ritual that gave rise to the legend of El Dorado; this place possesses an overwhelming beauty that can only be understood when visiting it. Then, cross the savannah to reach the municipality of Zipaquirá; you will know the First Wonder of Colombia, the Salt Cathedral, one of those places that you will not want to miss when coming to Colombia. Our Travel agency is certified with Covid Protocols and has Check In and Safe Travels Stamp. Drivers, guides and attractions visited are also checked before and during the tour. ** At the moment (2021+) Guatavita doesn't have guides in English, you can take the tour in Spanish.
Bogota Private City Tour - Gold & Botero Museums, Old Town & Monserrate (optional)
Spend a memorable day living the city's past and present on our Bogota Private City tour. Our curated locations to visit are Monserrate, Gold Museum, Botero Museum, and a walk around La Candelaria, Old Town, and Plaza de Bolivar. Come along with us to live a unique experience with the exclusivity you deserve.
Salt Cathedral Zipaquira - Group tour and daily departure
One of the must-do in Colombia is the Salt Cathedral of Zipaquirá. This wonderful place, located just over an hour from Bogota, was chosen in 2007 as the First Wonder of Colombia. The design of the spaces inside the mine, the decoration, the lighting, the artistic pieces and the fact of being traveling a space nestled in the mountains, make this an unique and unforgettable experience. You also visit the town to take some pictures and then return to Bogotá. If this were not enough, the trip to and from Zipaquirá will be with a beautiful landscape of our plateau, which will certainly make your day something simply magical. Skip lines and visit more than the cathedral with us.
Zipaquira Salt Cathedral and Guatavita Lagoon from Bogota (Private Tour)
Visit the first wonder of Colombia, "The Salt Cathedral of Zipaquira and the cradle of the Legend of El Dorado, the Sacred Lagoon of Guatavita" this is a full-day tour departing from your accommodation in Bogota. Explore the beauty of this unique subway cathedral; the story is told through an audio guide in the language of your choice. Upon arrival in Guatavita, enjoy a nature walk of approximately two hours to the Guatavita Lagoon. After a two-hour nature walk to the Guatavitá Lagoon, where the local guide will share with you the history of the Muiscas Indians and the legend of El Dorado. Meet the village of Guatavitá and the view of the reservoir of Tominé halfway through the tour tasting a typical regional or vegetarian lunch. At the end of the tour we return to your accommodation in Bogota.
Be a farmer for one day (Coffee farm experience)
Join us on our Coffee Farm experience as we set out from the center of the city and head an hour and a half deeper into the mountains of Bogotá! We will start the day by enjoying a traditional Colombian breakfast together and then go to meet our local farmers. We will discuss what it means to be an organic coffee farm and what the daily tasks of a farmer look like. We will walk around the farm and take in the more than 8,000 coffee plants. We’ll learn how to hand-pick coffee and process it, and then afterwards we will enjoy a delicious cup of coffee prepared in a unique way. If the weather and season permits we will even get to plant our own coffee! We wrap up the tour with local cuisine for lunch and began the trip back to the city, making brief stops to take pictures of the Paramos ecosystems and the picturesque Bogotá city skyline. Total duration: 7-8 hours.
Create Your Own Colombian Emerald Ring
we created an unique experience about the art of jewelry! By creating the ring, you will learn how emeralds become the most important and precious stone for Colombians, and its influence in the colombian society and economy. We will work in the middle of the emerald and jewelry cluster of Bogota, one of the leader cities of this kind of industry in south america!
The Bogotá Food Experience
Barrio La Candelaria In this experience you will discover the unique flavors of the different Colombian regions. We will go to 7 places in total within the La Candelaria neighborhood and sample a variety of traditional foods. We will visit multiple family-owned businesses to try authentic dishes and interact with locals. In a single afternoon, you will be able to learn more about the Colombian culture through its food and history. This tour is accomodating for both vegetarian and vegan preferences , please just let your guide know. We will eat plenty of samples over the course of the tour so please make sure you come hungry! **We are constantly changing the venues we visit to accomodate whatever is going on in the city, so the photos and attractions listed may not be the same as the day you do the tour.** **Please make sure you bring good walking shoes, an umbrella, and water. Make sure you give yourself enough time with the traffic to arrive at the starting point.**
Tour to the Salt Cathedral of Zipaquirá - Hotel Pickup + Tickets
Live the magic of the First Wonder of Colombia! Let us accompany you on this fantastic private tour with one of our driver-guides, who will make your trip an unforgettable experience. The Cathedral is an enclosure built inside the mines, completely carved out of salt, discover the imposing architecture of this great cultural and religious heritage, in this tour you will learn about history, customs, folklore and the typical food of our region, you will know the Historic center of Zipaquirá and you will be able to admire its colonial architecture, places like the Plaza de los Comuneros, Plaza de la Independencia, the school where our Nobel Prize for Literature (Gabriel Gracia Márquez) studied, the train station, time for lunch (optional) and return to Bogota. In this experience you will taste a delicious coffee accompanied by almojábana, empanada, among other surprises that we have for you. We will wait for you!
Private Arrival or Departure Transfer: El Dorado Airport (One Way)
You won’t have to worry about anything! We have a team of friendly, knowledgeable, and professional drivers. They will make sure your trip from or to the airport is completely safe and comfortable, so you can relax a bit and enjoy it! We will welcome you to our city from the very beginning and, if you are leaving, we will assure you leave it having enjoyed it from start to finish. • Not having to think about waiting in a line for taxis or other cars • Comfortable and safe service • Guarantee of high-quality transport experience • Professional and experienced driver • A person in charge of your arrival or departure, waiting for you at the airport or hotel.
Social Project & Cablecar in Bogotá
TransmiCable is a new transportation in Bogotá, was recognized by International Financial Corporation among 1273 projects in Latin America, it is an integral mobility solution, built on the basis of citizen dialogue, and which achieved the social transformation of Ciudad Bolívar with a focus on welfare and sustainable development. 700.000 people of low resources are benefit, and you will meet them! their projects, their expectations of better life, dreams this is un unique experience to get in touch with the best of Colombian people breaking paradigmas and wrong assumptions of what people with lower resources are bad, and recognized that they really are is totally the oposite, and represent part of the real Colombia, the best that we have In this experience you will be able to visit marginalized neighborhoods of Bogotá where social projects are carried out that benefit the residents, we will visit the most representative parts of these communities You wil not be disappointed!!
Full-Day Eco Extreme Tour Near Bogota
This super combo allows you to put together the most fascinating outdoors activities all in the same area: ecowalk, zip line, canyoning, and water rafting. Can`t get any better than that… Your bilingual private guide will collect you at your suggested location for pick up and then drive away from the city for a little more than 2 hours to arrive at the cozy Tobia village for a fantastic day outdoors. For less than 6 persons only during weekends and more than 6 people can be done any day of the week. There is a couple hours ecowalk contemplating stupendous sceneries, then do one the highest zip line in Colombia. In the afternoon hours, tour turns wet by doing the canyoning and water rafting, so please bring extra clothes.
Private Hike to mighty La Chorrera and El Chiflon waterfalls from Bogota
Escape the traffic of Bogotá and hike through lush Andean forests to visit two mighty cascades of water, El Chiflón and La Chorrera, Colombia’s tallest waterfall. Accompanied by an expert guide, drive through the East Hills and then trek through dense countryside to discover a wonderland of natural beauty. After your 3-hour hike of medium to high difficulty, tuck into a hearty traditional meal at a La Candelaria neighborhood. Pick up and drop-off from most hotels included.
Hike to the highest Colombian waterfall! (La Chorrera and Chiflon)
Join us as we hike to La Chorrera, Colombia´s highest waterfall! We´ll start the day with a traditional Colombian breakfast at an authentic hole-in-the-wall restaurant. Then we´ll set off by private van to La Chorrera, taking a brief stop for pictures at the páramo, a unique Andean ecosystem nearby Bogotá. Next we will reach the park and set off on our trek, taking in the spectacular landscape, breathing the pure air and enjoying the colorful birds found at the top of the trees, finally reaching the 590 meter wall of water. We´ll have lunch at a beautiful restaurant with spectacular views before heading back to Bogotá. This 3-4 hour hike is challenging but rewarding, please make sure to bring comfortable shoes and bottled water!
Zipaquirá Salt Cathedral: An architectural wonder.
In Zipaquirá, 50 kilometers coming out from the northside of Bogotá, is the largest salt mine in Colombia. Although the mines date back to the time of the Muiscas, primitive inhabitants of the region, it has been intensively exploited, and they continue to have enormous reserves. In the heart of the mountain, an underground salt cathedral was dug, constituting a monumental work of engineering, architecture, and design. With a capacity of 10,000 people, it is the most visited tourist attraction in Colombia.
Half Day Tour of the City of Bogotá and Cerro de Monserrate
If you travel to Bogotá, this is the best option to get to know it, learn and enjoy its beauty and history. This tour, accompanied by our expert guides, begins in an emblematic place: the Monserrate hill. You will climb to more than 3100 m high and you will see the beautiful basilica of Monserrate and the best panoramic image of the city. You will then go to the Gold Museum, there, through a collection of gold pieces, you will learn about the history of Colombia and the Muisca culture that also give rise to the legend of El Dorado. This trip takes place in La Candelaria, you will arrive at two unmissable places, the Botero Museum, named in honor of the renowned Colombian painter Fernando Botero; and the Plaza de Bolívar, where the Palace of Justice, the presidential palace, the mayor's palace, the Primate Cathedral, and more are located! Finally, you will walk to the Chorro de Quevedo to recognize how different traditions are mixed with the new generations and are still alive.
Salt Cathedral Zipaquira - Group tour and daily departure
If you want to have an interesting and magical experience, being in this place will be wonderful. It is considered the First Wonder in Colombia because its structure is made all with Salt. Have you been in a building entirely made of salt before? Here you will be in one, and besides to how wonderful it is to feel the power of nature and the legacy of Latin American architecture, you will have the opportunity to feel a spiritual experience. Regardless of your religion, here you can connect with the greater forces of the nature and, if it is your style, you will ask yourself questions about the world's great mysteries. If you really want to enjoy and tell a lifetime experience, this is your place!
Walking Tour in La Candelaria Bogotá
Join us in this amazing free walking tour through Bogotá's downtown district and learn all about the city's history and culture, making friends along the way. La Candelaria is a creative hot-spot of Bogotá. There’s nothing like it anywhere else in this sprawling city. Art-deco and colonial houses, with baroque churches behind them; the old and the new intermingled in this free walking tour Bogotá. Join one of our guides in the heart of Bogotá and discover what this neighborhood has hidden away. Inscribed in graffiti and mixed in the drinks, you’ll discover Bogotá’s colonial and indigenous past, the roots of Colombian history. A confluence of culture and conflict can be felt all around, as you follow a trail of graffiti through old city streets. Learn about the impact of Colombian drug trafficking, emerald mafia, and how all lines up with its +50 year old armed conflict. State, drugs, war, guerrillas, trade: a volatile mixture that has often blinded us to the better side of Colombia.
Layover Bogotá Private Tour + Transfer in & Out (4 Hrs.)
This Layover City Tour is perfect for those short on time wishing to see the main points of interest in this fascinating city, additionally it is a perfect option for those in-transit to another destination, come and explore Bogota with us!
Food Tour in La Candelaria Bogotá
The best way of really knowing a place’s culture and customs is by trying its food. Complete your trip in Bogota with this 3-hour tour around its downtown and taste tons of new and delicious flavors of our joyful and rich cuisine. Chocolate, arepas, obleas, almojabanas, coffee and more. Let our guide take you to the best sites, where locals will offer their best for you to try and enjoy. A gastronomic experience to remember. • 3-hour downtown tour along its important spots • A brief introduction to Colombia’s history through its gastronomy • Samples and samples of typical foods and drinks of the region (appetizers, desserts, finger foods, beverages) • An incredible chance to get in touch with locals and their stories • Memories full of senses about colors, smells and flavors of Colombia and its capital