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Itinerary
After being picked up at your hotel, head to Zipaquirá to explore the city’s salt cathedral.

In Zipaquirá, learn about the history of salt in Colombia from your guide, while wandering around the underground Roman Catholic church that’s carved into the walls and ceiling of an abandoned salt mine. Then, enjoy a traditional Colombian lunch (vegetarian option available) in a local eatery in Zipaquirá, known as the “City of Salt.” Afterward, stroll the Plaza de la Independencia and the main square of Zipaquirá with colonial houses.

Following that, head to Lake Guatavita where your guide shares the legend of El Dorado and explains the significance of the green lagoon for Muisca Indians. Then, head to the colonial city of Guatavitá to explore further.

Your tour ends with drop-off at your hotel.
Locations visited
Catedral de Sal
Laguna de Guatavita
Plaza de la Independecia
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Overview
Explore two highlights outside of Bogota, Zipaquirá Salt Cathedral and Lake Guatavita, on this guided all-day tour from Bogota, which includes roundtrip transport. In addition to exploring subterranean Zipaquirá Salt Cathedral, enjoy a visit to the city of Zipaquirá for a traditional Colombian lunch. At Lake Guatavita, a crater lake known for its green color, learn about its connection to the legend of El Dorado.
Highlights
  • Explore two popular Colombian attractions on the same tour
  • Choose your group size, including private, based on your preference 
  • Get to know Colombia through food with a provided lunch in Zipaquirá
  • Entrance fees and hotel pickup and drop-off are included
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Dreamlike church below the mountain and the El Dorado truth.

Both places are amazing and very well kept. The Ziaquira Salt Cathedral is like being in a beautiful dream, you don't need to be catholic to fall in love with the place. The Lake Guatavita tells the true story of El Dorado and show how...More

Thank 844OLIVIA1964
Reviewed 14 August 2018
Incredible!

This is the kind of tour that makes you appreciate the hard work of people who were around before you. We took our own cab up, paid for the ear sets and walked along it in our own pace. It was a great mix of...More

Thank Karishma C
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile
Amazing tour!!

My daughter and i booked this tour last minute and we weren't sure what to exspect. Right on time a very knowledgeable tour guide was waiting for us in are hotel lobby. We had are own private car with a driver and a tour guide...More

Thank Bill M
Reviewed 21 April 2018
Perfect day trip for the 4 of us

We visited with some friends and the weather was rainy. As soon as we descended into the caverns it did not matter. 80m below the surface, it will take your breath away. To understand that the mine was still active 100m below are feet was...More

2  Thank Dtravis814
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile
Worth the money with awesome tour guide and driver

I did this tour last March 25. My tour guide was Paola ( I hope I got it right) and have an awesome driver ( wish I could Remember his name ). This tour was worth every penny. We first went to lake Guatavita fearing...More

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Transfers T, Gerente at Transfers & Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 13 May 2018

thank you for trusting us to know Colombia

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Sorry for the late response .. I think you can as long as you didn’t book it on the day that you’re going ( coz it might be too late )hope you were able to
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