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Bogota La Candelaria Shared Walking Tour

Highlights
  • Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city
  • Get insight into the history and culture of the area—and hear lesser-known facts—from your guide
  • Includes tastings of chicha, coffee, coca-leaf tea, and fruits
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Bogota La Candelaria Shared Walking Tour
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2017-2018 Walking 10 amMost Popular
For those eager to start their day with some city sightseeing!
From USD 10.00
2017-2018 Walking 2 pm
After-lunch sightseeing experience!
From USD 10.00
Overview
Get an in-depth insight in Bogotá's oldest and most eclectic district on this guided tour of La Candelaria. Your guide points out some of the most interesting street art as you walk to a chicha bar to learn about the local alcoholic beverage, then you head to a local market to taste of some of the nation’s unique fruits. Also visit cafés for insight into Colombian coffee and coca leaves, and to the Plaza del Rosario and Plaza Simón Bolivar.
What to Expect

The tour starts at 10am or 2pm at Chorro de Quevedo. After a short getting-to-know-each-other activity, you will be off to explore downtown. The first stop will be right next to El Chorro de Quevedo, where you can have an insightful exploration of the city's graffiti culture and the country's indigenous past. Then, proceed to a chicha bar to explore the history of this interesting alcoholic beverage.

The next stop is at a local market to have a taste of some of the nation’s unique fruits. After the fruit and juice tasting, stop at a small café and learn all about coca-leaf tea and its benefits. Re-energized, the tour moves on to the Plaza del Rosario, the core of the capital's emerald trade. Head to Plaza Simón Bolivar, stopping along the way for your guide to explain some of the city's colorful history.

After sightseeing in the Plaza, make your way back towards the starting point of the tour and make a final stop at a café to learn all that makes Colombian coffee special!

Reviews (106)
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Reviewed 1 week ago
Excellent- the best experiences with them.

It was the very nice experiences with them what you can see around in Bogota, you can join on walking tour or bike tour, it depends on what you want to see in Bogota. I joined both tours which are really nice to see the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank JingChou
Reviewed 1 week ago
Enthusiastic and interactive!

The perfect activity for our first day in Bogota. Our guide, Gabriela, spoke with such passion and intellect about the city's history, encouraging interaction and answering our questions with keen interest. Also a great opportunity to try some native fruit, coffee and coca tea! We...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank lydiaannie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
One of the best experiences in Colombia!

We did this tour with Mateo and absolutely loved it. He was very knowledgeable and was so open about all the great things, and the struggles within this amazing, conflicted country. I can't recommend this enough for a great way to get acquainted with La...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank jeffmR7005IN
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile
Natalia - Best tour guide I've ever had!

I've done many walking tours in my life, during my journey around the world. But honestly, without sounding like an exaggerated review, Natalia is such a good guide. So informative, smart and engaging and really helpful after the tour aswell with tips and advice on...More

Thank joshyb24
Reviewed 4 September 2018
Great afternoon!

Last year we visited Bogota, it was the first stop of our wonderful journey through Colombia. Guide Gina made our first day so great during the free walking tour. We saw beautiful places and Gina told us a lot about the city. We definitely recommend...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Maaikoe1990
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