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The Salt Route: Nemocón Salt Mines and Zipaquirá Salt Cathedral from Bogota

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    At the agreed time, a member of our staff will meet you at the hotel to take you through the Bogota´s Savanna to the nearby town of Nemocón, a quite village with colonial architecture.

    You´ll visit it´s salt mine descending to 80 meters underground. There, you´ll appreciate the 28 mirrors of brine, in which rocks of salt were dissolved producing an impressive optical effect. In addition, you´ll find a stone of 1,300 Kg symbolizing the world, a salt´s crystal of 1,600 Kg. carved in the shape of a heart by the artist Miguel Sanchez and some stalactites and stalagmites.

    The tour continues to the town of Zipaquira where you´ll have a stop to enjoy a delicious typical lunch. After the lunchtime, we´ll take you to the Salt Cathedral. The Cathedral was built in an underground salt deposit at 180 mtrs below the surface where a Chapel is. This enclosure is considered the first wonder of Colombia and an architectonic jewel of the modernity.

    At the end of route, you will Return to Bogota.
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    Departure Point
    At your hotel
    Duration
    10h
    Inclusions
    • Typical Lunch with soft drink
    • Professional guide
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Lunch
    Exclusions
    • Food and drinks, unless specified
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Not recommended for participants with heart complaints or other serious medical conditions, recommended for pregnant women, or participants with back problems
    • Dress code is smart casual
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 14 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    • Duration: 10h
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    • Languages Offered: English, Spanish
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