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Bogotá 4 Days: Culture, History and Nature

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Day 1: Free Day - arrival day

Stop At: Bogota, Colombia
Arrive at anytime to be collected from the airport and taken to your accommodation. Depending on your arrival time we can provide you with another tour or with suggestions of places to see and where to go.
Duration: 12 hours

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Bed & Breakfast Chorro de Quevedo or similar

Day 2: Zipaquirá Salt Cathedral and Lake Guatavita

Stop At: Laguna de Guatavita, Km 15, Via Guatavita-Sesquile, Tierra Negra Colombia
Starts with a collection from your Bogotá accommodation at the slightly early time of 7am. You’ll then be driven to the wonderful location of the Guatavita Reserve. Once here you’ll explore the paths that take you to this magical place, which is actually where the legend of El Dorado was born. Here you will enjoy the story of the history of this famous area, where the local indigenous would place gold into the lake for sacred ceremonies.

Next you will enjoy the views of Guatavita town, filled with whitewashed buildings and tiled roofs. This town was actually moved in the 70’s to accommodate the construction of the huge Tomine Dam.
Duration: 5 hours

Stop At: Catedral de Sal, Parque De La Sal, Zipaquirá, Cundinamarca, Colombia
Next stop is the town of Zipaquira and the Salt Cathedral in the mountain overlooking this beautiful place. Here you will walk the streets and into this salt mine that was first used thousands of years earlier by the local Musicas Indians. You will wander into the caverns almost 600ft below ground, which have been carved from the salt in this mountain for centuries. You’ll love the serenity and peacefulness that comes with this amazing location, being underground with amazing crosses, paths, lights and a church which has over 3000 visitors every Sunday of the year.

To complete your journey you will collected and driven back to your Bogotá accommodation with an expected arrival of approximately 5pm.
Duration: 5 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Bed & Breakfast Chorro de Quevedo or similar

Day 3: Monserrate and La Candelaria

Stop At: Mount Monserrate, Carrera 2 E No. 21-48 Paseo Bolívar, Bogota Colombia
Will start with a bit of a sleep-in after such a big first day; you will be collected at a respectful time of 9am and driven to the base of Monserrate. Once here you’ll ascend to the summit, almost 2000 ft (600 m) above Bogotá, by using the funicular with its breathtaking views of Bogotá as you climb. Once you have reached the top you will have time to explore the 17th century monastery, the artisan markets, and the wonderful views of Bogotá. After you have had your full of culture and magnificent scenery you will descend down to the waiting city below, but this time using the teleferico (aerial tramway) for yet another perspective.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: La Candelaria, Bogota, Colombia, #10- a 10-, Cra. 4 #71f Sur98, Bogotá, Colombia
Next you will make the short walk to La Candelaria and the next part of this all fascinating cultural experience. Once in this zone you will start exploring the many streets, and ancient buildings, the graffiti and murals, the plazas and churches, and discover the history, culture and amazing charm of the oldest neighbourhood of Bogotá.
Duration: 3 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Bed & Breakfast Chorro de Quevedo or similar

Day 4: Bogotá Free Day to Explore More or Airport drop-off

Stop At: Bogota, Colombia
Is all yours and completely up to you. Your transport will be waiting to take you to the airport for the next part of your Colombian adventure, or if you have arranged for another night or more accommodation to explore more of the Cundinamarca region (highly recommended and can be organised with us after booking), your transport will be waiting for another day.
Duration: 6 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
No accommodation included on this day.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Airport Pickup and drop-off + Hotel pickup and drop-off daily.
Duration
4 days
Inclusions
  • 3x Breakfast
  • Accommodation included: 3 nights
  • Airport Pickup and drop-off
  • Transport in private air conditioned vehicle
  • Bilingual Tour Guide
  • Entrance Fees - Including both the teleferico and funicular transport of Mount Monserrate
  • Entry/Admission - Laguna de Guatavita
  • Entry/Admission - Catedral de Sal
  • Entry/Admission - Mount Monserrate
Exclusions
  • Meals and drinks not mentioned in the plan
  • Experiences and Transportation not mentioned in the plan
  • Personal expenses and tips
  • Travel Insurance
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 7 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.

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