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Tour ID:121549
Arrival:El Dorado International Airport (BOG)
Dates are flexible
Prices are Per Person

Commencing in the nation’s capital, this 14 day adventure will take you through some of Colombia’s most unique, exciting, and breathtaking experiences from visits to cultural and historical sights to more adventurous activities such as biking. Take in the sites, sounds and tastes of Colombia throughout this wonderful trip.

Example Itinerary

(B) Breakfast, (L) Lunch, (D) Dinner

Welcome to Bogota! After arriving in the country and being met within the airport, you will be provided with a welcome kit and receive a private transfer to your hotel. On day 2, if you select the 5* option, a car and driver will be available for your use for 12 hours.

Walking Tour Candelaria

This tour gives you an entire insight into Colombia’s capital. You will never get bored with you possibility to talk about different topics, interact with locals, visit the most important spots in the city and get the max of the artistic and historical value of all the streets and alleys you walk through.

The Candelaria district is the oldest and most important neighbourhood in Bogotá. You will have the possibility to talk about history, geography as well as the current social and political situation in Colombia. You will get involved with the culture by drinking chicha, a traditional fermented drink that is part of the indigenous heritage. Also, you will try some local snacks (arepas) made with corn, when finally ending up playing the gunpowder game, better known as Tejo, a funny drinking game played in the pre-hispanic times.

Colombia Regional Cuisine Tour

Colombia is the second most bio-diverse country in the world and this diversity is also expressed in our cuisine. Thousands of varieties of vegetables, fruits, tubers, meats, and flavors. In this tour, you will experience Colombia through your mouth by having 8 different foods from the 5 Colombian different regions: Amazon, Andes, Caribbean coast, Pacific coast, and Orinoquia.

Join us in this delicious and cultural experience learning about the gourmet background of each region by filling up your belly. All restaurants are located in Candelaria District (walking tour) one of the tour stations is a family house where you will learn how to cook tasty empanadas.

The next day, you will travel from Bogota to Guatavita, Zipaquirá and then back to Bogotá to stay the night.

Guatavita Lagoon

Close to Bogotá (approx.1.5 hours drive) you will find the Sacred Lagoon of Guatavita, where you will learn more about the El Dorado legend. This legend says that heirs to the throne were crowned here. During these ceremonies golden offerings were sunk. In regards of the legend alligators, toads, fish and monkeys of pure gold were fished out of this lake, leaving the legendary treasure of “El Dorado” still undetectable.

This is a lovel hike around the magical lake at around 3,000m of altitude. The hike lasts around 2 hours.

Zipaquirá Salt Cathedral

In the morning you will be driven from your Hotel to the town of Zipaquirá to visit an underground Salt Mine that has a Cathedral inside. Walking inside the Salt Cathedral is a very special experience with a catholic taste due to the country´s traditions and the miner’s devotion for The Holy Virgin of Guasca who protects them. Once at the bottom of the Cathedral you will see the 3 sections and the big cross in the main one. A simple but complete movie will show you the dimensions of the mine as well as the history behind it. Get impressed by one of the biggest religious constructions worldwide!

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