Full-Day Tour to Guatavita Lake & Colonial Town

✓ Enjoy a thoroughly designed tour to Guatavita Lake, and Colonial Town with a savvy guide that lets you in on its fascinating Indigenous history. Take in the distinct beauty of the Andean mountain range and the breathtaking view of the Lake. Hear fascinating stories about the ancient communities that used to live there. By the way, have you ever heard about the El Dorado legend? These people would throw gold in the water during their ceremonies. Yeah, no kidding!

Stroll through Guatavita's cobbled streets and gaze at its colonial architecture. Enjoy the local gastronomy.

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8 to 10 hours


Hotel pickup available


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  • What's included :
    • Hotel Pickup & Drop-off
    • Air conditioned vehicle
    • Professional Guide
    • Entrance Fees
    • Medical insurance
    • Souvenirs
    • Lunch
    • Bottled water & snacks
    • Hooded raincoat (if needed)
    • Entry/Admission - Laguna de Guatavita
    • Entry/Admission - Guatavita
    What's excluded :
    • Gratuities
    • Any private expenses
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Guatavita, Cundinamarca, Colombia

    After the hotel pickup at 8 a.m, listen as your guide shares curious facts about the landscape and insights into the Colombian history and culture while enjoying the scenery of the Andean Savannah.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Laguna de Guatavita, Km 15, Via Guatavita-Sesquile, Tierra Negra Colombia

    Start your hike at the Chuzua—Indigenous ceremonial house—. Discover everything about how the pre-Colombian ancestors used to live and hear in-depth commentary on their culture.

    Then, hike through the woods up to the Lagoon at the top of the mountain. Take in the views and scenery from there (3000 MASL) as your guide lets you in on its enthralling history and biodiversity.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Guatavita, Cundinamarca, Colombia

    Stroll through cobbled streets and gaze at the captivating colonial architecture of the town, whose construction is all about the El Dorado legend.

    By the way, the old town is underwater. Ask your guide about it while enjoying a typical lunch before heading back to Bogota.

    Finally, we will leave you in the comfort of your hotel in the afternoon hours—or the El Dorado international airport.

    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We pick up from most hotels in Bogota and the International Airport. Please provide pickup detailsupon booking. Times are subject to local traffic conditions and hotel location.Airports
    • Eldorado Airport, Bogota Colombia
    Departure Time :
    8:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • No age restriction
    • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
    • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
    • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
    • Passport name, number, expiry and country is required at time of booking for all participants
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
    • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
    • For Parche Cachaco Tours, it is crucial to have an excellent relationship with its travelers. Therefore, we are doing everything we can to provide a fun yet safe experience for you.
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


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Activity ID: V-75563P9

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