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Zipaquira & Guatavita lagoon from Bogota Private Tour ALL INCLUDED

In this Private Tour, we will get to see one of the most powerful places for our indigenous, the Muiscas: The Lagoon of the king of Guatavita. Know this spot where the Colombian legend of “El Dorado” was born.

We will be going a bit south to meet the Cundiboyacense plateau that connects us with one of the most important towns in Colombia: Zipaquira. We will have a great Typical “of the day” Colombian lunch, very typical from this very Colombian town.

Know the first Colombian wander: an impressive engineering piece where the Muisca culture, the catholic tradition and the modern advances will allow us to get in the deep mountain, going 180 meters inside. After coming out of the mine we will visit Zipaquira´s down town to get to know its colonial architecture and its squares that are surrounded by some of the national monuments.

per adult from

$299

AUD

Duration

10 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

Select Date and Travellers

No tour options available.

  • What's included :
    • Private tour with bilingual private guide
    • Pre Travel Assistance – Lean on us to prepare your trip
    • Permanent online support throughout your stay in Colombia
    • Local online assistance in your tax return
    • Customizable experience – We will focus on your interests
    • Fun surprise activity to measure your Colombianity
    • Private hotel pickup and drop off
    • Tickets – Admission fees
    • Typical “of the day” Colombian lunch
    • Travel insurance
    • Internet service when network is available
    • Entry/Admission - Laguna de Guatavita
    • Entry/Admission - Gran Sabana
    • Entry/Admission - Catedral de Sal de Zipaquira
    • Entry/Admission - Plaza de los Comuneros
    What's excluded :
    • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
    • Food and drinks, unless specified
    • Gratuities
    • Tips
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Bogota, Bogota

    We leave from your hotel and take our way to the north of Bogotá towards the savannah where Muisca settlements and the Guatavita lagoon are located. Let´s have an immersive and local experience!

    Duration: 2 hours

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

    Reach the top of the mountain where the sacred lagoon of Guatavita is located; we will hear about the legend of El Dorado, its traditions and rites.

    Duration: 1 hour 45 minutes

    Stop At: Guatavita, Guatavita, Cundinamarca Department

    We will know the new town that was designed from scratch to relocate the old settlers; a special site for its style, a jewel of Colombian architecture.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Gran Sabana, Tocancipá, Cundinamarca, Colombia

    There is a lot to try in Colombian cuisine. In our lunch at very typical restaurant you will know new flavors, local seasoning and traditional dishes.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Zipaquira, Zipaquira, Cundinamarca Department

    We will take our way towards the savannah where ancient salt mines are located. You will see flower plantations, fruits growing, cattle farms and many other base economy businesses at this area.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Catedral de Sal de Zipaquira, Carrera 6 Calle 1 Parque De La Sal, Zipaquira Colombia

    Walk the salt mines that have been exploited since pre-Columbian times. Visit a unique Cathedral of its kind and enjoy its impressive Architecture.

    Duration: 1 hour 45 minutes

    Stop At: Plaza de los Comuneros, Plaza de Los Comuneros, Zipaquira Colombia

    Know the architecture of the most important squares in Zipaquira: You will see different styles and know the history of those buildings.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Bogota, Bogota

    After getting excited about the history of the town and its Cathedral, we will return to Bogotá and enjoy the mountains on the way back. We enjoy being your adventure sidekick in Colombia!

    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Departure Point: Your hotel
    Departure Time :
    7:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
    • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
    • Wear comfortable walking shoes and raincoat
    • Use sunscreen
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • 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.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

4

Organised by Be Local Experience

Activity ID: V-75820P31

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