1. Colombia
  2. Cundinamarca
  3. Bogotá
  4. La Candelaria

Bogota: Classic City Walking Tour

Product ID: 378729
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Discover Bogota’s unique story with a 3-hour walking tour of the historic center. Enjoy the company of a local expert as you pass the classic sights from Bolivar Square to La Candelaria, and into the colorful Chorro de Quevedo neighborhood.
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Duration: 3 hours
Starting time 9:40 AM
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Spanish, English

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Experience

Highlights
  • Visit all the major historical spots in Bogota's unique city center
  • Soak up the atmosphere and check out the street art in Chorro de Quevedo
  • Learn the history, customs, and culture of the capital of Colombia from an experienced and passionate English-speaking tour guide
  • Sample a traditional Colombian drink and learn how to make homemade ice cream
Full description
Hear about the history of Bogotá in a nutshell on a three-hour classic walking tour of the historic city center. Meet your tour guide in front of a local coffee shop to start off the day by learning how to make a traditional drink called Chicha, produced from fermented corn.

Next, make your way towards Bolívar Square, known as the epicenter of the country's history, where you will listen to expert commentary about the government buildings and their significance.

From there, walk through La Candelaria along Jimenez Avenue, one of Bogota's most important roads which leads to some of the top sights in the city, including the San Francisco Church, where you will have the chance to go inside and appreciate all the details.

Later, visit the colorful Chorro de Quevedo neighborhood. As you soak up all the street art and graffiti, you will also learn all about the city's historical emerald trade.

At the end of your tour, to cool off after the walk, you will see a demonstration of how to make homemade ice cream from exotic Colombian fruits and have the chance to discover new unknown flavors.
Includes
  • Bilingual guide
  • Typical drink
  • Artisan ice cream
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments

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Meeting point

Meet on the second floor of Matuca Coffee shop, behind the parking lot of the gold museum

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From US$ 25 per person

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Gray Line Colombia

Product ID: 378729