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Bogotá: Salt Cathedral & Lake Guatavitá Tour with Lunch

Product ID: 97443
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Visit the Salt Cathedral of Zipaquirá and take a nature hike to Lake Guatavitá on a day trip from Bogotá. Enjoy a traditional Colombian lunch.
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Duration: 10 hours
Starting time 8:00 AM
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English
Audio guide/headphones
Interlingue

Pickup included

You will be picked up at your accomodation in Bogotá.

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Experience

Highlights
  • See the birthplace of the Legend of El Dorado
  • Visit Lake Guatavitá and the Tominé Dam
Full description
Head to the countryside from Bogotá on a 10-hour excursion to Zipaquirá. Discover the architectural achievements of architect Roswell Garavito Pearl and learn about history of salt exploitation in Colombia on a tour of the Salt Cathedral.

Enjoy a typical Colombian meal at a local restaurant. See Independence Square, lovely colonial houses and the old church before continuing on to Lake Guatavitá.

Take a short guided hike, admire the scenic landscape and discover the birthplace of the El Dorado legend. Take in views of the Tomine Reservoir before visiting the colonial town of Guatavitá.

On the return trip to Bogotá stop at La Calera viewpoint for panoramic views of the city.
Includes
  • Private tour
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
  • Bilingual guide in the Salt Cathedral and at Lake Guatavitá
  • Entrance fees
  • Lunch
What’s Not Included
  • Alcoholic drinks
  • Tips
Not suitable for
  • People with back problems
  • People with mobility impairments
  • People with heart problems
  • Wheelchair users

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
Not allowed
  • Pets
Know before you go
• Sturdy walking shoes are recommended, as you will be hiking on a natural path
• A moderate amount of walking is involved
• This activity is not recommended for those with heart complaints or other serious medical conditions

From US$ 127 per person

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Product ID: 97443