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Zipaquirá Salt Cathedral and Guatavita Lagoon

Zipaquirá Salt Cathedral and Guatavita Lagoon - Tierra Negra, Colombia
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Duration: 8 hours
Location: Tierra Negra, Colombia

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$113.81

Visit one of South America’s wonders, the Zipaquirá Salt Cathedral, and see the beautiful Lake Guatavita (Laguna de Guatavita) on this day trip from Bogotá! Explore the magnificent salt mine of Zipaquirá and see the famous cathedral up close. Then, visit Laguna de Guatavita, where the famous ‘el dorado’ legend originated, and see the Indigenous Cemetery and the Tominé Reservoir ... More info ›

Visit one of South America’s wonders, the Zipaquirá Salt Cathedral, and see the beautiful Lake Guatavita (Laguna de Guatavita) on this day trip from Bogotá! Explore the magnificent salt mine of Zipaquirá and see the famous cathedral up close. Then, visit Laguna de Guatavita, where the famous ‘el dorado’ legend originated, and see the Indigenous Cemetery and the Tominé Reservoir. If you’re looking for a fun outdoor activity, this is the perfect day trip for you!

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

This full-day tour will take you to two places of interest located within Bogotá's savannah. Zipaquirá's Salt Cathedral; a majestic cathedral built inside of the largest salt-rock deposit on earth. Here you'll see the how Catholic symbology and contemporary engineering converged in the construction of this gigantic temple.
With materials from this former salt mine and using lighting effects, sculptors created innovative interpretations of the Catholic Via Crucis that you will be able to see throughout the cathedral. Here you will learn about the creative process and the symbology behind the sculptures.

Duration: 2 hours

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

The second stop, Guatavita Lagoon, a mystical and sacred place for the Muiscas, will give you a glimpse of what Paramo ecosystem looks like while you learn about the famous legend of El Dorado, Muisca cosmology and its relation to the lagoon.
After a stop for lunch, you will be driven through a countryside road to Guatavita where the sacred lake hides among mountains and mist. Inside this natural reserve, you will learn about the connection that the ancient Muiscas had with nature. Moreover, you will understand the symbolism behind the gold offerings that awoke the gold rush of Spanish treasure hunters.
Finally, after returning to Bogotá, you will be taken to your hotel or to any other point of your convenience.


Duration: 3 hours

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Lake Guatavitá Private Day Tour

Lake Guatavitá Private Day Tour - Tierra Negra, Colombia

Duration: 7 hours
Location: Tierra Negra, Colombia

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$49.00

The legend of El Dorado was born by the Spanish conquistadors hundreds of years ago. The location was Guatavitá Lagoon, and the people were the local indigenes Musicas Indians.
On this tour you’ll meet a local guide who will explain to you the true history of the Musicas Indians, their culture, what really did start the legend of El Dorado and why the famous plethora of gold has never been found.
You’ll be driven to the protected natural reserve of Guatavitá, where you’ll enjoy walking for just over an hour through the lush landscape while discovering the real history of this sacred site ... More info ›

The legend of El Dorado was born by the Spanish conquistadors hundreds of years ago. The location was Guatavitá Lagoon, and the people were the local indigenes Musicas Indians.
On this tour you’ll meet a local guide who will explain to you the true history of the Musicas Indians, their culture, what really did start the legend of El Dorado and why the famous plethora of gold has never been found.
You’ll be driven to the protected natural reserve of Guatavitá, where you’ll enjoy walking for just over an hour through the lush landscape while discovering the real history of this sacred site. You’ll love the view down onto the lagoon and feel the serenity that only this grand crater set in this amazing scene can bring.
Next you’ll travel to the town of Guatavitá and wonder through this beautiful whitewash township. Here you’ll stop for lunch, and absolutely love the architecture, the bullring, the tiled roofs and the opportunity to take many shots in this photographer’s dream.

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

You’ll enjoy walking for just over an hour through the lush landscape while discovering the real history of this sacred site. You’ll love the view down onto the lagoon and feel the serenity that only this grand crater set in this amazing scene can bring.

Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes

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

Next you’ll travel to the town of Guatavitá located just a short drive from the lagoon and wonder through this beautiful whitewash township. Here you’ll stop for lunch, and absolutely love the architecture, the bullring, the tiled roofs and the opportunity to take many shots in this photographer’s dream.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

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Bogotá 2 Day Plan: Culture, History and Nature

Bogotá 2 Day Plan: Culture, History and Nature - Tierra Negra, Colombia

Duration: 2 days
Location: Tierra Negra, Colombia

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$129.00

You’ll be going deep underground into the salt labyrinth of Ziapaquira. Exploring chambers, cabins, and tunnels that have been carved out of this mountain ... More info ›

You’ll be going deep underground into the salt labyrinth of Ziapaquira. Exploring chambers, cabins, and tunnels that have been carved out of this mountain. This is where you will discover the famous and massive Cathedral of Zipaquira, 220 yards below the surface of the earth.

You’ll uncover the myth of El Dorado and the source of countless expeditions and attempts to drain the legendary lake of Guatavita.

You’ll walk the streets of the oldest neighborhood of Bogotá, and marvel at the huge stone buildings and walls dating back 400 years. You’ll also learn the true history of this famous location and the significance of each plaza within it.

You’ll enjoy either the teleférico or funicular as you ascend to the great hight of mount Monserrate and look down on Bogotá and its 4,000,000 inhabitants. You’ll enjoy a tour of this holy place, taking in every advantage point before enjoying the ride down this massive mountain again in once again your choice of the teleférico or funicular.

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Day 1: Zipaquirá Salt Cathedral and Lake Guatavita

Stop At: Laguna de Guatavita, Km 15, Via Guatavita-Sesquile, Tierra Negra Colombia
You’ll be driven to the wonderful location of the Guatavita Reserve. Once here you’ll explore the paths that take you to this magical place, which is actually where the legend of El Dorado was born. Here you will enjoy the story of the history of this famous area, where the local indigenous would place gold into the lake for sacred ceremonies.

Next, you will enjoy the views of Guatavita town, filled with whitewashed buildings and tiled roofs. This town was actually moved in the ’70s to accommodate the construction of the huge Tomine Dam.


Duration: 5 hours

Stop At: Catedral de Sal de Zipaquira, Carrera 6 Calle 1 Parque De La Sal, Zipaquira Colombia
The next stop is the town of Zipaquira and the Salt Cathedral in the mountain overlooking this beautiful place. Here you will walk the streets and into this salt mine that was first used thousands of years earlier by the local Musicas Indians. You will wander into the caverns almost 600ft below ground, which has been carved from the salt in this mountain for centuries. You’ll love the serenity and peacefulness that comes with this amazing location, being underground with amazing crosses, paths, lights and a church that has over 3000 visitors every Sunday of the year.

To complete your journey you will be collected and driven back to your Bogotá accommodation with an expected arrival of approximately 5 pm.


Duration: 5 hours

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 2: Monserrate and La Candelaria Tour

Stop At: Mount Monserrate, Carrera 2 E No. 21-48 Paseo Bolívar, Bogota Colombia
Today will start with a bit of a sleep-in after such a big first day; you will be collected at a respectful time of 9 am and driven to the base of Monserrate. Once here you’ll ascend to the summit, almost 2000 ft (600 m) above Bogotá, by using the funicular with its breathtaking views of Bogotá as you climb. Once you have reached the top you will have time to explore the 17th-century monastery, the artisan markets, and the wonderful views of Bogotá. After you have had your fill of culture and magnificent scenery you will descend down to the waiting city below, but this time using the teleferico (aerial tramway) for yet another perspective.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Barrio La Candelaria, Calle 10 # 0 15 Bogota, Colombia Llegando por avenida circunvalar preferiblemente., Bogota 111711 Colombia
Next, you will make the short walk to La Candelaria and the next part of this all fascinating cultural experience. Once in this zone, you will start exploring the many streets, and ancient buildings, the graffiti and murals, the plazas and churches, and discover the history, culture and amazing charm of the oldest neighborhoods of Bogotá.

Duration: 3 hours

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

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Laguna de Guatavita, the Legend of El Dorado.

Laguna de Guatavita, the Legend of El Dorado. - Tierra Negra, Colombia

Duration: 7 to 8 hours
Location: Tierra Negra, Colombia

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$34.00

Is special because you not will just have the opportunity to see the lake of Guatavita, which is the place of the legend El Dorado, if not also see and learn about the fauna and flora of the park and its surroundings. After that you also will see and appreciate the town where it is located and the Tomine reservoir ... More info ›

Is special because you not will just have the opportunity to see the lake of Guatavita, which is the place of the legend El Dorado, if not also see and learn about the fauna and flora of the park and its surroundings. After that you also will see and appreciate the town where it is located and the Tomine reservoir. You also will know about more the indigenous of this lands called muiscas, their history, culture and traditions.

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

In this park, you will have the opportunity to see diversity fauna and flora along the way before to walk up to the lake where the Muiscas indigenous used to do the ritual of El Dorado.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Tomine, Unnamed Road, Sesquilé, Cundinamarca, Colombia

After the lake, you will see the new town of Guatavita where it is possible to have lunch and also to see the Tomine reservoir

Duration: 1 hour

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Private Half-Day Private Guatavita Tour from Bogotá

Private Half-Day Private Guatavita Tour from Bogotá - Tierra Negra, Colombia

Duration: 4 to 5 hours
Location: Tierra Negra, Colombia

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$132.00

Let’s explore the mysteries of this place where all the magic from the natives live. Join this tour and learn about The Legend of El Dorado which comes to life in Guatavita Lagoon, an ancient place that fascinates whoever visits it.

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

Allow yourself to visit one of the best-preserved colonial towns in Cundinamarca: learn about its history, culture, weather, flora, and fauna ... More info ›

Let’s explore the mysteries of this place where all the magic from the natives live. Join this tour and learn about The Legend of El Dorado which comes to life in Guatavita Lagoon, an ancient place that fascinates whoever visits it.

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This is a typical itinerary for this product

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

Allow yourself to visit one of the best-preserved colonial towns in Cundinamarca: learn about its history, culture, weather, flora, and fauna. learn how the original town got drawn and more. Besides, have the chance to visit the oldest and most sacred place for our indigenous during pre-colonial times.

Duration: 2 hours

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Private Guatavita Tour from Bogotá

Private Guatavita Tour from Bogotá - Tierra Negra, Colombia

Duration: 5 to 7 hours
Location: Tierra Negra, Colombia

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$172.00

Join this tour and learn about The Legend of El Dorado which comes to life at Guatavita Lagoon, an ancient place that fascinates whoever visits it. Let’s explore the mysteries of this place where all the magic from the natives is encapsulated ... More info ›

Join this tour and learn about The Legend of El Dorado which comes to life at Guatavita Lagoon, an ancient place that fascinates whoever visits it. Let’s explore the mysteries of this place where all the magic from the natives is encapsulated. This 7-hour tour includes pickup and drop-off transportation from your hotel.

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

Get to know the history of an ancestral lagoon, where our indigenous performed several worshiping rituals.

Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Plaza Sesquile, Carrera 5, Sesquile Colombia

Contemplate the old architecture while having a cup of coffee by the hand of our guides.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Museo Indigena Guatavita, Cra. 7 #5-1, Guatavita Colombia

Allow yourself to visit one of the best-preserved colonial towns in Cundinamarca: learn about its history, culture, weather, flora, and fauna. Learn how the original town got drawn and more.

Duration: 30 minutes

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