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Zipaquira Salt Cathedral and Lake Guatavita from Bogota

Bogotá, Colombia

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US$113.32 US$ 120.00
10 hours
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US$113.32 US$ 120.00
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Adult(s) x (Age 13 To 99)
Children x (Age 4 To 12)
Infant(s) x (Age 0 To 3)
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  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • All entrance fees included
  • A la carte lunch included
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Vegetarian meal option available
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide


Enjoy a day away from the bustle of Bogotá exploring the first wonder of Colombia and the history of the legend of "El Dorado".
From your accommodation, it is an hour's drive from Zipaquira, home to the legendary salt cathedral.

When you arrive in Zipaquirá, your underground adventure begins. Discover the architectonic achievements of the Bogota architect Roswell Garavito Pearl and learn about the history of salt exploitation in Colombia in the guided tour in English or Spanish with an expert guide within the cathedral and explain it through the Salt Cathedral Zipaquirá's meaning ..

Back in the light, enjoy a typical Colombian meal in one of the best restaurants in Zipaquirá. Enjoy a traditionally prepared meat dish or choose the vegetarian option.
After lunch, you will discover Plaza de la Independencia and the main square of Zipaquirá with its beautiful colonial houses and its old church and take some panoramic pictures of the city. After this brief tour, you will continue to Lake Guatavita.

In a short walk of approximately an hour and a half guided in English or Spanish by a local guide of the reserve, you will enjoy the beautiful landscape and discover the birthplace of the legend of El Dorado, learning about the meaning of the lagoon for the Muisca Indians and his story.

After visiting the lagoon, you will head to the white colonial city of Guatavitá.

our tour through the savannah of Bogota ends returning to its place of accommodation in the Capital of Bogota


  • Entrance fees
  • Lunch
  • Bilingual guide in the Salt Cathedral of Zipaquirá and the Lagoon of Guatavitá
  • English guide on ride (optional)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Private tour (if option selected)
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Gratuities (optional)
Additional Info:
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Hike on a natural path, good shoes recommended

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Your accomodation in Bogotá
Departure Time:
8 am (may change depending on the departure point)
Return Details:
Returns to original departure point
  • Zipaquira Salt Cathedral and Lake Guatavita from Bogota
  • Zipaquira Salt Cathedral and Lake Guatavita from Bogota
  • Zipaquira Salt Cathedral and Lake Guatavita from Bogota
  • Zipaquira Salt Cathedral and Lake Guatavita from Bogota


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