Private tour

Bogota: Private City Day Tour

Activity provider: Green Trails Tours

Bogota: Private City Day Tour

Activity provider: Green Trails Tours

From US$ 103.37 per person

Explore the highlights of Bogotá alongside a local guide on this private tour of the Colombian capital. Enjoy a trip by cable car up the hill of Monserrate, walkthrough La Candelaria neighborhood, and discover the Gold and Botero Museums.

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Duration 6 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian
Pickup included
The guide and driver will be awaiting you at the lobby of your hotel / Airbnb
Wheelchair accessible
Private group

Experience

Highlights
  • Ascend to the Monserrate Hill by cable car or funicular to discover the awe-spinning beauty of the Andean landscapes
  • Discover the beauty of the colonial & republican architecture, walking thru the cobbed-stone roads of the historic La Candelaria Neighborhood.
  • Be delighted with the classic & modern art collection of the Botero Museum, donated by the world-famous Colombian painter Fernando Botero
  • Get into the Colombian and South American history, visiting the Bolivar square.
  • Be amazed by the ancient goldsmiths from the pre-Columbian indigenous cultures, in a guided tour at the Gold Museum
Full description

Departing from your hotel or your preferred location, your vehicle and guide will be waiting for you to head to the city downtown, where you will visit the Gold Museum, the Monserrate hill, the Bolivar Square, the Concordia Plaza, The Chorro de Quevedo Square, The Botero Museum, and the Historic Candelaria Neighborhood, to Discover the Bogota past and present. Nestled into the Andean mountains at 3,100 M.A.S.L. (10,200 ft), the Monserrate hill will make you feel renovated by the pure air of the Mountains. Indulge yourself with a traditional appetizer at the Historic Santa Clara French Café, while being amazed by the city's panoramic view from your seat at the top of the Hill. Next, live a unique encounter between the colonial heritage, the republican and art-deco buildings, and the political history of Colombia’s contemporary times, while walking over the cobbed-stone roads of the old town. In This lovely neighborhood, you will find the Botero Museum where we will admire a collection of fine art from local and world-known artists, the historic Chorro de Quevedo Square, and The Concordia Plaza where we will taste a variety of Colombian chocolates made by a local artisan and cacao beans grower, and we will finish our visit to La Candelaria at the Bolivar Plaza, finding the Presidential Palace, The National Congress Building, The City Mayor Building and the Justice Palace. Finish the day visiting the Gold Museum. home of the goldsmith masterpieces from the pre-Columbian indigenous cultures. After visiting the museum, your driver and guide will be in charge to take you safely back to your hotel o preferred destination.

Includes
  • Private vehicle & driver
  • Local guide
  • Entrance fees
  • Traditional appetizers at the café Santa Clara
  • Snacks & bottled water
  • Tips
  • Lunch
  • Non-specified meals, drinks, services, and attractions
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You must present either proof of full vaccination, proof of a Covid-19 infection in the past 3 months, or a negative test taken no more than 24 hours before the activity starts
  • Masks are required while indoors

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What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Warm clothing
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen

Know before you go

  • You may feel dizzy during the cable car ascend due to high-altitude effects. For fast recovery, we advise you to take a short stop and drink a glass of water slowly to reduce high-altitude effects
  • The Gold Museum is closed on Mondays
  • The Botero Museum is closed on Tuesdays
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The trip and the guide was very good and very attentive.

July 1, 2022

Product ID: 411821