Zipaquirá
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  • From Bogotá: Jaime Duque Park and Salt Cathedral with Lunch

    1. From Bogotá: Jaime Duque Park and Salt Cathedral with Lunch

    Spend a full day exploring the outskirts of Bogotá with an all-inclusive tour of Jaime Duque Park and guided tour of the famous Salt Cathedral in Zipaquirá.   Get picked you up from your hotel or other accommodation in Bogotá and drive to Jaime Duque Park, located about 35 minutes outside the city in the Tocancipá municipality. The amusement park offers an array of family-friendly attractions. Enjoy a guided and all-inclusive tour with historical, architectural, technological, and environmental scenarios. Check out a replica of the Taj Mahal, a medieval castle, and the Museum of Mankind, among other attractions. Following the theme park, continue on to Zipaquirá and enjoy a typical Colombian lunch at one of the best restaurants in town. Choose between different meat dishes traditionally prepared over a fire or a vegetarian meal. Afterward, take a tour of the subterranean Salt Cathedra...

  • Bogotá: Zipaquirá Salt Cathedral

    2. Bogotá: Zipaquirá Salt Cathedral

    A staff member from the company will meet you at the hotel at your choice of either in the morning or the afternoon. From here you will be taken on a tour through La Sabana de Bogota to the town of Zipaquira, whose name means "City of our Father" in the language of the Chibcha. Back in pre-Columbian times, salt around the area was the most important commodity and the "salt cakes" were the only currency for trading. Throughout time, technology improved and the "Muiscas" began to extract larger amounts of salt. As a result, an underground salt deposit was formed and it is where the Salt Cathedral was built, 180 meters below the surface. Inside you will discover a chapel titled “capilla de los mineros”, which was built as a tribute to the Virgin “Our Lady of the Rosary of Guasá”. At the conclusion of your tour, you will return safely back to Bogotá.

  • From Bogotá: Salt Cathedral and Lake Guatavita Day Tour

    3. From Bogotá: Salt Cathedral and Lake Guatavita Day Tour

    Learn about Colombia's salt trade dating back to the pre-Hispanic period. Take a tour of some villages outside of Bogotá, and explore the subterranean Salt Cathedral. Try a traditional Colombian lunch followed by a visit to Lake Guatavita, a sacred place for the native Muisca people.   A staff member will pick you up at your hotel in Bogotá. Your tour begins by traveling in an air-conditioned van or bus through some of the villages from the pre-Hispanic period. Learn the history of the exploitation and trade of salt and gold manufacturing in the area.   Travel north along the Bogotá savanna to the city of Zipaquirá. There you will visit the renowned Salt Cathedral, a Roman Catholic church built in the ancient hollows of a salt mine, 180 meters below ground. Marvel at the cathedral’s architecture built within the mine’s remaining caverns and tunnels.     After touring the cathedral, en...

    Amazing learning and fun experience. Our guide was lovely and very keen in explaining everything and more! Totally recomend this tour

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Amazing learning and fun experience. Our guide was lovely and very keen in explaining everything and more! Totally recomend this tour

The pick up service was very good and kept the time well. The English guide was also amazing and friendly.

Excellent tour, the guide Esperanza very good person and with a lot of knowledge. 100% recommended