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Bogotá: Guided La Candelaria Walking Tour

Bogotá: Guided La Candelaria Walking Tour

Walk through Bogotá’s electric downtown neighborhood of La Candelaria with a local guide. Have your camera ready for the unique mix of architectural styles and historic sites that make the district a renowned cultural melting pot. Discover how the old mixes with the new and explore the Baroque, Art Deco, and colonial houses of La Candelaria. Walk through historic alleys filled with street art before heading over to the vibrant La Concordia market to mingle with the locals.  Taste refreshing traditional fruits and see the less touristy side of the area. Follow your guide past the Gold Museum and head through to Bolivar Square to learn about Colombia’s complex and resilient history.

Free Historic Bogota's Downtown Walking Tour (La Candelaria)

Free Historic Bogota's Downtown Walking Tour (La Candelaria)

Discover the places that have shaped the history of the city, and the country! In this a walking tour in La Candelaria, you’ll visit the beautiful historic center of Bogota, where you’ll learn about the history of the city while exploring it. Get in touch with the local culture, seeing the history come to life with stories from past and present. We’ll make sure to give you all the recommendations you may need to continue exploring Bogota on your own, whether you want to see all the museums, or eat in the best restaurants. This is a fun and informative walking tour full of curious facts about history, culture, gastronomy, architecture, places to visit, art and cultural offerings. Important info: this Tour is a shared experience called "Free Walking Tour" and our job is based on tips, which means that you are the one who decides how much your Guides deserve for their work. We suggest $50,000 COP per person which we consider is a fair value for your Freelance Guide considering the cost of a regular Walking Tour. This voluntary tip that you give to your guide is their way of making a living and maintaining this exciting job.

Bogotá: Private City Tour of Monserrate, Gold, and Botero

Bogotá: Private City Tour of Monserrate, Gold, and Botero

During your trip to Bogotá take a guided walking tour and discover the beauty and history of the city with a private guide. Visit Monserrate and admire the views, pay a visit to the Gold Museum, visit the Plaza de Bolívar, and discover other must-see locations. Begin with pickup from your hotel and head to Monserrate. Ride the cable car to a height of 3100m, see the beautiful Monserrate Monastery, and take in the best panoramic views of the city. Head to the Gold Museum and discover their collection of gold pieces and their relationship with the Muisca culture that gave rise to the legend of El Dorado. Make your way to the Candelaria neighborhood and visit the Botero Museum, named in honor of the renowned Colombian painter Fernando Botero. Then discover the Plaza de Bolívar, where the Palace of Justice, the presidential palace, the mayor's office, and the Primate Cathedral are all located. Finally, walk to the Chorro de Quevedo area and learn about different traditions and the blend of old and new.

Bogotá´s Barrios: El Paraíso Favela Tour with Cable Car

Bogotá´s Barrios: El Paraíso Favela Tour with Cable Car

Go on a Small or private Group* guided walking tour through Bogotá’s El Paraíso favela district. Hop on a cable car, meet with community leaders, learn about the local life, and see technicolor graffiti-filled walls. Start your journey with either hotel pickup, or transfer from the meeting point (MUSEO DEL ORO), accompanied by your guide. Arrive at the cable car station and begin your ride up the hill to El Paraiso. Takin in the panoramic views as your soar over the city. Gaze down at the colorful houses, and get a bird's eye view of the daily life of the residents. After your ascent, head off on a walking tour with your local guide to get a feel for the neighborhood. Wander the bustling avenues, spotting street art among the neon-painted houses and narrow boulevards. Meet local community leaders in charge of local residents and learn about the positive changes that are being put into place to help revitalize this vibrant, yet underserved district. Continue to the best spot for panoramic views over the entire city, then try a traditional Colombian snack to get a feel for local culinary culture. Afterwards, head back down on the cable car, having seen a glimpse into one of Bogotá's most notorious favelas. *Private tours can be requested. *With your reservation you are supporting our community project "Biblioteca comunitaria Juan manuel ortiz" in Ciudad Bolivar District.

Bogotá: Monserrate, La Candelaria and City Walking Tour

Bogotá: Monserrate, La Candelaria and City Walking Tour

In this Bogota tour you will walk its cobblestoned streets, surrounded by colonial architecture. Listen the guide retelling the transition from indigenous to Spanish colonization at the foundational square Chorro de Quevedo and taste chicha (an ancestral corn-based fermented drink). Nearby you will also taste some Colombian flavor through fruits and natural juices. Head to Bolivar Square and learn how politics and conflict relate to each other and its current challenges with a peace agreement already signed. Also, get to see the main buildings around this square: Palace of Justice, the National Capitol and the Town Hall; as well as the Presidential Palace and the Primary Cathedral of the city. After a fulfilling city tour, finish this journey in the best way possible, by tasting a cup of Colombian coffee, at place where local and friendly baristas will teach you the basics about our treasured good. Of course, time for lunch will be given as well as recommendations from the guide. You can’t leave this Bogotá tour without visitin the main hill of the city: Monserrate. You will take the cable car up the mountain to enjoy the most amazing and breathtaking views of this city: the whole length of the valley from the best vantage point. You will also see the Basilica of Monserrate and understand why is so important this place for locals. Besides visiting La Candelaria (and/or Monserrate) in this Bogotá tour, you can jump to Botero Museum to see a high-quality selection of national and international art. Also, learn about our ancestors through their remains of metalwork made before Spaniards arrival in the Gold Museum. Two experiences that will make the walking experience a complete introduction to the city.

Free Colombian Conflict Tour: War, Drug Trafficking & Peace

Free Colombian Conflict Tour: War, Drug Trafficking & Peace

Colombia, known as one of the happiest countries on earth, is also one of the most unequal. Globally is also famous for its bad reputation for various negative situations, such as being a huge drug producer, assassinations of political leaders, and violent conflicts between different armed groups. Today this has changed, and while on this tour, you will understand the causes, the development, and the present days of the Colombian conflict. Join us for a real and interactive experience through some remarkable places and scars of the past. Learn about the development of Colombia's conflict in Bogota that changed our history, its ties to drug cartels, the violence he imposed on the country and "You know who" behind it. Travel through the history of the Colombian armed conflict! Important info: this Tour is a shared experience called "Free Walking Tour" and our job is based on tips, which means that you are the one who decides how much your Guides deserve for their work. We suggest $50,000 COP per person which we consider is a fair value for your Freelance Guide considering the cost of a regular Walking Tour. This voluntary tip that you give to your guide is their way of making a living and maintaining this exciting job.

Free Local Street Food Tour Bogota

Free Local Street Food Tour Bogota

Join a local guide and explore different shops to experience Bogota and Colombia in a delicious way on this walking tour. Discover the country's cultural mix with authentic food in non-touristy places, and choose the foods you want to try. Meet your guide, then begin your walk, stopping off to eat as you go. Get closer to Colombian culture and uncover the secrets of the country's heritage with your guide. Enjoy local hotspots for food tastings (food and drinks not included). Get to know empanadas, sweet corn with butter, hot chocolate with cheese, and more. Learn about the fascinating stories behind these meals, try all the food you want, and make friends on the way. Find veggie options available and pay only for what you eat (around 9-10 USD). Important info: this Tour is a shared experience called "Free Walking Tour" and our job is based on tips, which means that you are the one who decides how much your Guides deserve for their work. We suggest $50,000 COP per person which we consider is a fair value for your Freelance Guide considering the cost of a regular Walking Tour. This voluntary tip that you give to your guide is their way of making a living and maintaining this exciting job.

Bogota: Colombian Emerald Ring Workshop

Bogota: Colombian Emerald Ring Workshop

After meeting at the center, you will meet your guide who is a jeweler with her own collection of rings, earrings and necklaces produced by herself in a local co-workshop. By creating your own ring, you will learn how emeralds have become the most important and precious stone for Colombians, as well as about their influence in Colombian society and economy. You will work in the middle of the emerald and jewelry cluster of Bogota, one of the leading cities for this industry in South America. Your experience will begin at the La Casa de la Moneda Museum, where you will learn the importance that metals had throughout pre-Hispanic and colonial times. After you get inspired by the crown jewels, you will go to your guide's workshop where she will teach you how to create your own emerald ring. You will decide the shape, the stone, and the design of your silver ring, learning the several steps in the production of a ring at your guide's advisory. At the conclusion of your tour, you will be able to wear your own creation, an authentic emerald Colombian ring.

Bogotá: Private City Tour with Guide and Transportation

Bogotá: Private City Tour with Guide and Transportation

Spend a memorable day on a Bogotá private city tour. Visit Monserrate, Gold Museum, Plaza de Bolívar, Botero Museum, and La Candelaria as you learn more about Bogota's past and present. After you are picked up from your hotel, you can visit Monserrate, which overlooks the entire city. Nestled in the Andean Mountains range, it offers the beauty of nature, sprawling city views, and the tranquil atmosphere of the Church. After visiting the hill, walk through the cobbed-stone roads of La Candelaria to uncover the city's colonial heritage and be dazzled by the beauty of Bogota's architecture. Next, visit Bolívar Plaza to learn more about Colombia's history. Pass by the Presidential Palace, Congress Building, City Mayor Building, and Justice Palace as you learn about Colombia's often turbulent history. Finally, enjoy a guided visit to the Gold Museum, home of the most impressive pre-Colombian goldsmith masterpieces. At the end of the experience, you will be dropped off at your hotel.

Bogota: CityTour Bogota, visit to gold museum and Monserrate

Bogota: CityTour Bogota, visit to gold museum and Monserrate

Welcome to the Bogotá Cultural Adventure Tour, an exciting journey filled with discovery and excitement! Our adventure begins in the historic center of the city, where cobblestone streets and ancient buildings immerse you in Bogotá's vibrant atmosphere. First, we head to the famous Gold Museum, where you can explore an impressive collection of artifacts and relics that reveal Colombia's fascinating history. Discover the legend of El Dorado and admire works donated by the renowned artist Fernando Botero! Next, we make our way to the Botero Museum, where you'll be amazed by the iconic works of the celebrated Colombian artist Fernando Botero. His voluptuous figures and unique style capture the essence of Colombia in an incomparable way. We continue our journey to Plaza de Bolívar, Colombia's political heart, where you can delve into the country's history and culture while taking in the impressive buildings surrounding the square. But that's not all! We'll also explore the colorful local markets, where you can enjoy a burst of flavors and colors while sampling exotic fruits and admiring traditional crafts. Finally, you have the option to ascend Monserrate or Guadalupe Hill, where you can enjoy a spectacular panoramic view of the city and breathe in the fresh air while taking in the beauty of Bogotá from above! Guided by expert companions every step of the way, this cultural adventure through Bogotá will leave you with unforgettable memories. Get ready to immerse yourself in the history, culture, and magic of this incredible city!

Gold Museum, Colombia: Our most recommended tours and activities

Bogotá: Guided La Candelaria Walking Tour

Bogotá: Guided La Candelaria Walking Tour

Walk through Bogotá’s electric downtown neighborhood of La Candelaria with a local guide. Have your camera ready for the unique mix of architectural styles and historic sites that make the district a renowned cultural melting pot. Discover how the old mixes with the new and explore the Baroque, Art Deco, and colonial houses of La Candelaria. Walk through historic alleys filled with street art before heading over to the vibrant La Concordia market to mingle with the locals.  Taste refreshing traditional fruits and see the less touristy side of the area. Follow your guide past the Gold Museum and head through to Bolivar Square to learn about Colombia’s complex and resilient history.

Free Historic Bogota's Downtown Walking Tour (La Candelaria)

Free Historic Bogota's Downtown Walking Tour (La Candelaria)

Discover the places that have shaped the history of the city, and the country! In this a walking tour in La Candelaria, you’ll visit the beautiful historic center of Bogota, where you’ll learn about the history of the city while exploring it. Get in touch with the local culture, seeing the history come to life with stories from past and present. We’ll make sure to give you all the recommendations you may need to continue exploring Bogota on your own, whether you want to see all the museums, or eat in the best restaurants. This is a fun and informative walking tour full of curious facts about history, culture, gastronomy, architecture, places to visit, art and cultural offerings. Important info: this Tour is a shared experience called "Free Walking Tour" and our job is based on tips, which means that you are the one who decides how much your Guides deserve for their work. We suggest $50,000 COP per person which we consider is a fair value for your Freelance Guide considering the cost of a regular Walking Tour. This voluntary tip that you give to your guide is their way of making a living and maintaining this exciting job.

Bogotá: Private City Tour of Monserrate, Gold, and Botero

Bogotá: Private City Tour of Monserrate, Gold, and Botero

During your trip to Bogotá take a guided walking tour and discover the beauty and history of the city with a private guide. Visit Monserrate and admire the views, pay a visit to the Gold Museum, visit the Plaza de Bolívar, and discover other must-see locations. Begin with pickup from your hotel and head to Monserrate. Ride the cable car to a height of 3100m, see the beautiful Monserrate Monastery, and take in the best panoramic views of the city. Head to the Gold Museum and discover their collection of gold pieces and their relationship with the Muisca culture that gave rise to the legend of El Dorado. Make your way to the Candelaria neighborhood and visit the Botero Museum, named in honor of the renowned Colombian painter Fernando Botero. Then discover the Plaza de Bolívar, where the Palace of Justice, the presidential palace, the mayor's office, and the Primate Cathedral are all located. Finally, walk to the Chorro de Quevedo area and learn about different traditions and the blend of old and new.

Bogotá´s Barrios: El Paraíso Favela Tour with Cable Car

Bogotá´s Barrios: El Paraíso Favela Tour with Cable Car

Go on a Small or private Group* guided walking tour through Bogotá’s El Paraíso favela district. Hop on a cable car, meet with community leaders, learn about the local life, and see technicolor graffiti-filled walls. Start your journey with either hotel pickup, or transfer from the meeting point (MUSEO DEL ORO), accompanied by your guide. Arrive at the cable car station and begin your ride up the hill to El Paraiso. Takin in the panoramic views as your soar over the city. Gaze down at the colorful houses, and get a bird's eye view of the daily life of the residents. After your ascent, head off on a walking tour with your local guide to get a feel for the neighborhood. Wander the bustling avenues, spotting street art among the neon-painted houses and narrow boulevards. Meet local community leaders in charge of local residents and learn about the positive changes that are being put into place to help revitalize this vibrant, yet underserved district. Continue to the best spot for panoramic views over the entire city, then try a traditional Colombian snack to get a feel for local culinary culture. Afterwards, head back down on the cable car, having seen a glimpse into one of Bogotá's most notorious favelas. *Private tours can be requested. *With your reservation you are supporting our community project "Biblioteca comunitaria Juan manuel ortiz" in Ciudad Bolivar District.

Bogotá: Monserrate, La Candelaria and City Walking Tour

Bogotá: Monserrate, La Candelaria and City Walking Tour

In this Bogota tour you will walk its cobblestoned streets, surrounded by colonial architecture. Listen the guide retelling the transition from indigenous to Spanish colonization at the foundational square Chorro de Quevedo and taste chicha (an ancestral corn-based fermented drink). Nearby you will also taste some Colombian flavor through fruits and natural juices. Head to Bolivar Square and learn how politics and conflict relate to each other and its current challenges with a peace agreement already signed. Also, get to see the main buildings around this square: Palace of Justice, the National Capitol and the Town Hall; as well as the Presidential Palace and the Primary Cathedral of the city. After a fulfilling city tour, finish this journey in the best way possible, by tasting a cup of Colombian coffee, at place where local and friendly baristas will teach you the basics about our treasured good. Of course, time for lunch will be given as well as recommendations from the guide. You can’t leave this Bogotá tour without visitin the main hill of the city: Monserrate. You will take the cable car up the mountain to enjoy the most amazing and breathtaking views of this city: the whole length of the valley from the best vantage point. You will also see the Basilica of Monserrate and understand why is so important this place for locals. Besides visiting La Candelaria (and/or Monserrate) in this Bogotá tour, you can jump to Botero Museum to see a high-quality selection of national and international art. Also, learn about our ancestors through their remains of metalwork made before Spaniards arrival in the Gold Museum. Two experiences that will make the walking experience a complete introduction to the city.

Free Colombian Conflict Tour: War, Drug Trafficking & Peace

Free Colombian Conflict Tour: War, Drug Trafficking & Peace

Colombia, known as one of the happiest countries on earth, is also one of the most unequal. Globally is also famous for its bad reputation for various negative situations, such as being a huge drug producer, assassinations of political leaders, and violent conflicts between different armed groups. Today this has changed, and while on this tour, you will understand the causes, the development, and the present days of the Colombian conflict. Join us for a real and interactive experience through some remarkable places and scars of the past. Learn about the development of Colombia's conflict in Bogota that changed our history, its ties to drug cartels, the violence he imposed on the country and "You know who" behind it. Travel through the history of the Colombian armed conflict! Important info: this Tour is a shared experience called "Free Walking Tour" and our job is based on tips, which means that you are the one who decides how much your Guides deserve for their work. We suggest $50,000 COP per person which we consider is a fair value for your Freelance Guide considering the cost of a regular Walking Tour. This voluntary tip that you give to your guide is their way of making a living and maintaining this exciting job.

Free Local Street Food Tour Bogota

Free Local Street Food Tour Bogota

Join a local guide and explore different shops to experience Bogota and Colombia in a delicious way on this walking tour. Discover the country's cultural mix with authentic food in non-touristy places, and choose the foods you want to try. Meet your guide, then begin your walk, stopping off to eat as you go. Get closer to Colombian culture and uncover the secrets of the country's heritage with your guide. Enjoy local hotspots for food tastings (food and drinks not included). Get to know empanadas, sweet corn with butter, hot chocolate with cheese, and more. Learn about the fascinating stories behind these meals, try all the food you want, and make friends on the way. Find veggie options available and pay only for what you eat (around 9-10 USD). Important info: this Tour is a shared experience called "Free Walking Tour" and our job is based on tips, which means that you are the one who decides how much your Guides deserve for their work. We suggest $50,000 COP per person which we consider is a fair value for your Freelance Guide considering the cost of a regular Walking Tour. This voluntary tip that you give to your guide is their way of making a living and maintaining this exciting job.

Bogota: Colombian Emerald Ring Workshop

Bogota: Colombian Emerald Ring Workshop

After meeting at the center, you will meet your guide who is a jeweler with her own collection of rings, earrings and necklaces produced by herself in a local co-workshop. By creating your own ring, you will learn how emeralds have become the most important and precious stone for Colombians, as well as about their influence in Colombian society and economy. You will work in the middle of the emerald and jewelry cluster of Bogota, one of the leading cities for this industry in South America. Your experience will begin at the La Casa de la Moneda Museum, where you will learn the importance that metals had throughout pre-Hispanic and colonial times. After you get inspired by the crown jewels, you will go to your guide's workshop where she will teach you how to create your own emerald ring. You will decide the shape, the stone, and the design of your silver ring, learning the several steps in the production of a ring at your guide's advisory. At the conclusion of your tour, you will be able to wear your own creation, an authentic emerald Colombian ring.

Bogotá: Private City Tour with Guide and Transportation

Bogotá: Private City Tour with Guide and Transportation

Spend a memorable day on a Bogotá private city tour. Visit Monserrate, Gold Museum, Plaza de Bolívar, Botero Museum, and La Candelaria as you learn more about Bogota's past and present. After you are picked up from your hotel, you can visit Monserrate, which overlooks the entire city. Nestled in the Andean Mountains range, it offers the beauty of nature, sprawling city views, and the tranquil atmosphere of the Church. After visiting the hill, walk through the cobbed-stone roads of La Candelaria to uncover the city's colonial heritage and be dazzled by the beauty of Bogota's architecture. Next, visit Bolívar Plaza to learn more about Colombia's history. Pass by the Presidential Palace, Congress Building, City Mayor Building, and Justice Palace as you learn about Colombia's often turbulent history. Finally, enjoy a guided visit to the Gold Museum, home of the most impressive pre-Colombian goldsmith masterpieces. At the end of the experience, you will be dropped off at your hotel.

Bogota: CityTour Bogota, visit to gold museum and Monserrate

Bogota: CityTour Bogota, visit to gold museum and Monserrate

Welcome to the Bogotá Cultural Adventure Tour, an exciting journey filled with discovery and excitement! Our adventure begins in the historic center of the city, where cobblestone streets and ancient buildings immerse you in Bogotá's vibrant atmosphere. First, we head to the famous Gold Museum, where you can explore an impressive collection of artifacts and relics that reveal Colombia's fascinating history. Discover the legend of El Dorado and admire works donated by the renowned artist Fernando Botero! Next, we make our way to the Botero Museum, where you'll be amazed by the iconic works of the celebrated Colombian artist Fernando Botero. His voluptuous figures and unique style capture the essence of Colombia in an incomparable way. We continue our journey to Plaza de Bolívar, Colombia's political heart, where you can delve into the country's history and culture while taking in the impressive buildings surrounding the square. But that's not all! We'll also explore the colorful local markets, where you can enjoy a burst of flavors and colors while sampling exotic fruits and admiring traditional crafts. Finally, you have the option to ascend Monserrate or Guadalupe Hill, where you can enjoy a spectacular panoramic view of the city and breathe in the fresh air while taking in the beauty of Bogotá from above! Guided by expert companions every step of the way, this cultural adventure through Bogotá will leave you with unforgettable memories. Get ready to immerse yourself in the history, culture, and magic of this incredible city!

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4.8
(18 reviews)

I was born and raised in Bogota and can attest that all the information provided by the guide in such an engaging way was 100% My guide was Luz and she was incredible! Very knowledgeable and extremely engaging. I also was a tour guide at some point in my life, so I know what it takes to give a good tour. Luz was great! The tour was very complete, informative, interesting and fun! I recommend 100% Beyond Bogota for a good tour of La Candelaria and other places in Colombia

Excellent service, Miguel the precise and punctual driver. David the guide was phenomenal, exhaustive in his explanations of all the splendid attractions visited in the fantastic city of Bogotá. Both Miguel and David are extremely professional as well as friendly and helpful. I recommend Nomadas Colombia 100%! Tommy

The disposition of my guide, Laura, was super attentive and patient in explaining and answering every question we had, both about the history of Bogotá and the present. The transportation was super attentive and on time, in excellent condition.

I like the passion Eric the guide will tell us the stories..

I felt very safe and the guide responded to all my requests.