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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: 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 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.

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.

Bogotá: Grand City Tour with Monserrate, Usaquén and Lunch

Bogotá: Grand City Tour with Monserrate, Usaquén and Lunch

Embark on a comprehensive tour of Bogotá with a visit to the Monserrate Sanctuary on the imposing eastern hills of the city at an altitude of 3,150 meters above sea level. Ascend to the top of the mountain by cable car to reach the city's most notorious site of pilgrimage and to get the best panoramic views. Next, you will go to the historic neighborhood of La Candelaria and wander the picturesque cobbled streets that hold more than 400 years of history. Experience the student atmosphere within the campus of Universidad de los Andes, and then go downstream, following the Eje Ambiental to see how the city developed from the river that gave it life. Marvel at one of the most famous urban projects in Latin America, carried out by the architect Rogelio Salmona. Follow the San Francisco River to Jimenez Avenue to see an impressive collection of indigenous gold artifacts at the Gold Museum. Get the chance to shop at the handicrafts market at Parque Santander, and then enter the historic neighborhood of La Candelaria. Wander the cobblestone streets to the Botero Museum, where works by the eccentric Colombian artist, Fernando Botero are displayed. Stop at Chorro de Quevedo to appreciate the contrasts of the historical center, and then break for lunch at an authentic local restaurant. Continue to Plaza de Bolívar to explore the historical epicenter of Bogotá and see the administrative and government buildings. Look inside the Primatial Cathedral, and then drive towards the north of the city for a panoramic sight of the International Centre, La Macarena neighborhood and National Park. End in the cozy neighborhood of Usaquén, known for its narrow streets and weekend flea market.

Layover City Tour or Conexion in Bogota

Layover City Tour or Conexion in Bogota

With this private vehicle you will be picked up at the airport El Dorado of Bogota located in the   city at the hour you indicate to your guides, and then drive to the historical center. Enjoy a walking- tour through "La Candelaria" and visit the Simon Bolivar Square, the presidential House, the Museum of Fernando Botero or the Gold Museum and  discover the oldest square in Bogota "El Chorre de Quevedo".  Ascend 3100 meters and take some panoramic pictures of Bogotá from the top of the Monserrate. Take advantage of your stopover and get a first impression of Bogotá. Enjoy a flexible tour custom-tailorad on your time and interests between 4 and 6 hours. For you connecting flight we will bring you back to the airport on time.

Bogotá: City Centre & Old Town La Candelaria Selfguided Walk

Bogotá: City Centre & Old Town La Candelaria Selfguided Walk

Get to know Bogotá in a relaxed way. Start the self-guided tour whenever you like and spend a varied and enjoyable time in this exciting and fascinating city. The tour takes you to some of the city's most important sights, including the Gold Museum, the imposing Bogotá Cathedral, the Palace of Justice and the Capitol. You will also experience the lively atmosphere of the old town "La Candelaria", with its narrow cobbled streets, colourful colonial houses and fascinating mix of art, culture and history, enriched by street artists, cosy cafés, art galleries and souvenir shops. Get to know the best local delicacies from street vendors and get insider tips for traditional restaurants and markets. At the tour stops, there are entertaining tasks to solve and fun questions to answer. Who knows, for example, what ... but no, we won't tell you yet! Plan a leisurely 3.5 hours for this 3.5 km walk so that you can take your time to look at everything and have time for small breaks here and there. The tour ends 500 metres from the starting point. The tour is a great way to get outside and discover new things with family, friends or on your own. It's like being shown Bogotá by a good friend who knows the city like the back of his hand and has many exciting stories and anecdotes to tell. You can start the tour at any time and as often as you like in the browser of a smartphone. On site or even from the comfort of your sofa. Enjoy your time in Bogotá! *** Good to know *** You will receive the link to start the tour in an email directly after booking.

Private Tour of Monserrate + Candelaria + one museum

Private Tour of Monserrate + Candelaria + one museum

Explore one of Colombia's most famous pilgrimage sites and visit the pilgrimage church on the 10,407 foot-high Monserrate. Learn about this important pilgrimage destination to a unique panoramic view of the entire city of Bogotá. Enjoy an excursion into the breathtaking mountainous landscape. During the tour, experience a bit of the Colombian lifestyle and try the local Canelazo drink with its unique, sweet taste. It's for you to decide how you'd like to climb the Monserrate: take advantage of the cable car, funicular or take the hiking trail. Either one offers you a wonderful view. On the way back, the Candelaria district awaits you with its historic buildings and interesting history. Take a look at the National Congress, the cathedral, the Palace of Justice, the town hall and the House of the 20th of July. Afterwards, try a typical Colombian dish and enjoy an individual cultural program in the afternoon. You have the option of visiting the Gold Museum, the Botero Museum, the Quintade Bolivar Museum, the National Museum or the Military Museum.

Bogota: Private Full-Day City Tour

Bogota: Private Full-Day City Tour

Get picked up by your bilingual guide in a private vehicle at the location of your choice in Bogota. Go on a personalized, eight-hour journey that takes you to Bogota's most iconic sights and important attractions. Head first to Monserrate, the 3,152 meter hill capped by a sanctuary that dominates the Bogota skyline. Take in incredible views of the city from above before heading down to historic Candelaria neighborhood. Wander around the area's colorful cobblestone streets and snap some photos as your guide narrates the history of the neighborhood. Choose to stop at the nearby Botero museum and check out the characteristic sculptures of one of Colombia's most famous artists.  Grab something to eat before touring around the Plaza de Bolivar, the city's main historic square. Then visit the world-renowned Gold Museum which houses a stunning array of pre-Colombian artifacts and artworks. Afterwards, enjoy free time to shop for souvenirs at the biggest artisan markets in town just down the street. Finally, explore the vibrant area around Usaquen Park and learn how the city has planned for the past, present, and future. Get dropped off wherever is most convenient for you following the tour.

Museo Botero: Our most recommended tours and activities

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: 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 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.

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.

Bogotá: Grand City Tour with Monserrate, Usaquén and Lunch

Bogotá: Grand City Tour with Monserrate, Usaquén and Lunch

Embark on a comprehensive tour of Bogotá with a visit to the Monserrate Sanctuary on the imposing eastern hills of the city at an altitude of 3,150 meters above sea level. Ascend to the top of the mountain by cable car to reach the city's most notorious site of pilgrimage and to get the best panoramic views. Next, you will go to the historic neighborhood of La Candelaria and wander the picturesque cobbled streets that hold more than 400 years of history. Experience the student atmosphere within the campus of Universidad de los Andes, and then go downstream, following the Eje Ambiental to see how the city developed from the river that gave it life. Marvel at one of the most famous urban projects in Latin America, carried out by the architect Rogelio Salmona. Follow the San Francisco River to Jimenez Avenue to see an impressive collection of indigenous gold artifacts at the Gold Museum. Get the chance to shop at the handicrafts market at Parque Santander, and then enter the historic neighborhood of La Candelaria. Wander the cobblestone streets to the Botero Museum, where works by the eccentric Colombian artist, Fernando Botero are displayed. Stop at Chorro de Quevedo to appreciate the contrasts of the historical center, and then break for lunch at an authentic local restaurant. Continue to Plaza de Bolívar to explore the historical epicenter of Bogotá and see the administrative and government buildings. Look inside the Primatial Cathedral, and then drive towards the north of the city for a panoramic sight of the International Centre, La Macarena neighborhood and National Park. End in the cozy neighborhood of Usaquén, known for its narrow streets and weekend flea market.

Layover City Tour or Conexion in Bogota

Layover City Tour or Conexion in Bogota

With this private vehicle you will be picked up at the airport El Dorado of Bogota located in the   city at the hour you indicate to your guides, and then drive to the historical center. Enjoy a walking- tour through "La Candelaria" and visit the Simon Bolivar Square, the presidential House, the Museum of Fernando Botero or the Gold Museum and  discover the oldest square in Bogota "El Chorre de Quevedo".  Ascend 3100 meters and take some panoramic pictures of Bogotá from the top of the Monserrate. Take advantage of your stopover and get a first impression of Bogotá. Enjoy a flexible tour custom-tailorad on your time and interests between 4 and 6 hours. For you connecting flight we will bring you back to the airport on time.

Bogotá: City Centre & Old Town La Candelaria Selfguided Walk

Bogotá: City Centre & Old Town La Candelaria Selfguided Walk

Get to know Bogotá in a relaxed way. Start the self-guided tour whenever you like and spend a varied and enjoyable time in this exciting and fascinating city. The tour takes you to some of the city's most important sights, including the Gold Museum, the imposing Bogotá Cathedral, the Palace of Justice and the Capitol. You will also experience the lively atmosphere of the old town "La Candelaria", with its narrow cobbled streets, colourful colonial houses and fascinating mix of art, culture and history, enriched by street artists, cosy cafés, art galleries and souvenir shops. Get to know the best local delicacies from street vendors and get insider tips for traditional restaurants and markets. At the tour stops, there are entertaining tasks to solve and fun questions to answer. Who knows, for example, what ... but no, we won't tell you yet! Plan a leisurely 3.5 hours for this 3.5 km walk so that you can take your time to look at everything and have time for small breaks here and there. The tour ends 500 metres from the starting point. The tour is a great way to get outside and discover new things with family, friends or on your own. It's like being shown Bogotá by a good friend who knows the city like the back of his hand and has many exciting stories and anecdotes to tell. You can start the tour at any time and as often as you like in the browser of a smartphone. On site or even from the comfort of your sofa. Enjoy your time in Bogotá! *** Good to know *** You will receive the link to start the tour in an email directly after booking.

Private Tour of Monserrate + Candelaria + one museum

Private Tour of Monserrate + Candelaria + one museum

Explore one of Colombia's most famous pilgrimage sites and visit the pilgrimage church on the 10,407 foot-high Monserrate. Learn about this important pilgrimage destination to a unique panoramic view of the entire city of Bogotá. Enjoy an excursion into the breathtaking mountainous landscape. During the tour, experience a bit of the Colombian lifestyle and try the local Canelazo drink with its unique, sweet taste. It's for you to decide how you'd like to climb the Monserrate: take advantage of the cable car, funicular or take the hiking trail. Either one offers you a wonderful view. On the way back, the Candelaria district awaits you with its historic buildings and interesting history. Take a look at the National Congress, the cathedral, the Palace of Justice, the town hall and the House of the 20th of July. Afterwards, try a typical Colombian dish and enjoy an individual cultural program in the afternoon. You have the option of visiting the Gold Museum, the Botero Museum, the Quintade Bolivar Museum, the National Museum or the Military Museum.

Bogota: Private Full-Day City Tour

Bogota: Private Full-Day City Tour

Get picked up by your bilingual guide in a private vehicle at the location of your choice in Bogota. Go on a personalized, eight-hour journey that takes you to Bogota's most iconic sights and important attractions. Head first to Monserrate, the 3,152 meter hill capped by a sanctuary that dominates the Bogota skyline. Take in incredible views of the city from above before heading down to historic Candelaria neighborhood. Wander around the area's colorful cobblestone streets and snap some photos as your guide narrates the history of the neighborhood. Choose to stop at the nearby Botero museum and check out the characteristic sculptures of one of Colombia's most famous artists.  Grab something to eat before touring around the Plaza de Bolivar, the city's main historic square. Then visit the world-renowned Gold Museum which houses a stunning array of pre-Colombian artifacts and artworks. Afterwards, enjoy free time to shop for souvenirs at the biggest artisan markets in town just down the street. Finally, explore the vibrant area around Usaquen Park and learn how the city has planned for the past, present, and future. Get dropped off wherever is most convenient for you following the tour.

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4.8
(43 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.