Step inside one of Colombia’s most unique architectural works on this half-day tour to Zipaquirá from Bogota. Venture underground to discover the vast salt mines of Zipaquirá, learn about the city’s long salt mining history and see how the salt is collected. Finally, admire the grand Salt Cathedral of Zipaquirá, a church entirely made out of salt. Enjoy a personalized experience with a maximum of 10 travelers.
This is undoubtedly one of the best combinations of tourist attractions near Bogotá; the day begins with a visit to the Guatavita Lake, famous for being the place where the Muiscas performed the ritual that gave rise to the legend of El Dorado; this place possesses an overwhelming beauty that can only be understood when visiting it. Then, cross the savannah to reach the municipality of Zipaquirá; you will know the First Wonder of Colombia, the Salt Cathedral, one of those places that you will not want to miss when coming to Colombia.
During your trip to Bogotá, Colombia visit with our ALL INCLUSIVE tour the first wonder of Colombia, the Salt Cathedral of Zipaquirá.The tour starts from a place of lodging in Bogotá and you will be transferred to Zipaquirá, a town declared a historical and cultural heritage of Colombia for its colonial architecture and a place full of the history of our indigenous ancestors, where the Salt Cathedral is located.Upon entering you will live a unique experience, descending 180 meters underground through the tunnels with different stops that represent the Stations of the Cross, you will reach the only underground temple in the world and the second most impressive place on the planet.At the end of the tour of the Cathedral of Sal, optionally you can enjoy the colonial beauty of Zipaquirá, making a short tour of its historic center and before returning to Bogota, you will be delighted with a typical Colombian lunch.
Enjoy 2 wonders underground; the first, a mystical and amazing place, the Mina de Sal de Nemocón and the only underground cathedral in the world, the first wonder of Colombia, the Salt Cathedral of Zipaquirá.Starting from your place of lodging you will be transferred to Nemocón where 80 meters underground you will find the second largest salt mine in Colombia with more than 500 years of history to know the process of salt production used since pre-Hispanic times and enjoy 1,600 meters amazing tunnels and cameras, with spectacular attractions such as the salt waterfall, the well of desires and the brine mirrors, among others.Then you will be transferred to Zipaquirá, a municipality declared a historical and cultural heritage where you will enjoy a typical lunch of the region and descend 180 meters underground through tunnels with stops representing the Stations of the Cross, you will reach the second most impressive place on the planet, the Salt Cathedral
If you’ve seen one cathedral, you’ve seen them all, right? Not so when it comes to the Salt Cathedral Zipaquirá located just outside Bogota. Check out this underground marvel, and explore a few of Bogota's other must-see locations including Monserrate Hill for sweeping views of the city below and the neighbourhood of La Candelaria, the city’s historical/cultural heart to admire its colonial architecture.
With the help of an expert guide, we enjoy a splendid day, we will visit the Cathedral of Salt of Zipaquirá, one of the wonders of Colombia, we will visit each one of its ships, altars; It consists of three naves: the central and two lateral. In front of the central nave is the monumental cross, which can be seen before reaching the site. Attached to the cross, on the far left, is the sacristy. On the floor of this ship there is a circle of 78 meters that represents the world; in one of the ends of this circle appears the Nativity, and in the other La Piedad.
The salt cathedral tour is a unique and special experience itself. We include a transport, basic services (ticket and insurance) and a route with high quality standards that will allow you to relax and enjoy the attraction. We have preferential lines, we have experience for more than 5 years with people getting to this great attraction and everybody knows our job.
During this day trip you can visit the amazing and gorgeous Salt Cathedral and also you have a chance to hike around the Legendary Lake Guatavita (El Dorado Legend comes from here!). If you are in Bogotá, it is absolutely worth to visit the countryside!
If you like to travel further than old town (candelaria), you should take our Panoramic City Tour. It is an excellent option, a seesight going to different areas in the city, like Usaquén, parque de la 93, Zona Rosa, Downtown, oldtown (candelaria). We use special cars with comfortable seats, designed routes and special service. You may take some pictures on the way and we stop in two areas for a short walking around. During the tour we talk about the city, Colombia, economical and politicas issues and some questions you may have. Totally recommended.
Experience two diverse Colombian attractions in just one day trip on this tour from Bogotá. First explore the architectural wonders of the Salt Cathedral of Zipaquira, an underground Catholic church built in the tunnels of a salt mine. Afterward, head for the colorful restaurant Andres Carne de Res to savor hearty Colombian cuisine and take to the dancefloor to feel the rhythms of the music. Includes hotel pickup and drop-off.
Explore the Zipaquirá Salt Cathedral, one of Colombia’s most unexpected architectural wonders, during this guided tour. Head underground to the town's salt mine where you’ll discover this unique monument to human ingenuity. Back above ground, enjoy an included Colombian lunch and a tour of Zipaquirá’s colonial center.
Explore Guatavita Lake and the Salt Cathedral, two of the area's top attractions, in a single tour from Bogota. You'll travel with a guide dedicated to your private party only, which means you'll enjoy plenty of personalized attention and a flexible itinerary. Take in the scenery of Guatavita Lake on a sightseeing tour, then explore the Salt Cathedral with a provided audio guide. Round-trip private transportation makes for a convenient door-to-door experience.
it is a personalized tour, our travelers have the possibility to choose how many stops they prefer to admire the landscapes and take photos.We picking up the travelers in their place of stay in comfortable premium category vehicles, and we will begin our journey through one of the most iconic roads in the city.
“Discover the cultural and natural wealth that offers the surroundings of the capital”It is an excellent combination when you want to have the spiritual experience from different worlds: in the morning, you will have a visit to the Guatavita lagoon , source of inspiration for the Legend of El Dorado and the movie with the same name. The beauty of this place will overwhelm you and confirm you minute by minute that you made the best choice. You will cross the Savannah and arrive in the afternoon at the Salt Cathedral of Zipaquirá, the First Wonder of Colombia with an imposing architecture. In a single day you will enjoy the indigenous spiritual cosmogony, Christian spirituality, the beauty of nature and the grandeur of architecture. Is not it a perfect plan?For Basic version you ought go to meeting points, 1 Candelaria – 8 am or 2 Parque de la 93 – 9 am
The magnificent Salt Cathedral is completely carved in the old galleries of the Zipaquira Salt Mine. It is unique in its kind and it is presented to its visitors with an unparalleled majesty.In this tour you will learn about the history, the engineering, and development of different industries around Salt, in addition to the Christian Devotion of the Miners for the saints who took care of their lives.Enjoy your visit to the Salt Cathedral with this Private Transfer that includes round trip transportation from your Hotel or Airbnb in a comfortable and safe vehicle.With this simple and flexible service, you can arrange directly your tickets and the audio guide!
Actors perform directly to your headset together with 3D sound effects. In part two of “el Dorado Expedition”, Spanish conquistador Gonzalo Jimenez de Quesada leads you to the “Balsa de Guatavita” and Muisca treasures. The expedition reveals the myth and legendary story of a lost city with precious stones that were in the minds and dreams of conquistadors in 1500s.
Actors perform directly to your headsets. Immerse in a different dimension, where the unknown reveals itself in the vibrant streets of La Candelaria . Dare to take steps into the paranormal vibes and learn some of the popular legends of the colonial houses downtown Bogotá. This fictional soundwalk is recommended in late afternoon and evenings. Please take care of your belongings while walking.
We optimize our tour to offer our tourists a luxury service in which we will not have time restrictions, we have small and private groups and we visit 3 destinations that require long journeys and are frequently offered separately. This makes the relationship between price and quality, optimal for our customers.We have luxury vehicles, equipped with all the comfort to make very comfortable and pleasant tours for our tourists.
✓ Enjoy a hassle-free visit to the Salt Cathedral—a globally-recognized attraction and the First Wonder in Colombia, known as the Jewel of Modern Architecture. Delight in its enthralling architecture and history as you hear the audio guide providing in-depth commentary on the place. Gaze at the outstanding carving of the marble sculptures and enjoy some of the attractions within the Cathedral.
Take a journey through the culture and history of Bogotá from colonial times to the present. We begin in the bohemian barrio of La Macarena. From there we’ll make our way down from the mountains and through the beautiful parks and urban landmarks of the city both colonial and modern. You will be captivated by the rhythm of the city, the history and the nature of this special land that is very near to the stars. Come and enjoy the city through a local’s eyes and leave with a part of Bogotá in your heart.The tour is ready whenever you are and the audio plays automatically at exactly the right time and place using your smartphone's GPS and the VoiceMap mobile app, which also works offline.
This tour goes from the Plaza de Bolívar to the Museo de Oro and passes by some of the most important places in Bogotá. You’ll visit the Palacio de Nariño which is the president’s house and you’ll get to see the first observatory built on the American continent. Wander churches and see their collections of religious art, check out the international art collection at the Museo Botero and see exhibits at the Casa de la Moneda - Bogota’s currency museum. See where the legendary Simón Bolívar escaped death and have a coffee at the Gabriel Garcia Márquez centre. Learn about “El Bogotazo”, a people’s revolt caused by the assassination of Jorge Eliecer Gaitán. Finish at the Gold Museum where you’ll learn about “El Dorado” and see the art of indigenous tribes that lived in Colombia before the Conquistas. The tour is ready whenever you are. It plays audio automatically at exactly the right time and place using your smartphone's GPS and the VoiceMap mobile app, which also works offline.