• Jacqlyne Mba-Jonas

Bogota Itinerary - Tours and Activities

Updated: May 18

The capital city of Colombia, the sprawling city of Bogota is filled with colonial-era landmarks and historic Museums. It is a city filled with music, dance, food and arts. It is also known as one of the best places in the world to drink coffee. Below is a list of things you can do while there.


Part of the job of a travel agent is to save clients time and money. I looked through hundreds of tours and picked out the best tours to book in various categories that are both the best in quality and price.


Unless otherwise noted, prices listed for each activity are for a single adult and are subject to change. Rates are typically discounted for larger groups and children, so use the links provided to see the exact cost for your specific scenario and book what is of interest to you.

Experience Bogota

We will explore the historical center of Bogota and discuss its social and political history as a capital city. We will learn about Bogotazo and the pre-Colombian ancient cultures, as well as gastronomy and nature unique to Colombia. We will try dishes from many regions of the country. This tour gives you an opportunity to interact with locals and culture through food, history and museums, as well as support local and family-owned businesses. Guests will have the choice between visiting the Gold Museum or the Botero Museum.


Duration

7 hours

Availability

Everyday at 9am

Price

$57 per person

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Bogota's National Museum Guided Tour

Seeing the best of the Colombian National Museum’s 20,000-strong collection of objects can be an impossible task when exploring the museum independently. Enhance your experience of Colombia’s heritage on a private 3-hour guided tour of the museum, which is split into art, history, archeology, and ethnography sections. Alongside your guide, you’ll discover the legends behind religious icons, antique furniture, oil paintings, and pre-Colombian relics. Hotel pickup is included.


Duration

3 hours

Availability

Tuesday - Sunday at 10am

Price

$45 per person

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Salt Cathedral

Take the day to explore the Zipaquira Salt Cathedral, voted Colombia's number 1 attraction. Enjoy round-trip transportation in a luxury coach. Explore the Roman Catholic church built within the tunnels of a mine.


Duration

6 - 9 hours

Availability

Everyday at 8am

Price

$53 per person

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Guatavita Lake - the Legend of “El Dorado”

Escape the bustle of Bogotá and explore the legendary and sacred lagoon of the chieftain of Guatavita. You will be picked you up from your hotel or place of accommodation early and will begin your journey towards the town of Guatavita.


Duration

7 - 9 hours

Availability

Saturdays at 8am

Price

$68 per person

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La Calera Extrema: Nature Tourism

Your tour guides will teach you about Colombia both from an environmental, cultural, gastronomic point of view and clearly amidst adventure activities suitable for all ages. La Calera offers the perfect combination between contact with nature and extreme activities for any age. Roundtrip pickup is included.


Duration

6 hours

Availability

Everyday at 6am

Price

$110 per person

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Full-Day Eco Extreme Tour

This super combo allows you to put together the most fascinating outdoors activities all in the same area: ecowalk, zip line, canyoning, and water rafting. Can`t get any better than that. Your bilingual private guide will collect you at your suggested location for pick up and then drive away from the city for a little more than 2 hours to arrive at the cozy Tobia village for a fantastic day outdoors. There is a couple hours ecowalk contemplating stupendous sceneries, then do one the highest zip line in Colombia. In the afternoon hours, tour turns wet by doing the canyoning and water rafting, so please bring extra clothes.


Duration

12 hours

Availability

Everyday at 9am

Price

$145 per person

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Paragliding

Experience the thrill of a tandem paragliding flight and the unique opportunity of seeing rural Colombian landscapes from the skies. Flying with an expert pilot, you’ll navigate gently through the wind currents on this once-in-a-lifetime activity. Roundtrip transfer is included.


Duration

4 hours

Availability

Everyday at 9am

Price

$180 per person




Horseback Riding from Guadalupe to Monserrate

When visiting Bogotá, if you don't get out to explore the surrounding countryside you're missing half the story and most of the views. Explore two prominent hills during this full-day tour partly done by horseback. Begin in Guadalupe to learn of Colombia's colonial past, then hop on your trusty steed and ride through the forest to Monserrate where a traditional lunch awaits. Return to the city via cable car.


Duration

6 hours

Availability

Everyday at the top of the hour from 7am - 3pm

Price

$142 per person


Pub Crawl in Bogotá

Capture the Latino spirit of Bogotá’s nightlife on an evening pub crawl of the Colombian capital. With a guide, visit Bogotá’s best pubs and enjoy a refreshing pint of beer in each one. Chat with locals, get local insight from your guide, and soak up the lively ambience of the bars before heading to a popular nightclub to dance the night away.


Duration

3 hours

Availability

Thursday - Sunday at 9pm

Price

$49 per person

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Create Your Own Colombian Emerald Ring

Colombian emeralds are some of the most famous in the world and have become a precious stone for the country. Create your own emerald ring in the heart of the jewelry district of Bogotá during this hands-on experience. Alongside an experienced designer, choose the shape, stone, and metal that you'd like for your piece of jewelry. Then, show off your new ring to your friends and family.


Duration

3 hours

Availability

Monday - Friday, start time between 2pm - 6pm

Price

$100 per person


Live Football Experience

Experience a local Bogotá derby as two teams go head-to-head during this live football experience. Together with a local football fanatic, go through the traditional pre-game traditions, including drinking beer and eating snacks before watching the match live.


Duration

6 hours

Availability

Sunday, Wednesday and Thursday at 5pm

Price

$43 per person


Bogota Food Discovery Tour

Discover restaurants that you can only find in the capital of Colombia. Explore the city on a 3-hour walking tour and taste traditional and regional delicacies. Connect to Colombian culture by discovering Bogota's culinary traditions.


Duration

3 hours

Availability

Everyday at 1:30pm

Price

$23 per person

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Craft Beer Tour with Tasting

Immerse yourself in the flavors of Colombia as you travel around some of Bogotá’s best craft beer locations. Taste a variety of local craft beers, play drinking games with the group, learn about the history of beer in Bogotá, and meet the locals.


Duration

3 hours

Availability

Monday - Saturday at 4pm

Price

$33 per person

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