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    Stop At: Laguna de Guatavita, Km 15, Via Guatavita-Sesquile, Tierra Negra Colombia

    The tour starts with a hotel pick-up by your guide and driver. You will head towards the northeast of the capital, driving up the Andean range for about 1 hour until reaching Guatavita village. After walking the cobblestone streets of the “white-house village,”, you will be driven up to the highest point in which the sacred lake lies hidden amongst mountains and mist. Inside this natural reservoir with lush and humid forest vegetation, you can feel the mystical energy that made this lagoon a sacred place for the Muiscas. Learn about the connection with nature these ancient people had and the way gold was used as a symbol. At the same time, get to know how this particular ritual awoke the interest of Spanish treasure hunters and other unfortunate adventurers.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Gold Museum (Museo del Oro), Carrera 6 No.15-88, Bogota 110321 Colombia

    You will come back to Bogotá via La Calera, a small village by the side of the road famous for their heavenly arepas (flatbread) stuffed with farmer’s cheese. After a quick stop for a snack, the trip continues straight to La Candelaria. Here you will go for lunch at a local restaurant (own expense). After lunch, you will walk the narrow streets of La Candelaria, to get to the last stop: the Gold Museum.

    At the Museum you will have the chance to complement the information and the experience of the sacred lake

    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Stop At: Barrio La Candelaria, Calle 10 # 0 15 Bogota, Colombia Llegando por avenida circunvalar preferiblemente., Bogota 111711 Colombia

    On your guided tour, you will see the most iconic pieces that archeologists have found at the lake and its surroundings, and other areas of the country. As you leave, you'll have the chance to shop at the handicrafts market at Parque Santander.

    Duration: 1 hour
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    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Pick up service from Bogotá Hotels /Accommodations. Please enter your pick up details.

    * Note: pick-up from other towns have an additional cost (including but not limited to Chía, Cota, Funza, Mosquera, La Calera). Please contact us to arrange it.
    Departure Time
    8:30 AM
    Duration
    7h
    Inclusions
    • Professional guide
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Entry tickets to attractions mentioned
    • Entry/Admission - Laguna de Guatavita
    • Entry/Admission - Gold Museum (Museo del Oro)
    Exclusions
    • Gratuities
    • Lunch
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • A medium-high amount of walking is involved
    • Bring hiking shoes and a rain coat
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    • Duration: 7h
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    • Languages Offered: English, German, Portuguese, Spanish
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