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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