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Shared Walking Tour in La Candelaria Bogotá provided by Gran Colombia Tours

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Shared Walking Tour in La Candelaria Bogotá

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
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A note from Shared Walking Tour in La Candelaria Bogotá
At Gran Colombia Tours we ensure your well-being and safety. Our team of tour guides, drivers, and collaborators are prepared to assist you by complying with all biosecurity protocols. We protect ourselves from COVID-19 with all the measures to welcome you back.
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Updated 17/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Get a more intimate glimpse into the historic neighborhood of La Candelaria on a walking tour that offers a great introduction for travelers visiting Bogota for the first time. As well as offering the inside scoop on Bogota’s rich culture and history, this tour includes tastings of coffee, chicha, and fresh fruits.
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Plazoleta Chorro de Quevedo
    Cl. 12b #22 2-98, Bogotá, Colombia
    Find us next to the fountain at Chorro de Quevedo Square. Just look for the yellow umbrella!
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  • 1
    Plaza Del Chorro Del Quevedo
    Stop: 10 minutes
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  • 2
    Barrio La Candelaria
    Stop: 2 hours
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  • 3
    Plazoleta del Rosario
    Stop: 10 minutes
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  • 4
    Plaza de Bolivar
    Stop: 15 minutes
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  • 5
    Teatro Colon Bogota
    Stop: 10 minutes - Admission excluded
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    Pass by
    Museo Botero del Banco de la Republica
    Gold Museum (Museo del Oro)
  • 6
    Plaza de Santander
    Stop: 10 minutes
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    Pass by
    Museo Internacional De La Esmeralda
    Casa de Moneda - Coleccion Numismatica del Banco de la Republica
  • You'll end at
    Plazoleta Chorro de Quevedo
    Cl. 12b #22 2-98, Bogotá, Colombia
    Find us next to the fountain at Chorro de Quevedo Square. Just look for the yellow umbrella!
    See address & details
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Highlights
  • Explore La Candelaria without worrying about getting lost
  • See details that you may otherwise have missed if traveling by traditional tour vehicle
  • Discover street art that's difficult to find on your own
  • Enjoy tastings of traditional Colombian snacks and drinks
Important Information
Departure Point
Plazoleta Chorro de Quevedo, Cl. 12b #22 2-98, Bogotá, Colombia
Duration
3h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Gran Colombia Tours Guide
  • Chicha tasting
  • Fruit and juice tasting
  • Coffee tasting
  • All-risk insurance
Exclusions
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Extra purchases
  • Entry/Admission - Teatro Colon Bogota
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately, we will provide an umbrella in case it rains.
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Donya Rq wrote a review Dec 2020
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Exceeded my expectations. It was 3 hours of fun facts, local and national educational info, coffee (Gio's speciality jajaja) & fruit worship (because Colombia is a HAVEN due to such fertile land), extensive descriptions in English (Español is also available and a few other
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Date of experience: December 2020
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Response from GranColombiaTours, General Manager at Shared Walking Tour in La Candelaria Bogotá
Responded 1 Jan 2021
Good afternoon, I can see that you had a really great connection with our guides. That's what we are looking for in our tour to give you the opportunity to increase your friend circle. Regards,
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Michelle P wrote a review Dec 2020
5 contributions
We had a great time in the walking tour! Gioser our guide. He was great and very informative! We started with trying the amazing local fruit and ended with a typical Colombian coffee
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Date of experience: December 2020
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Response from GranColombiaTours, General Manager at Shared Walking Tour in La Candelaria Bogotá
Responded 1 Jan 2021
Dear North, thanks for your review, the gastronomical experiences are our signal and part of every tour in every city. Regards,
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Romain Paulus wrote a review Nov 2020
Santa Cruz, California1 contribution
I had a great time with my guide Gio who walked me around this neighborhood of Bogotá and explained to me some things I would have never been able to guess (like the existence of an open-air illegal emerald market). The tour also included some great fruit and coffee tasting, I
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Date of experience: November 2020
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Response from GranColombiaTours, General Manager at Shared Walking Tour in La Candelaria Bogotá
Responded 2 Dec 2020
Dear Romain, Bogotá and La Candelaria have a bunch of secret places that we are happy to show to our clients. Our mark is always to give you a gastronomic perspective and see the history through our food. Regards,
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Marlen A wrote a review Nov 2020
London3 contributions
We had a fantastic tour of the Candelaria/ Bogotá with Gioser today. The tour was well organised and had the perfect balance between knowledge/fun/discoveries. Gioser is a very knowledgable, friendly and polite guide - he clearly is passionated about what he does. Can’t wait to
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Date of experience: November 2020
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Response from GranColombiaTours, General Manager at Shared Walking Tour in La Candelaria Bogotá
Responded 2 Dec 2020
Dear Marlen, Gioser is one of our best guides, in spite of He is not from Colombia, He loves this country and tells stories amazing about our city. regards,
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ffim8 wrote a review Apr 2020
Exeter, United Kingdom12 contributions
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I went on the free walking tour of Bogota at the beginning on February during a brief 24 hour stay in Colombia! It was a great introduction to the city and the country; it definitely made me want to visit again one day (fingers crossed)! I enjoyed seeing all the beautiful
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from GranColombiaTours, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Shared Walking Tour in La Candelaria Bogotá
Responded 8 May 2020
Hi "ffim8", Thank you for your lovely comment! We really enjoy reading this kind of review, we hope to see you for your next visit to Colombia, greetings from our team! Gran Colombia Tours
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Great day trip
Alejandro and Carlos were a great team! We loved the drive, learning about the culture, and enjoying a local lunch.
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Best Tour Guide Luis
Luis is hands down the best tour guide in Bogota - knowledgeable, attentive and super pleasant! He went out of his
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Marcin_Krzesiny
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I recommend. Tour with a professional.
Our guide named GIO from Gran-Colombia picked us up by car from the hotel and showed us the most interesting symbol
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Wonderful experience!
This tour was absolutely amazing! Luis, our guide, was the best! He was very kind, attentive, very keen to detail a
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865jo_og
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Not miss Tour
All Bogota main spots are covered with lots of History. A 7h Tour with Museums and Local Food is a quick way to get
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yerlyns
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Amazing!!!
Luis was a great guide! He was very knowledgeable about the subject! This tour was incredible and we had such a nic
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Informative Tour
We booked our tour quite at the last minute but were accommodated very well. Our tour guide, Mr. Luis Vasquez, is v
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Amazing bike tour
My girlfriend and I had so much fun during the bike tour with Luis. He showed us around and gave us a lot of histor
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tafikm2021
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A tour you can't miss
I really enjoyed how knowledgeable Gio was and his ability to make you feel like you are old friends. He was very p
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loloiribas
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Wonderful tour to do in Bogota
The whole experience was amazing, it’s exciting to discover the streets and places of Bogotá by bike (I think it gi
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tiannabegins
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The Most Thrilling Tour in Colombia
Seeing Guadalupe and learning the history was a great start since it wasn’t as commonly discussed as Monserrate. On
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Jasmine L
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Excellent experience
Went with Gio as our tour guide. He was extremely informative and his English is excellent. He really helped make t
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mlim412
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It's like we had a best friend the entire day
I have visited more than a handful of countries all across different continents and I have to say that this was the
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jesseaD8490NL
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Tour is great & Luis is the Man you want!!
Buy the tour it is worth the money! In Bogota for a few days, I missed the chance to purchase tickets for the Gold
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nicm816
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Candelaria tour, a must :)
Really nice experience! Gioser was a great guide and we recommend the tour with him. We enjoyed the walk, the fruit
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