Immerse yourself in local culture on a complete tour of downtown Bogota. Check out colonial houses, art, emeralds, museums, mountain viewpoints, and more.
Duration:6 hr - 6 hr 30 min
Cancellation: 12 hours in advance.
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What You Will Do
Tour the vibrant and contrasting streets of Downtown Bogotá with a friendly guide showing you around
Taste a range of delicious foods and fruits that reflect the local culture, plus visit a number of museums
Learn all about the history of the city, from its indigenous past to its modern-day achievements
Pick-up and drop off at your hotel
Fruit and juice tasting
Coca-leaf tea tasting
Entry to Gold Museum and Botero Museum
Cable car or funicular two way ticket
Lunch: you can choose from a variety of restaurants in the area (our guide will help you pick)
Send us an email with CANCELLATION as a topic 12 hours before the start of the activity.
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September 5, 2019
August 22, 2019
The guide Julian was very attentive during the tour and showed a lot of knowledge about the history and economy of the country
April 18, 2019
I am a solo female traveler and this was my first time in South America. My guide was Andres and he was very knowledgeable. After the hotel pick-up around 9, we started the tour at the Monserrate. It was still early, so we were able to avoid the long queues. The cable car (funicular) ride was one of the highlights of this day trip for me and once we got to the top, I was treated to a great view of the city. Since this was a private tour, Andres asked about what I was interested to see or do, and personalized the tour. I had my taste of arepas, avena, arequipe de cafe, empanadas, gulupa, and lulo (the latter are fruits). We explored La Candelaria- Plaza Bolivar, a market square, Museo Botero, Callejon del Embudo, and Plaza Chorro de Quevedo. The private tour was capped with chicha prior to my hotel drop off. I think showing me all the "best" street arts and the stories behind how this movement came to be in Bogota was a bonus to this tour. Muchas gracias, Gran Colombia Tours!
April 15, 2019
Our guide Luis was very friendly, knowledgeable and helpful. It was a very informative and fun tour for us!
November 26, 2018
The company did not contact us about the tour until we reached out to them the night before the tour.if we had not reached out, the tour would not have happened. It was very frustrating and the company needs to sort out the administrative part of their tours.
The tour itself was wonderful and our guide- Alejandro- was very knowledgeable and entertaining. You can tell that Alejandro loves the city and he took great pride in showing us around. We got to see parts of the city we never would have seen. It was definitely a highlight of our trip.
November 23, 2018
Great private tour from Maria, really skilled but doesn't overdo it with the information. It was a bit like visiting the city with a friend. Great coca tea and coffee tasting on local cafés, great support and info via WhatsApp, thank you so much!
October 27, 2018
Our tour guide Gina was absolutely fantastic! She has such a great energy and is very passionate about her work! She is very knowledgeable and was able to answer all of our questions! We never felt rushed the entire tour. I wish I was in Colombia longer so I could take more tours with Gina!
July 2, 2018
Me gusto mucho la experiencia y el trato de la guía, los felicito. Recomendableeeee
June 11, 2018
A comprehensive and very interesting tour. I could have a good glampse of the city including entrance to museums. My guide Julian showed an extensive knowledge of colombian history and conversation with him could reach any topic. No need to say he was always in disposition to help me even when not included in the tour agenda
June 7, 2018
I had a great time taking 3 different tours with Gran Colombia Tours. On each tour, I was the only client and I was given special attention. Tour guides Marissa and Natalia were especially helpful. The cost of each tour was also very reasonable (about half of what Expedia's vendors wanted to charge). I can't recommend Gran Colombia tours highly enough.
Kurt K., Phoenix, AZ