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Big Ben to Tower Bridge
Big Ben to Tower Bridge
Big Ben to Tower Bridge
Big Ben to Tower Bridge
Big Ben to Tower Bridge
Big Ben to Tower Bridge
Big Ben to Tower Bridge

Introductory Tour of Bogota

3 hours

Kickstart your trip to Bogotá

Get orientated in Colombia's cultural and culinary hotspot.

  • From 26.81 USD pp (based on 8 adults)

  • Private & 100% personalized tour

  • 3 hours

  • Walking Tour

  • Hosted in English

What you'll do

Get a crash course on how to explore the cultural center of Colombia like a local, like visiting city central's famous Plaza Bolívar for a glimpse of Bogotá's political history, but slipping away to see once-illegal street art in a hidden street. Snap a picture of the towering La Catedral Primada (seat of an archbishop!) after learning about the history of the National Capital and admiring its detailed mural. Escape to Parque Santander, a spot of green amidst modern skyscrapers, where you can peek at the nearby Gold Museum to visit later. Next, visit the artsy barrio La Macarena, teeming with artists and stories of Colombian past on every corner. Along the tree-lined streets, your host can point out a must-try café for the rest of your visit – do try the local hot chocolate, chocolate santafereño!

Big Ben to Tower Bridge
Big Ben to Tower Bridge
Big Ben to Tower Bridge
Big Ben to Tower Bridge
Big Ben to Tower Bridge
Big Ben to Tower Bridge
Big Ben to Tower Bridge
Big Ben to Tower Bridge

Where you’ll go

Weave between must-see landmarks smack in the middle of cultural hotspot Bogotá, such as the stately Casa de Nariño, as you travel along streets that have seen the passing of centuries. Explore alleys in the La Candelaria neighborhood lined with colorful colonial homes, and dart to the Congress of the Republic, where the past meets the present. Pop to the oldest park in the city, Parque de la Independencia, and stroll underneath wax palms and eucalyptus trees with a view of the larger-than-life Santamaria Bullring. From here, head to the Bushwick of Bogotá – the La Macarena barrio – and rub shoulders with creatives next to galleries galore. Under the magnificent mural of the Plaza de La Perseverancia, discover bursting flavors to try on your trip.

    • Learn to navigate the city center of Bogotá like a local with the help of your savvy host.
    • See must-see landmarks, like the popular Plaza Bolívar, and get invaluable tips on where to return to on the rest of your trip.
    • Tease your tastebuds and take note of the best local eateries to return to.
    • See a glimpse into Bogotá's past with historic landmarks, but also see where the past meets the presence with modern gems.
    • Your host knows the city like the palm of their hand, so make sure to learn all there is to know about Bogotá – Colombia's cultural and culinary hotspot.
    • This experience will be personalized to you!
    • What’s included
    • Private and personalized experience
    • 3-hour experience
    • Walking experience (if required, your host can suggest public transport or private taxi options)
    • Hotel meet-up (available on request for central location)
    • What’s not included
    • Food and drink
    • Transport costs
    • Tickets to any attractions
    • Gratuities (optional)
  • Your hotel/apartment or any other central location

  • Cancel 7 days before the experience for a full refund

    COVID-19 Flexible Policy: you can cancel for free up to a day before the experience and receive a full refund.


How it works

  • 1
    Tell us about you! Once you book, fill in a quick questionnaire and tell us what you’d like from your experience.
    Tell us about you!
  • 2
    We introduce you to your perfect local Build your perfect tour and experience together
    We match you with a host
  • 3
    The best part! Experience the city like you would with a knowledgeable friend living there
    The best part!
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