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La Candelaria (Historic Old Town) Tours and Tickets

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The graceful and carefully planned Spanish colonial city center, known as La Candelaria, is the oldest part of Bogotá, Colombia. Now a vibrant hub of activity for young artists, bohemian university students, and hip indie businesses, La Candelaria centers on Plazuela del Chorro del Quevedo, the spot where the city was founded in 1537.

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From Carrera 4 to the Carrera 10 y and from Calle 4 to Calle 22, Bogotá, Cundinamarca
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Walking Tour in La Candelaria Bogotá

Walking Tour in La Candelaria Bogotá

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Get an in-depth insight in Bogotá's oldest and most eclectic district on this guided tour of La Candelaria. Your guide points out some of the most interesting street art as you walk to a chicha bar to learn about the local alcoholic beverage, then you head to a local market to taste of some of the nation’s unique fruits. Also visit cafés for insight into Colombian coffee and to the Plaza del Rosario and Plaza Simón Bolivar.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$12.00
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$12.00

La Candelaria, Optional Monserrate and Optional Gold Museum Bogotá City Tour

La Candelaria, Optional Monserrate and Optional Gold Museum Bogotá City Tour

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This Bogota city tour offers much more than an in-depth overview of the city. Pick up tickets to museums, sample local fruits and food specialties, and learn first-hand about Colombia’s economy through a coffee tasting—all in between checking out top landmarks with your guide. This tour packs in the value even more with a round-trip ticket to the popular Monserrate funicular if option is selected. You’ll be able to choose between a 7-hour tour including Monserrate, Gold Museum and Botero Museum, or a 5-hour tour which includes only Monserrate or museums. Join us!
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  • 5 to 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$64.00
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$64.00
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Graffiti Tour in La Candelaria Bogotá

Graffiti Tour in La Candelaria Bogotá

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Vibrant and exciting, Bogota's street art scene can't be missed. This street art tour makes sure you don't overlook a thing as your guide takes you to some of the city's essential murals in the La Candelaria urban art district. Learn about the history of Bogota and get a local perspective on its culture as you go.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$12.00
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$12.00

La Candelaria Bogotá City Tour 3H + Private Transport Include

La Candelaria Bogotá City Tour 3H + Private Transport Include

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Explore the streets of La Candelaria with this private walking tour. Discover street art in El Chorro de Quevedo, sip chicha in a nearby bar, sample tropical fruits in a local market, and visit a café to taste coca-leaf tea. Learn about the emerald trade in Plaza del Rosario and delve deeper into national history in Plaza Simón Bolivar. Try a cup of Colombian coffee before your tour concludes.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$46.00
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$46.00
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La Candelaria, Mount Monserrate and Museo del Oro in One Day in Bogota

La Candelaria, Mount Monserrate and Museo del Oro in One Day in Bogota

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If you’ve got limited time in Bogota, get a comprehensive overview of Colombia’s capital on a full-day tour of La Candelaria (Historic Old Town), Mount Monserrate, and Museo del Oro (Gold Museum). In a small group limited to five people, you’ll explore the mountaintop neighborhood of Monserrate; admire landmarks such as Parque Santander and Plaza Bolivar in La Candelaria, the oldest part of the city; and admire glimmering exhibits at Museo del Oro (Gold Museum). Hotel pickup and drop-off are included.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$95.00
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$95.00
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Biking Tour in La Candelaria Bogotá

Biking Tour in La Candelaria Bogotá

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Explore Bogota by bike on this comprehensive tour. Start in the heart of downtown and visit the Bolivar and Santader Plazas to learn about Colombian history. Bike down Seventh Avenue and head to Independence Park and National Park to get a sense of contemporary culture in Bogota. Continue on Parkway Street, an important artistic area, before returning to Chorro de Quevedo.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$12.00
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$12.00

Graffiti Tour in La Candelaria Bogotá + Private Transport Included

Graffiti Tour in La Candelaria Bogotá + Private Transport Included

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Bogotá has become a world reference in graffiti. It boasts impressive murals and street art that place it above cities like Miami, Amsterdam, Río, and México City. Its rise as one of the key city-canvases in Latin America has made it an attractive destination for the curious tourist and the bold artist. Would you have guessed? As with graffiti everywhere else, Bogotá’s history with the art has often been tense. But great art can overcome negative labels. Right now, no one would call it vandalism. It has struggled but has earned its place and the city is better for it. The mixture of social and political commentary with a twist of local and foreign styles make Bogotá’s graffiti truly a sight to behold. Join us in this tour not only of Colombia’s history as told by art but a tour of Bogotá as a curated museum of amazing artists!
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$40.00
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Bogota Private City Tour Visiting Gold & Botero Museums, Old Town & Monserrate!

Bogota Private City Tour Visiting Gold & Botero Museums, Old Town & Monserrate!

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Explore the highlights of Bogotá with a local guide by your side on this private tour of the Colombian capital. The main points of interest include a trip by cable car or funicular up the hill of Monserrate, a walk through the La Candelaria neighborhood and the opportunity to take a look at the art in the Botero Museum of the Bank of the Republic and the treasures of the Museum del Oro, all in one day.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$99.00
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$99.00
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Food Tour in La Candelaria Bogotá

Food Tour in La Candelaria Bogotá

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The best way of really knowing a place’s culture and customs is by trying its food. Complete your trip in Bogota with this 3-hour tour around its downtown and taste tons of new and delicious flavors of our joyful and rich cuisine. Chocolate, arepas, obleas, almojabanas, coffee and more. Let our guide take you to the best sites, where locals will offer their best for you to try and enjoy. A gastronomic experience to remember. • 3-hour downtown tour along its important spots • A brief introduction to Colombia’s history through its gastronomy • Samples and samples of typical foods and drinks of the region (appetizers, desserts, finger foods, beverages) • An incredible chance to get in touch with locals and their stories • Memories full of senses about colors, smells and flavors of Colombia and its capital
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$51.00
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$51.00
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Layover Bogotá Private Tour + Transfer in & Out (4 Hrs.)

Layover Bogotá Private Tour + Transfer in & Out (4 Hrs.)

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With even a short layover in Bogotá, you can explore artistic graffiti, local markets, or historic landmarks, then head to the summit of Monserrate for sweeping views across the city. Make the most of a Bogotá layover with a fully flexible, private tour that’s customized to your interests and schedule, and ensures that you’ll arrive back at the airport in time for your departing flight.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$89.00
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$89.00
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Bogota In Transit Tour (4-6-hour layover experience)
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Bogota In Transit Tour (4-6-hour layover experience)

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Make the most of your Bogotá layover on this sightseeing tour of the city, modified to fit your flight schedule and accompanied by private guide. Have a chance to experience some of the Colombian capital’s top sights, including the historic La Candelaria neighborhood, the Botero Museum, Monserrate Sanctuary, a Colombian shopping mall or lunch at an authentic local restaurant. You choose the places to visit based on your interests and connecting flight times. Your tour also includes round-trip transportation to and from the airport, plus all entrance fees.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$99.00
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$99.00
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Biking Tour in La Candelaria Bogotá + Private Transport Included

Biking Tour in La Candelaria Bogotá + Private Transport Included

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The best way to see a city is from above. The best way to feel a city is on a bike. As a cultural center since pre-Columbian times with an emerging art scene backdropped by beautiful architecture, Bogata is a treat to explore on two wheels. With so much history packed into its labyrinth of vibrant streets, a local guide to lead you safely through is crucial to discovering all this Andean city has to offer.       
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$44.00
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Bogota Half-Day City Tour • Premium Private Tour
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Bogota Half-Day City Tour • Premium Private Tour

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Benefit from personalized attention and the ability to travel at your own pace on this half-day tour of Bogota. Learn about the mix of European, indigenous, and African cultures that coexist in the city through your guide's commentary. Visit local highlights such as Mount Monserrate, the Gold Museum, the La Candelaria neighborhood, and others; traveling with a guide ensures that you won't miss anything important.
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  • 6 to 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$78.00
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$78.00
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Basic City Tour

Basic City Tour

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Experience Bogotá’s most unique attractions. This tour highlights the culture of Bogotá from its pre-Hispanic goldworking to its colonial old town and Botero’s 20th century art. Come to enjoy with us in a totally relaxed atmosphera. No rushes, time for coffee and snacks or lunch. Feel free to choose wich attractions add or skip. Our personal will be happy to fullfill your expectations.
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  • 4 to 6 hours
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$50.00
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Discovering colombian breakfast culture

Discovering colombian breakfast culture

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Breakfast is considered the most important meal for Colombians, and problaby you have heart the expression "Eat breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince and dinner like a pauper" so in this tour you will become a Colombian king! 5 different traditional restaurants offering specialities of the regional breakfast of this exotic country. You will delighted by delicious food having the hole historical background of each plate. Come and learn with us about the breakfast culture in Colombia while you are filling your belly! All the restaurants chosen by us are a mix of local, traditional, family atmosphere and authenticity. The tour is located in the Center of Bogotá, all the spots are in a walking distance, no more than 10 minutes between them. We will try the traditional plates from the Capitals region, caribbean region, Antioquia region and pacific coats region. All plates are included and have in mind you will eat as a king, so dont make plans for lunch, we think you cant handle it ;)
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  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$28.00
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Horseback Riding from Guadalupe to Monserrate

Horseback Riding from Guadalupe to Monserrate

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When visiting Bogotá, if you don't get out to explore the surrounding countryside you're missing half the story and most of the views. Explore two prominent hills during this full-day tour partly done by horseback. Begin in Guadalupe to learn of Colombia's colonial past, then hop on your trusty steed and ride through the forest to Monserrate where a traditional lunch awaits. Return to the city via cable car.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$142.00
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$142.00
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Face-to-face dance classes in Bogotá. La Candelaria

Face-to-face dance classes in Bogotá. La Candelaria

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We teach effectively in a short time. We use a teaching methodology adapted to your needs to improve your learning process. We create an optimal, pleasant and enjoyable environment for your classes. We work patiently and calmly. We are a dance Academy that we have several instructors.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$12.00
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Bogota Gastronomic Walking Tour: a journey through Colombian traditional flavors

Bogota Gastronomic Walking Tour: a journey through Colombian traditional flavors

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Savor the gastronomic delights of Bogotá on this small-group food tour of Colombia’s culinary capital. Discover the country’s artisanal food traditions at Pastelería Florida, a famous bakery, then get lost in a labyrinth of delicious street food on the famous Septimazo avenue. You’ll also have a chance to sample regional culinary delights at Paloquemao, one of Colombia’s largest markets. This intimate food tour is limited to just 15 total participants and includes round-trip transportation from hotels in Bogotá.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$66.00
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Paranormal Candelaria: Find the terror and the stories. Tour Immersive 3D

Paranormal Candelaria: Find the terror and the stories. Tour Immersive 3D

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This tour is for the brave who dare to discover the paranormal acts and the stories behind these poor souls. Be prepared for your narrator to send a shiver down your spine as he tells you the various legends that haunt downtown Bogotá. The tour begins in front of the house of the poet Silva. As you continue to stroll through the old streets and admire the colonial architecture, the legend of the witch and her lost boy will come to life. You will explore the Street of the Sun and Palomar Street. The walk will take you to Quevedo stream, where you will hear the legend of the laundress. The special sound effects and the narrator's voice will make you live the story of Vasquecito and General Sardá like never before, while admiring the houses of Gregorio Arce and Ceballos and Rosa Florida. You will end this tour in front of the Gilber-to Alzate Avendaño Foundation, where you will learn the legend of the Ghost of the Green Cap and the Lovesick Widow.
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  • 1 hour to 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$10.00
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$10.00

La Candelaria Bogotá Private Tour. (4 Hrs.)

La Candelaria Bogotá Private Tour. (4 Hrs.)

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Delve into Bogotá’s rich history on a private half-day tour of the Colombian capital’s historic center, La Candelaria. Alongside your guide, you’ll stroll along beautiful colonial streets while customizing your itinerary according to your interests. See arresting landmarks like Justice Palace and La Catedral Primera; browse fascinating exhibits in the Museo Botero or the glittering Museo de Oro (Gold Museum); and be seduced by the grand architecture of the Main Town Hall and Congress. Receive undivided attention from your guide on this private tour.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$142.00
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$142.00
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Bogota Bike Tour with street art

Bogota Bike Tour with street art

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Explore Bogotá’s top historic sights and most interesting neighborhoods on two wheels during this 5-hour bike tour. Check out the city’s top areas, including Plaza de San Diego and La Candelaria, then peddle to Plaza de Bolívar (Bolívar Plaza) where you'll view the Capitolio Nacional (National Capitol) and La Catedral Primera (Prime Cathedral). This biking adventure also includes a bike rental, guide and round-trip transportation from your hotel.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$29.00
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Bogotá Street Food Tour

Bogotá Street Food Tour

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Our Bogotá Street Food Tour takes you through the La Candelaria neighborhood, the beating heart of Colombia's capitol city. This vibrant, colorful, and fascinating neighborhood gives you the best of what Bogotá has to offer - culture, food and fun! Join our intimate adventure that allows you to interact on a personal level with locals as we take a deep dive into the history, culture and cuisine of Colombia. You'll experience traditional treats such as tamales and arepas, as well as the unique Colombian flavors of ajiaco, chocolate santafereño, and chicha. We also explore a colorful neighborhood market and taste the exotic and mouthwatering fruits and fresh-squeezed tropical fruit juices. We have taken the time to find the tastiest examples of food and most fascinating stories of the people to ensure you get a true sense of Bogotá!
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$58.00
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$58.00

Graffiti Bogotá Private Walking Tour Express(3 Hrs.)

Graffiti Bogotá Private Walking Tour Express(3 Hrs.)

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Sample Bogota’s thriving street art and alternative culture scenes during this 4-hour guided walking tour. Learn about the growing cultural role for street murals in Colombian culture as you explore the work of famous artists like DEXS and Toxicomano. During the trip, you’ll also get to sample the city’s numerous vintage stores, trendy bars, and alternative retailers.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$49.00
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$49.00
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Bogota Local Pal

Bogota Local Pal

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Get a true local’s experience in Bogotá thanks to this flexible-length, customized excursion led by a resident who shares your interests. Designed for visitors who already have a sightseeing itinerary in mind, your new friend can help assist with navigation, add a local’s perspective on city sights, and suggest unexpected trip stops based on their expert knowledge of the capital.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$57.60
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