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Guatavita Lagoon Half-Day Trip from Bogota

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Location Bogotá, Colombia
$299.00
Participants For 1 person
Overview
Discover the beauty of Colombia’s Laguna de Guatavita on this half-day trip from Bogotá! Learn the history of the El Dorado legend, which originated at this sacred lake, learn how descendants from the Muisca people are reviving their ancestry and explore the scenic shores with an expert guide.
Tour guide
Language: English
Human tour guide
Duration: 6 hours
Availability depends on seasonality and number of participants. Bookings can not be made for the same day. Please read our TnC’s.

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  • Professional English- and Spanish-speaking guide
  • Guatavita Natural Reserve ticket.
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Lunch
  • Gratuities
  • Laguna de Guatavita
    Visit the place that gave birth to the famous legend of “El Dorado”, and step into a journey full of fantasy, history, mysticism, and landscapes. On this tour, you will travel North to the village of Guatavita, and to the impressive emerald lake of Guatavita. After being picked up at your place of stay, you will be taken to walk the cobblestone streets of the white-housed village of Guatavita. You will learn about the unusual history of this town and wander through its alleys and handicraft stores. Afterward, you will be driven along potato crop fields and farmers' houses up to the highest point in which the sacred lake lies hidden among mountains. Inside this natural reserve dotted by lush and humid forest vegetation, you can feel the mystical energy that made this lake a sacred place for the Muiscas. Inside this natural reserve, you will learn about the connection that the ancient Muiscas had with nature. Moreover, you will understand the symbolism behind the gold offerings that awoke the gold rush of Spanish treasure hunters. On your way back, you will have a spectacular view of the Tominé Dam valley, and “Cerro de las Tres Viejas”. Finally, you will have a stop at the small town of La Calera, where you will taste the splendid cheese and yellow corn “arepas” that attract many visitors.
  • Guatavita
    Visit the place that gave birth to the famous legend of “El Dorado”, and step into a journey full of fantasy, history, mysticism, and landscapes. On this tour, you will travel North to the village of Guatavita, and to the impressive emerald lake of Guatavita. After being picked up at your place of stay, you will be taken to walk the cobblestone streets of the white-housed village of Guatavita. You will learn about the unusual history of this town and wander through its alleys and handicraft stores. Afterward, you will be driven along potato crop fields and farmers' houses up to the highest point in which the sacred lake lies hidden among mountains. Inside this natural reserve dotted by lush and humid forest vegetation, you can feel the mystical energy that made this lake a sacred place for the Muiscas. Inside this natural reserve, you will learn about the connection that the ancient Muiscas had with nature. Moreover, you will understand the symbolism behind the gold offerings that awoke the gold rush of Spanish treasure hunters. On your way back, you will have a spectacular view of the Tominé Dam valley, and “Cerro de las Tres Viejas”. Finally, you will have a stop at the small town of La Calera, where you will taste the splendid cheese and yellow corn “arepas” that attract many visitors.
  • Not recommended for travelers with spinal injuries
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Not recommended for travelers with poor cardiovascular health
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • A medium-high amount of walking is involved; you must be of average fitness and able to keep up with the rest of the group
  • Hiking shoes are necessary for this activity
  • Guatavita lake is closed on Mondays or Tuesdays if Monday is a bank holiday
  • Maximum altitude of this hike is 3000 MASL.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.
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    Guatavita Lagoon Half-Day Trip from Bogota

    Part of Superman gift box
    Includes this and other experiences
    Location Bogotá, Colombia
    $299.00
    Participants For 1 person

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