Whether you’re in Columbia for a few days or a few hours, make the time to explore the city of Bogota. The capital of Columbia is a remarkable destination in the heart of the Andes Mountains, and each of the many neighborhoods has its own distinct culture and flavor. With this sightseeing tour, you’ll be able to experience the best of Bogota in a single day.
Start the day with a morning pick-up from your hotel in Bogota. The first stop of the tour will be the historic neighborhood of La Candelaria. Whether you’re a fan of colonial architecture or an amateur photographer, the neighborhood is the ideal place to wander, spotting colorful facades and detailed wrought-ironwork along the way. Then, it is time to explore the world-famous Plaza de Bolívar, the central plaza that acts as the heart of the city. While you’re in the plaza, you’ll have the opportunity to see the National Capitol, the Baroque 19th century La Catedral Primera and Museo de Botero, which boasts hundreds of incredible works by Colombian and international artists.
If you opt for the full eight-hour tour, you next stop might be a tour of the Museo de Oro, home to a vast array of gold objects. Then, dig into a traditional Colombian lunch. You’ll also ride a cable car to the top of Mount Monserrate, taking in breathtaking views of the urban landscape below. Finally, tour Quinta de Bolívar, home to the military leader Simon Bolívar, and take a quick tour of the city’s financial district. After a brief stop in the colonial neighborhood of Usaqén, you’ll be dropped off at your hotel to conclude the tour.