Guatavita Lake - Salt Cathedral

11 hr

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Itinerary
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Stop At: Laguna de Guatavita, Km 15, Via Guatavita-Sesquile, Tierra Negra Colombia

We begin to walk into Guatavita natural reservation. We will meet a guide of the lake that speaks about the native culture, I do the translation and add some information, then we begin to climb steps, it is aprox 130 meters (426 feet). But do not worry we will stop several times.

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Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Laguna de Guatavita, Km 15, Via Guatavita-Sesquile, Tierra Negra Colombia

We begin to walk into Guatavita natural reservation. We will meet a guide of the lake that speaks about the native culture, I do the translation and add some information, then we begin to climb steps, it is aprox 130 meters (426 feet). But do not worry we will stop several times.

As soon as we finish the stairs, we arrive to the first lake viewpoint, we can appreciate the lake, the water and her colors, also we can listen and see some birds. We continue walking and the vegetation begin to change from Andean cold weather (same weather than Bogotá) to Paramo (Andean moor) with its special plants like the frailejon (plants with their thick, soft leaves like the ears of a rabbit), you can find that plants only in Ecuador, Perú and Venezuela. After walking for 90 minutes we exit the lake and we can eat some muisca food like the corn cob. There are three viewpoints

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Catedral de Sal de Zipaquira, Carrera 6 Calle 1 Parque De La Sal, Zipaquira Colombia

The traveler will pick up an audio guide and enter the underground cathedral built by miners, will walk through the entrance tunnel and reach the representation of the way to the cross (representation of the Jesus moments experienced by Jesus before crucifixion) then the tourist will find a dome and access to the main Cathedral when will find the cross, holly Mary and other works made by miners. You will find a water mirror and can buy salt figures, emeralds, coffee and more.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Guatavita, Guatavita, Cundinamarca Department

Guatavita town was founded in 1967, it has colonial architecture, big squares, gastronomy and place to buy handicrafts

Duration: 20 minutes

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Important Details

Included
  • Entrance to the Guatavita Lake
  • Entrance to the Salt Cathedral, Audioguide included only for this attraction
  • Bottled water
  • Entry/Admission - Catedral de Sal de Zipaquira
  • Private transportation
  • Entry/Admission - Laguna de Guatavita
  • During the tour I lend binoculars and raincoats
  • Snacks - Colombian candies of different regions like Santander, Boyacá.
Not Included
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Soda/Pop
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
I will pick up in any place in Bogotá

8:00 AM
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Guatavita lake does not have access to wheel chairs and strollers
  • Salta Cathedral has access to wheel chairs and strollers
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 4 travelers
Voucher Requirements

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

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Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 48 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.