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Begin your private tour with pickup from your hotel in Bogota at about 8:45am. Visit the Salt Cathedral of Zipaquira, a former mine converted into a cathedral by local and Colombian engineers. Learn about the different stations of the Salt cathedral with your bilingual guide.

Descend the cathedral tunnels to the great central dome, where you will see the biggest underground cross. 590 feet (180 meters) underground, see the greatest halls used for ceremonies in the cathedral and a boulevard for shopping. Here, you can take a break before leaving the cathedral.

Next, enjoy a typical Colombian lunch in the historic center, including soup, plantains, salad, and more. Finally, take a short sightseeing tour of Zipaquira's square, monuments, and colonial architecture. End your tour back at your hotel around 3pm.
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Catedral de Sal
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Overview

Explore the underground Salt Cathedral of Zipaquira with this 7-hour private tour from Bogota. Tour the tunnels of this subterranean wonder and learn all about its history with a bilingual audioguide. Return to the historic center of Zipaquira for a traditional Colombian lunch of soup, salad, plantains, and more. Enjoy a brief sightseeing tour of Zipaquira before your return to Bogota.

Highlights
  • Discover the unique charms of the Salt Cathedral of Zipaquira
  • Enjoy a typical Colombian lunch in Zipaquira’s historic center
  • Admire the town’s monuments, squares, and colonial architecture

  • Convenient transport with hotel pick-up and drop-off

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Reviewed 8 June 2018
Private tour

It was an awesome experience, the guide Juan was awesome,and really made the tour fun. The salt cathedral was amazing and the place we went to eat after was wonderful

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Reviewed 5 June 2018 via mobile
Not informative and not flexible and lunch was really mediocre

I took a private tour because no other options were available. My driver and guide were wonderful people but the experience was really average at best. Salt Cathedral though impressive is a Disneyland of salt. I found the audio tour really lousy. It was basically...More

1  Thank Bryce J
Reviewed 23 March 2018
Relaxed and informative tour to Zipaquirà

First time in Bogota on business, one day for sightseeing - decided to take this tour, which takes you out of the city and therefore gives a nice impression of Bogota's surroundings and the development of the city. We were guided competently and non-obtrusively by...More

Thank ebbelwoi_express
Reviewed 1 March 2018 via mobile
Thanks Camilla and Giovanni

We went with Bogotravel tours because of some positive recommendations via trip advisor. We were picked up by Giovanni in a clean van and picked up our guide Camilla and another client.I went with my 2 adult children.All of us got on very well and...More

2  Thank Edendownunder1959
Reviewed 2 October 2017
Best City tour and experience in the Salt Cathedral

Me and my wife visited Bogota. We had limited time and we were only staying one day. we decided to do a City Tour and at the morning and then a tour to the Salt cathedral of Zipaquira. We are glad we did it! We...More

1  Thank bktrsworld
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