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Bogota La Candelaria Shared Walking Tour

Highlights
  • Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city
  • Get insight into the history and culture of the area—and hear lesser-known facts—from your guide
  • Includes tastings of chicha, coffee, coca-leaf tea, and fruits
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Bogota La Candelaria Shared Walking Tour
From US$10.00
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2017-2018 Walking 2 pmMost Popular
After-lunch sightseeing experience!
From US$10.00
2017-2018 Walking 10 am
For those eager to start their day with some city sightseeing!
From US$10.00
Overview
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 coca leaves, and to the Plaza del Rosario and Plaza Simón Bolivar.
What to Expect

The tour starts at 10am or 2pm at Chorro de Quevedo. After a short getting-to-know-each-other activity, you will be off to explore downtown. The first stop will be right next to El Chorro de Quevedo, where you can have an insightful exploration of the city's graffiti culture and the country's indigenous past. Then, proceed to a chicha bar to explore the history of this interesting alcoholic beverage.

The next stop is at a local market to have a taste of some of the nation’s unique fruits. After the fruit and juice tasting, stop at a small café and learn all about coca-leaf tea and its benefits. Re-energized, the tour moves on to the Plaza del Rosario, the core of the capital's emerald trade. Head to Plaza Simón Bolivar, stopping along the way for your guide to explain some of the city's colorful history.

After sightseeing in the Plaza, make your way back towards the starting point of the tour and make a final stop at a café to learn all that makes Colombian coffee special!

Reviews (102)
1 - 5 of 102 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Natalia - Best tour guide I've ever had!

I've done many walking tours in my life, during my journey around the world. But honestly, without sounding like an exaggerated review, Natalia is such a good guide. So informative, smart and engaging and really helpful after the tour aswell with tips and advice on...More

Thank Joshy B
Reviewed 4 September 2018
Great afternoon!

Last year we visited Bogota, it was the first stop of our wonderful journey through Colombia. Guide Gina made our first day so great during the free walking tour. We saw beautiful places and Gina told us a lot about the city. We definitely recommend...More

Thank Maaikoe1990
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile
Very interesting

Very informative tour of La Candelaria area of Bogota. Historical facts, and discussions and samples of local drinks, fruits, coffee, coca, etc. highly recommended

Thank Bradj64804
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile
Amazing and Cheap Tour!

I paid $10 for this tour, so I had no idea what to expect. It was awesome! It kicked off with three different tastings in the historic La Candelaria neighborhood: chicha, fruits and fruit juice, coca leaf tea. We then went on a walking tour...More

Thank courtneymikkel
Reviewed 3 August 2018
Great tour with lots of free stuff

This tour was great. It is full of information about the history of Colombia. The tour also stops on several occasions to sample juices, chicha, coffee and coca tea. Our guide Natalia was excellent. She spoke perfect English and had a real enthusiasm for what...More

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