Guatavita sacred lagoon & town from Bogota Private Tour FLEXIBLE SCHEDULE

In this Private Tour with no time limit a few kilometers away from Bogota, after going through the beautiful views from the savanna, we will go to the sacred lagoon for the Muiscas; Guatavita. Take your time to make a journey to the past and meet a very important territory for our indigenous. Don’t hurry up, we want you to come and visit the sacred lagoon of Guatavita and know about the Dorado legend, an amazing journey. We will have our typical Colombian snack.

With our flexible schedule tour we want to give you walk through the new Guatavita town founded in 1967, a place design to relocate the ancient inhabitants of the town before becoming a dam with no worries of time!
By doing it, they can make their legacy last longer teach the world a little bit about their amazing tradition. Then we will have our “A la carte” Colombian lunch and you will learn about this amazing place created from scratch by our ancestors what makes it a jewel of Colombian architecture.

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8 to 9 hours


Hotel pickup available


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  • What's included :
    • Private tour with bilingual private guide
    • Pre Travel Assistance – Lean on us to prepare your trip
    • Permanent online support throughout your stay in Colombia
    • Unlimited – Flexible schedule
    • Local online assistance in your tax return
    • Customizable experience – We will focus on your interests
    • Belocal Kit
    • Fun surprise activity to measure your Colombianity
    • Private hotel pickup and drop off
    • Tickets – Admission fees
    • Typical Colombian snacks
    • “A la carte” Colombian lunch
    • Travel insurance
    • Internet service when network is available
    • Entry/Admission - Laguna de Guatavita
    What's excluded :
    • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
    • Food and drinks, unless specified
    • Gratuities
    • Tips
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Bogota, Bogota

    We leave from your hotel and take our way to the north of Bogotá towards the savannah where Muisca settlements and the Guatavita lagoon are located. Let´s have an immersive and local experience!

    Duration: 2 hours

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

    Reach the top of the mountain where the sacred lagoon of Guatavita is located; We will hear about the legend of El Dorado, its traditions and rites.

    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Stop At: Tominé Reservoir, Cundinamarca, Colombia

    We will visit the dam that flooded the old town of Guatavita in September of 1967 and we will have an Andean ”a la carte lunch”, very typical and with local ingredients.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Guatavita, Cundinamarca, Colombia

    We will know the new town that was designed from scratch to relocate the old settlers; a special site for its style, a jewel of Colombian architecture.

    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Stop At: Bogota, Bogota

    After getting excited about the history of the indigenous tradition, we will return to Bogotá to see a sunset from the savannah. We enjoy being your adventure sidekick in Colombia!

    Duration: 2 hours

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Departure Point: Your hotel
    Departure Time :
    8:30 AM
    Return Detail :
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
    • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
    • Near public transportation
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • Wear comfortable walking shoes and raincoat
    • Use sunscreen
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


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Organised by Be Local Experience

Activity ID: V-75820P8

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