Guatavita: the El Dorado route

Our bilingual guides are professional historians and anthropologists, they will describe the details of the true legend of El Dorado that attracted the Spanish conquerors.

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5 hours


Hotel pickup available


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  • What's included :
    • Private transportation
    • WiFi on board
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Snacks - Snack with typical foods of the area.
    What's excluded :
    • This is a typical itinerary for this product

      Stop At: Galerias, Teusaquillo, Bogota, Colombia

      After leaving your hotel in private transport, you will enjoy the beautiful landscapes of La Sabana de Bogotá until you reach the Tominé dam that was created a few decades ago to generate electricity and for environmental issues of the ecosystem.
      From there, it will continue its way to the sacred lagoon of Guatavita, where you can learn about the popular legend of El Dorado, based on a Muisca worship rite in which gold was the protagonist. Learn about the mysteries of this place where indigenous magic lives, from the beginning of the tour you can enjoy strategically located viewpoints.
      Finally, you will arrive at Guatavita La Nueva, a picturesque town with colonial architecture and white facades with red tile roofs located next to the Tominé dam.

    • Departure Point :
      Traveler pickup is offered
      We pick up and leave travelers at their hotel or the Bogotá site where they indicate us by private transport.
      Departure Time :
      9:00 AM
      Return Detail :
      Hotel Pickup :
      • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
      • Not wheelchair accessible
      • Stroller accessible
      • Infants must sit on laps
      • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
      • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
      • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
      • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
      • 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.


    English - Guide

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    Organised by Diplomat Travel

    Activity ID: V-210662P7

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