Guatavita: the El Dorado route

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From $144.20

Price varies by group size

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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 5 hours

Departs: Bogota, Bogota

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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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.

What's Included

Air-conditioned vehicle

Private transportation

Snack with typical foods of the area.

WiFi on board

Traveler Information

  • INFANT: Age: 0 - 2
  • CHILD: Age: 3 - 11
  • YOUTH: Age: 12 - 15
  • ADULT: Age: 16 - 59
  • SENIOR: Age: 60 - 70

Additional Info

  • Infants are required to sit on an adult’s lap
  • Travelers should have at least a moderate level of physical fitness
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Not recommended for travelers with poor cardiovascular health

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Experience may be cancelled due to Insufficient travelers
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

What To Expect

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.

• Admission Ticket Free

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