Nemocón Mine and Salt Cathedral in Zipaquirá

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From $235.00

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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 10 hours

Departs: Bogota, Bogota

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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Walk 60 meters below the surface and experience what it is to be a true salt miner. Discover the history of salt in the authentic Nemocón Salt Mine with its impressive brine mirror and the heart of Colombia .

After a typical lunch you will meet the first wonder of Colombia in Zipaquirá , and you will be surprised with two of the most beautiful places in the savannah of Bogotá .

What's Included

Bilingual guide (spanish / english)

Private transport.

Professional guide inside the Salt Cathedral.

Tickets to the mines.

Typical lunch of the region

What's Not Included

Alcoholic beverages.

Expenses not specified in the description

Tipping (optional)

Traveler Information

  • CHILD: Age: 4 - 17
  • ADULT: Age: 18 - 99

Additional Info

  • COVID-19 vaccination required for guides
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination required for travelers
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
  • According to Decree 1408, as of 11/16/21 it will be indispensable to present the Vaccination Card with at least 1 (one) dose.
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Not recommended for travelers with poor cardiovascular health
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Temperature checks for travellers upon arrival

Cancellation Policy

All sales are final. No refund is available for cancellations.

  • 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

8:00 am Start time.
During our trip to Nemocón you will enjoy the beautiful landscape.
Upon arriving there we leave you with a bilingual guide who will take you through the salt mine tunnels . You will experience what it is to be a salt miner descending 60 meters underground, you will also learn about the history of salt and how to extract it.
You will observe the heart of Colombia and you will marvel at the brine mirrors and its impressive optical effect, you can also take a look at the recording sites of “Los 33” where the film about the trapped miners of Chile was filmed , then you go to have a delicious and typical lunch in the city of Zipaquirá.
The Salt Cathedral of Zipaquirá is declared the First Wonder of Colombia and considered one of the most notable architectural and artistic achievements of tourist sites in Colombia.
Enjoy an interesting tour to Zipaquirá visiting the Salt Cathedral and discovering the main squares of the colonial city.

6 hours • Admission Ticket Free

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