Bogotá Layover Private City Sightseeing Tour With Round-Trip Airport Transport - Bogota

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While in between flights at the Bogotá airport, why not venture into the Columbian capital for some sightseeing while you wait? This five-hour panoramic city tour is specially designed for travelers who come to Bogotá in-transit to other destinations. Your knowledgeable guide will conveniently pick you up curbside and drop you off in time for your next flight. This private half-day tour can be modified according to your schedule, depending on the amount of time you have available during your connection.


  • Airport transfer
  • Comprehensive tour of the city
  • Led by a local guide

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After your local guide picks you up from El Dorado International Airport in Bogot, youll enjoy a private, panoramic tour of the city, staring downtown in the historical district of La Candelaria. Pass old houses, churches and small shops on the narrow streets, admiring the Spanish Colonial and Baroque architectural styles of the beautiful buildings.
Your private guide will take you to Plaza de Bolvar to see the citys top landmarks, including government buildings and historical monuments. View the Prime Cathedral, the National Capitol, Casa 20 de Julio, Liebano Palace (the mayors office) and the Justice Palace before catching a glimpse of the Presidential Palace the Casa de Nario.
With a bit of Columbian history and culture under your belt, you can decide next whether to have lunch at a typical Colombian restaurant or visit Monserrate Sanctuary. Youll either enjoy Colombias gastronomic diversity as you dine, or catch the best panoramic views over Bogot following a climb or funicular tram ride to the top of Monserrate.
If theres enough time, complete you tour with a visit to the Botero Museum to see fascinating works of art by Colombias most renowned artist painter and sculptor Fernando Botero. Admire works by world-famous artists, including Monet and Picasso, from Boteros private collection. Depending on the option selected, your guide will take you to a shopping mall for some great finds. If you choose the 12 hour option you will have the opportunity to visit also the Zipaquira Salt Cathedral before returning you to the airport.

Inclusions for Bogotá Layover Private City Sightseeing Tour With Round-Trip Airport Transport

  • Private guide
  • Same day round-trip private transfer
  • Entrance fees

Exclusions for Bogotá Layover Private City Sightseeing Tour With Round-Trip Airport Transport

  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Food and drinks

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Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Note: This tour cannot be split into several days

The driver won't wait more than 2 hours at the airport after the airplane has landed

This tour includes an insurance. Please send Passport number by the time of booking to make the insurance effective

Choose between 4, 6, 8, 10 or 12 hours layover

Cancellation Policy
  • If you cancel within 3 calendar days (72 hours) of the scheduled departure time, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel between 4 to 7 Calendar days before scheduled tour departure,the cancellation charge will be 50% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel at least 8 calendar days in advance of the scheduled departure time, there is no cancellation fee. You will receive Full Refund for the paid amount.
  • Please note that in case of No show, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the listed tour fare.
  • Please note tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

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  • The tour guide was excellent. He picked us up from the airport and took us to various sites. We visited a local market and tried local seasonal fruit. Then he took us up the cable car to Monserrate Santuary. Afterwards he took us to the Gold Museum and to try fresh brew Colombia coffee. Then we walked around Bolivar Square. Our guide was very knowledgeable and answered all our questions. He was very professional and got us back to the airport in time to catch our flight home. I would recommend this tour for a quick layover tour.

  • We were met on time at the airport by our guide and toured the city in newer vehicles. He was very knowledgeable and passionate about his city. We really got a good flavor of Bogota and are inspired to return there for an extended stay sometime. The only downer was that, being a Canadian citizen, we had to pay a stiff entry tax even for the short few hours we were visiting.

  • This private sightseeing tour was an exceptional way to learn about Bogota. My past experiences have been as an independent traveler, but I wanted to see the city in a compressed time period, and not worry about making my flight. The guide and driver were kind and relatable, the food and drink experiences were unique and lovely, the cultural stops were engaging. I liked how the tour could be customized based on the travelers' activity levels. I really wanted to get some walking in so I could sleep on my overnight flight and it was easy to do. To me, taking such a tour seemed a little bougie, but it really allowed me to access places and experiences that I wouldn't have found easily on my own. Colombia surprised me pleasantly and I can't wait to return!

  • Luis was super professional and knowledgeable on the tour. He was made us feel so comfortable and intrigued with the history of Colombia/Bogota! There is so much to know about this beautiful city and country. The only thing to watch out for is depending on your connection time, I would save at least 2 hours to account for travel and clear long security/immigration lines to avoid stress, i.e. if you have a 6 hour layover, do a 4-hour layover tour, we had 7 hour lay-over and booked a 6-hour tour, we were glad that Luis was able to cram in so much when we told him that we need to shorten our trip!

  • Overall a good walking and guided tour. the guide was a bit over the top, in terms of catering to us. The cable car ride up to monastery was supposedly very busy and the guide did not take us there. reason given was that with a 2 hour queue, it would be practically impossible to come back and see other things. The monastery was the primary purpose of our layover, so we were disappointed. Instead he steered us to an emerald museum and to the shop for a guided demonstration of emerald cutting. obviously, he knew the folks there and made us sit and listen for 15 mins to this. the rest of the walkabout through the city was nice. he took us to good shops for artifacts. Also saw fantastic museums. Overall, we covered the 6 hour trip with other things. and got a good overview of the city.
    Bogota is an amazing city and worth more than a layover visit. Will be visiting the city, but taking time and sightseeing on my own over several days, not on a layover. for an introductory tour, this was a good start.

  • This was an incredible tour. Our guide,Luis was very informative, and was able to fit in most all major attractions within the time allocated. One of the best private tours we have taken.

  • Fabian was an amazing tour guide! He made it seem like we were just touring the city with a friend. He and #39;s also very knowledgeable about Bogota. We learned so much from him. I would HIGHLY recommend this tour. Everything went according to plan and got so much out of it! Thanks Fabian!

  • I had a 10-hour lay-over flight in Bogota and wanted to get a quick taste of the city. This tour was perfect! My guide was very friendly and knowledgeable. He she showed me the highlights of the city, which included a behind the scenes tour explaining how Colombian coffee is manufactured. I also had a traditional Colombian lunch which was excellent. At the end I had a few hours to visit places that I was interested in seeing, including the Museo de Oro. Highly recommend this tour!


  • We only had a morning to see the city with a flight at 2 pm so we arranged this private site seeing tour with the guides picking us up at the hotel and dropping us at the airport in time for our flight. This worked so well. We were able to modify the day to get in what we could that interested us the most. Our guide took us to such interesting places. I would strongly suggest this tour to anyone who really wants to get a feel for Bogota on a layover or with a short time. We had been to a wedding the night before so were really tired and the guide took us to a very interesting place for coffee that really helped.

  • I rated this low because i only received an email on Dec. 30 2016 telling me the museums would be closed on Jan. 1, 2017. I would like to cancel the tour but realized that there would be no refund 2 days before the tour.

    Danny, the guide, picked me up and dropped me off at the airport, then we walked around the city center. He bought me a breakfast, later we went to Salt Cathedral instead of the coffee tour. I don't feel it is worth the money i paid USD157!

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