Full-Day Monserrate And Salt Cathedral - Bogota
OverviewExperience Bogots La Candelaria neighborhood and the mountaintop Monserrate Monastery. Wander the narrow streets of Bogots La Candelaria area as you visit the citys Gold Museum, La Quinta de Bolivar, Botero Museum and more, then youll ascend by cable car to Monserrate to enjoy stunning views of the Colombian capital. After a typical lunch,enjoy an incredible journey to colombia's pre-hispanic past visiting Zipaquira and its marvellous Cathedral made of salt, 180 meters below the surface.
Know More about this tourAt the agreed time, a member of our staff will meet you at the hotel to take you on a tour around the historical center of the city.
The first stop will be at Plaza de Bolivar to walk along the streets and take a close look of the most important buildings of the city, such as the National Capitol, which is the center of the country's legislative life; Casa de los Comuneros, Casa de Nario which is the Presidential house; and the Santa Clara Church Museum. The tour includes a visit to the Gold Museum, which exhibits about 34,000 pieces of metalwork from various Hispanic cultures and a visit to the House Museum Quinta de Bolivar, the house belonged to Simon Bolivar.
The tour continues to the iconic symbol of Bogota, the Monserrate Hill rising up to 3,152 above sea level, to visit the sanctuary where you will find the statue of the Lord of Miracles. From there it is possible to enjoy the best view of Bogota.
Then, the tour continues through the Bogotas Savanna to the nearby town of Zipaquira where youll have a stop to enjoy a delicious typical lunch. After the lunchtime, well take you to the Salt Cathedral. The Cathedral was built in an underground salt deposit at 180 mtrs below the surface where a Chapel is.
This enclosure is considered the first wonder of Colombia and an architectonic jewel of the modernity.
At the end, return to Bogota.
Inclusions for Full-Day Monserrate And Salt Cathedral
- Typical lunch with a soft drink
- Professional guide
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
- Transport by private vehicle
- Entrance fees
Exclusions for Full-Day Monserrate And Salt Cathedral
- Gratuities (optional)
- Food and drinks, unless specified
- Any thing that doesnt have mencioned here
- Unspecified and / or personal expenses
- Gratuities (optional)
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Dress code is smart casual
Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
Not recommended for participants with heart complaints or other serious medical condition, participants with back problems and pregnant women.
A moderate amount of walking is involved
A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
Comfortable shoes are recommended
Sundays are the most busy days at Monserrate due to the Catholic mass offered on the church, so we recommend you not to visit it on this day
Botero Museum is closed on Tuesdays.
Gold museum and Quinta de Bolivar closed on Mondays, instead we visit Museo de Botero and Museo Casa de la Moneda.
Wheelchair accessible, please advise at time of booking if wheelchair assistance is required and have an addicional charge
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