Guided tour

Bogotá: La Candelaria Historical Walking Tour with Snacks

Bogotá: La Candelaria Historical Walking Tour with Snacks

From US$ 13.70 per person

Embark on a guided walking tour of the La Candelaria district, the oldest in Bogotá, and taste local snacks. Follow your guide through colorful streets and try the pre-Hispanic drinking game Tejo.

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Duration 3 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Spanish
Wheelchair accessible

Experience

Highlights
  • Explore Candelaria district, the oldest and most important district in Bogota
  • Sample local fruits in the second oldest market in Bogota
  • Experience chicha, the most traditional fermented drink in the city
  • Taste traditional local snacks
  • Play the gunpowder game, better known as Tejo from pre-Hispanic times
Full description
Explore the Candelaria district, the oldest and most important neighborhood in Bogotá, and learn about the history, culture, and the current social and political situation in Colombia. You will start off by sampling a variety of local fruits in the second oldest market of Bogotá. Then you will enjoy chicha, the most traditional fermented drink in the city, as well as some local snacks. At the end of the tour, you will play the gunpowder game, better known as Tejo, a drinking game from the pre-Hispanic times. This tour will give you an enticing introduction to Colombia's capital. You will be able to take in the artsy and colorful streets and alleys while discussing a variety of topics. You will visit the most important spots in the city, and interact with locals. Join us on the oldest walking tour in the city! Duration: 2 to 3 hours.
Includes
  • Important information
  • Inclusions
  • Snacks
  • Drinks
  • Professional tour guide
  • Exclusions
  • Lunch
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Lunch
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned

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Meeting point

Departure details The Cranky Croc Hostel, Cl. 12d #346, Bogotá, Colombia We will meet at... The Cranky Croc Hostel Cl. 12d #3-56, Bogotá, Colombia ***Once you arrive inside of the hostel, go to the reception desk and say that you are here for the tour.*** Please bring good walking shoes, an umbrella, and water. Please give yourself enough time with traffic to arrive

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable clothes

Know before you go

  • Starting and ending point:
  • The Cranky Croc Hostel, Cl. 12d #3-56, Bogotá, Colombia
  • *Once you arrive inside of the hostel, go to the reception desk and say that you are here for the tour.*
  • **Please bring comfortable walking shoes, an umbrella, and water. Please give yourself enough time with traffic to arrive.**
  • ***We are constantly changing the venues we visit to accomodate whatever is going on in the city, so the photos and attractions listed may not be the same as the day you do the tour.***
Customer reviews

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Yuly was our tour guide and she did a wonderful job showing us around. The snacks on the tour were from locally owned businesses. Tejo was a blast! One of our favorite tours we did in Bogota.

September 26, 2022

Product ID: 420260