Guided tour

Bogotá: Walking Tour in La Candelaria with Refreshments

4.8 / 5

12 reviews

Activity provider: Gran Colombia Tours

Bogotá: Walking Tour in La Candelaria with Refreshments

Activity provider: Gran Colombia Tours
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From US$ 12 per person

Explore the historic heart of Bogotá on a guided tour. Discover the popular neighborhood of La Candelaria through its vibrant street art and local architecture. Learn about Colombian history through the capital’s colonial and indigenous past.

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Duration 3 hours
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English

Experience

Highlights
  • Savor the taste of refreshing local fruits and high-quality coffee.
  • Discover the top sites in La Candelaria with a dedicated guide.
  • Learn about key events in Colombia's social and political past.
  • Admire unique and contrasting architectural styles in the city.
  • Visit La Concordia market, Carrera Septima and Bolivar Square.
Full description

Walk through Bogotá’s electric downtown neighborhood of La Candelaria with a local guide. Have your camera ready for the unique mix of architectural styles and historic sites that make the district a renowned cultural melting pot. Savor the local culinary culture with fresh fruit and coffee.

Discover how the old mixes with the new and explore the Baroque, Art Deco, and colonial houses of La Candelaria. Walk through historic alleys filled with street art before heading over to the vibrant La Concordia market to mingle with the locals. 

Taste refreshing traditional fruits and see the less touristy side of the area. Follow your guide past the Gold Museum and head through to Bolivar Square to learn about Colombia’s complex and resilient history. Finish the tour with some of the best coffee around and learn about how it's produced.

Includes
  • Fruit and juice tasting
  • Coffee tasting
  • All risks insurance

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    Meeting point

    Meet us next to the fountain in Plaza del Chorro de Quevedo every day at 10am and 2pm. Just look for the yellow umbrella! Plazoleta Chorro de Quevedo, 2-98, Cl. 12b #22, Bogotá, Colombia.

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    Important information

    What to bring

    • Comfortable shoes
    • Camera
    • Sunscreen
    • Water

    Know before you go

    • The tour will take place in all weather conditions (umbrellas will be provided by the local partner in case of rain)
    • Take in mind that the payment of this booking is for the Tips of our Guides, you don't need to give any Tips after the tour
    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    4.8 /5

    based on 12 reviews

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    It was our guides first time doing an English tour and he did brilliantly. He had excellent knowledge and showed us some very interesting sites around the city, not forgetting his very good English. Perfect way to start a trip if you’ve never been to Colombia before.

    April 27, 2022

    Good amount of walking with plenty of stops and a leisurely pace to fit many types of travelers. Fun, insightful experience of the history and culture of Bogota. Super recommended!

    May 21, 2022

    The tour was excellent! With fruit, beer, and coffee tasting. We walked along Candelaria and learned about the history of Bogota. Very fun and informative. Miguel was a fantastic tour guide.

    May 7, 2022

    Product ID: 412200