Private tour

Bogotá: 3-Hour Private Tour of La Candelaria

4.8 / 5

13 reviews

Activity provider: Gran Colombia Tours
Private tour

Bogotá: 3-Hour Private Tour of La Candelaria

Activity provider: Gran Colombia Tours

From US$ 47.56 per person

Come explore the history of Colombia’s capital in a private tour of its historic downtown. Admire colonial houses, baroque churches, and art deco architecture in La Candelaria before tasting typical drinks at a local café.

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Duration 3 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Spanish
Pickup included
Pick up is available for hotels in central Bogotá. Please confirm your hotel name and address upon booking.
Private group


  • Visit historical landmarks in the downtown area
  • Learn Bogotá's colonial and indigenous past through history and local graffiti
  • Enjoy chicha, Colombian coffee, and fresh juices
  • Explore Colombia's complicated relationship between the state, the drug trade, and guerrillas
Full description
Discover what Bogotá’s Candelaria neighbourhood has hidden away. Inscribed in graffiti and mixed in the drinks, you’ll discover Bogotá’s colonial and indigenous past, the roots of Colombian history. Explore the Chorro de Quevedo Square before continuing on to La Concordia Marketplace where you'll taste local fruits and juices. Visit Santander Square, located in between old and new Bogotá, and admire the skyscrapers on 7th Avenue, among them the impressive Avianca building. Visit the Simón Bolívar Square where you'll hear the stories of the intricate relationship between the state, drug trade, and guerrillas. Finally, visit a local café to learn about coffee culture and brewing from an expert.   Open to groups of any size, this private group tour offers hotel pick up, drop-off, and transfers in an air-conditioned car.
  • Guide
  • Hotel pick up and drop-off
  • Private group transportation
  • Chicha tasting
  • Fruit and juice tasting
  • Coffee tasting
  • All-risks insurance
  • Extra purchases

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4.8 /5

based on 13 reviews

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Interesting but not particularly insightful. Candelaria not really integrated into her being. But, certainly worth the tour.

March 1, 2023

Die kulinarischen Köstlichkeiten haben uns gemundet. Vom Ablauf her hat alles gut geklappt. Können wir uneingeschränkt weiterempfehlen.

December 31, 2022


extraordinario! muy buen tour

September 30, 2022


Product ID: 341981