1. Colombia
  2. Cundinamarca
  3. Bogotá
  4. Monserrate

Bogota: Highlights and Museums Airport Layover Tour

Product ID: 327921
If you have a long layover in Bogotá, this is your chance to tour the city’s downtown area from the airport. You can make your short stay count by visiting La Candelaria, Monserrate, historical landmarks, and the Gold and Botero Museums.
About this activity
Duration: 8 hours
Skip the ticket line
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Spanish, English, French

Pickup included

Your guide will be waiting for you at the arrivals exit with a yellow jacket and your name on a poster.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • See historical landmarks of the downtown area
  • bserve indigenous history and graffiti
  • Learn the history of chicha, a local alcoholic beverage
  • Learn of the health benefits of local juice mixes
  • Hear the history of the national drug trade
Full description
Sometimes traveling forces you to spend boring downtime at airports. But why waste hours sitting uncomfortably just waiting when you can invest that layover time in getting to know the amazing city of Bogotá. For this experience, you will be picked up from the airport, and will be later brought back in time for your flight.

You'll start off traversing the famous Candelaria. There you’ll walk through cobble stone streets surrounded by colonial architecture, baroque churches, and art deco houses. It’s a place brimming with history and packed with stories of the recent armed conflict and drug trade. You’ll top it off with a warm cup of coca-leaf tea to get you going.

Following that, visit the amazing Gold Museum, where you can wander at iconic and amazing gold artifacts from all around Colombia. That will be followed by the Botero Museum, whose peculiar art style is bound to catch your eye.

The final destination will be Monserrate, the great hill that overlooks Bogotá. You'll take a cable-car up the mountain and visit the cathedral and artisanal market. From there you can enjoy the amazing views and learn about the cultural significance of the surrounding hills, before you later head back to the busy streets being taken back to the airport.
  • Gran Colombia guide
  • Chicha tasting
  • Coca-leaf tea tasting
  • City-wide panorama at Monserrate
  • Pickup and drop-off at El Dorado Airport
  • Fruit and juice tasting
  • Coffee tasting
  • Entrance to the Gold Museum
What’s Not Included
  • Lunch, you can choose from a variety of restaurants in the area
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
Know before you go
• This tour will take place rain or shine
• Please note that lunch is not included
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January 2, 2020

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