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Private Tour to the Salt Cathedral and the Guatavita Lagoon provided by Green Trails

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Private Tour to the Salt Cathedral and the Guatavita Lagoon

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Immerse yourself in the depths of the Salt Cathedral of Zipaquirá and live an overwhelming experience 180 meters underground, a unique wonder in Colombia. Then visit the lagoon of Guatavita to learn about an ancestral ritual and beliefs of the indigenous Muisca culture that inspired the legend of El Dorado. • Surprise yourself with a private tour and guided by the Salt Cathedral • Know the heritage of colonial and republican architecture with a tour in the Plaza Mayor of Zipaquirá. • Enjoy a delicious lunch at one of the best restaurants in Zipaquirá. • Take a guided tour of the Guatavita lagoon, the site of ancient ancestral ceremonies held in honor of the sun and the moon. • Walk the streets of Guatavita where you will admire its charming architecture and colonial style atmosphere.
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  • 1
    Catedral de Sal de Zipaquira
    Stop: 2 hours - Admission included
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  • 2
    Plaza de los Comuneros
    Stop: 30 minutes -
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  • 3
    Hospedería El Libertador
    Stop: 45 minutes - Admission included
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  • 4
    Laguna de Guatavita
    Stop: 90 minutes - Admission included
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  • 5
    Stop: 30 minutes -
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Important Information
10–12 hours
  • Private transportation
  • Snacks
  • Bottled water
  • Tickets to all attractions
  • Travel insurance
  • Entry/Admission - Catedral de Sal de Zipaquira
  • Entry/Admission - Hospedería El Libertador
  • Entry/Admission - Laguna de Guatavita
  • Gratuities
  • Food, attractions and services not specified
  • If you wish, your guide will suggest the best place for lunch
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • • It is very important that you report on any physical condition that you have and that you bring your medications with you if you need them.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Sandy S wrote a review Nov 2019
san rafael, ca108 contributions27 helpful votes
Green Trails is perhaps the most professional service-oriented tour company I have every worked with. The Jose Otalora is incredibly responsive and customer satisfaction is his number one priority. That being said, our day at Lake Guatavita and the Zipaquira Salt Cathedral
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Response from greentrailscol, General Manager at Private Tour to the Salt Cathedral and the Guatavita Lagoon
Responded 10 Jun 2020
Dear Sandy, We are so glad to know you had such an amazing experience alongside Julio & Omar. Our promise is to always exceed the expectations of all our customers, and we feel thrilled every time we accomplish our mission to evoke an unforgettable experience in our tours. Please receive a very warm greeting from Julio, Omar, and our team. Kind Regards, Jose Otalora General Director
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Key Details
  • Duration: 10–12 hours
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish
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