Things to do in Guatavita

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  • Alvin Brown
    Houston, TX2,575 contributions
    Guatavita is a municipality and town of Colombia in the Guavio Province
    of the department of Cundinamarca. Guatavita is located 75 km northeast
    of the capital Bogotá. It borders Sesquilé and Machetá in the north,
    Gachetá and Junín in the east, Guasca and Sopó in the south and in the
    west are Tocancipá and Gachancipá.

    Before the Spanish conquest of the Muisca on the Altiplano Cundiboyacense,
    the central plateau in the Colombian Andes, the area was inhabited by the
    Muisca organized in their Muisca Confederation. Guatavita was ruled by a
    cacique who was a powerful figure consulted by the zipas of Bacatá and the
    zaques of Hunza. Guatavita was specialized in gold working.[1] An important
    temple honouring Sué, the Sun god in the religion of the Muisca was constructed
    in Guatavita.

    Modern Guatavita was founded on March 18th, 1593 by Miguel de Ibarra.

    Guatavita was rebuilt on higher ground in the mid 1960s due to the construction
    of the Tominé Reservoir, which intentionally flooded the area of the town.
    Written 22 March 2019
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  • Eduardo S
    Geneva, Switzerland3 contributions
    This is a great experience at a great location. The captain was very knowledgeable and serviceable. The boat ride was fun and the wine and cheese board were excellent. Highly recommend this.
    Written 28 December 2021
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  • Alejandro M
    1 contribution
    Had a great time in this bike tour, trails were what we were looking for and the scenery was incredible. Juan is an awesome guide and very punctual he really tailored our ride to our expectations, physical capabilities and bike experience.

    I would highly recommend this to anyone wanting to have some fun in two wheels and enjoy the beautiful Colombian scenery.
    Written 22 May 2022
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  • Diana H
    6 contributions
    Tons of fun and adventure discovering Colombia with this guys. They are very kind and you really can feel safe due their proffesionalism. We went to Colombia a month ago and it was very nice for us discovering new places in Guatavita and Santander.
    Written 3 June 2016
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