Guatavita Lake Tour - El Dorado Legend

Guatavita Lake Tour
On the same way from Bogota to the Zipaquira Salt Cathedral, lies one of the most famous legends of South America. Similar to Macchu Picchu, the Dorado Leyend was a myth to spaniards, one that promised a city made of gold. This legend had a huge impact in the spanish colonization and today, the Guatavita Lake, where this legend took place, is one of the most visited attractions in the area around Bogota. Get to know this wonderful place with a native guide from this region.

Duration:
From 5 to 9 hrs.
Difficulty: (1-5)
4
Tip:
2 hrs Walking
Available Times
  • 5 hours
  • 7 hours
  • 9 hours
Itinerary and Travel Map
  • 5 hours Tours:
    • Pick Up: Hotel/Your address.
    • Visit to Guatavita Lake.
    • Visit to Guatavita town.
    • Return: Hotel/Your address.
  • 7 hours Tours:
    • Pick Up: Hotel/Your address.
    • Visit to Guatavita Lake.
    • Visit to Guatavita town.
    • Lunch in a typical restaurant.
    • Return: Hotel/Your address.
  • 9 hours Tours:
    • Pick Up: Hotel/Your address.
    • Visit to Guatavita Lake.
    • Visit to Guatavita town.
    • Lunch in a typical restaurant.
    • Visit to Mina de Sal de Nemocón or Catedral de Sal de Zipaquirá and its town.
    • Return: Hotel/Your address.
Dates and Times
  • Every day
  • Guatavita Lake: Close the first working day of each week.
  • Suggested departure time: 9:00am
What is included in the Guatavita Lake tour?
  • 5 hours Tours:
    • Bilingual Guide
    • Tickets to all the places
    • Private transportation
    • Water bottles
  • 7 and 9 hours Tours:
    • Typical lunch with non-alcoholic drink
Important Information
  • Cap, Water and comfortable shoes.
  • Medications needed.
  • Stay hydrated.
  • Be prepared for a 2 hour long walk inside the reservation.
  • Not recommended for people with walking difficulties or heart problems.
  • Not available for people with disabilities.
  • Level of physical requirement - Rating from 1 to 5 (1 super easy - 5 very demanding): 4
  • Available Languages - Guide:
    • Spanish
    • English
    • French
    • Mandarin
    • Italian
    • Japanese
    • German
    • Russian, japanese, chinese and korean available for additional cost.
  • Recommended for children older than 2 years.
FAQ
  • Is the tour to Guatavita Lake, private or is the tour with more people?
  • Private.

  • Can you modify the tour itinerary and the duration time at each stop?
  • The tour can be totally modified according to the client's preference.

  • How long in advance can a tour be booked?
  • Minimum three hours in advance.
How to book this tour?
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Price List
*Tour prices per person
Pax. 5 hours 7 hours 9 hours
1 189USD 259USD 329USD
2 119USD 169USD 199USD
3 109USD 159USD 189USD
4 99USD 149USD 179USD
5 89USD 139USD 169USD
6 79USD 129USD 159USD
7 or more 69USD 119USD 149USD
Payment Method and Cancellation Policy
  • Payment method: you can pay in cash (COP or USD) or by credit card.
  • All foreign customers must show a copy of their passport to be exempted from the IVA tax. The customer who is Colombian must pay additional IVA value.
  • The service must be canceled at least 24 hours before the client's pick-up time. If you do not notify in advance, 50% of the total value of the service is charged.
  • Children between 0 and 1 do not pay, children between 2 to 12 must pay 50% of the rate.
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