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Nemocon salt mines tour

Don't leave without first getting to know the world's largest halite heart

Enter the depths of an ancient salt mine. Take a journey into the past, to immerse yourself in mystery and venture into the unknown. Take the unique opportunity to learn about the history, connect with the culture and admire the feats of the people who conceived this engineering marvel called the Nemocón Salt Mine.

Best of all, the town of Nemocón is less than 2 hours from Bogotá and, as in all Hansa tours, you will be accompanied by an expert guide so you can enjoy a captivating, entertaining and safe experience.

An experience that begins at the Sabana History Museum, where you can understand the geological forces that gave rise to a salt deposit at 2,585 meters above sea level. The adventure continues 80 meters underground in the tunnels that extend for more than 1,600 meters and in whose interior you will be able to discover all kinds of wonders.

Majestic creations such as: "La Cámara del Pálpito" which houses a giant heart sculpted in halite crystal, considered the largest in the world; the spectacular salt waterfall and its wishing pond; the imposing brine mirrors, where you can take the most incredible pictures; The Chapel with its beautiful sculptures; the rock of the miner Chuy Gómez and his incredible feat; the Legend of the Tree of Dreams and much more.

All of the above, puts this experience on the list of places you can't miss during your stay in Bogota. Contact Hansa Tours and let us help you schedule your next adventure.

Duration:
From 5 to 9 hrs.
Difficulty: (1-5)
3
Tip:
Warm Clothes

*Price per person in US dollars for 2 pax tour. Discounts apply for more people.

$99
$139

What restrictions and recommendations are in place to handle Covid 19 in Colombia?

  • As of September 6 2021 you don´t need to have a negative covid test nor be vaccinated to enter the country.
  • You should wear a facemask in public places and specially inside most museums.
  • As much as it is possible you should distance yourself at least 2 meters from other people.
  • All our guides and private transportation have the necessary biosecurity measures.

Available tour durations

  • 5 hours
  • 7 hours
  • 9 hours

Itinerary and route map of the Nemocon salt mines tour

  • 5 hours Tours:
    • Pick Up: Hotel/Your address.
    • Visit to Mina de Sal de Nemocón.
    • Visit to Nemocón town.
    • Return: Hotel/Your address.
  • 7 hours Tours:
    • Pick Up: Hotel/Your address.
    • Visit to Mina de Sal de Nemocón.
    • Visit to Nemocón town.
    • Lunch in a typical restaurant.
    • Return: Hotel/Your address.
  • 9 hours Tours:
    • Pick Up: Hotel/Your address.
    • Visit to Mina de Sal de Nemocón.
    • Visit to Nemocón town.
    • Lunch in a typical restaurant.
    • Visit to the Catedral de Sal de Zipaquirá or to the Guatavita lake and its town.
    • Return: Hotel/Your address.

Dates and times

  • Every day
  • Suggested departure time: From 8:00am

What is included in the salt mine in Nemocon tour?

  • 5 hours Tours:
    • Private bilingual guide
    • Tickets to all the places
    • Private transportation
    • Snack
    • Water bottles
  • 7 and 9 hours Tours:
    • Lunch with non-alcoholic drink
    • *It does not include alcoholic beverages or tips.

Important information

  • Use sunscreen.
  • Report any type of allergy or food restriction.
  • Do not forget to bring a copy of identification documents or passport.
  • Cap, Water and comfortable shoes.
  • Wear warm clothes.
  • Available with assistance for people with disabilities.
  • Level of physical requirement - Rating from 1 to 5 (1 super easy - 5 very demanding): 3
  • Available Languages - Guide:
    • Spanish
    • English
    • French
    • Mandarin
    • Italian
    • Japanese
    • German
    • Russian, japanese, chinese and korean available for additional cost.
  • Recommended for children older than 5 years.

FAQs

  • Is the tour 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 our tour to the Nemocon salt mine?

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Salt mine in Nemocon tour price list

*Tour prices per person in USD.

Pax.5 hrs7 hrs9 hrs
1169USD219USD279USD
299USD139USD189USD
389USD119USD169USD
479USD109USD149USD
569USD99USD129USD
6 or more59USD89USD119USD

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 VAT tax.
  • 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.

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