About Us 2018-11-20T11:30:22+00:00
Hansa Tours Team

Why choose us?

With over 15 years experience in the tourism industry we pride ourselves on being specialists on Bogotá and the surrounding area! Our local guides are experts on Colombia and this fascinating city. Their never ending knowledge on the wealth of history and culture contained inside this capital will surely make your time here unforgettable. They are all hand picked and professionally trained and as such strive to exceed expectations, accommodate your every need and ensure you have a trip to remember. Hansa represents quality but also flexibility. Our tours are all private and open to complete customisation giving you the most personalised, tailor-made experience available! Here at Hansa we take care of everything, sit back, relax and be safe in the knowledge that we will organise your trip to perfection. Security and satisfaction guaranteed, you can rely on us.

Our Guides

Byron Leon
Byron LeonGuide (Languages: Spanish and English)
I give a warm greeting to you, our visitors. I was born in Bogota, most of my life has been linked to the capital city of Colombia, where I went to school and also got my college degree in History in 2009. Here thankfully I had the opportunity of being instructed by some of the best Colombian History specialists. I have not only developed a special feeling towards my city of origin; thanks to my family I have also had the opportunity of knowing the Andean region of Colombia, which covers a bit less than a third of the national territory and concentrates more than half of its population. That’s why I feel so comfortable traveling and working in any part of Colombia as I do in any part of Bogota and the capital region.
I’ve discovered that tourism allows you to not only meet nice and interesting people from different corners of the world but also gives you the possibility of deepening your pride for your birthplace. Also, every tour that I do is always different because of the diversity of opinions, occupations, and views of our visitors. That’s why tourism is, without doubt, an extremely fun, enriching activity.
Alejandra Valderrama
Alejandra ValderramaGuide (Languages: Spanish and English)
My name is Maria Valderrama, I’m an eternal lover of the natural diversity of South America. Ím currently studying biology and design fashions with emphasis on leather at the National University of Colombia. I was born in Bogota and since I was little I enjoyed going through each of its corners, its fascinating history, seeing its street art galleries and having a good coffee in the beautiful mountain range of the Andes. My great passion is to travel, meet new people and exchange knowledge and experiences. Do not miss the opportunity to get to know this magical place!!

Mateo Castillo
Mateo CastilloGuide (Languages: Spanish and English)
Biography
Clara Franco
Clara FrancoGuide (Languages: Spanish, Portuguese and English)

I’m Clara, and I love to introduce my country to those who decide to come and visit. I’m a political scientist and a History lover, but beyond that, I’m a storyteller, therefor all of those who join me on a tour can be sure that they will always be listening to the tales that built the city. Come along to walk through the corners where our history was written and discover with your own eyes the wonders that lie upon the land of the Yellow Butterflies.

Juan Fernando Rodriguez
Juan Fernando RodriguezGuide (Languages: Spanish and English)
Biography
Andrés Archila
Andrés ArchilaGuide (Languages: Spanish and English)
Greetings! My name is Andrés and I was born in Cali, although I’ve been living in Bogotá for the most part of my life. I studied Philosophy and I’ve always been very pasionate about history, trying to understand the effects of it in the present time. That is why I love to guide tours, because it’s the perfect time to show people from other places how alive and present is the history of this territory.

Camila Ariza
Camila ArizaGuide (Languages: Spanish and English)
Hi! My name is Camila, I’m 27 years old and I was born and raised in Bogotá. My family and I lived in Quito- Ecuador for some years, a fact that helped me create a strong feeling of identity towards Latin-American culture and history. I had the opportunity to study History with an emphasis on Political and Economical studies, I graduated in 2013. Since then, I’ve been working in several fields including research regarding historical memory, Colombian history, museology and cultural heritage. Some of my interests are museums, art history, photography, traveling, cooking and dancing!

For me, responsible tourism is an important key into cultural heritage, to protect it and to promote it. It would be a pleasure to take you on exciting journey through Colombian traditions, history and culture. What do I expect from you? An incredible and interesting cultural exchange, so we can learn from each other and promote and strength intercultural dialogue and of course have a great time!

Juan Sebastían Daza
Juan Sebastían DazaGuide (Languages: Spanish, French and English)
Biography
Luis Miguel Barreto
Luis Miguel BarretoGuide (Languages: Spanish and English)
My name is Miguel Barreto, I`m 32 years old and passionate guide who embraces sharing the best of Bogota and Colombia in a professional and authentic way. I hold a Bachelor´s Degree in International Relations from Universidad del Rosario and I am currently enrolled in the Cultural Management Master from Universidad de Girona from which I have an ongoing research on cultural and creative tourism based on maritime contexts.
I was born and raised in Bogotá and its surroundings and in these three decades of existence I have travelled to plenty of places both locally and internationally (the list goes on 15 countries and counting). This gives me the opportunity to have a global view and local expertise about the streets and destinations that we will walk together. My clients are my relatives so you will receive the best of me while you are thousands of kilometers away from home.

John Alex Gonzalez
John Alex GonzalezGuide (Languages: Spanish, Portuguese and English)
Hello everyone. My name is John Alex Gonzalez and I was born in the charmingly chaotic city of Bogota. An eternal student of History, I spent a long season all over South America utilising whatever medium of transport available: on foot, by truck, on bicycle and on horseback. Traveling has always been the best school and the free spirit does not get tired, so in tourism I found a way to join my passion with work and give a warm welcome to the world. I also enjoy a new love, cycling, which takes me through the recesses of this immense capital city.
Jorge Peña
Jorge PeñaGuide (Languages: Spanish, French and English)
My name is Jorge Peña and through my veins runs Bogota blood from the 19th century. I studied biology and have fallen in love with the nature offered by my country.
I speak and write very well in English, French and Spanish. I am a food lover, so with me you will get to know the best cuisine and gastronomy available in the city and the country. I like to walk and as such if preferable we can visit many different places in a single day.
David Rodriguez
David RodriguezGuide (Languages: Spanish, Portuguese and English)
Hi there, my name is David Rodríguez I’m 29 and native to Bogotá. I graduated in anthropology at the National University of Colombia in 2013, I’ve a particular interest in the topics of culture and memory. I’ve had the opportunity to take a closer look at the different shades of memory construction; for example some sectors of Colombian youth, like young people living in marginalized zones in Bogotá and high school youngsters in Providence Island in the Caribbean. Also I had the opportunity to analyse the official memory of the Nation whist volunteering at the National Museum of Colombia in 2009.
As a tour guide I’ve found satisfaction in getting closer to the unique things that make up Colombia’s distinctive culture, as well as conducting a fruitful anthropology exercise by getting to know these singularities of our history and culture through tourism as an active intercultural exchange. Being able to share this knowledge with people from different backgrounds really makes me passionate because knowing such diverse readings of our history, culture and landscapes is very interesting and important to me.
Marcello Bitti
Marcello BittiGuide (Languages: Spanish, Italian, German and English)
My name is Marcello Bitti, Son of Colombia and Grandson of El Dorado, Hotelier and Gastronome.
Nancy Correal
Nancy CorrealGuide (Languages: Spanish, French, Italian and English)
My name is Nancy Correal, I’m a Professional Tour Guide in Spanish, English, French and Italian. I like to travel and make the tourists visiting Colombia enjoy themselves and make their stay unforgettable. My experiences in the United States and Europe have given me a great experience and knowledge that has been very useful in the field of tourism.
Rafael Afanador
Rafael AfanadorGuide (Languages: Spanish & English)
My name is Rafael Afanador, 24 years old, I love my country, my city, my culture, my cuisine and my people. A Pasia by birth but a Rolo at heart, lover of food and art. I am passionate about conveying the beauty of my capital, its historical and cultural sites and its emblematic surroundings to all those who visit us!

Our drivers and Fleet

Qualified drivers and a safe, reliable, modern and air conditioned fleet. The most comfortable way to travel in Bogotá.

Luis Colmenares
Luis ColmenaresDriver (Languages: Spanish)
Biografía