Free Walking Tour Bogotá

Duration: 3h
Languages: English, Spanish
Quality Verified Registered on October 04, 2018

Gran Colombia Tours is a travel agency dedicated to offering a different kind of tourism experience. To this end, we take time and care in the selection and training of our guides, so they can provide the best informative and entertaining experience to our customers. As the crux of the tour experience, our guides guarantee our tours are high-quality experiences with activities that encourage cultural immersion and unforgettable memories in a country full of secrets to discover. Our free tours are perfect for when you are traveling alone or in a small group and want to make new friends along the way. Explore the city, meet people from all over the world and have a great time learning. Guides will be waiting under yellow umbrellas at scheduled times and at designated meeting points for all travelers. All free tours are tip-based.

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  • No minimum number of attendees
    No minimum number of attendees is required for the tour
  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free

Tour description

Join us on this incredible walking tour through the historic center of La Candelaria , located in the center of Bogotá, you will learn all about the city's history and culture, making friends along the way. La Candelaria is a creative hot spot in Bogotá, there is nothing like it in the entire city. Art-deco and colonial houses with baroque churches behind them ; the old and the new intermingle on this walking tour in Bogotá. Join one of our guides in the heart of Bogotá and discover what this neighborhood has hidden.
Inscribed in graffiti and mixed in drinks, you will discover Bogotá's colonial and indigenous past , and the roots of Colombian history. The perfect confluence of culture and conflict that can be felt everywhere, as you follow a graffiti trail through the streets of the old city.
Learn about the impact of the Colombian drug trade, the Emerald Mafia , and how it all aligns with their 50+ year armed conflict. State, drugs, war, guerrilla, trade: a volatile mix that has often blinded us to the best side of Colombia.
 Have you ever wondered why Colombia has some of the best coffee in the world?
End your adventure in the city center with a warm cup of coffee and learn its history. What does the visit include?

  • La Candelaria neighborhood
  • La Concordia Market Square
  • Santander Park
  • Seventh Avenue
  • Simon Bolivar Square
  • Peace process and presidential palace
  • The Bogotazo
  • Siege of the Palace of Justice
  • Pre-Hispanic urban art Includes
  • Guide of Gran Colombia Tours
  • Chicha tasting, local drink
  • Fruit and juice tasting
  • Origin coffee tasting

Additional Information:
- Does not include - Pick up and drop off at the hotel (Common meeting point for all travelers)
- This tour has a suggestion of 10 dollars.

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  • Meeting point:
    Plazoleta Chorro de Quevedo Cl 12b 22...
    Plazoleta Chorro de Quevedo Cl 12b 22 Bogot Colombia
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    Meet us next to the fountain in Plaza del Chorro de Quevedo every day at 10am and 2pm. Just look for the yellow umbrella! Plazoleta Chorro de Quevedo, 2-98, Cl. 12b #22, Bogotá, Colombia

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

Tour opinions

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Sophie 07 Dec 2022
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Travelled in couple - Dec 2022
Amazing tour! Our guide, Luis, was fantastic - so knowledgeable, friendly and gave us a brilliant experience of the city. Thank you so much!
Masoud 07 Dec 2022
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Travelled alone - Dec 2022
Christian is a Great guy very motivated and enthusiastic. I can only recommend the tour…
Sajad 02 Dec 2022
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Travelled alone - Nov 2022
José did a great job in showing us around 'La Candelaria'! He explained the historical importance of each stop and made sure we're provided with some of colombias specialties - thanks for the fruits and really delicious coffee! :) 10/10
Nicolas 30 Nov 2022
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Travelled in couple - Nov 2022
Muy buen tour y Francisco también excelente guía!
Raj ... 29 Nov 2022
Royal Leamington Spa
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Travelled in couple - Nov 2022
Amazing tour. One of the best we have had so far out of all we have done around the world! Cristian was very interactive and informative!
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What should you know?

Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
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