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Free Tour Armed Conflict in Colombia: War and Peace!

Duration: 3h
Languages: English
Quality Verified Registered on March 21, 2019

We are a group of local guides who believe in the positive impact of tourism by offering you a complete cultural experience by foot through the streets of the historic centers of Bogotá, Medellín and Cartagena. Join us and discover what Colombia and our people have for you!

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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

Welcome to Colombia , a country known for the joy and kindness of its people, which has been affected by its bad reputation due to various negative situations.

Today, this has changed a lot, and during this shared Tour you will understand the causes, the development and the Colombian conflicts that have shaped our history up to the present. Some of the topics you will learn are:

- Independence process
- The Bogotazo and the time of violence
- The military dictatorship
- Creation of the guerrillas: FARC, ELN, M - 19
- Peace process
- Current political situation

Join us for a real and interactive experience through some remarkable places and scars from the past. Learn about the development of the Colombian conflict in Bogotá that changed our history, its links to the drug cartels and the "Patron" behind it and the violence that he imposed on the country.

At the end of this experience, you will have a more complete understanding of our political history, the war, its key players, the fight against national and international drug trafficking, among others.

Join us on a walk through old and new times! https://youtu.be/8zbXOoqw3bM

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  • Meeting point:
    Cra 6 1588 Bogot Colombia
    Cra 6 1588 Bogot Colombia
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    Meet us in front of the Gold Museum at 10am. You recognize us by our Red Umbrellas that say Beyond 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

35 ratings
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Alicia 15 Sep 2022
Taipei
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Travelled alone - Sep 2022
Mauricio is very knowledgeable and passionate about the history and culture of Colombia. He really brought history to life. Highly recommended.
Adrian 06 Sep 2022
Ferrol
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Travelled alone - Sep 2022
Ha sido un tour realmente interesante, con un guía que tenía una información muy relevante e interesante. Absolutamente recomendable
Claire 15 Aug 2022
Glasgow
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Travelled alone - Aug 2022
Fascinating tour which packed in loads of information about Colombia's complicated past and present. The guide was really informative and gave us lots of time to ask questions on the walk and over coffee afterwards. I learned so much and highly recommend!
Step... 12 Aug 2022
Brussels
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Travelled in couple - Aug 2022
We had a great tour with Mauricio! He was very knowledgeable and kind. We were a small group and also had a good discussion afterwards in a cafe with Mauricio.
Georg 08 Aug 2022
Bielefeld
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Travelled in couple - Aug 2022
Great tour with Héctor! I can recommend 100%. It helps to better understand the country.
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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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