No minimum number of attendeesNo minimum number of attendees is required for the tour
Free booking and cancellationFree payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free
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.
Be part of the fulfilling experience in Monserrate, the most touristic place in Bogotá, with its official walking tour. Discover all the places that make this hill a meeting point for both foreigners and the Colombian people by visiting its restaurants, coffee and snack shops, Via Basílica and Via Crucis. Understand the history of the Shrine and the importance of Catholicism to Colombian customs and traditions. Try typical Colombian snacks and dishes. Learn about the native fauna and flora and the two means of transportation to the hill. In an hour and a half, our guide will explain how Monserrate became a pilgrimage site with the construction of its first chapel in 1640 and how, over time, it also became a tourist spot thanks to its extraordinary views of Bogotá's magnanimity and a hiking destination or training zone for those who train. You will also make a wish in the wishing well and learn and discover all the interesting, funny and most often unknown superstitions, sayings and facts about a must-see place in the capital of Colombia. Our guide will take you around nine stops where you will have a very comprehensive view of the hill. Recommendations Monserrate is one of the most touristic places in Bogotá. Usually, he has a waiting line to buy tickets. We recommend that you come 30 to 40 minutes before your scheduled tour in order to get to the top of the hill on time. This tour has a tip of 8 USD. Included - Gran Colombia tour guide - History and tour inside the sanctuary - Walk around the 14 stations of the Cross - History of the first tourist cable car in Colombia - Fauna and flora lesson - Wish good tradition Not included - Pick-up and drop-off
Look for the yellow umbrella at the base of the mountain, next to the ticket booth at 10:00
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).