Tour Guatavita and Salt Mines in Nemocón
Escape the bustle of Bogotá and explore the legendary and sacred lagoon of the Guatavita cacique during a two-hour tour of the reserve listening to the history of the legend of “El Dorado” and the culture of the Muisca Indians accompanied by local guidance. Visit the town of Guatavita and enjoy its architecture.
The day begins at 8:00 a.m., our staff will be waiting for you at your hotel or lodging place in Bogotá to start a 2-hour tour through the Bogotá savanna towards the lagoon of the Guatavita cacique, a lagoon that is part of of a protected natural area. A native park guide joins the group to explain the culture of the Muisca Indians, the legend of El Dorado and the biological importance of the area for approximately 75 minutes, including a 30-minute walk along a path to the edge of the crater to see the lagoon of Guatavita.
Then you will visit the town of Guatavita, exploring the architecture and the environment, where you will enjoy a typical lunch of the region. On the way, you will see the beautiful Tominé dam, which is 9 km long.
Upon arrival in the town of Nemocón experience what it is to be a true salt miner, walk 60 meters below the surface and discover the history of the Colombian salt industry in the authentic salt mine of Nemocón with its impressive brine mirrors and the heart of Colombia.
- Private Transportation
- Fee entrances
- Bilingual Live Logistic Support
- Bottled water
- Tips (optional)
- Confirmation will be received at the time of the booking
- The duration of the transfers will depend on traffic conditions
- Not recommended for people with heart conditions, claustrophobia or pregnant women.