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Guatavita lake tour - Private

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Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?

    Daily

  • Duration

    6 HOURS

  • Start time

    • Start time: 09:00, Finish time: 15:00

  • Meeting Point
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    • Guatavita lake tour - Private,
    Bogota, Colombia,
  • Ending Point

Key Highlights

  • Discover the charming village of Guatavita
  • Enjoy breathtaking panoramas on a scenic drive
  • Unwind as you take a hike to the beautiful Lake Guatavita

Overview

Leaving Bogota we first drive to La Calera from where stunning views over the city unfold. Surrounded by rolling hills and lush landscapes, this is a drive to remember. Once we reach Sesquilé in the Almeidas province, we stretch our legs and enjoy an ecological walk up to the magical peculiarly circular Lake Guatavita. Located 3,000 metres above sea level, but only 300 metres across, its formation still remains a mystery: it is said it was formed in a crater; however other theories still exist such as meteorite or sinkhole. Legend also has it that this is where the El Dorado legend occurred; it’s one of the Muisca’s sacred lakes and where they conducted a ritual thought to have started the crazed search for gold. Its sparkling beauty will leave you dumbfounded, and not just for its mythical gold.

Finally, we head into Guatavita where you can see how a typical Colombian village works. Admire its architecture, which was rebuilt on higher ground after the original village of Guatavita was intentionally flooded to create the Tominé Dam. At the end of the tour, we make our way back to Bogota in the late afternoon.

Languages
English, Spanish, French and Portuguese.

Inclusions

  • Meal
  • Tickets
  • Transport
  • Tourguide

Exclusions

  • Drinks

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