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Basic City Tour provided by Explora Bogota Day Tours and Activities

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Basic City Tour

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US$ 40.00
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2 adults
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Experience Bogotá’s most unique attractions. This tour highlights the culture of Bogotá from its pre-Hispanic goldworking to its colonial old town and Botero’s 20th century art. Come to enjoy with us in a totally relaxed atmosphera. No rushes, time for coffee and snacks or lunch. Feel free to choose wich attractions add or skip. Our personal will be happy to fullfill your expectations.
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  • 1
    Mount Monserrate
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
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  • 2
    Gold Museum (Museo del Oro)
    Stop: 20 minutes - Admission included
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  • 3
    Barrio La Candelaria
    Stop: 60 minutes -
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  • 4
    Plaza de Bolivar
    Stop: 20 minutes -
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Important Information
4–6 hours
  • Private transportation
  • Entry/Admission - Mount Monserrate
  • Entry/Admission - Gold Museum (Museo del Oro)
  • Lunch
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Infant seats available
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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34cacao wrote a review Jan 2020
1 contribution
Edgar was a perfect tour guide who shared with us so much about the city. We could visit the major highlights of the city as well as what we asked additionally in one day which was very productive. Rated as very good not excellent is because the information given initially on
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Date of experience: January 2020
brian m wrote a review Jan 2020
Cape Coral, Florida7 contributions8 helpful votes
Well worth it. Edgar was an excellent tour guide. Exceeded the three hours. Be sure to stop at his favorite empanada place!
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Date of experience: January 2020
Response from blueskycolombia, Guest Relations Manager at Basic City Tour
Responded 1 Jan 2020
Hi Doctor ! Thanks for risking yourselves and taking our services and also for writing such a nice review. I wish you a happy 2020.
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Isabelllag wrote a review Sep 2019
Antananarivo, Madagascar2 contributions
The tour was amazing. I had a chance to explore the most famous spots in Bogota and experience the rich culture. Edgard is very knowledgeable and I also learn so much with him. He is easy going, friendly and try to accommodate your needs and ideas. He speaks a lot of different
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Date of experience: August 2019
Response from blueskycolombia, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Basic City Tour
Responded 5 Sep 2019
Hi, Isabella thanks for taking the time to visit our city and to write this kind review. We are glad you liked the experience.
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Jillian T wrote a review May 2018
Connecticut20 contributions8 helpful votes
Touring Bogota and the surrounding towns with Edgar is a must for any traveler. Edgar not only is full of knowledge and wisdom (in addition to speaking multiple languages!), but he is well-traveled and flexible, and works with you and your companions to deliver the best of
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Date of experience: May 2018
Response from blueskycolombia, Director de producto at Basic City Tour
Responded 16 May 2018
Hi Jill. I hope you and Andrew are well.Thanks a lot for your visit and kindly comment. We just try to do our best for our guests. I wish to see you again, may be here, could be there...
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Christine B wrote a review Jul 2016
San Mateo, California19 contributions6 helpful votes
My friend and I were in Bogota last week and we had set up a City/Salt Cathedral Tour with Edgar a few months in advance. We were so pleased with our tour, but we especially clicked well with Edgar. He's very knowledgeable about his country (and South American in general) and he
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Date of experience: July 2016
About the operator

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By: Explora Bogota Day Tours and Activities
Excellent overview of Bogota in one short day
Thanks to a very nice, knowledgeable guide (Edgar) I got a chance to make the best of my one short full day in Bogo
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Great Tour, Great Value
I am so glad I got to have this tour with Edgar. Edgar is a veteran guide with great knowledge and ability to bring
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We only had a few days in Bogota and Explora Bogota Day tours was recommended to me. My wife checks the ratings on
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Best layover. Ever.
I would do this tour again. When I return I will book other tours with them as well. I convinced my friend to spe
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If you are thinking of booking a tour while in Bogota, do it and do it with Edgar! We were in Bogota at the end of
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Best choice
I found this guide here and wow.. The day I had with Edgar was one of the best ever.. So look no further if you wan
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Jonathan W
Amazing Tour
I had a long layover from Brazil back to the states and I reached out to Edgar for a five hour city tour. The tour
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Edgar is your man
I had only a couple of hours to discover the heart of Bogotà, and I reached out to Edgar through this very page on
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Wonderful layover tour of Bogota
My fiance and I had a 10 hour layover in Bogota en route to Peru so we contacted Edgar and arranged a tour of the c
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Nanthini S
Awesome - highly recommend
Edga and Carlos were excellent - we did the full day Bogota tour and the Salt Cathedral tour. Both were excellent -
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Awesome Tour
Edgar is a true gem! He gave 100% to making my tour enlightening and fun. He was prompt and courteous and very
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Just must do
Edgar was absolutely reliable and charming. He met us at Bogota airport when we had a few spare hours between fligh
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Lars S
Salt Cathedral & city Tour
First of all apologize Edgar for this late review you should have deserved it much earlier. A) 3 mails and puncuta
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Nice overlook
It is a great place to overlook the city of Bogotá, it has an amazing church and some hand made stuff in the path.
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Excellent tour of Bogota
We had a wonderful experience with Edgar ,our tour guide. Highly recommend his private tour . He is very knowledgea
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Key Details
  • Duration: 4–6 hours
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English, Portuguese
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