We will meet up at 12:12 Hostels in Bogotá and we will drive in private car 50 kms northwest to Zipaquirá. Leading north, we will drive through the residential area of the city very nice to see. Then out in the countryside driving through the beautiful plateau we will see nice cattle ranches and green houses on the road. First we will stop at the historic city center of Zipaquirá where we will do a walking visit, a very picturesque town. We will visit its Cathedral and we can take nice pictures around. We will offer you a cup of coffee. Then we will go to the Salt Cathedral of Zipaquirá, consider as the First wonder of Colombia. This outstanding architectonic wonder is constructed 180 meters underground, tons of salt all over, a fascinating, magic and unique place to visit. Then have lunch at a delicious restaurant I know where we will have "Ajiaco" which is the typic dish from Bogotá, plus a main course of beef, pork, potatoe, salad, rice, etc., serve with a choice of natural juice, and dessert. (Vegetarian option available too). Very big and complete lunch. We will drive back to the city and we will drop you at 12:12 Hostels.
My name is Maria and I am Colombian. I studied Design. Luckily I have had the opportunity to study and live abroad: I have lived twice in Europe and have traveled in all 5 continents. My mom always says "what you eat and what you experience nobody will steal it from you!" My passion is to travel, to meet people all around the world and to learn from differente cultures. I own and manage a nice Hostel here in the city already for 5 years. I speak 4 languages, I am a good conector of people, love to serve and help people as a host. I am a charismatic person and a great Ambassador of my country.
Typical Lunch: Ajiaco (typic dish from Bogotá) plus a main course of beef, potatoes, rice, etc. (Vegetarian option…
Natural Fresh Juice at Lunch Time (You have different options to choose between) and delicious typic dessert.
Entrance Ticket to Salt Cathedral of Zipaquirá.
Private Roundtrip Transportation.
We will start driving from 12:12 Hostels, located in Zona G (Gastronomic area of Bogotá) in Chapinero, where there are located the best restaurantes in the city. So it is perfect to have breakfast before or dinner after the tour, very safe and nice neighborhood to walk around. Zipaquirá is a small town of 130,000 people where we will visit the city center, the salt Cathedral consider as "First wonder of Colombia" and a very delicious restaurant.