We will walk around Candelaria district, the oldest and most important neighborhood in Bogotá. We will talk about history, culture, and the current social and political situation in Colombia. We will start off by sampling a variety of local fruits in the second oldest market of Bogotá. Then we will enjoy chicha, the most traditional fermented drink in the city, which is part of our indigeneous heritage. After that we will try some local snacks. At the end of the tour, we will play the gunpowder game, better known as Tejo, a funny drinking game played in the pre-Hispanic times.
This tour will give you an enticing introduction to Colombia's capital. You will be able to take in the artsy and colorful streets and alleys we walk through while we talk about a variety of topics, visit the most important spots in the city, and interact with locals.
Join us on the oldest walking tour in the city! Duration: 2 to 3 hours.
This is a typical itinerary for this product:
First we start out at the hostel The Cranky Croc
From there we go to a local market to try local fruits
Next is Chorro de Quevedo to speak about the indigenous Muisca people and their culture as we drink chicha
After that we cross through the Colonial District
We will talk about Bogotá as the capital of Colombia and the sociopolitical situation of the country
Then we will try some traditional snacks and pass by the Bolivar Square and the longest pedestrian street in South America
We will finish in the best brewery in town where we can try some super hot chocolate and play the Colombian game TEJO
Departure Point: The Cranky Croc Hostel, Cl. 12d #3-56, Bogotá, Colombia
Departure Time: 10:30 AM or 3:00 PM
Duration: 2-3 hours
Return Details: Returns to original departure point
Travel Safety during COVID-19
Due to COVID-19 restrictions this tour will visit only churches and museums that follow all the regulations in order to protect the healt of our customers. Due to COVID-19 restrictions this tour will not provide any shared food or drink and every customer will have their own snack.
What you can expect during your visit:
Regular sanitization points in high-traffic areas
Continued use of facemasks by all attendants when not eating or drinking
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Service animals allowed
Near public transportation
Transportation is wheelchair accessible
Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
Not recommended for travelers with back problems
Not recommended for pregnant travelers
No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
Most travelers can participate
This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
Drinks, Snacks, professional tour guide, Tejo