Overview

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.

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$16 USD

Itinerary​

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

Chicha

Important Information

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

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking

  • Wheelchair accessible

  • Stroller accessible

  • 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

Inclusions:

Drinks, Snacks, professional tour guide, Tejo 

Exclusions:

Lunch

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