Bogotá´s Barrios: El Paraíso Favela Tour with Cable Car

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Get off the tourist track and go on a walking tour of Bogotá's El Paraíso favela. See the district's colorful houses from above as you ride up the cable car ride and learn the stories behind a favela.

Highlights

  • Experience another side of Bogotá on a guided tour of the El Paraíso favela
  • Discover the most innovative transportation system in Bogotá
  • See inspiring graffiti street art and meet with local leaders
  • Learn about the history and contemporary changes of the El Paraíso favela
  • Enjoy some of the best views of the city

Description

Go on a Small or private Group* guided walking tour through Bogotá’s El Paraíso favela district. Hop on a cable car, meet with community leaders, learn about the local life, and see technicolor graffiti-filled walls. Start your journey with either hotel pickup, or transfer from the meeting point (MUSEO DEL ORO), accompanied by your guide. Arrive at the cable car station and begin your ride up the hill to El Paraiso. Takin in the panoramic views as your soar over the city. Gaze down at the colorful houses, and get a bird's eye view of the daily life of the residents. After your ascent, head off on a walking tour with your local guide to get a feel for the neighborhood. Wander the bustling avenues, spotting street art among the neon-painted houses and narrow boulevards. Meet local community leaders in charge of local residents and learn about the positive changes that are being put into place to help revitalize this vibrant, yet underserved district. Continue to the best spot for panoramic views over the entire city, then try a traditional Colombian snack to get a feel for local culinary culture. Afterwards, head back down on the cable car, having seen a glimpse into one of Bogotá's most notorious favelas. *Private tours can be requested. *With your reservation you are supporting our community project 'Biblioteca comunitaria Juan manuel ortiz' in Ciudad Bolivar District.

Includes

Hotel or airport pickup and drop-off (if option selected) Round-trip transportation from the meeting point Cable car tickets Snack Guide Security guard Medical assistance insurance

Important Information

  • *Avoid bringing valuables with you and do not display personal belongings while on the tour. Be aware of your surroundings and watch out for pickpocketing ('don't give papaya'). * The walk is not very demanding, but El Paraíso's altitude is 9500 feet (1,600 feet higher than Bogotá), so it is recommended that you drink plenty of water

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