Zipaquirá Salt Cathedral & Guatavita Day Tour with Pickup

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Visit the 1st Wonder of Colombia and the place that gave birth to the legend of El Dorado!

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  • The great engineering work behind the whole cathedral
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Experience the natural and cultural wonders of Colombia by visiting two incredible destinations: Laguna de Guatavita and Zipaquirá. Laguna de Guatavita, often called the 'El Dorado' lagoon, is steeped in indigenous history and legend, making it a mystical and captivating place to explore. Discover the stunning landscapes and dive into the tales of ancient rituals surrounding this sacred lake. Then, venture to Zipaquirá, home to the renowned Salt Cathedral. Descend deep into the earth to witness the breathtaking underground sanctuary carved from salt rock, a true marvel of human engineering and spirituality. These two destinations promise a blend of natural beauty and cultural richness that will leave you with unforgettable memories of Colombia's diverse and captivating heritage. Don't miss the chance to embark on this unique journey and immerse yourself in the magic of Laguna de Guatavita and Zipaquirá!


Hotel pickup and drop-off Salt Cathedral Ticket Entrance Entrance Ticket to Guatavita Lagoon National Park Driver/Guide Tour guide (for groups of more than 4 people) Audio guide in your language included. Panoramic tour in the center of the town of Zipaquirá. Guided Tour Inside Guatavita Lagoon (English if available and Spanish always confirmed). Free time for lunch Guatavita Lagoon is closed on Mondays due to maintenance, but if Monday is holiday, it opens and closes on Tuesday. Check your date!

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