Zipaquirá Salt Cathedral & Guatavita Lake Day Tour

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


  • The great engineering work behind the whole cathedral
  • The original church used by the first miners
  • The Muiscas and how their traditions
  • The meaning behind the gold as spiritual gift from the earth, not as currency
  • How El Dorado legend was created


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!


Entrance to the Salt Cathedral Audio guide in your language included. Shared transportation from and to your hotel/hostel. Driver/guide to show you the best landscapes on the way. Panoramic tour in the center of the town of Zipaquirá. Entrance Ticket to Guatavita Lagoon Guided Tour Inside Guatavita Lagoon (English if available and Spanish always confirmed). 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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