Day Trip to The Legend of El Dorado + The Nemocon Salt Mine
Bogotá, D.C. - Sesquilé - Nemocón - Bogotá, D.C.
Day Trip to The Legend of El Dorado + The Nemocon Salt Mine
$ 194,680 por persona
Day Trip to The Legend of El Dorado + The Nemocon Salt Mine

Day Trip to The Legend of El Dorado + The Nemocon Salt Mine

Discover one of the biggest and most dazzling mysteries of the colony
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$ 194,680 por persona
Información general
Bogotá, D.C. - Sesquilé - Nemocón - Bogotá, D.C.
Cultural, Ecoturismo
10 horas
Disponible en Español - Inglés

The dream of El Dorado, the lost city made of gold, led many conquerors to undertake a useless, and often deadly, search through the jungles and mountains of Surámerica. 

We will visit Guatavita Lake an inspiring natural space that will help us to raise our imagination in this fantastic territory full of stories and legends. Then we will live something magical, mystical and unique in the world; the Nemocón Salt Mine with more than 500 years of history at 80 meters depth.

Itinerary
  • 6:30 Meeting point at Chorro de Quevedo Square
  • 7:10 Meeting point at Carulla of 63 street
  • 9:00 Time to visit Guatavita Lake
  • 11:30 We will travel from Guatavita to the town of Nemocon
  • 12:30 Lunch at Nemocon
  • 14:00 Time to Visit Nemocon Salt Mine
  • 16:00 Trip back to Bogotá
Qué harás

We will leave early from Bogota direct to the Laguna de Guatavita, place of the legend that obsessed until the madness the European conquerors: El Dorado. A world that was beyond imagination, a universe of gold of indescribable brightness that keeps the splendor of an ancestral spiritual wealth. The lagoon of Guatavita, the main center of religious offerings of the Muisca territory is a natural reserve where on the way it is possible to observe exuberant flora and multicolored birds, weasels and foxes.

After this wonderful journey, we will continue exploring the history of the ancient Muisca culture. One of the greatest riches of the Muiscas was the Salt, product that they used for the exchange of gold, food, animals. The Nemocón Salt Mine is more than 500 years old, in it we will descend more than 80 meters of depth to immerse ourselves in its mysticism and magic.

Qué visitarás

Nemocón Salt Mine
The Nemocón Salt Mine, with more than 500 years of underground history, has become a new tourist attraction in Colombia; a natural wonder that surprises with its vernacular architecture, material testimony of the traditional underground mining. It is a place where history comes to life, in the most magical way, we can learn about the cultural roots of Bogota. Upon leaving, we take the opportunity to visit the Los Sueños Tree Viewpoint, a place located above the mine that offers an excellent view of the entire town of Nemocón.

Guatavita Lake
The lagoon of Guatavita, the main center of religious offerings of the Muisca territory is a natural reserve where on the way it is possible to observe exuberant flora and multicolored birds, weasels and foxes.

Qué incluye
Private Transportation
Local Guides
Entrance Fees to Laguna de Guatavita and Nemocon Salt Mine
Lunch
Insurance
Requirements
Ninguno
Recommendations

- Comfortable shoes

- Waterproof jacket

- Sunscreen

- Identity documents, water bottle, hat or cap.

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