La Candelaria Private City Tour in Bogotá 3H

Adventure is just around the corner in La Candelaria district in this guided tour through the city's history, art, culture, and cuisine


3 hours

Tour Type

Private Tour

Guaranteed departure




Bogotá Private City Tour: Explore the streets of La Candelaria  with this Bogota private walking city tour. First, discover street art in El Chorro de Quevedo.  Afterwards, explore new flavors by tasting chicha in a nearby bar and sample tropical fruits in a local market. Also, visit a café to taste coca-leaf tea. Then, learn about the emerald trade in Plaza del Rosario and delve deeper into national history in Plaza Simon Bolivar. At last try a cup of Colombian coffee before your city tour concludes.


  • Historical landmarks in downtown Bogota given by our guide
  • Visiting the main sites: Bolivar Square, La Candelaria, Chorro de Quevedo Square and more
  • Local experiences of traditional food tasting: chicha, fruits and sweets as part of the private city tour
  • Interesting retelling of key events in the recent history: armed conflict, state and peace process
  • A short but quite informational tour to get the best of the city and a taste of the country

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City tours are the best option for you to seize the main sites of a place and Bogota is no exception. Colombia’s capital has everything for everyone and it always happy to welcome travelers and visitors.

Let us show you what we are talking about by joining us in this 3-hour city tour around La Candelaria, the historical, youthful and vibrant downtown Bogota.

Our guide will pick you up at the hotel and then take you to La Candelaria, the heart of Bogotá, to discover what this neighborhood has hidden away. You will be strolling among colonial houses, baroque churches and art deco architecture.

For a start you will visit Chorro de Quevedo Square, the foundational plaza that holds Spanish history which mixes with the lively spirit of street musicians, crafters, storytellers and young happy people.

Then, you’ll visit a local market to discover the local lifestyle and try several typical fruits such as Lulo or Guanábana. Later on, you will walk down the Seventh Avenue, the axis street of Bogotá that crosses it from south to north. This avenue will head you to the Simón Bolívar Square where we’ll tell you all about the intricate relationship between the state, drug trade, and guerrillas.

And finally, what a better way to end your city tour than with a cup of one of the world’s best coffee: ours. You will visit a local coffee place and have a brief lesson on this good and its real importance to our country.

Of course, our team will take you back to your hotel and we will call it a day!

If you are short of time, 3-hours will be enough for us to give an experience like no other.


  • Gran Colombia Tours Guide for the private city tour
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Fruit and juice tasting in local market
  • Coffee tasting
  • Chicha tasting
  • All-risk insurance
  • Extra purchases

Additional Information

🟡 Be aware this tour is walking

🟡 Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately, we will provide an umbrella in case it rains

🟡 If you have a layover in Bogotá, please select the airport as a pick-up point for the layover tour

🟡 Don’t forget your camera

🟡 Bring comfortable shoes and water

🟡 Keep hydrating constantly and use sunscreen

🟡 Remember safety indications from the tour guide in order to avoid problems

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