Sacred Indian Lake 8hr Private Exclusive Tour lunch All Included

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This is one of the best tours that are scheduled from Bogotá: It has a lot of history, legends, indigenous traditions, hiking in the mountains, beautiful landscapes, very good food, in short, it is a great combination to enjoy! Destination: Lagoon of the Guatavita Indigenous Chief, where the first settlers of the region used to celebrate a ceremony in which they threw emeralds and gold figures at the bottom of the lagoon, as an offering to their gods. It is a magical place: practically on top of the mountain at 3000 meters high and exudes a powerful energy. It is a great experience. There is a lot of history and a lot to see on this trip. Make sure you have all the time you need to make a pleasant trip that allows you to appreciate the details and know the stories. Remember that in order to arrive you need an average of 2 hours (depending on traffic) and at the same time to return. It is a great experience. Lunch included in a typical restaurant.

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Bogota Henry Tours

This is a typical itinerary for this product

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The initial route takes you to New Guatavita. It is necessary to ascend a mountain road up to 3100 meters (9300 feet) with a nice view over the north of Bogota, then descending to the valley of La Calera, in a very scenic route, which includes the passage through the San Rafael Dam. A second hill is climbed to enter the Suesca Valley and the Tominé Dam. At the end of this route, New Guatavita.

Duration: 2 hour

Stop At: Laguna de Guatavita

The town of Guatavita was founded in 1593 by the Spanish conqueror Miguel de Ibarra, although it is worth mentioning that there was an indigenous population on this site for centuries. At the end of the 1960s, the initial village was flooded to build the Tominé reservoir. The government of that time built a new town for its inhabitants, New Guatavita, in a higher area. The town is charming for its architecture. In the square, you can buy handicrafts mainly colorful ponchos made of wool. This is a good place to enjoy a cup of coffee.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Laguna de Guatavita

Laguna de Guatavita Park is reached by a narrow road, about 15 kilometers from the town. From there, the journey is covered by walking. The Ascent. To reach the Indian Sacred Lake is necessary to walk on foot on a mountain path that is mostly cobbled, about 5 km of strong ascent in some sections, reaching up to 3000 meters above sea level. Spectacular view! The Sacred Lagoon is a magical place that emanates powerful energy from its emerald green waters. It is the product of the rituals that were held there for thousands of years when the shamans deposited gold figures to their gods, as an offering. Many stories, legends, and traditions!

Duration: 2 hour

Stop At: Guatavita

Lunch in a typical restaurant and return to Bogotá.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Bogota

Return to Bogotá

Duration: 1 hour
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