Salt Cathedral Tour—First Wonder in Colombia | Basic Option

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  • Audio Guide
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Day Trip
  • Pickup Service
  • E-Ticket

Enjoy a hassle-free visit to the Zipaquira Salt Cathedral—a globally-recognized attraction and the First Wonder in Colombia, known as the Jewel of Modern Architecture. Delight in its enthralling architecture and history as you hear the audio guide providing in-depth commentary on the site details. Gaze at the outstanding carving of the marble sculptures, and enjoy some attractions within the Cathedral. ✓ It's located just about an hour and a half from Bogota.

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Parche Cachaco Tours

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Zipaquira

After the hotel pickup at 8 a.m., enjoy the landscape of Bogota's countryside and the Andean Savannah. Upon arriving at the Salt Cathedral, your driver will provide you with the tickets so you can claim the audio guide in your preferred language. He/she will be waiting around 3 hours outside the Cathedral.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Catedral de Sal de Zipaquira

Stroll through over 2.5 km of tunnels of a former salt mine as your audio guide allows you engaging insights into the carving of the 14 chapels connected by an illuminated labyrinth. Its lighting creates a ravishing experience that is almost magical—even for non-religious people. Hear in-depth commentary on the Cathedral's enthralling architecture, history, and cultural value. Gaze at the exceptional design of the marble sculptures carved by an Italian artist. Finally, enjoy the captivating reflecting effect produced by the Water Mirrors and the Lighting Show.

Duration: 3 hour

Stop At: Plaza de la Independecia

Once you have finished the tour in the Salt Cathedral, your driver will take you back to Zipaquira, so that you can have lunch and stroll through the colonial town before heading back to Bogota. Finally, your driver will leave you in the comfort of your hotel in the afternoon hours—or the El Dorado international airport.

Duration: 1 hour
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