Explore the cosmopolitan metropolis of Colombia’s capital with your local host. Enjoy a private guided tour of the main sightseeing highlights of La Candelaria. Full of public buildings and historical plazas
including a plaza that hosts one of the city’s oldest fruit markets, explore
the neighborhood with your local host. During the visit, try local street food
such as chicha (fermented beverage derived from maize) and obleas (wafer cookie
with jam or dulce de leche). Later, stop at a hidden cafe for a typical
Colombian hot chocolate served with almojabana (local bread) and cuajada
After lunch, visit the Gold Museum, with a vast pre-Hispanic collection, the Botero Museum - home to Columbia’s famous abstract artist, the Colón Theater, Casa del Marqués and the Quinta de Bolivar, former home to Simon Bolívar, South America’s liberation hero. Also, should it be of interest, Blue Parallel can arrange visits to shops and galleries of local artists and private studios of famed Colombian jewelry designers where you can learn about Colombian emeralds. In the evening, dine on gourmet cuisine at Bogota's best restaurants.