Ultimate List of Best Things to Do in Bogota, Colombia

Ultimate List of Best Things to Do in Bogota, Colombia, Bogota, Colombia (B)

Bogotá is the heart of modern Colombia and with 8 million inhabitants the largest and most populated city.

It was long time regarded as unsafe for tourists and is now home to a vibrant restaurant and nightlife scene, a beautiful colonial quarter with impressive architecture and world-class museums.

One of our favorite activities in Bogota is going up Monserrate mountain in Guadalupe neighbourhood from where you can see the whole city like on the palm of your hand.

There are two ways of getting to the top; walking up or taking a cable car. The walk is quite tough the mountain is 3152m high – a steep and long ascend to the top.

We walked up twice, both times on weekends when there were many people going up – we were never alone, it felt quite safe, plus there are several guards patrolling the area.

The trail is opened from 5am to 1pm after that time you won’t be allowed to start walking up. Don’t forget to take enough water with for the walk you’ll get thirsty. If the walk sounds like too much of a mission rather take a cable car or a funicular – it’s easier, faster and safer. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Ultimate List of Best Things to Do in Bogota, Colombia
Guide Location: Colombia » Bogota
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Tim Kroeger
Read it on Author's Website: https://www.universal-traveller.com/ultimate-list-of-best-things-to-do-in-bogota-colombia/
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Monserrate Mountain
  • basilica del Senor Caido de Monserrate
  • El Museo del Oro
  • Museo Botero
  • National Sanctuary of Our Lady of Carmen
  • Emerald Museum

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