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Receive a pickup from your accommodation in Bogotá as you travel between 60 to 90 minutes to Zipaquirá to begin your cathedral tour. When you arrive in town, descend underground to spend 2 hours discovering the unique modern architecture of this religious structure, learning about its construction and key features.

When you return back to the surface, enjoy an included Colombian lunch of either meat, fish or vegetarian options. You’ll spend the rest of your visit exploring the colonial center of Zipaquirá, including one of the oldest churches in Colombia and Independence Square. You’ll return back to your Bogotá accommodations at the end of the day.
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Catedral de Sal
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Explore the Zipaquirá Salt Cathedral, one of Colombia’s most unexpected architectural wonders, during this 6-hour excursion. Head underground to the town's salt mine where you’ll discover this unique monument to human ingenuity. Back above ground, enjoy an included Colombian lunch and a tour of Zipaquirá’s colonial center.
  • Explore Zipaquirá and its remarkable Salt Cathedral during this city tour
  • Discover the modern architecture of a Roman Catholic church built into the rock of a local salt mine
  • Visit Zipaquirá's colonial center, including Independence Square and one of the country's oldest churches
  • Includes a typical Colombian lunch of either meat, fish or vegetarian options
  • Trip price varies depending on the number of participants
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Exceptional Tour!

What an awesome tour today!! Karolayn is prompt and professional. We had a wonderful visit at the Salt Cathedral. Afterwards, we took a fun and comfortable walk over to Independence Square. During the walk, I became hungry (skipped breakfast). Karolayn was so kind and sweet....More

Thank Anna M
Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile
Great experience!

My husband and I took this tour in April 2018. We were picked up at our hotel on time and driven to Zipaquirá which was about an hours drive north. Our driver spoke little English but was very polite and our guide was a dream!...More

Thank dafoon
Reviewed 24 March 2018

We are extensive travelers, and have gone to many salt mines in the world, Austria, Gibraltar and Poland being some of them. So we expected the same sort of experience here. We did a self guided tour, thank goodness, otherwise we would have been stuck...More

2  Thank xcrunch
Reviewed 16 March 2018
Such nice place

This is really a place to visit, beautiful location, fun to explore and you feel real treat. However it's best to go there on your own because you can enjoy it cheaper that way.

Thank Thor B
Reviewed 15 February 2018
Love it

Is a wonderful structure, with a religious environment. It was an excellent choice to take the tour guide, cause our guide was careful. I recommend to go with all your family, is a wonderful experiences. Is better if you go there at morning cause in...More

1  Thank salome t
Transfers T, Gerente at Transfers & Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 24 February 2018

thank you for trusting us for your activities on your trip always welcome

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