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Tren Turistico de la Sabana

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Touristic Train in Bogota, Colombia. It is a pleasant ride where there is no room for bad times, in which both, young and adults, have a direct contact with the beauty of the landscapes of the Savannah of Bogota and also the history of the most...more
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Avenida 9 No. 110 _ 08, Bogota 250055, Colombia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So I kinda specifically traveled to Bogota to ride one of the restored 1940’s era steam engines and purchased my ticket and waited. The Usaquen station was a nice reminder of an era untouched by many modern mega malls across the street. Off in the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Trapper J
Reviewed 6 February 2019

We took the train to visit the Salt Cathedral in Zipaquira and if we enjoyed the underground cathedral , we cannot say the same for the train ! The ride is a rough one and the views outside Bogota are not very interesting specially if...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank belleretraite
Reviewed 6 January 2019

My (Colombian) husband and I took the tour this past December, and I would recommend it to anyone wanting to get a good view of Bogota. Even though the whole tour was done in Spanish (and I didn't understand half of it), it's a nice...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank erikkawm
Reviewed 31 December 2018

We took the train from Bogota to Zipaquirá to see the Salt Cathedral. The train is a pleasant ride through the area outside of Bogota. Once in Zipaquirá, you will need to take a taxi to the Cathedral unless you signed up for one of...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Ira S
Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

We went for the birthday of my mom. We were a party of 10 people, 2 young children. The train has musicians throughout the entire trip and we asked them to sing happy birthday for my mom. They did it gladly. The towns we visited,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank Nanitako1
Reviewed 11 June 2018

The tourist train allows you to visit the salt cathedral and have a nice trip with bands playing traditional Colombian music. At least 90% of the tourists taking the train are Colombian tourists and their families. If you want to take pictures of the musicians...More

Date of experience: June 2018
4  Thank Jirecarol
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

A ride on the train is a nice fun experience. You have a chance to be in contact with the recent past of Colombia and go to a couple of towns (Zipaquira and Cajica) near Bogota. You will enjoy live Colombian music on each wagon...More

Date of experience: March 2017
6  Thank Jar884
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Old fashioned coal train taking you from the center of Bogota to the salt mines and the underground cathedral excavated in the depth of the salt mines. Very interesting experience/ride with different groups of musicians playing local music , vendors with local snacks, etc. Tere...More

Date of experience: August 2016
5  Thank stephen b
Reviewed 22 June 2016

I had the best time of all! Train is spectacular! Service perfect and view out of this world!!! I could not decide what the best part was!!! I loved every minute of the trip! Don’t forget your camera and sunblock and prepare to enjoy!

Date of experience: June 2016
4  Thank bebadai
Reviewed 20 June 2016

it was a nostalgia to sit through slow moving train with lot of local artists coming and displaying their skills and making environment lively with soulful local music

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank manish_dec
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dalelauren
21 May 2018|
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Response from Guidon G | Property representative |
Hello Dale and welcome! If you are staying at the Candelaria, it would be much closer to you the Sabana Station, Calle 13 No. 18-24. For more information contact us: Tel: + 571 316 1300.
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Susy2518
4 May 2018|
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Response from Guidon G | Property representative |
Hello Susy2518, Yes it is secure for Americans to ride it, actually the Train is one of the best attractions for foreigners in Bogota. Please be aware that our operation is only for the weekends and Colombian holidays... More
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Van W
22 January 2017|
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You can go by train to Zipaquira, visit teh mine and then take a touristic taxi (white ones) to return to Bogota visiting Sopo
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