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Colombian Emerald Tours

Calle 12c # 2-36 | Candelaria centro, Bogota 250055, Colombia
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best introduction to emerald world

If you stay in Bogota and want to get know relly interesting facts about emerald world and its... read more

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Reviewed February 14, 2018
jiripetrak2018
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Bogota, Colombia
Very interesting tour

The tour starts at Hotel Deco House. If you are interested in Emerald or even thinking about buying... read more

Reviewed October 3, 2017
Nadine H
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Calle 12c # 2-36 | Candelaria centro, Bogota 250055, Colombia

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Reviewed February 14, 2018

If you stay in Bogota and want to get know relly interesting facts about emerald world and its business, definitely recommend it

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GianpaoloGM, Gerente at Colombian Emerald Tours, responded to this reviewResponded February 16, 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to write this comment. we are happy to hear that you enjoy the tour.

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Reviewed October 3, 2017

The tour starts at Hotel Deco House. If you are interested in Emerald or even thinking about buying some this tour is a must do. It takes you to jewelers, makers, the trade centre and tells about the nowadays practices and the mining.

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GianpaoloGM, Propietario at Colombian Emerald Tours, responded to this reviewResponded October 4, 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to write this message , they are very important to us. We are happy to hear that you enjoy the tour!!! until another time

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Reviewed June 20, 2017

The owner of the Casa Deco Hotel is an emerald dealer and conducts these tours. You walk to the Emerald District, observe the "Mafia-like" sellers on the street, watch a woman polishing and faceting emeralds, then visit Giancarlo's office, where you have a chance to...More

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Reviewed May 9, 2017

As someone who prefers to find rocks and minerals, rather than buy them, this was a great trip to a working emerald mine. The tour guides are very helpful, with a local guide to explain the history and help you find emeralds. The trip is...More

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Reviewed April 12, 2017

We wanted to see and experience emerald mining in Colombia but did not want an exhausting days travel from Bogota with most of the day travelling. We caught the bus from the bus station in Bogota to Chivor (are you sure nobody goes to Chivor...More

1  Thank Delia N
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Reviewed March 18, 2017

We did the Emerald Tour in Bogota, which consists of a visit to the Emerald Center, the outdoor market, and then a private inspection and education of emeralds. It was very interesting to gain a better understanding of Emeralds. There was not any pressure to...More

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Reviewed February 10, 2017

Apart from the actual mine visit the country side was beautiful. Our driver and guide, Diego and Francisco were excellent and were a pleasure to be with for the long day. The actual trip inside the mine was quite an experience and as we were...More

2  Thank Jeffrey O
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Reviewed February 5, 2017

The people of the tour are fantastic and English speaking. I was not prepared for the long bumpy road and off road journey. So be prepared for many hours on very challenging roads. The tour is not for the unfit. The tour brings you to...More

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Reviewed February 4, 2017

I thought I knew all about emeralds but i was wrong!! Visit this place and you will learn so much. We were recommended by a cruise ship that we go which we did but did the trip on our own with a taxi driver. The...More

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Reviewed December 23, 2016

Lina organized this incredible tour for us which was beyond our expectations. My husband and I had a wonderful adventure with our guide and translator, Francesco and hosts Sonia and Hugo and others along the way. This was really a tour about culture of the...More

1  Thank Jane S
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Vern R
December 27, 2015|
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yes, you can can take either of the tours , without a hotel booking.
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August 19, 2015|
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Hi , we will be happy to help you . write to us at you can find us on the web as colombian emerald tours I look forward to hear from you
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catinmexico
December 30, 2014|
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Hi Catriona, It will be a real pleasure to take you to the mines, its an unique experience I am glad you are interested in it. Its always better to reserver in advance so we can disscuss when you want to do it and if you... More
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