Guatavita: El dorado near Bogota tour will bring you to Guatavita. Guativata is the lake of the legend of El Dorado. Few people know that the famous legend of El Dorado originated close to Bogota.
The Legend of El Dorado is one of the most fascinating history of the Muisca Culture, a pre hispanic culture that occupied most of the provinces of Cundinamarca and Boyaca. The Guatavita: El dorado near Bogota tour permits us to get to know the savanne of Bogota, we will pass through Sesquile municipality that formed part of the ” Gran Cacicazgo de Guatavita” . This is the way the Spaniards called the area in which the sacred lake of Guativita also lies. After that we will visit “El Dorado” and the new town of Guativita that was rebuilt totally in 1967 after a hydroelectric dam was constructed in a river near Guatavita lake which resulted in the flooding of the old town. The old town can be found on the bottom of the reservoir. The village was rebuilt in a modern neo colonial style.
|Lunch||Lunch in the town of Guatavita included|
|Entrances||Entrance fee to the Guatavita Lake, and the indigenous museum in the town of Guatavita are included.|
|Snack & drink||Snack and drink on the way to Sesquile included|
|Camera||Make sure to bring your camera or mobile with a full battery so that you can take pics.|
|Transport||Transport from Bogota (Hotel Pick Up) included.|