Zipaquira the route of salt tour will bring you back to the days in which salt  was one of the most important commodities that was traded between the different muiscas communities surrounding the present day Bogota in the pre hispanic period  and other cultural groups farther away such as the Quimbaya, Sinu, Tayrona and Calima tribes . This tour will lead us over the ancient trail to Tunja and shows us part of the savanna and  the city  Zipaquira. The city that was one of the major salt production sites, with a restored historic centre dating from the colonial- and republic period. You will hear the story of the development of this  city while walking through the streets and central square, and visiting a monumental house.

As an option  after the above mentioned tour you can also visit the Saltcathedral of Zipaquira, one of the wonders of the architecture  and engineering of the country.

Additional information

LunchA good lunch included.
CoffeeA coffee included
EntrancesEntrance to Casa Museo Quevedo Zornoza included. Exclueded: Entrance to salt cathedral / archeological museum.
CameraMake sure to bring your camera or your mobile phone with a full battery so that you can take pics.
TransportTo Zipaquira and back from Bogota (with hotel pick-up)

8:00 Start of Tour

Start of Tour (in front of Cathedral) and we will drive to Zipaquira

around 9:00 Arrival in Zipaquira

Tour in Zipaquira with stories about the history while we pass by historical houses and spots.

10:30 Coffee in a traditional Cafe.

Coffee Time

11:00 : Visit a traditional house

We will visit the Casa Museo Quevedo Zornoza 

12:30 Lunch


14:00 Optional: Visit Salt Cathedral / Visit Archeological Museum or stroll in and around Zipaquira.

Visit Salt Cathedral or Archeological museum or time to get to Zipaquira further.

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