Bogota's Kickstart Tour: La Candelaria with Cacao & Coffee Workshop

Welcome to Bogota! Start your trip in our city in the best possible way. This private tour acquaints you with the hotspots and hidden gems of La Candelaria, our historic district, its colonial streets, colorful houses and hidden stories. Mix all of this up with a Cacao & Coffee Workshop and Tasting at a shop located in the heart of this magical place. This private tour combines the best of what Bogota has to offer in just 4 hours!

Bogota's Kickstart Tour: La Candelaria with Cacao & Coffee Workshop

Welcome to Bogota! Start your trip in our city in the best possible way. This private tour acquaints you with the hotspots and hidden gems of La Candelaria, our historic district, its colonial streets, colorful houses and hidden stories. Mix all of this up with a Cacao & Coffee Workshop and Tasting at a shop located in the heart of this magical place. This private tour combines the best of what Bogota has to offer in just 4 hours!
From 80 USD per person for a group of 2 travelers

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What we will do

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This is your first time in Bogota and don’t know where to start? We have your back, this private tour is the perfect way to kickstart your trip in our wonderful city, as we will be giving you a lot of recommendations and sharing with you the hotspots as well as other tips, only locals know, to really enjoy the city. 

On this Private tour to La Candelaria: 

  1. We can pick you up at your hotel/bnb and departure to La Candelaria in a comfortable car or,
  2. We can meet you at the Plazoleta del Rosario, in front of Cafe Pasaje.

You will walk through La Candelaria and go beyond the places mentioned in a guide book or travel blogs, nonetheless we will explore these landmarks: Bolivar Square, Chorro de Quevedo Square, Centro Cultural Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Virgen del Carmen Sanctuary, the Presidential Palace among others, to make sure you don’t miss any of the historical spots!

In Bogota we love a good story and enjoy even more to tell it, so we will be full of stories, facts and anecdotes to share with you. However, this is also a great private tour for you to ask as many questions as you like, our mission is to make you dive into our history, culture, idiosyncrasy and to help you experience the real Bogota, the one we love. 

Wondering about our famous Cacao & Coffee Workshop?
During this private tour, we will take a break of 1.5 hours and go to Cacao and Coffee House, a small shop located in the heart of La Candelaria founded by Cata and Beto, visionary entrepreneurs who want to bring up the awareness of Colombian Cacao to the level of Colombian Coffee. We co-created this workshop with them knowing that it is an enhancing experience to all travelers that want to know the beans that have made us famous around the globe. 

Throughout the private workshop you will learn about the story behind these products and what is the Colombian recipe to make them so special and desirable. You will try different sub-products of both coffee and cacao while learning about the process that takes place in the farm. Then, taste 2 different origins of cacao and enjoy a prehispanic cacao beverage prepared by our barista in the oldest brewing method. After, discover the subtlety of coffee while learning about the different brewing methods and how to prepare them, choose one of them and our barista will lead you step by step while you prepare it! Finally, sit back and enjoy a delicious coffee/cacao cocktail. The barista will be with you during the entire workshop ready to answer all your questions! 

Finally, depending on the tour option you chose we will end the tour:

  • Meeting point: we will end the tour at La Candelaria.
  • Private car: we will take you back to your hotel/bnb.

Remember, during this private tour we are here to answer all the questions you may have, give you great local advise of where to go, eat, dance etc. If you have any special request, let us know, we can always personalize this tour for you!

Important Information

Frequently asked questions

Yes, we can always personalize this private tour.

Yes, we can customize it to meet your alimentary conditions, just let us know in advance.

Overall, the main difference is the transportation, the activities within the tour won’t change between the options.

Meeting point: Your local host will be waiting for you at a meeting point in La Candelaria, and you will move around by walk. The tour will end at the same place where it started.
*Duration: 4 hours.

Private car: Your local host will pick you up at your hotel in a private car. The car and driver will be available for you the entire time. When the tour ends, your local host will take you back to your hotel or point of preference with in the city.
*Duration: 4 hours for the tour + 2 hours approx. for commuting time.

Layover: Your local host will pick you up at the Dorado Airport in a private car. The car and driver will be available for you the entire time. When the tour ends, your local host will take you back to the Dorado Airport.
*Duration: 4 hours for the tour + 2 hours approx. for commuting time.

No, This will allow a more personalized and custom experience.

Yes. The car is for your comfort, if it is raining or you are tired of walking, we can move around the city center by car. Plus, you can hop on and off the car as many times as you want. Don’t want to walk back to the car? No problem, the driver will pick you up!

Yes, children are always welcome! We have special treats caffeine free for them to enjoy the workshop. Please take into account there is a lot of walking involved in this tour

We recommend to travel light, bring a backpack, sunblock and a reusable water bottle.

We want to make your trip to Bogota an unforgettable experience

Please contact us if you have questions or need additional information. We are always happy to help with your travel needs in Bogota.

From 80 USD
per person for 2 travelers

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