The Salt Route: Nemocón Salt Mines and Zipaquirá Salt Cathedral from Bogota

The Salt Route: Nemocón Salt Mines and Zipaquirá Salt Cathedral from Bogota

At the agreed time, a member of our staff will meet you at the hotel to take you through the Bogota´s Savanna to the nearby town of Nemocón, a quite
village with colonial architecture. You´ll visit it´s salt mine descending to 80 meters underground. There, you´ll appreciate the 28 mirrors of brine, in which
rocks of salt were dissolved producing an impressive optical effect. In addition, you´ll find a stone of 1,300 Kg symbolizing the world, a salt´s crystal of
1,600 Kg. carved in the shape of a heart by the artist Miguel Sanchez and some stalactites and stalagmites. The tour continues to the town of Zipaquira
where you´ll have a stop to enjoy a delicious typical lunch. After the lunchtime, we´ll take you to the Salt Cathedral. The Cathedral was built in an
underground salt deposit at 180 mtrs below the surface where a Chapel is. This enclosure is considered the first wonder of Colombia and an
architectonic jewel of the modernity. Return to Bogota.


Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Catedral de Sal de Zipaquira, Carrera 6 Calle 1 Parque De La Sal, Zipaquira Colombia

Visit the Cathedral where an underground salt deposit was formed and it is where the Salt Cathedral was built, 180 meters below the surface. Inside, there is a chapel, “capilla de los mineros” built as a tribute to the Virgin “Our Lady of the Rosary of Guasá”

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Mina de Sal de Nemocon, Calle 2 No. 0-05 Parque de la Sal, Nemocon 251030 Colombia

You´ll visit it´s salt mine descending to 80 meters underground. There, you´ll appreciate the 28 mirrors of brine, in which rocks of salt were dissolved producing an impressive optical effect

Duration: 2 hours

Pass By: Zipaquira, Zipaquira, Cundinamarca Department

Visit the town of Zipaquira, which name means 'city of our Father' in the language of the Chibcha.

Pass By: Nemocon, Nemocon, Cundinamarca Department

Visit Nemocón, a quite village with colonial architecture



Informacion Adicional
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Not recommended for participants with heart complaints or other serious medical conditions, recommended for pregnant women, or participants with back problems"
"Dress code is smart casual"
"Infants must sit on laps"
"No heart problems or other serious medical conditions"
"Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required"
"Comfortable shoes are recommended"
"Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"
"Face masks required for travelers in public areas"
"Face masks required for guides in public areas"
"Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff"
"Social distancing enforced throughout experience"
"Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas"
"Gear/equipment sanitized between use"
"Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized"
"Guides required to regularly wash hands"
"Regular temperature checks for staff"
"Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival"
"Proof of COVID-19 vaccination required for travelers"
"COVID-19 vaccination required for guides"



Start Time: 8:00 AM
Duration: 10 Hours
Start location: Traveler pickup is offered
Guide will wait for you at lobby of the hotel


Cancellations and refunds: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.

Included

  • Typical Lunch with soft drink
  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Entry/Admission - Catedral de Sal de Zipaquira
  • Entry/Admission - Mina de Sal de Nemocon

Not Included

  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Gratuities

Facilities


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