Discover the colorful history and culture of La Candelaria, with its theatres and nightlife, taste tropical fruits, cruise through Bogotá’s many parks, witness its surprising urban renewal and get to know some of the people and colorful neighborhoods of Colombia’s capital. Or learn how the nation’s drug-fueled civil war has impacted Bogotá and the Colombian people. The best way to enjoy these experiences and see Bogotá and its people up close is by bicycle! Tours start every day at 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.
Tours vary with riders’ interests and abilities. Duration also varies, but is usually three to five hours. Places we often pass or visit include the Plaza del Chorro, the Botero Museum and the National Museum, Plaza Bolívar, Plaza San Victorino, Parque del Renacimiento with its Botero Sculpture; Bogotá’s Central Cemetery, the fruit markets of Palo Quemao and the Egipto neighborhood; The Cafe de la Fonda coffee factory; the Londonesque La Merced neighborhood; Third Milenium Park and its Disarmament Sculpture; the Gabriel Garcia Marquez Cultural Center, the National University with its Che Guevara Plaza; Independence, National and Símon Bolívar parks; the Bullfighting Stadium, the Train of the Savannah, the Plaza de Lourdes and many others. On our tours, we also talk about human rights and Colombia’s troubled and often violenthistory and present. Generally, you’ll also see some great graffiti on our tours.