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Hear Bogota’s past and imagine its future with a local guide that will tell you all about the history and the fascinating identity of The South American Athens as you walk past the Plazoleta del Rosario and hear about Gonzalo Jiménez de Quezada and his search for “El Dorado”.

 See key landmarks such as the Plaza de Bolívar and the National Capitol, and also learn about the best places to get some tasty local food.

Enjoy a fun and insightful free city tour from a unique perspective. Your expert guide will keep you well informed about the various places, events, and customs while in town!

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Discover Bogota on a Free City Tour

Discover the Best Free Things to Do in Bogotá with World Free Tours! 🤩 Experience the lively atmosphere of Colombia’s capital on our exceptional Free Walking Tours tailored for travelers like you. Not only are these tours informative and engaging, but they’re also easy on the wallet.

Embark on a captivating journey through Bogotá’s rich history, vibrant culture, and stunning architecture. 🏙️ Our passionate, local guides share enthralling stories and hidden gems, making your experience truly unforgettable.

Booking is a breeze – reserve your spot online and pay nothing upfront. You decide the value of the tour by tipping the guide at the end based on your satisfaction. 💸

Explore Bogotá’s fascinating corners on a Free Walking Tour and create priceless memories while setting your own price!


“Bogotá is the Athens of South America.”

Alexander Von Humboldt

Ready to Get the Most Out of Bogotá?

Explore the city of Bogotá on foot with an expert tour guide.

You’ll get to see all the best spots, from Plaza de Bolívar to the National Capitol, to the magnificent Primatial Cathedral of Bogota, and even walk past the popular Plazoleta del Chorro Quevedo.

Experience Bogotá your way and book the Free Walking Tour of Bogota!


Price: Free
Language: 🇬🇧
Covid-19 measures: Our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations.


Do I need to print my reservation?
No. Just bring your booking confirmation e-mail on your smartphone!

How much should I tip?
If you enjoyed the experience, at the end of the tour you may tip your guide according to your budget and level of satisfaction.

How do I find the guide?
The guide will be waiting for you at the meeting point. Try to arrive 5-10 minutes before the starting time as it may not be possible to meet the guide after the tour has already started.

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Enjoy a fun and insightful free walking tour of this historic city from a delightful local perspective.

Your expert guide will keep you well-informed about all the main landmarks, myths, monuments, and local traditions during the immersive walk.  

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FAQs 🔎

What will I see during the Free Tour of Bogotá?

The Free Tour of Bogotá takes you on a captivating journey through the city’s diverse architecture, rich history, and vibrant culture. Key highlights of the tour include the iconic Plaza de Bolívar, the heart of the city and a testament to Colombia’s political history, the beautiful and historic La Candelaria neighborhood, known for its colonial-era buildings and charming cobblestone streets, and the impressive Primatial Cathedral of Bogotá. You’ll also have the opportunity to sample local cuisine and learn about the city’s unique street art scene.

How much should I tip my guide?

For free tours, the general principle of tipping is based on your satisfaction with the tour and your budget. A common practice could be in the range of 10,000 to 20,000 Colombian pesos per person, depending on the quality of the tour, the guide’s performance, and your budget. Of course, if you feel that the guide went above and beyond, you could tip more as a token of appreciation.

Remember that these amounts are just suggestions, and you should adjust your tip according to your level of satisfaction with the tour. It’s always a good idea to carry some small bills to make tipping easier.

How do I find the guide?

Head to the Gold Museum (Museo del Oro) and arrive a few minutes before the scheduled start time. Watch for a group gathering, as there could be fellow tour participants. By arriving early and being attentive to signs and group dynamics, you’ll easily find your guide and be ready to embark on an unforgettable journey through Bogotá.

What is the meeting point of the Free Tour of Bogotá?

The meeting point is outside the Gold Museum.

How long does the Free Tour of Bogotá last?

The Free Tour of Bogotá lasts around 3 hours.

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