Beautiful city view of Bogota  ( Capital of Colombia)

Uncover Colombia

An itnary by Zvalee - 4 years ago
Duration: 6 days 22 hours
Distance covered on Earth: 315.1 km/195.8 mi
Budget (avg. per person): $501 to $1000
Level of Planning: A few Days
Highlights: Cali and Bogota city tour, Shop for Esmeralds( Emerald precious stone) if and only if you speak good spanish and able to bargain. Many places sell green glass as emeralds, Cristo Rey statue, Vinch ride to the Monserrate and the church

Day 1
Start: 09:30  Cali, Colombia
End: 08:00 (+5 days) Bogota, Colombia
Mode: Bus
Distance: 301.3 km/187.2 mi
Monumento al gato del río ( Monument to cat River)Cristo ReyRoad side corn on the cob and cut mango vendorMonumento Jovita
Sights: Cristo Rey ( Mini version of Christ the redemeer statue in Brazil), Cali city walking tour, Gato de Tejada ( Cat statue), Monumento Jovita
Activities: Explore the city by public bus/train and with the help of an 'English' map of the city
Food/Drink: Anything Pollo ( Chicken) and other types of Carnes( meat). Non meat eaters, this place is not for you... even vegetarian means Chicken and whole country speaks Spanish and very few people speak english, Try the roasted corn on the cob at the road side vendors, Push cart vendors also sell cut raw mango.
Places to Eat: Food at decent restaurants
Places to Stay: Four Point Sheraton, Cali

Day 6
Start: 08:00  Bogota, Colombia
End: 08:00 (+2 days) El Dorado International Airport, Bogota, Colombia
Mode: Car
Distance: 13.8 km/8.6 mi
One of the gold pieces display at the Gold MuseumMonserrate ( Monserrate is a mountain that dominates the city center of Bogotá, the capital city of Colombia. It rises to 3,152 metres above the sea level, where there is a church with a shrine, devoted to "El Señor Caído".)
Sights: MUSEO DEL ORO BANCO DE LA (Gold Museum, Bogotá), Monserrate (Mountain in Bogotá, Colombia)
Activities: Gold Museum, Bogota city tour, Shopping for Emerald Stones/Jewelry, Visit local market to buy local colombian handicrafts
Food/Drink: Ox Tail - Must try for the Wild Carnes eaters.
Places to Eat: Decent looking restaurants with a menu that has atleast a picture of few dishes.
Places to Stay: Embassy Suites, Bogotá