Zipaquira - Salt Cathedral


Tour Number

Activity Level



Religious Heritage, Museums / Culture, Local Experience, City


Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 2



English (fluent), French (fluent), Italian (advanced), Spanish (fluent)

Visit the Catholic Church built within a salt mine!

The Salt Cathedral

This is considered today the first marvel of Colombia. Located at the town of Zipaquira; 17 miles north of Bogota, and at 590 feet below the ground. Along the entrance tunnel the 14 stations of the cross emerge with its splendor and simplicity. After the Great Dome, the three naves representing the cathedal among others draw our attention because of the amazing carving work into the salt rock. . .

Please inquiry if you have any special request.


Depart from the hotel for an hour drive to reach the town of Zipaquira where the Salt Cathedral is located. Wear comfortable shoes since all the visit is done by walking during an hour and a half more or less.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: I will meet you at your hotel.

End location: Same.

Duration: 5 hours


Transportation by comfortable a/c car like Renault Duster or similar

What’s Included

Other: Guiding fees, transportation in a comfortable car, entrance fee to the Salt Cathedral.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

15 USD - For meals or personal expenses.

What’s Extra

Other: Meals and personal expenses.


I am not a driver but I arrange private transportation.

A Recent Review of this tour

Highly recommend this as a destination to go outside the city. Take dog biscuits if you like dogs as there are friendly strays. Nancy was nice, very punctual and friendly.
Lisa Stoner

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