Get the best of Colombia in a day, tour to the best spots in Bogota where you will enjoy different things of many of our regions.What a better way to get to know the different regions of Colombia in one day than through its gastronomic offer? We know you’re busy, but this doesn’t mean you have to keep yourself from discovering the richness of a country like ours. In this tour we will take you to several locations each with a different meaning and a different taste to give you a glimpse of the various regions of Colombia and the ways and lifestyle of locals.
To start the tour and your day off in the best of ways, you will be taken to enjoy the most important meal of the day, breakfast, at a traditional bakery. Pastelería Florida is an artisan bakery that’s been in the market for 78 years. Here, you will be able to taste a typical aguapanela and other traditional meals that are common, especially in the Andean region. After a delicious breakfast, we will head to the Paloquemao market, one of the biggest and oldest farmers markets in Bogotá. Here, you’ll find anything you can imagine; it gathers the all richness of Colombian agriculture in one place, from the traditional to the exotic. This place isn’t limited to fruits and vegetables; you can also find meat, fish, herbs, handcrafted goods, and an amazingly beautiful flower market. This place may not be the typical touristic destination, but we are sure you will love its vibrant and colorful atmosphere.Next, we’ll head to another one of Bogota’s long-standing places. Las Margaritas has been around for over a century, serving its delicious empanadas since 1902. As a place that has lived through that many generations it’s definitely worth a visit. From its outside to the inside, you’ll breathe an air of history, starting by the facades of the restaurant that remain almost intact as they were back in its origin. Rumor has it that their empanadas are addictive, so try leaving some space in your stomach for our next gastronomic destination.Starting our way downtown we will head to the Septimazo, commonly known as a place for fun. The Septimazo has become a street fair where you can find people in stands selling all types of things, street singers, artists and almost anything. We will walk through streets that have witnessed the history and daily life of the majority of the citizens in the capital, and stop at a variety of food stalls to amaze your palate. After this entrée, we’ll walk into the streets of La Candelaria to a place called La Puerta de la Catedral. This colonial style restaurant serves an amazing Ajiaco, which is the must-eat meal when you come to Bogota. It is a soup made with many kinds of potatoes and herbs, chicken and a side of corn rice and avocado. Make yourself at home while you enjoy lunch in this cozy and delicious restaurant. Just a few blocks away from there, we’ll find our las stop. A place called Cacao y Cacao, which is well known for its artisan hot chocolate. Here, we’ll enjoy a cup of hot chocolate and learn about the history and production process of the product.We’ve all heard the way to a man's heart is through his stomach and in this opportunity Bogotá will definitely make this saying a reality. You’ll definitely end up wanting more of Colombia.