Enjoy this full-day sightseeing tour exploring the most remarkable places and landmarks of Caracas. You gain insights into the life of El Libertador Simón Bolívar and deepen your knowledge of Venezuelan history by visiting the capital's picturesque historic quarter. Then, make a serene getaway to El Hatillo, a town that will delight you with colonial style houses, local restaurants, bars and artisan shops.
This tour starts in the historic center of Caracas, from Plaza Bolivar, originally called Plaza de Armas. Surrounding the plaza are buildings of great historic importance – the Caracas Cathedral, Government Palace, City Hall, the Yellow House and the Capitol – and your tour only gets more interesting from here. See Simon Bolivar’s birthplace, a colonial house next to Bolivar Square that features precious pieces of art from that period, including paintings by the famous artist Tito Salas who captured the important highlights in the life of “El Libertador”. Follow the beautiful stones around this house, which bring you to the Bolivarian Museum.After that, you'll be taken to Boyacá Avenue – better known as “Cotal Mil,” because it stands exactly 1000 meters over the sea – where you can take in an incredible panoramic view of the city. From there, you'll drive to El Hatillo, a town of 70,000 located just 15 km from Caracas, which is rich in colonial style houses and friendly locales. The town plaza is surrounded by beautiful houses that have been transformed into restaurants, bars and artisan shops. Known for its mild climate, El Hatillo is the perfect day escape from the chaos and noise of the capital.