Colombia’s bustling capital city and gastronomic mecca is known for its a Pre-Columbian gold museum and an blooming cultural scene as well as government buildings and the country’s main international airport. Wander through cobblestone streets of historic neighborhoods like La Candelaria, visit the restaurants of world famous chefs, and soak up Colombian city life.
Welcome to the Seattle of Colombia! With temps between 68º – 45º, the best months to avoid the rain are December thru March and June thru August.
Warm up with the hearty ajiaco and sancocho soups, dig into a big bandeja paisa and enjoy the convenient fresh fruit carts all over the city offering pre-sliced mango, papaya, pineapple and guanabana juice. Along with a tiny tinto (local coffee), these flavors will define your experience in this capital city. Looking for something more high end? Colombia’s culinary capital has that too.
How to get there
Bogotá is the main flight hub for all of Colombia with direct flights from Miami, Orlando, Fort Lauderdale, New York (JFK & Newark), Washington – Dulles, Houston, Atlanta and Toronto. BOG will most likely be your jumping off point to explore the entire country.
Pura Sabrosura, Colombia’s food scene.
Bogotá is the gastronomic capital of Colombia, a city inspired by the greatest cuisines of the world, yet known for its distinct Colombian flavor. Take a bite out of the hippest restaurants, top chefs, exotic local ingredients, and innovative modern-day fusion.
Historic Foodie Market Tour
Stroll through the city’s most iconic neighborhood visiting authentic cafés, restaurants, and market stalls. This is an experience not to be missed.
Step inside a real home kitchen to cook your way through the traditions and flavors of Colombia. This hands-on class will make you a Colombian cooking whiz. Plus, try exotic tropical fruits and desserts you probably never knew existed.
While we believe that cities themselves are truly living museums, sometimes museum collections are worth the time indoors! Our favorite Bogotá museums start with the Museo del Oro Gold Museum for lovers or gems and precious metals. We are also sure you’ll enjoy the Botero Museum which is full of the large and exaggerated figures that hint at Botero’s political criticism and humar. History and economy buffs will not want to miss Museo de La Moneda. All in all an exciting cultural opportunity!