5 of the best day trips from Bogota

by Paul Stafford  |  Published December 10, 2020

Colombia’s capital city has more than enough to keep travelers busy for weeks, but sometimes the combination of high altitude and other big city trappings can be exhausting. The great new is, there are some amazing day trips that can be done from Bogota. Examples of truly unique experiences to be had nearby include Zipaquira Salt Cathedral, the waterfalls at La Chorrera, and the pretty provincial town of Villa de Leyva.

Whether you are spending a few weeks in the area or looking for your next stop after Bogota, a good day trip is a great way to test the waters and experience something a little different. Therefore, here are some of the best day tours from Bogota, taking into account a number of important considerations such as the itinerary, value for money, previous traveler reviews and the quality of your guides.