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Customer Travel Tips for Bogota

81% Avg. city rating Rated by 335 customers

Activities / excursions 82%

Restaurants / eating out 84%

Shopping 76%

Chilling out / relaxing 73%

Getting around / public transport 77%

Sightseeing 84%

Culture 88%

Nightlife / partying 83%

Value for money 82%

Customer Travel Tips for Bogota

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78% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 40%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 80%
78% Avg. rating


27 Nov 2018

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Age Range:
18-24

Customer Travel Tip: -

Liked: - cable car

Disliked: - grey and busy city

64% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
64% Avg. rating


08 Apr 2018

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Partying / nightlife Relaxation / spa Sightseeing & culture Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip:

Liked:

Disliked:

69% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 40%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 60%
69% Avg. rating


14 Sep 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
31-40

Customer Travel Tip: Stay in Candelária.

Liked: Modern city with beautiful lands apesar around

Disliked: Not safe at night to walk around.

89% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 80%
89% Avg. rating


27 Jan 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Age Range:
31-40

Customer Travel Tip:

Liked:

Disliked:

76% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 60%
76% Avg. rating


27 Dec 2016

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
City break Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
31-40

Customer Travel Tip: Walk around in groups, take taxis everywhere at night. Head to top of Montserrat for fantastic views.

Liked: Montserrat

Disliked: Unsafe to walk at night

60% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 40%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 40%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
60% Avg. rating


21 Sep 2016

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
31-40

Customer Travel Tip: Go to the gold museum, amazing experience!

Liked: Street art graffiti tour was amazing way to learn about modern history of the city and country.

Disliked: All the bars and restaurants are quite hidden behind big wooden doors, unlike the alfresco culture of other Colombian destinations. Difficult to navigate with complex transport system.

67% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 40%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 60%
67% Avg. rating


16 Sep 2016

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: Goldmuseum

Liked: Citytour, food, museums, activities

Disliked: Weather could change every five minutes...most people were nor that friendly as in other columbian cities

82% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
82% Avg. rating


20 May 2016

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Age Range:
31-40

Customer Travel Tip: a

Liked: A

Disliked: a

80% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
80% Avg. rating


18 May 2016

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
41+

Customer Travel Tip: La Candelaria is great base for exploring the city.

Liked: El Cine Tonala in Chapero offers excellent independent films.

Disliked: Public transit system confusing and difficult to utilize.

76% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
76% Avg. rating


14 Aug 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Ask for advice.

Liked: People

Disliked: Dirty

82% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
82% Avg. rating


13 Aug 2015

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: Don't just stay in La Candeleria, try visiting other city districts as well. Otherwise, you may not see all the city is and has to offer.

Liked: There are so many different districts and places to explore. People are extremely friendly.

Disliked: Depending on what area you are in, you need to be mindful of your surroundings and a bit cautious.

80% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 60%
80% Avg. rating


01 Aug 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year City break Partying / nightlife Sightseeing & culture Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Customer Travel Tip: Sunday and Monday nights are terribly quiet - don't bother going out on these nights!

Liked: It's a lovely city with fantastic people, plenty to see and do and lots to eat and drink!

Disliked: It's very cold at night and you really have to watch your back late at night in Candelaria.

78% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 40%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 40%
78% Avg. rating


26 Jun 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Bring a warm jacket

Liked: The culture

Disliked: The weather

89% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
89% Avg. rating


18 Jun 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Events / festivals Partying / nightlife Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: Know what things should cost before you try to purchase them.

Liked: Bogota is an amazing city and offers a lot to see and do!

Disliked: No

89% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 60%
89% Avg. rating


24 May 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Work / volunteering

Customer Travel Tip: Dont worry about taking a taxi, sometimes is the same price as a bus ticket.

Liked: Everything! Monserrate, La Candelaria, 85, Zona Rosa, Zipaquirá.

Disliked: Expensive in comparassion with the rest of Colombia.

71% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 40%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
71% Avg. rating


24 May 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Stay in oldtown

Liked: People are friendly

Disliked: Just a big city

78% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 80%
78% Avg. rating


24 May 2015

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: The Catedral de Sal (salt cathedral) and Monserrate are well worth a visit.

Liked: The Catedral de Sal (salt cathedral) and Monserrate are well worth a visit.

Disliked: The weather! Cold and drizzly (in mid-May)

73% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 40%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 60%
73% Avg. rating


14 May 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: pay atention With taxis

Liked: catedral de sal

Disliked: historic center

80% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
80% Avg. rating


29 Apr 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Vayan a la ciclovía!

Liked: La ciclovía!

Disliked: Lluvia.

93% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
93% Avg. rating


21 Apr 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Have "ajiaco"!

Liked: People are very kind and food is delicious.

Disliked: Rain.

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81% Avg. city rating Rated by 335 customers

Activities / excursions 82%

Restaurants / eating out 84%

Shopping 76%

Chilling out / relaxing 73%

Getting around / public transport 77%

Sightseeing 84%

Culture 88%

Nightlife / partying 83%

Value for money 82%

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