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Bogota

You can be part of the route through the museum gilding gold has pre-Hispanic gold collection of the world's largest with about thirty-four thousand pieces of gold and tumbaga, about twenty-five thousand objects in ceramic, stone, shell, bone and textiles. Exposed parts of different indigenous cultures settled in present Colombia before the arrival of Europeans, after know the sacred Guatavita where you can hike to the lagoon surrounded by nature, history and beauty. This ancient place was one of the sacred lakes of the Indian Tribe of the Muiscas, since there the ritual of investiture of the new Zipa (Cacique) was performed; according to tradition, it was on a raft richly ornamented reeds; her body was covered entirely with gold dust; at his feet put a big pile of gold and emeralds to that offered to the gods and braziers to burn a kind of incense called moque, the people that was in the banks threw objects of gold and precious stones waters.

This is one of the origins of the legend of El Dorado. The famous Balsa Muisca on display at the Museo del Oro is evidence that such rituals were held in the lakes of the region and you will walk the same paths where did the zipas and verify that it is a unique and special place. You can be part of the route through the museum gilding gold has pre-Hispanic gold collection of the world's largest with about thirty-four thousand pieces of gold and tumbaga, about twenty-five thousand objects in ceramic, stone, shell, bone and textiles. Exposed parts of different indigenous cultures settled in present Colombia before the arrival of Europeans, after know the sacred Guatavita where you can hike to the lagoon surrounded by nature, history and beauty. Meeting/pick-up point: Pick up at hotel.

Duration: 6 hours.

Start/opening time: At 9am.

End/closing time: At 3pm.

Languages: English and Spanish.