We offer tours through the historic La Candelaria neighborhood and the rest of Bogotá.
Discover the colorful history and culture of La Candelaria, with its theatres and nightlife, taste tropical fruits, cruise through Bogotá’s many parks, witness its surprising urban renewal and get to know some of the people and colorful neighborhoods of Colombia’s capital. Or learn how the nation’s drug-fueled civil war has impacted Bogotá and the Colombian people.
The best way to enjoy these experiences and see Bogotá and its people up close is by bicycle!
Our tours vary with riders’ interests and abilities. Duration also varies, but is usually three to five hours. Places we often pass or visit include the Plaza del Chorro, the Botero Museum and the National Museum; Plaza Bolívar, Plaza San Victorino, Parque del Renacimiento with its Botero Sculpture; Bogotá’s Central Cemetery, the fruit markets of Palo Quemao and the Egipto neighborhood; The
Tours leave our shop on Carrera 3, No. 12-72, in La Candelaria, every day at 10:30 a.m. and usually also 1:30 p.m. (Please arrive a half hour early to choose your bike.) They cost 35,000 pesos/person, including the bicycle.
Give us a call at (57) 1 -281-9924 or Cel: (57) 312-502-0554 or E-mail: bogotabiketours(@)gmail(.)com.
We can also arrange custom
Or ride North Bogota, with its broad streets, lighter traffic and separated bike lanes. (Be sure to reserve this tour a few days in advance.)
Want a free bike tour?
Have an old but functioning laptop computer in the back of the closet? Bring down an old but working laptop to donate to a Bogotá organization helping poor children, and your tour is free!
We also do Night Tours on request. Not all, however, are guided by four-footed friend Parchita, the durable dog.
Or, Rent a Mountain Bike or Beach Cruiser and Ride on Your Own:
Half-Day Rental Only 20,000 pesos
Full-Day Rental Only 35,000 pesos
Helmet, lock, map and spare tube included free with every bike rental!
You may want to bring a hat, sunblock and long-sleeved shirt (we are at 2,600 meters altitude, in the tropics), a bottle of water (tho you can buy water and juices along the way) and a few thousand pesos spending money. You might also bring a jacket, as the weather here is unpredictable. Many people also bring cameras.
Last but not least, don’t forget your enthusiasm, curiosity and spirit of fun!
We have children’s bikes and also a baby seat which can be fitted to some of our bikes. If you want to use the baby seat, please make arrangements in advance.
Phone: +57 (1) 281-9924
Cell: +57 (312) 502-0554
E-mail: bogotabiketours (at) gmail (dot) com