Top 40 Things to do in Bogota, Colombia

Bogota, Colombia is one of Latin Americas up and coming cities, for both tourists and businesses. Bogota has a number of amazing things to see and do, including;

  • Take the cable car or walk up to the top of the Monserrate, a church at the top of the mountain with a incredible view of the city.
  • Eat dinner at Zona Rosa a collection of restaurants and bars.
  • Fly a kite in Simón Bolívar Park.
  • Celebrate Colombia’s Independence Day by watching the military parade through the city (July 20th).
  • Spend a night partying in Andrés de Carne (either in Chia or Bogota).
  • Take a tour of the amazing street art around the city with Bogota Graffiti 
  • Visit the Salt Catherdral in Zipaquira
  • Walk up to the sacred Lake Guatavita and discover the legend of El Dorado
  • Go Sailing on the Lake Guatavita dam
  • Hike up to the top of the Cerro de la Virgen
  • Visit the Nemocón Salt Cathedral
  • Hike up to the Paramo near Guasca and discover where the water touches the earth.
  • Take a walk around the Gold Museum, discovering the ancient myths of El Dorado
  • Visit the Museum of the famous artist Botero
  • Walk around the streets of La Candelaria
  • Participate in Ciclo de Vida on a Sunday morning and cycle around the city while the roads are closed.
  • Visit the Sunday market in Usaquén
  • Have a drink in the rooftop bar Apache
  • Visit the Plaza de Bolivar
  • Dance Salsa at Exchange Salsa Party
  • Eat Empanadas from the street sellers
  • Try a famous street oblea
  • Visit the Alimentarte food festival in the park.
  • Visit Estereo picnic festival in Simón Bolívar Park (March).
  • Take a walk around the arts and crafts fair Expoartesanias (December)
  • Eat an ice cream in Park 93
  • Eat at Crepes and Waffles
  • Have a traditional lunch at Andrés Plaza
  • Eat at one of the many unique restaurants in Usaquén
  • Party at Armando Records and their open sky roof
  • Spend the weekend celebrating at the Carnaval de Bogota (August)
  • Eat Ajiaco for lunch (Colombian soup)
  • Take a coffee tour of Bogota
  • Spend an evening playing Tejo
  • Take a Bogota Food Tour
  • Have a beer from Bogota’s brewery Bogota Beer Company
  • Eat an Arepa de Huevo in Usaquén
  • Visit the Colombian National Museum
  • Take a look at Bogota’s stripped church Santuario Nuestra Señora del Carmen
  • Go shopping at one of Bogota’s many markets or malls