Experience Colombia's underground wonder, Zipaquirá Salt Mine, and savor Colombian culture at Andrés in Chía!

Visit the 1st Wonder of Colombia and the 2nd largest Cathedral made out of salt in the world, and finish the day in the best restaurant bar: Andrés Carne de Res in Chía!

Tour Description

A great combined tour that offers a perfect blend of Colombian culture, history, and cuisine starting at by exploring the underground marvels of Zipaquirá Salt Mine! This is an ancient salt mine converted into a stunning cathedral with a unique play of light and shadow located 180 meters under the earth which represents one of the most distinguished achievements of Colombian architecture, besides being truly a miners' faith. 

You’ll have a guided walk-through the Stations of the Cross (14 in total) which is a representation of Jesus' last steps, finishing at the Great Center Dome (a three-part cavernous subterranean cathedral) where the biggest underground salt cross is.

After this visit, you’ll be transported to Andrés Carne de Res in Chía, a vibrant and colorful restaurant that celebrates the country's rich culture and traditions. You can enjoy an array of delicious Colombian dishes, accompanied by lively music, dancing, and a local party! 

This is an unforgettable journey that will leave you with a deeper understanding and appreciation of the country's heritage and cuisine!

Beyond Colombia | Tour: Zipaquira Salt Cathedral & Andres Carne de Res in Chia
Beyond Colombia | Tour: Zipaquira Salt Cathedral & Andres Carne de Res in Chia

Check out our tour details and click on the book now button below to join us!

Beyond Colombia Tours | Zipaquira Salt Cathedral & Andres Carne de Res in Chia

Meeting Point

We pick you up at your hotel/hostel

*You must make your reservation no later than 8pm (20h) the day before the date of your Tour request.

Beyond Colombia Tours | Zipaquira Salt Cathedral & Andres Carne de Res in Chia

Finish Point

We take you back to your hotel/hostel

Beyond Colombia Tours | Zipaquira Salt Cathedral & Andres Carne de Res in Chia

Schedule: From Tuesday to Sunday at 14:00

Beyond Colombia Tours | Zipaquira Salt Cathedral & Andres Carne de Res in Chia

Duration: 10 hours

Beyond Colombia Tours | Zipaquira Salt Cathedral & Andres Carne de Res in Chia

Language: English & Spanish

Beyond Colombia Tours | Zipaquira Salt Cathedral & Andres Carne de Res in Chia

Cost: $340.000

  • What’s the relation between the indigenous commerce and the most beautiful underground cathedral of the world? Find it out with the audio guide available for you, in your language!

  • The catholic faith as one of the pillars of the creation of the mine. 

  • The great engineering work behind the whole cathedral, how the design and precision, gave life to one of Colombia’s marvels. 

  • The original church used by the first miners, and how they brought together ancestral beliefs with catholic traditions. 

  • The importance of Andrés Carne de Res as a representation of the best of Colombian culture.  

  • And so much more!

  • Water or your preferred form of hydration. You’ll be walking inside the Cathedral, and you may feel thirsty.

  • Comfortable shoes. You’ll walk about 1.5 km while also making some stops to appreciate the Cathedral.

  • Comfortable clothes. No pressure to look amazing, feel free to wear what makes you feel better.

  • Keep your friends close, and your belongings even closer. The Cathedral can be full of people from time to time, so don’t give papaya!

 

*This is a shared tour available only on demand with a minimum of 2 people. If you are only 1 person, fill out the Form below and wait for our Booking Manager reply to let you know if we already have an existing group tour that you can join.

  • Entrance ticket to the Salt Cathedral 

  • Audio guide in your language included.

  • Shared private transportation from and to your hotel/hostel. 

  • Driver/guide to show you the best landscapes on the way. 

  • Cover entrance to Andrés Carne de res.

  • Drinks, food, or souvenirs.

  • Extra tickets or entrances. We won’t take you to places where sudden extra charges apply!

  • Exclusive tour guide. Remember this is a shared tour, we’re sure you’ll meet new amazing people.

Private Tour

Beyond Colombia Tours | Zipaquira Salt Cathedral & Andres Carne de Res in Chia Free Tours

If you are a group of more than 4 people or if you want to take a private experience of this tour, let us guide you through the best-preserved colonial towns with an exclusive tour guide. Click the following button and request your personalized tour.

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