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Visit the coolest active salt mine, and live a unique experience deep in the salty mountains of Nemocón!

Tour Description

Join us on this full day trip to discover the legends behind an amazing salt mine! Once the town where many indigenous people lived, now Nemocon holds the story about a hidden treasure that’s connected to the prophecy of the arrival of the Spaniards

As part of the experience, you’ll see a small museum full of interesting information regarding the creation of the salt mine and the importance of the land we’ll be visiting. Then, the walk inside the mine will take about an hour, where you’ll see the biggest salt heart of the world, the coolest water mirrors, as well as the set of the movie “The 33”, reminding us how risky the miner's work is. 

Beyond Colombia | Tour: Nemocon Salt Mine Day Tour
Beyond Colombia | Tour: Nemocon Salt Mine Day Tour

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

Beyond Colombia Tours | Nemocon Salt Mine Day Tour

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 | Nemocon Salt Mine Day Tour

Finish Point

We take you back to your hotel/hostel

Beyond Colombia Tours | Nemocon Salt Mine Day Tour

Schedule: From Monday to Sunday at 08:00

Beyond Colombia Tours | Nemocon Salt Mine Day Tour

Duration: 6 hours

Beyond Colombia Tours | Nemocon Salt Mine Day Tour

Language: English & Spanish

Beyond Colombia Tours | Nemocon Salt Mine Day Tour

Cost: $250.000

  • What’s the relation between the indigenous commerce and El Dorado Legend? 

  • The pre-Columbian history of the area where the mine is located and its importance

  • The great legends of miners that changed the history of the country

  • Why the small pools of salt water inside the mine give us the impression of seeing mirrors on the ground

  • The dream of the Zipa that became a prophecy, and the tree where it all happened. 

  • And so much more! 

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

  • Comfortable shoes. You’ll walk about an hour while also making some stops to appreciate the mine.

  • 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 mine 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 to the Nemocón mine
  • Guide in your language.
  • Shared private transportation from and to your hotel/hostel.
  • Driver/guide to show you the best landscapes on the way.
  • Panoramic tour in the center of the town of Nemocón

  • 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 | Nemocon Salt Mine Day Tour 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.

Once you send your request, please check your email for our confirmation and further instructions to enjoy your vacations to the fullest!

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