Got your tickets booked and your luggage all packed? Read on for a few basic Bogota tips before you jet off.
Bogota is the national capital of Colombia. If you want to find it on a map, it's 150 miles (241 kilometers) to the southeast of Medellin, a notable city.
Enjoy meeting the locals on vacation? This area of Andean Natural Region is home to around 7,700,000 residents.
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Fasten your seatbelt, stow your tray table and get ready to say hello to Bogota! Once you hit the runway at El Dorado International Airport (BOG), the lively main streets will be only 4 miles (6 kilometers) southeast from here.
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Make a beeline for Budget and you'll be out on the busy streets before you know it. They are situated at Av Calle 26 96 J 66 Local 04, just 2 miles (3 kilometers) from the heart of the city.
People flock to get a glimpse of iconic attractions in all sorts of weather. So, no matter what the forecast is for Bogota, there's no reason you should miss out on exploring Monserrate and Plaza de Bolivar.
Sightseers will want to visit the Bogota Botanical Garden and Torre Colpatria. After more things to do in this bustling city? The National University of Colombia and Cementerio Central should keep you busy.
A day of fun for the whole family, featuring a bunch of games and rides, awaits you at the gates of the popular theme park, Salitre Magico.
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For a greater insight into the character of the area, take part in a visitors' tour of the campus and impressive buildings of Javeriana University.
But that's not all there is.
Let the kids burn off some of their limitless energy when they're running around and playing at Simon Bolivar Park, a green, leafy getaway within the city.
Anyone can have a middle-of-the-road retreat relaxing by the pool, but traveling should be about broadening your horizons. So why not get stuck into some fantastic new adventures? (That way, you'll have stacks more to brag about when you get back home!)
So you've stuffed your Bogota itinerary with a whole bunch of fun activities — that's great! If you're searching for just a few more things, here are our recommendations:
If you've explored all there is to explore in Bogota with time to spare, don't fret! Just 18 miles (29 kilometers) away is Tabio, and you definitely won't be bored here. Chia Mall should be at the top of your list. Puente del Comun and Marroquin Castle are excellent attractions too. Searching for more options? Cajicá is 18 miles (29 kilometers) from Bogota. Make your way to this destination for attractions including Parque Jaime Duque, Capilla de la Valvanera and Parque Ecologico La Montana del Oso. You have all the options in the world!
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