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Cable car to El Paraiso, the city slum

culture walk

Cable car to El Paraiso, the city slum

31 reviews
Duration
3.5 hours
Group size
Up to 10 people
Includes
Food, Drinks
Hosted in
English
culture walk

Cable car to El Paraiso, the city slum

culture walk

Cable car to El Paraiso, the city slum

31 reviews
Duration
3.5 hours
Group size
Up to 10 people
Includes
Food, Drinks
Hosted in
English

What you'll do

If you want to discover the deep reality of the colombian capital you should join me in this experience trying to see and understand the configuration of the colombian society, we will not see colonial architecture, museums or fancy streets, we will go through the south neighborhoods of Bogota by using one of the most innovative transportation system in the world, Tansmilenio and Transmi Cable (Cable car). Bogota has different faces and this a really interesting one you dont want to miss. First of all, we take the Transmilenio (BRT System) direction to Tunal Station and reach the Cable Care used by 700.000 locals everyday as their main transportation system. We will go to the last station Paraiso, and walk around in a deteriorated urban district by the violence and poorness in the past, trying to improve its habitants and surroundings through the education, urban renovation, sports and art equipments. After visiting Paraiso district, seeing and spectacular view of Bogota and having a look to te different Graffiti scene, we will eat delicious traditional local food. By doing this tour, part of the money is to support the graffiti colective in the neighborhood!

Your host

Juan

Juan

Hey! im Juan from Bogotá! proudly born in this land full of culture, diversity and nature! my city has so much to offer. Ive been in more than 70 countries around the world and now is time to show my territory. Ask me about history, social situation, culture and urban development. I ve worked as a guide for 2 years and worked with rural communities for 3 years. I studied Political Science and Urban development. Im passionate about big cities, urban dynamics and get in touch with new cultures. My friend Andrea, born and raised in this neighborhood will join us to get an authentic experience!

What's included

Food
Traditional Colombian food
Drinks
Local natural juices

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Where you'll be

In this experience we will cover big part of the south of Bogotá, using the public transportation. Then we will visit Paraiso District.

Availability

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests of all ages can attend.

More tips

Dont worry about safety, we will not take any risk and you will follow my indications. Andrea my friend, is a recognized leader in the neighborhood and she will be with us the entire time
Juan
Cable car to El Paraiso, the city slum
31 reviews
From $34/person
31 reviews
From $34/person