Laguna de Guatavita, Tierra Negra

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#1 of 23 in Outdoors in Cundinamarca Department
#Water Body, #Beach, #Must See
Follow the trail of mythical El Dorado and you'll end up at Laguna de Guatavita. Legend has it that a Muisca tribal chief known as El Dorado--the Golden One--covered himself in golden dust and disappeared into the mysterious crater lake to fulfill an initiation rite. Over the centuries, the myth evolved until El Dorado came to represent a lost city allegedly hiding an abundance of treasures. While you're unlikely to find material riches on a visit to the site, you can enjoy splendid views of the circular lake and its surrounding area. To visit Laguna de Guatavita on your trip to Tierra Negra, use our Tierra Negra day trip website .
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  • Very cool walk, the Guide and his contributions to close our ancestors! Super cool going with family and friends!
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  • I had opportunity to meet not only the lagoon, but the municipality of Sesquilé, location, last December. It was a beautiful experience, since that get you are in contact with nature, the CAR guides are super aware about the role that we play currently in the care of this park, which is currently visited by more foreigners than locals; and they are clear in conveying this information. It is a good plan to rest a day from the bustle of the city, friendly and attentive staff in their explanations. The only thing that I didn't like much was the access, via is destapada, takes between 15 - 25 minutes (depending on the expertise of the driver and the weather) to get to the entrance; Moreover, all excellent.
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  • Road to the guatavita lagoon between the mountains that surround the gran sabana of bogota, you can see many landscapes the crops of the Savannah as this Pope beautifully flowered announcing its fertile production of this magnificent land Colombian...
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