Discover the Colombian "underground" during this excursion to the salt mine of Nemocón. Get a sense for the life of a salt miner working 196 feet (60 meters) beneath the ground as you learn about the history of this ancient industry. You’ll also visit the filming location for "Los 33" and enjoy an included lunch.
Discover the colonial town of Nemocón and its salt mine located 65km from Bogotá.
Starting time is at 8:00 a.m. at your accommodation in Bogotá. During our drive to Nemocón, take a chance to soak up the local landscapes, which tend to be absolutely stunning.
Getting there, we leave you with a bilingual guide who will take you through the tunnels of the Salt Mine. Experience what is to be a salt-miner, descend 60 meters underground and learn about the history of salt and the ways to extract it.
See the heart of Colombia, marvel at the mirrors of brine with its stunning optical effects, and take a look at the movie set for "Los 33", the movie about the famously-trapped Chilean miners.
Enjoy a typical Colombian lunch in Nemocón and visit the major square of the town.