The best way of really knowing a place’s culture and customs is by trying its food. Complete your trip in Bogotá with this 3-hour food tour around its downtown and taste tons of new and delicious flavors of our joyful and rich cuisine. Chocolate, arepas, obleas, almojábanas, coffee, and more. Let our guide take you to the best sites, where locals will offer their best for you to try and enjoy. A gastronomic experience to remember.
Whether you are one of those who like to try local food but are always afraid of doing it or you are ready to try it all, cross tasting Bogotá’s local food of your checklist trip because we are taking you to the best places.
In this short food tour in Bogotá, the guide will pick you up there and take you to the vibrant and colorful neighborhood of La Candelaria. He will explain to you a little bit of Colombian history through some of the most traditional and cultural flavors that the historical center of Bogotá has to offer, each one of them has a story and it is deeply rooted in our childhood.
You will start with the salty food with arepas, a corn-based tortilla that is usually grilled and which has hundreds of different preparations according to the region. Almojábana, a type of bread made with cheese and cornmeal flour and baked.
After a hearty meal, the group will move to desserts. Obleas, a flat wafer with caramel and two more traditional treats: chocolate with cheese.
The food tour in Bogotá will include several stops to try the best of downtown and, of course, you will call it a day, after finishing the experience with a digestive coffee cup.
The soups stews, grains and grilled meats that make up the bulk of Bogotá’s cuisine generally rank low on spice and chili heat, while high in deep earthy flavors thanks to techniques like smoking, fermenting, wood-grilling and the use of tropical leaves and herbs, cacao and coffee. Spanish and Arab influences still live in Colombia’s flavored pastries, rice dishes, and dairy products.
This will be a tour to try, to learn, and to remember. If you are into the pleasure of tasting authentic cuisines. Come with us on a yummy food tour in Bogotá, you are in for a treat.
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