South America Forums

Start a new topic Change Forum
Advanced search

8 hour layover in Bogota

Jump to last reply

I will be traveling with my husband from Houston to Lima in March, with a long layover in Bogota on the way. I have read that 8 hours is enough time to see the city, but I was hoping for suggestions regarding a "route" to take. We arrive in Bogota at 6:00am on a Sunday, departing at 1:45pm. With travel time to/from the airport, along with time to go back through security, I expect we have about 5 hours of exploring available. Is that a good estimate?

We want to see the "highlights" of the city, but do not expect to enter many places (museums, art galleries, etc). If there are one or two that are worth entering and will not take much time to experience, that is something we would like to know about. Otherwise, we are content marveling at the architecture and design from the plazas. We also love parks, gardens, fountains, etc., so a route that takes us through something like that would be wonderful!

I would appreciate any advice! Thank you!

5 Replies |Back to top

| Add a Reply

Sign in to comment.

Recent Activity

  • Announcement:
  • Please Take Our Survey
    by Emily_D Fodor's Editor | Posted on Jan 20, 15 at 11:06 AM
View all South America activity »
  1. 1 Trip Report Glover escapes cold again and returns to Colombia and Mexico
  2. 2 Trip Report Headed to Bogota and Villa de Leyva next week!
  3. 3 1 day in Rio
  4. 4 Peru itinerary in March.. Comments needed please
  5. 5 Peru in 7 (full) days: Cuzco, Puno, Arequipa
  6. 6 Currency Woes
  7. 7 driving to salvador
  8. 8 Bogota - Is it safe?
  9. 9 Argentina (and Chile?): basic itinerary
  10. 10 Just a week!
  11. 11 Trip Report Pisco Dreams; Nine Days in the Sacred Valley, Cusco and Lima
  12. 12 MP, SV and Cusco in July - itinerary questions
  13. 13 Trip Report NatGeo Patagonia trip
  14. 14 Trip Report Walking The Streets Of Buenos Aires
  15. 15 Trip Report Peru: Kaleidoscope of Colors. Amazon Cruise, Machu Picchu, Jungle Lodges
  16. 16 Quito trip
  17. 17 Hiring a driver in the Sacred Valley.....suggestions please
  18. 18 2 "free days" in Lake District
  19. 19 Peru advice, and are there any monkeys?
  20. 20 Chile - Casablanca region vineyard tours. Any recommendations?
  21. 21 Solo female travelling around South America
  22. 22 Bariloche car rental
  23. 23 A Camera Question for the Photogs Out There
  24. 24 Galapagos Islands
  25. 25 Trip to Argentina - Help with Patagonia needed!
View next 25 » Back to the top