Tour of Zapatoca and Surroundings
Discover Zapatoca with Hi Santander, a truly charming town that’s a little more off the beaten track than some other destinations in this region. Stroll through this organized, terracotta town and enjoy a fresh, pleasant climate. On our tour around the town, you can soak up the culture of country life in rural Colombia, and envy those who live such a simple life nestled amongst the mountains, breathing clean mountain air and taking for granted stunning views as part of their daily life.
We will take you to Campo Santo, one of the most famous places in Zapatoca; a place of prayer, harmony and peace. Even those who are not religious will feel affected by the tranquility exuded by this magical place. Our expert bilingual guides will also show you the main tourist spots of the town, and fill you in on their history with their local knowledge.
Another must-see in Zapatoca is the Nitro Cave (Cueva del Nitro), enticing with its filtered light, waterfalls and mysterious stalactites and stalagmites. The tour will also stop by Mirador Guane, a lookout point which feels like its at the edge of the world, and the Sierra Morena Vineyards, where you can happily sip locally made wine, whilst admiring the gorgeous views and taking in the sweet, earthy scent of grapes ripening on the vines. This tour is a must for lovers of nature and village life, and the perfect opportunity to visit a little-known corner of Colombia that is a true gem.
Zapatoca (Campo Santo, the central park, the San Joaquín Church and the Cosmos Museum), “Cueva del Nitro” Cave, Mirador Guane, Sierra Morena Vineyard