Want to eat like a local? You’ve probably heard of “empanadas” but have you tried “chicharrón” and did you know that “bocadillo” in Colombia is not a sandwich?
Join us on local food tour, a tasty walk through the cool residential area of Laureles where we try a variety of typical Colombian food & drinks at our favorite local places and provide some insight into the cultural context and traditions around each specialty.
** The main dish includes pork and we are unable to provide vegetarian/vegan/pescatarian, kosher, halal alternatives **
In this tour we will guide you through the neighborhood of Laureles, an upper middle class neighborhood which is becoming increasingly popular and trendy. We will stop at some of our favorite local places to taste around 10 different Colombian snacks, dishes & drinks, including (the best!) empanada, buñuelo, chicharrón, mango biche, coffee, bocadillo and salpicón.
At each place, we will explain the tradition and cultural context behind each specialty. We will also visit a local coffee roastery and learn about roasting process, as well as the economic reality of the coffee industry in Colombia. Along the way, we will make sure to point out some cool spots you can check out after the tour and provide you with some interesting facts about the neighborhood.
Join us on this tasty urban adventure!
Monday to Friday 2:30pm. Saturday and Sunday 10:30am. Booking is absolutely required!.
100.000 COP + VAT per person (around US$20 + VAT) Includes all food & drink. Paid in cash to guide or through PayPal.
Don’t want to pay VAT? Read the section below.
Value Added Tax in Colombia is 19%. According to Colombian law, a VAT tax exemption can be applied on touristic services for non-residents who provide (1) a copy of the main page of their passport, (2) a copy of the tourist entry stamp (types PIP-3, PIP-5, PIP-6, PIP-10 or visas TP-7, TP-11, TP-12). Therefore, if you send us the required copies via email to [email protected] before you take the tour, we can apply the exemption and charge you the price excluding VAT. The exemption applies only to the tickets of the people from whom we receive the required copies.
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