Travel with FedEx: Bogotá, Colombia

We’ve asked members of the FedEx family to help guide you on your travel adventures this year. Here you will find insider advice from our team members on the places they frequent and why they think these locations are hot spots you should add to your road trip checklist. Check out this section, which highlights Bogotá, Colombia and all of the great things the city has to offer. Stay tuned for more cities!

Julian Zamora

Julian Zamora is a Driver for FedEx Express. He’s worked for FedEx for five years and lives in Bogotá, Colombia.

Favorite part of working at FedEx:

“I like meeting new people and helping customers grow their business by using FedEx. I believe that FedEx is a company where I can grow in the operations area because I enjoy always being on the move.”

#1 Travel Tip

“Enjoy the culture. Bogotá is the political and economic core of the country, and it has many museums to experience and learn from. Enjoy the modern architecture while taking in the history of downtown.”

Top 5 things to do in Bogotá, Colombia

1. Guadalupe Hill

2. National Cathedral

3. Gabriel García Márquez Center

4. Maloka

5. Monserrate

  • Guadalupe Hill is located next to Monserrate, and is widely known for the statue celebrating the religious figure “Virgin of Guadalupe,” which stands 15 meters tall and sits almost two miles above sea level.

  • The National Cathedral is the largest of its kind in Colombia, and one of the largest in all of South America. The elegant architecture houses the crypts of Colombia’s most prominent historical figures including Gonzalo Jiménez de Quesada, the founder of Bogotá.

  • The Gabriel García Márquez Center is a great place to experience the literature of the famous Colombian author in an atmosphere made for learning and exploring new ideas. Grab a book inside and then enjoy your read in the gardens within the center’s walls.

  • The Maloka Museum offers an interactive science and technology experience. Guests can experience life on other planets or stay grounded and explore Bogotá in 3-D.

  • Monserrate Hill is known across the globe for its epic views. Depending on the weather, you can choose to climb the hill or simply ride the funicular to the top.