Breaking Borders Tour is unlike any other tour in Colombia. Run by a group of ex-gang members in Egipto neighbourhood of Bogota, the tour is a true reflection of the positive impact that tourism can have on the lives of the young men that are choosing to say no to crime and yes to positive interactions with tourists.
The Breaking Borders tour visits a small slum called Bario Egipto, located just a short walk away from La Candelaria in Bogota. The tour is lead by ex-gang members who share stories of their life in the bario, insights of the realities of crime and poverty in their neighbourhood, and allow you to experience life in Bogota like you haven’t before.
Fascinating, eye-opening and incredibly humbling…this is an experience every visitor to Bogota must have!!