"In the Salsa Night Tour, you will learn the basics of Salsa with professional dancers. Practice with your local teachers in the best clubs in the city and end the night with an impressing live music or dance performance by renown artists from Bogota."
Salsa is an amazing music genre with a lot of history. Plus, it’s incredibly fun and sexy to dance to! Learn how to dance it with teachers who are fantastic dancers. Go club hopping to different salsa clubs and enjoy a fantastic night out. Party like you’ve never partied before, let the rhythm take over you!
The salsa tour starts at 8:00 pm with a hotel pick-up where you will meet your sidekicks: a talented salsa dancing and English speaking couple that will guide you through the salsa scene, teach you the basic moves and make you feel like a local.
The first stop of the night will be Cachao, a little piece of Cuban heaven inspired by the famous musician Israel Cachao López. Their speciality is their Cuban inspired menu and their 17 unbelievable Mojito combinations (at your own expense). Listen to some salsa music and get a bit acquainted, then start with your first salsa steps and get the night started with some joyfulness.
At 10:00 pm get ready to leave and go to the next club called Cuban Jazz Café, following the golden rule of saving the best for last. In this place, you’ll go back in time and step into one of the oldest salsa clubs in town. In 1944 Lucho Bermudez and his Gran Orquesta del Caribe inaugurated, in the same place in which the Cuban Jazz Café runs today, the prestigious Metropolitan Club. It was here where for the first time Afro-Caribbean rhythms were danced and played in the capital. Today the Cuban Jazz focuses on live music, especially with Caribbean rhythms. Accompanied by a live orchestra, get ready to dance salsa and enjoy the fascinating rhythms.
Your tour will end at midnight, and you’ll be taken back to your hotel so you can rest your feet, have a great night sleep and be ready for your next day. Cheers!
Note that the order of the clubs might change depending on the day and the club’s opening times. The following three clubs are also an option:
• Galería Café Libro is a club that favors the cultivation of various forms of art and culture for over 25 years. Born as a place where salsa and literature lovers came together. It is also gallery, with paintings that you can purchase. Here, they have Latin music in all genres: gaiteros,andina, juglares and porro.
• El Bembé is the place to be if you want to be in the centre of the salsa scene in the capital. Walk into a tropical paradise in the middle of the city, located in downtown of Bogotá. Accompanied by a live orchestra get ready to dance salsa like a pro and enjoy genres like Salsa, Wawanco, Charanga, Boogaloo, Cha-cha-chá, Afro beats, Soul and Funk.
• El Titicó Gril was made inspired by the Cali grills of 70's. Cali was the centre of the salsa movement in Colombia and its golden age was the 70´s and 80´s. Get ready for some serious dancing well in this club you can listen to all different kind of rhythms like charanga, pachanga, boogaloos, shingaling, sones, danzón and guarachas to name a few. This club is hardly known by non-locals and part of the charm of the place is that it’s a meeting point for the best salsa dancers in town.
This tour is only available from Thursdays to Saturdays and only for people who are 18 and over (The legal drinking age in Colombia is 18).
Changes on the tour may occur due to external factors. These changes will be notified to you with anticipation.
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