The congress is being organized by the National University of Colombia, in agreement with La Salle University. The academic agenda will be carried out at the Chapinero Campus of La Salle University, located in one of the most central areas of the city, with access to sites of tourist interest and a wide range of hotels and restaurants.
Address: Cra. 4a #59a – 44, Localidad de Chapinero, Bogotá
The “La Salle” neighborhood is part of the “Chapinero” locality in Bogotá, which is quite large and includes other nearby neighborhoods, including:
* “Chapinero Alto” (5 minutes walking)
* “Emaús” (15 minutes walking and about 10 minutes by taxi with an approximate cost of 3 USD or 10 thousand Colombian pesos)
* “Quinta Camacho” (which is 25 minutes walking and about 15 minutes by taxi with a maximum cost of 3-4 USD 10-15 thousand Colombian pesos)
* “Zone G” (15 minutes on foot and about 10 minutes by taxi with an approximate cost of 3 dollars 10-15 thousand Colombian pesos)
* “Zona Rosa” (which is 45 minutes walking and about 20 minutes by taxi with a maximum cost of 4-5 dollars 15-20 thousand Colombian pesos)
If you want to be able to walk to/from the congress, it is best to stay as close as possible to “La Salle-Chapinero” and if possible between Carreras 7 and 3, and between Calles 53 and 72. But if you prefer other areas tourist attractions, the “Zona Rosa”, the “Parque de la 93” and the “Parque El Virrey” are neighborhoods that are relatively close by taxi.
Some nearby hotels that have been verified by Congress are:
* Hab Hotel (La Salle) https://habhotel.co/ (3-5 minute walk)
* Estelar Suite Jones (La Salle) https://www.estelarsuitesjones.com/ (5 minute walk)
* Hotel Viaggio 617 city suites (Chapinero Central) https://www.viaggio.com.co/es/hotel-viaggio-617-en-cundinamarca/ (7-10 minute walk)
* Hotel Mercure bh Financial Zone (Chapinero Central) https://all.accor.com/hotel/A535/index.es.shtml (15 minutes walk)
* Holiday Inn Express & Suites Bogota DC (Quinta Camacho) https://www.ihg.com/holidayinnexpress/hotels/us/es/bogota/bogbo/hoteldetail (15-20 minute walk)
Also bear in mind that the average temperature is very pleasant in Bogotá and is around 14-16°C. This year due to the phenomenon of La Niña, the rainy season could extend until the dates of the congress. We recommend having an umbrella on hand and suitable clothing for rain.
Bogotá was founded on August 6th 1538, so you can enjoy a city of 484 years of history, tradition and culture, which offers a legacy of traditions and experiences in which the diversity of cultures of the country and its colonial past are intertwined.
The city is the capital of the country and is constituted by 20 localities where artistic, cultural, political, economic, and industrial experiences take place. It is the third highest capital in the world (after La Paz and Quito) and is in the eastern mountain range of the Andes at an average altitude of 2,625 meters above sea level, so it is advisable to bring long pants and jacket for the cold.
During the months of your visit, temperatures will range between 9 and 18 ° C, which is not an impediment to enjoy the cultural offerings, which stands out for its exhibitions of arts such as: graffiti, theatre, dance exhibitions, and a lot more.
To get in touch with the city, visit www.bogotadc.travel .