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Marimbea Experience - Play traditional Colombian music

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What to Expect
Warm and nice Café in the middle of a beautiful neighborhood that's declared as architectonic preservation in Bogotá
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Departure Point
Cra. 5 #35-66, Bogotá, Colombia
Departure Time
2:00 PM
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • All traditional instruments: Marimba de Chonta, Guasás, Bombos, Cununos
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • Snacks - Prepared by a Pacific Coast chef: Shrimps and fish of the season in coconut sauce. Sweet plantain with cheese and guava.
  • Alcoholic Beverages - The cocktail is prepared with la traditional drink from the Pacific called Viche. There will be a non-alcoholic drink option
  • Entry/Admission - Café Tambora
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Reviewed July 23, 2019

We were a large group of 17 people and we enjoyed learning and playing new instruments, the experience is great and connects you with amazing Colombian rhythms and food. Highly recommended!

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Ana M
Reviewed July 22, 2019

This was such a treat! I really enjoyed not only learning about but also getting to try Afro-Colombian music. I'm a professional musician and Adrian adjusted what he was teaching to keep me on my toes. And the booze was great!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Hannah S
Reviewed June 11, 2019

Adrian Sabogal and the various masters he invites from the Pacific coast inspire participants to find the rhythm from within. By creating a circular call and response workshop all participants are able to play every single instrument while singing and learning about the traditions of...More

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Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed March 9, 2019

Adrian provides a truly amazing and unique experience. He is very attentive and communicative. It is not only about music but I also learned about Adrian's background and source of passion as well as about history of Afrocolombians with delicious snacks and drinks. You can...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank E3317MTmb
AdrianSabogal, Owner at Marimbea - Experience traditional Afro-Colombian music and food, responded to this reviewResponded April 2, 2019

Thanks a lot! I'm glad you enjoyed and learned some of the Afro-Colombian traditions. You're welcome anytime!

Reviewed February 10, 2019

Adrian Sabogal is one of the most compassionate, gifted teachers that I have had the honor to learn from. His approach is very natural, and builds community at its core. How the workshop works: You are arranged in a circle, and everyone rotates from instrument...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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AdrianSabogal, Owner at Marimbea - Experience traditional Afro-Colombian music and food, responded to this reviewResponded February 11, 2019

Dear Dan, It's always my pleasure to have you here in Marimbea. And It's notable the work you're doing in your approach to this musical culture. It's also my pleasure having an advanced musician like you, having significant learning from this experience. You are always...More

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