Biking: Bogotá is a biker’s city, especially on Sundays and holidays when the city hosts Ciclovía, an event where many roads are closed to automobiles and opened to bikers, walkers, and joggers; thousands of Bogotanos take to the streets between 7am and 2pm. It’s one of the city’s greatest communal experiences. Bogotá Bike Tours (www.bogotabiketours.com; tel. 1/342-7649) rents bikes and leads bike tours around the city.
Bullfighting: Bullfighting season is in December, January, and February at La Plaza de Los Toros Santa María. A number of smaller events are held here throughout the year. For information about bullfighting, contact the Corporación Taurina de Bogotá, Calle 70A no. 6-24 (tel. 1/334-1628) or La Plaza de Toros, Carrera 6 no. 26-50 (tel. 1/334-1482).
Fútbol (Soccer): As in most of Latin America, soccer is popular in Bogotá. The two local teams are: Los Millonarios, Carrera 9 no.70–09 (www.millonarios.com.co; tel. 1/347-7080) and Independiente Santa Fe, Calle 64A no. 38–08 (tel. 1/544-6670), both of which you can contact for tickets. Games take place at El Estadio Nemesio Camacho El Campín, Carrera 30 no. 57–60 (tel. 1/315-8726).
Trekking & Rock Climbing: Several trekking and adventure groups function in and around Bogotá. Try Caminantes del Retorno (contact Carlos Avellaneda at tel. 1/285-5232 or 1/245-0518; www.caminantesdelretorno.com), Colombia Ecoturística (contact Arly Sarmiento at tel. 1/286-3369). For rock climbing, your best bet is Roca Solida, Av. 19 no. 133-23 (tel. 1/600-7480) or Rock Climbing, Carrera 13A no. 35-66 (tel. 1/245-7284).
Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.