Discover the charming colonial architecture and cobblestone streets of Villa De Leyva, one of Colombia’s magical villages, on an 11-hour day trip departing from Bogotá. Explore i fascinating history, how it’s been beautifully preserved and the variety of sights including Boyacá Bridge, El Infiernito (Litte hell), the blue ponds and Ráquira.
• 11 hours
Take a full-day trip to Villa de Leyva to experience a place that has the calm mood of the countryside, as well as beautiful colonial architecture. The beauty of this town makes it an exceptional place: its architecture, the kindness of the people, the nice weather and the sightseeing diversity make this place impossible to forget. In Villa de Leyva you will find all kinds of restaurants, but the tour will focus on local gastronomy that offers a wide menu full of typical ingredients.
• 12 hours
Spend 3 relaxing days and savor a taste of a traditional Colombian village on this 3-day exploration of Villa de Leyva, that’s a 3-hour car ride away from Bogotá. Discover the charming colonial architecture and cobblestone streets of Villa De Leyva, one of Colombia’s magical villages, on an 11-hour day trip departing from Bogotá. Explore it’s fascinating history, how it’s been beautifully preserved and the variety of cites including Boyacá Bridge, El Infiernito (Litte hell), the blue pond and Ráquira. This trip also includes a 2-night accommodation in a traditional guest house, Casa de las Ventanas de Fierro, 2 breakfasts, a guide who will be with you only the first day, entrance fees and a roundtrip transportation.
• 3 days
If you want to travel through time and see how the things were in colonial times, this is your plan. This shared tour will take you to Villa De Leyva, the most preserve colonial town in Colombia, its surroundings and the town that we call the “Colombia’s Handicraft Capital” Ráquira.Tour is limited to a maximum of 8 travelers.
• 12 hours
Bogota is a brilliant, invigorating, ever-changing place, but you can also discover some beautiful and authentic villages close to Bogota in just a day trip. During this trip, you will have picture-perfect Colombian villages such as Villa de Leyva, Raquira and Chiquinquira and some beautiful natural places like Pozos Azules (Blue Wells), plus, beautiful sightseeing around the road.These villages are known for its original colonial style and architecture: the streets and large central plaza are still paved with cobblestones, and many buildings date from the sixteenth century. Discover wonderful places and feel the aroma of the nature combined with authentic village-living.The tour could be customized for you.
• 14 hours
Learn about the history of the charming town of Villa de Leyva from your guide before moving on. Head next to Zipaquira, your guide teaches you about the history of salt and salt mining as you explore the beautifully lit cavern, eventually reaching the Salt Cathedral. The church was originally built in 1932 as a place for miners to offer daily prayers, and was inaugurated in 1954.
• 13 hours
Experience the charming atmosphere and historic sights found in Colombia’s Villa de Leyva during this full-day private tour. Enjoy a private trip for yourself or a group of up to 15, exploring Villa de Leyva attractions such as the Convent Santo Ecce Homo, the House of Terracotta, Muisca Observatory, and the ‘Pozos Azules’ (mineral pools). Most site entrance fees, plus a private vehicle, are included.
• 1 day
Discover the beautiful colonial city of Villa de Leyva and its highlights such as the Zipaquirá Salt Cathedral, the amazing nature of the Guatavita Lagoon,the handmade Casa Terracotta, Museum el Fósil and Ráquira Village. Villa de Leyva has not changed a lot since it has been founded in the 16th century. Since 1954 it has been declared a National Monument. Many buildings originate from the foundation almost 500 years ago, because of this Villa de Leyva is one of Colombia’s principal tourist attractions. It is a peaceful and lovely place, and a hotspot for day-trippers from all over the country on weekends. During the weekdays it is one of the most relaxing and soothing places you can find in Colombia, because of its comfortable mild climate and its impressive architecture.
• 3 days
Streets paved in stone and white walls greet travellers arriving in Villa de Leyva a town in Boyacá which is part of the Colombian National Network Of Heritage Towns. it is located 4 hours by land north of Bogotá. Founded on June 12 1572 and recognise what colonial architecture, Villa de Leyva lives the 21st century with intensity, sharing its history with all who visit it.Here you will take a walk along the town to see the old colonial houses that have been transformed into museums and the convent of the Holy Ecce Homo, which since 1620 has attracted pilgrims from around the globe. At the end of this experience we will return to Bogota.
• 12 hours
One of the most beautiful villages in Colombia is Villa de Leyva, founded in 1572 and declared by Unesco as a world heritage site. Walk through the cobblestone streets of typical Spanish architecture, with its interior patios adorned with arches, fountains and multi-coloured flowers, enjoy its quiet and serene beauty it is an incomparable pleasure, a delight for the senses!Visiting a typical market in a small town in the Andes is a fascinating experience: market day is, in turn, a commercial and social event. It is the weekly opportunity to share with old friends. For the visitor, the bustling activity of the popular sales, the proximity of the authentic people with their traditional hospitality and their characteristic garments, constitute a unique attraction, an unforgettable opportunity.And there is much more! Don't miss it!
• 12 hours