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A full day tour at Villa de Leyva Magical Town!
Visit a jewel of colonial architecture and the flagship town of handicrafts in Colombia!
Declared a national monument in 1954, this magical town, located 3-4 hours from Bogotá, is a jewel of colonial architecture, some date it back to 1572.
This tour is a journey through time, it is an encounter with history, science, ceramics, archaeology, art and culture. We will pick you up at your Hotel/Hostel and we will make a stop along the way so you can have breakfast on your own near the Sisga Dam and the Boyacá Bridge, where the final battle of Colombian independence occurred.
Once we arrive in Villa de Leyva we will visit the Plaza Mayor (it is the second largest colonial square in the Americas!) on a Free Tour and after it we will visit the Paleontological Museum (included) which has a wide exhibition of fossils of the region, it will surprise you! And if you prefer, you have the transfers included between the Ostrich Farm, the artificial lakes of the Blue Wells or the famous Terracotta House, one of the most photogenic places in the area.
Without a doubt this is a very picturesque Day Tour through the landscapes of Boyacá, the clean colonial architecture of the houses and the perfect climate for a cultural day. Join this colonial journey!
We pick you up at your hotel/hostel
*You must make your reservation no later than 8pm (20h) the day before the date of your Tour request.
We take you back to your hotel/hostel
Schedule: From Monday to Sunday at 07:00
Duration: 15 hours
Language: English & Spanish
The colonial history of Villa de Leyva, why the town is so important and unique to the country.
The different landscapes that fit the development of the towns and cities.
The “Puente de Boyacá” as a keystone of our independence process, and how we keep alive the stories that shaped our country.
The importance of art since the beginning of our culture, and how that’s represented nowadays through amazing crafts made of clay, full of colors and unique patterns.
The differences between Bogotá and Boyacá departments, from the people, the geography, to the food.
And so much more!
Water or your preferred form of hydration. You’ll be walking briefly in the destinations and you may feel thirsty.
Comfortable shoes. You’ll walk on some cobblestoned streets, not very compatible with high and uncomfortable heels.
Comfortable clothes. No pressure to look amazing, feel free to wear what makes you feel better.
Keep your friends close, and your belongings even closer. The towns could be crowded, so don’t give papaya!
*This is a shared tour available only on demand with a minimum of 2 people. If you are only 1 person, fill out the Form below and wait for our Booking Manager reply to let you know if we already have an existing group tour that you can join.
- Private round-trip transportation (hotel pickup)
- Free Tour in Villa de Leyva with Local Guide (based on tips)
- Visit to the Gran Plaza
- Visit to Sisga Dam and Boyacá Bridge
- Guide/driver to show you the best landscapes along the way.
- Entrance ticket to the CIP Museum (Paleontological Research Center Museum)
- Transfers between attractions: Casa Terracota, Pozos Azules and Ostrich Farm (tickets not included)
If you are a group of more than 4 people or if you want to take a private experience of this tour, let us guide you through the best-preserved colonial towns with an exclusive tour guide. Click the following button and request your personalized tour.
Once you send your request, please check your email for our confirmation and further instructions to enjoy your vacations to the fullest!
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