Villa de Leyva Tour

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Activity Level



Day Trip / Out of Town, Museums / Culture, Nature and Wildlife, Religious Heritage


Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 2



English (fluent), French (fluent), Italian (advanced), Spanish (fluent)

A marvelous colonial town!

Villa de Leyva, a gorgeous colonial village so well preserved. It is located 112 miles north of Bogota. It's mild climate, beautiful landscape adorned by the Andes mountains, and friendly people.

On the way to Villa de Leyva we can visit Ráquira, a quaint pottery town. There are others landmarks that it is worth see: the XVII century Santo Ecce Homo convent, the fossil, the Muisca natives observatory. Strolling through the cobblestone streets is amazing.


8:30 a. m. Pick up at the hotel to head to Villa de Leyva.
9:30. Visit to the Salt Cathedral in Zipaquira.
12:00. Free Lunch a quaint restaurant near the Fuquene lake.
1:30 p. m. Visit to Raquira, a small pottery town.
2:30. Continue our trip to Villa de Leyva.
3:30. Check-in at hotel.
4:30. Strolling in Villa de Leyva for an hour. Evening free.

2nd Day. In the morning visit the Santo Ecce Hommo, a XVII century convent, the Fossil.
12:30. Free lunch in town.
2:00 p. m. Departure to Bogota.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: At the hotel where you are staying in Bogota.

End location: Same.

Duration: 2 days


Renault Duster or similar with driver.

What’s Included

Other: Transport in a comfortable car with driver. Bilingual tour guide. Entrances: Salt Cathedral, Ecce Hommo Convent, Fossil.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

40000 COP - Per meal; lunch or dinner.

What’s Extra

Other: Hotel, meals not specified on tour.


I am not a driver but I arrange private transportation.

Private tour guide Nancy

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