Villa de Leyva

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Activity Level



Religious Heritage, Museums / Culture, Hiking and Walking, Day Trip / Out of Town


Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 4



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

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. 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 of your choice at 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 Infiernito archaelogical site, the Fossil.
12:30. Free lunch of your choice.
2:00 p. m. Departure to Bogota.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: At the hotel where you are staying.

End location: Same location.

Duration: 2 days

This tour two lasts two days one night in Villade Leyva.


Comfortable van 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

45000 COP - For a meal.

What’s Extra

Other: Meals and entrances not specyfied on the tour, hotel fares.


I am not a driver but I arrange private transportation.

Private tour guide Nancy

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