Full-Day Private Tour to Villa de Leyva

12 hr

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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...
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.
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Itinerary Details

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Puente de Boyaca Puente De Boyaca, Km 110 Bogota - Tunja, Ventaquemada, Boyaca Colombia

A representative from Panamericana Travel DMC will pick you up at the hotel to begin a journey through the beautiful landscapes of Boyaca, Tunja and Villa de Leyva. The first stop will be at “el Puente de Boyaca”, where the battle in which the Country acquired its definite independence took place. Here you will see the obelisk and the triumphal arch.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Tunja, Tunja, Boyaca Department

The tour will continue towards Tunja (which means 'mighty man' in Chibcha), a town that in times of the Muiscas was already of great relevance and continued to be so in the colonial times. There you will take a walk to visit the Founder's House

Duration: 45 minutes

Pass By: Casa Del Fundador Gonzalo Suarez...
Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Puente de Boyaca Puente De Boyaca, Km 110 Bogota - Tunja, Ventaquemada, Boyaca Colombia

A representative from Panamericana Travel DMC will pick you up at the hotel to begin a journey through the beautiful landscapes of Boyaca, Tunja and Villa de Leyva. The first stop will be at “el Puente de Boyaca”, where the battle in which the Country acquired its definite independence took place. Here you will see the obelisk and the triumphal arch.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Tunja, Tunja, Boyaca Department

The tour will continue towards Tunja (which means 'mighty man' in Chibcha), a town that in times of the Muiscas was already of great relevance and continued to be so in the colonial times. There you will take a walk to visit the Founder's House

Duration: 45 minutes

Pass By: Casa Del Fundador Gonzalo Suarez Rendon, Carrera 9 # 19-56 Plaza de Bolivar, Tunja Colombia

a typical construction of the XVI century. Now it is home for the Tourism and Culture Board

Pass By: Casa Museo Don Juan de Vargas, Calle 20 #8-52 A Half Block From Plaza de Bolivar, Tunja Colombia

a Mudejar-style mansion with Andalusian Patio located in the Historic Center of Tunja, in Boyacá, Colombia and is used as the headquarters of the Colonial Museum of the city since 1984

Stop At: Villa de Leyva, Villa de Leyva, Boyaca Department

Then, you will head to Villa de Leyva (lunch included), where you will take a walk along the town to see the old colonial houses that have been transformed into museums

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Plaza Mayor, Villa de Leyva Colombia

Our first stop in town is la Plaza Mayor one of the biggest squares in Latin america which is framed by the beautiful white colonial houses that make this town so unique

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Monasterio Del Santo Eccehomo, 8 km From Villa de Leyva, Villa de Leyva Colombia

a Dominican Convent from the XVII century in begging built to be home of the elderly members of the Dominican community

Duration: 20 minutes

Important Details

Included
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Driver/guide
  • Typical Lunch
  • Entry/Admission - Monasterio Del Santo Eccehomo
  • Entry/Admission - Puente de Boyaca
Not Included
  • DVD (available to purchase)
  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Meet your guide at the hotel lobby

7:00 AM
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
  • The duration of transfers are approximate, the exact duration will depend on the time of day and traffic conditions
  • not recommended for passengers with mobility problems
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour involves large amount of time seating in a vehicle
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Voucher Requirements

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

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Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 48 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.