Villa de Leyva is without a doubt a magical place. If you enjoy the calm mood of the countryside, but at the same time want to witness the beautiful colonial architecture, this is your tour.
Villa de Leyva Tour
The beauty of this town makes it an exceptional place: its architecture, the kindness of the people, the nice weather and the diversity of sights make this place impossible to forget.
In this Villa de Leyva tour we will find all kinds of restaurants and eateries including the chocolate museum, who wouldn’t want to try strawberries dipped in melted chocolate! We will focus on the local Colombian gastronomy, offering a wide ranging menu full of typical ingredients.
The number of attractions in this little town are uncountable: from shopping around the handcraft markets and drinking a glass of wine in one of the wineries near the town to exploring the pale-ontological museum or climbing up to the viewpoint. Villa de Leyva won’t stop surprising us. The blue wells, located in the middle of a nearby desert are a fascinating destination. whatever you choose to do on your journey the cobbled streets and stunning white colonial buildings interspersed with color and beautiful architectural touches will certainly leave an impression on you.
For this Villa de Leyva Tour we have plenty of extra options: travel through the unique towns of Ubaté, Chiquinquirá and Raquira, where the landscapes and little stalls of hand crafted souvenirs and artisanal products and will be sure to keep you interested. Along the highway going north, you can witness the greatness of the Sisga lagoon, a place that looks like it has been taken from a fairy tale
SUGGESTED ITINERARY (Can be changed according to the client)
VILLA DE LEYVA TOUR 12 HOURS
08: 00 Transfer to Villa de Leyva
11: 30 Visit to the Fossil Museum, Monastery Ecce Hommo, “Pozos Azules” and “Infiernito” (ancient ruins)
14: 30 Lunch at a local restaurant.
15: 30 Walk through the central square and the handcrafted center.
18: 00 Return to Bogotá.
20: 30 Arrival at the hotel.
***Includes: Professional bilingual guide, private transportation service, lunch and entrances
Walking shoes and weather appropriate clothing/accessories (e.g. parasol and sun cream if sunny) are advised.