28. SALT CATHEDRAL AND VILLA DE LEYVA 3 DAYS "PUEBLIAO"

Book Now! Inquire Booking

From USD 276

Do you know what "PUEBLIAR" means?

If you do not know, let me invite you to follow this link:

https://bogota-henry-tours.trekksoft.com/en_GB/colombiainfon-copy

This is a different form of tourism in which we travel a region or make a trip between cities, in a given period of time of minimum two days. Bogota Henry Tours suggests attractions that can be visited on the road, and you can also propose yours. It's an invitation to research and a bit of adventure. The real objective is to mix with the Colombian people in their environment and to know aspects of everyday life, landscape, villages, flavours, smells ... THE NATION!

The Charm of Andes!!!

On this tour you combine two major attractions in the center of the country: The Salt Cathedral of Zipaquirá, the most visited tourist space Colombia and Villa de Leyva, world heritage by UNESCO.

DAY 1.

Zipaquirá Salt Cathedral is an amazing space of tunnels dug into the bowels of the mountain of salt, in which have been built an impressive cathedral!! In the vast tunnels have been carved spaces of extraordinary dimensions that house the areas that make up the Cathedral: The Way of the Cross, with its 14 stations that artistically represent the steps of Jesus on his way to crucifixion. The dome, which is the connection point, with an extraordinary message. Choir, overlooking the central nave of the Cathedral, 18 meters high. Narthex mazes, a space of purification. The Chapel of Our Lady of the Rosary of Guasá, the three stages of the cathedral in their inconceivable spaces and a shopping area where you can buy handicrafts and souvenirs. this is a visit you can not miss!!

Travel to Villa de Leyva, surrounded by beautiful landscapes!

DAY 2.

Villa de Leyva, with its colonial architecture. It highlights the main square, the cobbled streets and flowered balconies, with extraordinary charm. Especially recommended is to assist the traditional market, held on Saturdays. Many typical craft shops and excellent restaurants complete the picture of this fascinating corner of Colombia.

Ráquira, craft center: The road between Villa de Leyva and Ráquira is very interesting as it runs through a desert area of incomparable beauty, natural environment, which allows us to appreciate the everyday life of the peasants in their daily grazing and agriculture work in small rural communities. Small towns like Sáchica, Sutamarchán and Tinjacá, typical examples of Colombian Andean peoples. The visit to Ráquira is especially enjoyable. Gray town, known throughout Colombia for its handicrafts in ceramics, which retain the primitive techniques and design since pre-Columbian times. On Sunday the traditional local market, one of the most authentic events in Colombia, where you can feel the real atmosphere of the South American Andes. Ráquira has been awarded as "The most beautiful village in Boyacá" due to the original colorful houses and decorating their main park with handmade ceramics. Later, we visit the Monastery of the Candelaria located 15 kilometers from Ráquira.

Day 3.

There are many attractions offered around the Villa:

  • Blue Pools, a set of small lakes in the desert.
  • The Fossil of a time-saurian 120 million years, found in the region.
  • La Periquera, a set of waterfalls of great beauty.
  • Tour of wines, to appreciate the grape growing and wine production local, which includes a tasting.
  • El Infiernito, pre-Columbian site where a number of megaliths, columns and cryptic structures.

Return to Bogotá  

PRICE:

PRICE PER PERSON US$ 1 2 3 4 +
All Included Except Hotel (*) 815 476 362 Ask
Only Includes Guide and Transport 729 389 276 Ask

(*) IT INCLUDES:

  • Salt Cathedral Tickets                                
  • Lunch in a Typical Restaurant 3 days                  
  • Wine Tour                                                           
  • Convent Santo Ecce Homo
  • Coffee Break 3 days
  • Professional English-Spanish Tourism Professional Guide
  • Exclusive transportation by private car 

DOES NOT INCLUDE:

  • Hotel

Request a detailed budget indicating:

  • Nationality
  • Date of service
  • Where would you like to go?
  • Hotel in Bogota
  • Number of passengers

With this information we will be able to offer you our best possibilities, discounts and additional options. http://www.bogotahenrytours.com/en_GB/contacto

SPECIAL DAYS:         

  • Saturday, Market in Villa De Leyva

  • Sunday, Market in Ráquira.

From USD 276

Book Now! Inquire Booking

Route

  1. Bogotá
  2. Catedral de sal
  3. Chiquinquirá
  4. Villa de Leyva
  5. Ráquira
  6. Monasterio
  7. Puente de Boyacá
  8. Bogotá