Colonial Boyacá: History of Nature and Culture

Colonial Boyacá: History of Nature and Culture

With Boyacá Colonial you can appreciate the great architectural beauty so that you interact with its culture, gastronomy, its crafts and its people; marking in its entrails the history of independence and the most beautiful of its natural landscapes Book now!

Description of Boyacá Colonial: History of Nature and Culture

Colonial Boyacá: Natural and cultural history of the beetle land of Colombia.

Colonial Boyacá It is a department that stands out for its history, tradition and culture, all this added to the beautiful landscapes that can be seen in this place; its richness in fields and natural resources, make it one of the favorite destinations in Colombia, in Colonial Boyacá you can appreciate this beautiful territory that stands out for being an ecotourism destination par excellence with a gastronomic offer as diverse as its landscape that goes from Snowy to warm deserts and with traditional festivals that are a faithful demonstration of their identity and an opportunity to get closer to the inhabitants of Boyacá.

Boyacá is a territory full of beautiful architecture and typical art for the quality of abundance in its crafts, it is the perfect plan to enter the Cundiboyacense culture. Without a doubt, the royal roads, nowadays used for ecological walks, are also part of the charms that Boyacá has, as well as the houses, churches and cobblestone roads and Villa de Leyva Needless to say, it is a surprising place, not only because it is one of the best preserved colonial towns, but also because these roads, buildings and its square have the historical and cultural importance that it has, words are not needed here. Surrounding this municipality is a site called "The Infiernito", where you can learn a little more about the ancestors, there is also an observatory where you can camp.

This plan is definitely spectacular because Boyacá is one of the places that you must visit and with which you will be delighted, not only for its culture, but for the amount of activities that can be developed. Go ahead and book!


What includes? Colonial Boyacá: History of Nature and Culture

  • In Boyacá Colonial we have you:

  • 2 nights accommodation in Villa de Leyva.
  • 2 nights accommodation in Paipa.
  • Daily breakfasts
  • Clay workshop in Ráquira
  • Visit the artistic workshop of Tagua “the smallest chess in the world”
  • Visit to Pueblito Boyacense with admission
  • 1 Entrance to Thermal Spa in Paipa to relax and take advantage of the benefits of hot springs. A well-deserved renovation break, includes transfers.
  • 1 Entrance to the Salt Cathedral in Zipaquirá or to the Nemocón salt mine
  • 5 days of comprehensive travel insurance.
  • All taxes at destination.
  • Transport the entire program from Bogotá (Door Service & #8211; Door), except on free days, with guidance and personalized attention according to the itinerary. Toures in regular (group) or private service depending on availability.
  • Specialized guide of the region.

Not included

  • Expenses not specified in the plan
  • Supplementary feeding
  • Tips


Boyacá Colonial Itinerary: History of Nature and Culture

Start of your experience in Colonial Boyacá: 2 nights in Villa de Leyva and 2 nights in Paipa

Day 1: Bogotá Reception

Reception at the airport or at the agreed site, recommended time: 8:30 am Tour of the Cundiboyacense high plateau and its imposing mountains to reach Zipaquira, Visit the
Salt Cathedral (since the acquisition of the program, at the client's request, it can be changed by visiting the Nemocón salt mine). will travel to Chiquinquirá and its basilica. visit Ráquira with its typical architecture and art, known for the quality and abundance of its crafts. Arrive to Villa de Leyva, with its colonial architecture, surrounded by mountains, desert and the largest square in Colombia. Accommodation.
Salt Cathedral Zipaquirá
Salt Cathedral Zipaquirá


Day 2: Villa de Leyva

Breakfast, free day to enjoy the city. If you wish, you can take any of the optional excursions according to your taste (Blue wells, ostriches, Vineyards, Museums, Rappel, Buggies,
Horseback riding, park 1900, dinosaur park, etc.) or enjoy the great gastronomic variety while walking through this beautiful town declared National Heritage of Colombia.
Villa de Leyva-Central Square
Villa de Leyva-Central Square

Day 3: Departure to Paipa

Free morning. Departure from Villa de Leyva toward Paipa, touring beautiful landscapes with imposing mountains. Visit to Tunja, capital of the department and sometime Capital of the country. In the afternoon Thermal Spa in Paipa to enjoy the rest and renewal of its thermal waters. Accommodation.
San Miguel Arcangel Paipa Church
San Miguel Arcangel Paipa Church


Day 4: Vargas swamp and departure to Nobsa

Paipa: Visit the Vargas Swamp and the monument to the 14 lancers. Exit to Nobsa, typical town of woven and woolen garments. we travel to Sogamoso and its central square (Optional Museo del Sol, vestiges of the Muisca culture). We continue our journey to Tota Lake, the largest lake in Colombia and White beach, at 3,100 meters high, surrounded by green mountains and beautiful landscapes. Brief stop at “Iza ", famous for its desserts and Tibasosa, Nice town known for its colonial architecture and products made from a rich fruit called Feijoa. We will visit Pueblito Boyacense, artistic representation of some of the most beautiful villages in Boyacá. Arrival in Paipa in the evening. accommodation

Vargas Swamp Monument
Vargas Swamp Monument

Day 5: Boyacá Bridge

Paipa - at the indicated departure time in the direction of Bridge of Boyaca, historical cultural heritage of Colombia. Arrival in Bogotá, transfer to the place indicated from the beginning of the program (airport, terminal or other)
Bridge of Boyaca
Bridge of Boyaca

End of your experience in Boyacá

Recommendations of Boyacá Colonial: History of Nature and Culture

For you to enjoy the great universal beauty of Boyacá Colonial, the following recommendations are important:

  • The difficulty is moderate and the tours last for hours depending on the itinerary of the day. We must wear clothes suitable for the weather (jacket)
  • Sunscreen for skin and lips, canteen, camera, personal documents.

As Villa de Leyva is so beautiful, here we show you a little more of what you will live


With Colonial Boyacá to be able to visit the Salt Cathedral, the tour must begin before 10:00 am (recommended time: 8:30 am). Optional: visit to Mongui and Tópaga, 2 hours: $20,000 per person, join the tour on day 4. Total tour duration: 10 hours approx.

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