7 days in Bogota & Villa de Leyva Itinerary

7 days in Bogota & Villa de Leyva Itinerary

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Bogota
— 4 nights
2
Villa de Leyva
— 2 nights

4
nights
Bogota

Bogota ©
Colombia's heart and soul, Bogota has earned the nickname "Athens of South America" thanks to its abundance of universities, libraries, and lower-level schools.
Go for a jaunt from Bogota to Zipaquira to see Catedral de Sal de Zipaquira about 54 minutes away. Spend the 12th (Sat) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Gold Museum (Museo del Oro), test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, admire the masterpieces at Museo Botero del Banco de la Republica, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Monserrate.

To see reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Bogota itinerary planner.

Medellin to Bogota is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Medellin in January, expect nights in Bogota to be colder, around °C, while days are little chillier, around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Villa de Leyva.

Things to do in Bogota

Tours Museums Outdoors

Side Trip

Catedral de Sal de Zipaquira
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Gold Museum (Museo del Oro) ©
Gold Museum (Museo del Oro)
Museo Botero del Banco de la Republica ©
Museo Botero del Banco de la Republica
Monserrate ©
Monserrate

2
nights
Villa de Leyva

Villa de Leyva ©
Positioned away from major trade routes and exploitable resources, the colonial town of Villa de Leyva has been largely left alone--leaving a window into the 16th century that has become one of Colombia's most popular attractions.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Templo De Santo Domingo, examine the collection at Capilla y Museo de Santa Clara la Real, thendon't miss a visit to Parque Central y Feria Dulce de Iza, and finally don't miss a visit to Museo El Carmen. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the landmark architecture of Casa Terracota, pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia de Nuestra Senora del Rosario, don't miss a visit to Hotel Plaza Mayor Villa de Leyva, thenexamine the collection at Museo Paleontológico, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia del Carmen.

To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Villa de Leyva tour planner.

Traveling by car from Bogota to Villa de Leyva takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Villa de Leyva

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Tunja, Parque Central y Feria Dulce de Iza
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Museo Paleontológico ©
Museo Paleontológico
Hotel Plaza Mayor Villa de Leyva ©
Hotel Plaza Mayor Villa de Leyva
Casa Terracota ©
Casa Terracota

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