7 days in Boyaca Department & Bogota Itinerary

7 days in Boyaca Department & Bogota Itinerary

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Villa de Leyva
— 2 nights
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Tunja
— 1 night
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Bogota
— 3 nights

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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.
On the 9th (Wed), see the interesting displays at Museo Paleontológico and then pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia del Carmen. On your second day here, don't miss a visit to Hotel Plaza Mayor Villa de Leyva, then examine the collection at Casa Museo Antonio Narino, then pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia de Nuestra Senora del Rosario, and finally explore the activities along Laguna de Iguaque.

To find maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Villa de Leyva online trip maker.

Medellin to Villa de Leyva is an approximately 6.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can drive to Tunja.

Things to do in Villa de Leyva

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

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Hotel Plaza Mayor Villa de Leyva ©
Hotel Plaza Mayor Villa de Leyva
Iglesia de Nuestra Senora del Rosario ©
Iglesia de Nuestra Senora del Rosario

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Tunja

Tunja ©
Sitting on the eastern range of the Colombian Andes, the city of Tunja was founded by the Spanish in the first half of the 16th century.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Templo De Santo Domingo, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Iglesia de San Ignacio, examine the collection at Capilla y Museo de Santa Clara la Real, then appreciate the history behind Puente de Boyaca, and finally don't miss a visit to Parque Central y Feria Dulce de Iza.

To find photos, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Tunja day trip website.

You can drive from Villa de Leyva to Tunja in an hour. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to travel to Bogota.

Things to do in Tunja

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

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Templo De Santo Domingo ©
Templo De Santo Domingo
Iglesia de San Ignacio ©
Iglesia de San Ignacio
Capilla y Museo de Santa Clara la Real ©
Capilla y Museo de Santa Clara la Real

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Bogota

Bogota ©

Athens of South America

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. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Gold Museum (Museo del Oro), look for gifts at Vitrina Guayca, take in the awesome beauty at Monserrate, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Bogota route builder tool.

Drive from Tunja to Bogota in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in January, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bogota

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Tours

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
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

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