Zipaquirá and Villa de Leyva Tour (Private Tour)
  • Zipaquirá and Villa de Leyva Tour (Private Tour)

    Learn about the history of the charming town of Villa de Leyva from your guide before moving on.

    Head next to Zipaquira, your guide teaches you about the history of salt and salt mining as you explore the beautifully lit cavern, eventually reaching the Salt Cathedral. The church was originally built in 1932 as a place for miners to offer daily prayers, and was inaugurated in 1954.

    Itinerary
    This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Catedral de Sal de Zipaquira, Carrera 6 Calle 1 Parque De La Sal, Zipaquira Colombia

    The Salt Cathedral of Zipaquirá is declared First Wonder of Colombia and considered one of the most remarkable architectural and artistic achievements of the Colombian architecture. Enjoy an interesting tour to Zipaquirá visiting the Salt Cathedral and discovering the Main Squares of the colonial town.

    Duration: 3 hours

    Stop At: Monasterio Del Santo Eccehomo, 8 km From Villa de Leyva, Villa de Leyva Colombia

    542/5000
    The monastery of Ecce Homo was founded by the Dominicans on March 15, 1620, on Palm Sunday, as an evangelization center and rest house away from urban centers, where the friars of advanced age. Religious architecture followed the patterns established by the Spaniards for long periods. The type of convents found in our country responds to the implementation and repetition of specific types, with small variations in the materials used.

    Duration: 40 minutes

    Stop At: Casa Terracota, Villa de Leyva Colombia

    483/5000
    In this magical place, architecture and design merge, as well as other arts and crafts. From its origin and concept, the Colombian architect and ceramist Octavio Mendoza Morales, has sought to promote an alternative and harmonious lifestyle for both the individual and the community, as well as the surrounding environment.

    Casa Terracota is a construction project that uses the four elements, earth, air, water and fire, turning cooked earth into architecture.

    Duration: 40 minutes

    Stop At: Archaeological Site El Infiernito, Carrera 8 Parque Arqueológico de Monquirá, Villa de Leyva Colombia

    The culture of the Muiscas considered the phallus as a symbol of fertility, the sacredness of human sexuality and the concern for the fertility of the fields. These phalluses loaded with transcendent forces and spiritual and magical values, became symbolic manifestations of the sacred.

    Duration: 40 minutes

    Stop At: Villa de Leyva, Villa de Leyva, Boyaca Department

    Villa de Leyva is a Colombian city in northeastern Bogotá. It is known for its whitewashed colonial buildings, cobblestone streets and the great Plaza Mayor. In the square is the church of Our Lady of the Rosary of the 17th century and the House of the First Congress of the United Provinces, where the new laws were drafted after the independence of 1812.

    Duration: 40 minutes



    Informacion Adicional
    "Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
    "Not wheelchair accessible"
    "You must be able to walk on unpaved or uneven terrain"
    "Hotel pickup is available from most centrally located Bogota hotels. Please arrange pickup from your hotel or a nearby location when you call to confirm your reservation."
    "This activity operates in most weather conditions."
    "You should wear comfortable walking shoes."
    "This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"



    • Hora de Inicio6:00 AM
    • Lugar de comienzo: Traveler pickup is offered

      Airports

      • Eldorado Airport, Bogota Colombia



    • Duración: 13 hours
    • Cancelaciones y devoluciones: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
  • Incluye

    • Guided tour of Villa de Leyva and Zipaquira Salt Cathedral
    • Snacks
    • Roundtrip transportation to and from your Bogota hotel
    • Entrance
    • Entry/Admission - Catedral de Sal de Zipaquira
    • Entry/Admission - Monasterio Del Santo Eccehomo
    • Entry/Admission - Casa Terracota
    • Entry/Admission - Archaeological Site El Infiernito

    No Incluye

    • Food and beverages not listed as Inclusions
    • Gratuities
  • 10/10

    Recomendación de los pasajeros 100%
    Rating basado en 1 Críticas verificadas

    Nuestros clientes

    • dzubalilia
      Publicado el Jueves, 17 de octubre del 2019

      Very good tour and itinerary. The guide and the driver were excellent. A lot of interest spots were shown. And interesting stories were told :)

        Calificación General: 10/10
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