Villa de Leyva – 3 days

This authentic 3-days tour in Villa de Leyva combined with unique handicrafts en beautiful lagoons is one special trip which you HAVE to add to your Colombia experience!
Villa de Leyva - 3 days

Villa de Leyva - 3 days

Welcome in Villa de Leyva; enjoy a spectacular 3 days tour in and around Villa de Leyva!

These three days are so varied and unique! You will not only visit Villa de Leyva, but you will visit and experience a lot more! Beautiful walks in the cobblestone streets of Villa de Leyva, experiencing nature in a canoe, active pottery baking and photographing the unique and colorful town of Ráquira. Enjoy everything!

Day 1: Candelaria – Ubaté – Ráquira

  • Today the departure will be from Candelaria. You head towards Ubaté which will be your first stop. Ubaté is a traditional and authentic town.
  • You then continue on to a nearby colonial town for a lovely Colombian lunch. After having lunch you are going to the beautiful lagoon.
  • A unique workshop is on the program. You will learn how to make beautiful handicrafts from invasive reeds. A special experience to make your own piece of art.
  • You then hop into a traditional fishing canoe for some relaxing time on the wetland. The surroundings are wonderful and pristine. A stunning place to photograph the best views!
  • You will spend the night in the colorful town of Ráquira.
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Day 2: Pottery workshop – Villa de Leyva – Nariño

  • After an early breakfast you head to the clay pottery workshop. It is time to actively participate in this clay making process. Make your own beautiful handicraft. There will be plenty of time to do some handicrafts shopping if you like to buy something for your folks back home.
  • You then make your way to Villa de Leyva. A wonderful colonial town in which you will have lunch.
  • After lunch you are going to the Nariño museum. Learn and experience more about ancient times.
  • The rest of the day you have free time to explore Villa de Leyva, its cobblestone streets and its unique white houses.
  • You will spend the night in Villa de Leyva (luxury upgrade available)
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Day 3: Choose your own activity today

  • After checking out from the hotel, you get the oppertunity to choose from 3 unique activities in the surrounding area. You can choose from a winery, monastery, mudhouse, archaeological site, fossil museum and more.
  • After a lot of new experiences you are going back to Bogotá. On the road back there will be one last stop. You are going to visit the famous site where the Battle of Boyacá took place.
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