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Villa De Leyva And Ráquira Private Tour 12 Hours with Lunch

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    Stop At: Puente de Boyaca Puente De Boyaca, Km 110 Bogota - Tunja, Ventaquemada, Boyaca Colombia

    The journey Depending on the day of the week, the state of the roads and even the weather, the route may change. Basically, we have two routes. If possible, we go on one route and return on the other.

    ROUTE 1. Bogotá, Chiquinquirá, Ráquira, Villa de Leyva, Samacá, Boyacá Bridge, Bogotá. If we use this route, we stop at the Basilica of Our Lady of Chiquinquirá, Santa Patron of Colombia.

    ROUTE 2. Bogotá, Boyacá Bridge, Samacá, Villa de Leyva, Ráquira, Chiquinquirá Bogotá. If we use this route, we stop at the Boyacá Bridge, place where the Battle of Boyacá happened, which determined the independence of Colombia on August 7, 1819. Explanation.

    Coffee Break Two hours away, we stop for a cup of coffee.

    Duration: 3 hours

    Stop At: Villa de Leyva, Boyaca, Colombia

    Villa de Leyva white village founded by the Spaniard Andrés Díaz Venero de Leyva in 1572, declared a national monument in 1954, and a Universal Heritage of Humanity according to UNESCO. The church of Nuestra Señora del Rosario dominates the Main Plaza of the Villa, the largest in Colombia, is framed by the impressive mountains that support it. The whole town preserves the charm of its cobblestone streets, its white houses with balconies dotted with multicolored flowers, with spacious interior patios and water fountains that refresh the atmosphere with its eternal music. DO NOT MISS THE TRADITIONAL MARKET VERY COLORFUL AND VERY ANDEAN, WHICH IS CELEBRATED THE SATURDAYS, and which the peasants of the region attend to offer their products. Many typical craft shops and excellent restaurants complete the panorama of this fascinating corner of Colombia.

    Duration: 3 hours

    Stop At: Plaza de Raquira, Raquira Colombia

    The road between Villa de Leyva and Ráquira is very interesting, as it crosses a desert sector of incomparable beauty, natural environment, which allows appreciating the daily life of the farmers in their daily work of grazing and agriculture in small rural communities. The populations of Sáchica, Sutamarchán, and Tinjacá are visited, typical examples of the Colombian Andean peoples.

    Lunch included in a typical restaurant in the region.

    Ráquira Artesanal Capital of Colombia. Gray town, known throughout Colombia for its ceramic crafts, which preserve the primitive techniques and design since pre-Columbian times. On Sunday the traditional local market is celebrated, one of the most authentic events in Colombia, where you can feel the real atmosphere of the South American Andes. Ráquira has been awarded as "The Most Beautiful Village of Boyacá", due to the original color of its houses and the decoration of its main park with handcrafted ceramics. DO NOT MISS THE TRADITIONAL MARKET THAT IS CELEBRATED ON SUNDAYS, and that the peasants of the region attend to offer their products.

    Duration: 3 hours

    Stop At: Bogota, Colombia

    Return to Bogotá includes a stop for a cup of Coffee.

    Duration: 3 hours
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Service door-to-door from and to your hotel.
    Departure Time
    7:00 AM
    Return Details
    Your Hotel
    • Coffee break
    • Lunch in typical restaurant
    • Water bottle
    • Travel insurance
    • Door-to-Door exclusive transportation by private car
    • Face-to-Face Professional Tourism Guide English / Spanish
    • Free: Colombian Music Album
    • Entry/Admission - Plaza de Raquira
    • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
    • Gratuities
    • Other expenses not specified
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 3 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Casual clothing
    • It is advisable to bring a warm jacket
    • Sunscreen
    • A moderate amount of walking is required
    • Due to uneven surfaces, this route is not recommended for people with walking disabilities or who use a wheelchair.
    • Subject to favourable weather conditions. The schedule of the visit could be adjusted to the weather conditions.
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Date of experience: January 2019
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    • Languages Offered: English, Spanish
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