BOGOTA - ZIPAQUIRÁ & SALT CATHEDRAL - RAQUIRA HANDICRAFTS - VILLA DE LEYVA - SAN GIL - BARICHARA - BUCARAMANGA - BOGOTA
DAY 1 / BOGOTA
Reception at El Dorado airport and transfer to the 5* HOTEL DE LA OPERA (2 nights, breakfast).
DAY 2 / BOGOTA CITY TOUR
After breakfast, walking to the sacred MONSERRAT, going up by cable car and time to visit the local market, where you can taste typical products, such as coca tea, aromatica, canelazo, rompecalzón, or taste the local specialty "ajíaco" (thick soup). Afterwards, a walk down to the city center and a tour of the historic core, a visit to the Gold Museum, where you will see the largest collection of pre-Hispanic goldsmith art. A walk on Bolivar Square and a tour of the picturesque district "LA CANDELARIA". We recommend visiting the Botero Museum.
DAY 3 / BOGOTA - ZIPAQUIRÁ (SALT CATHEDRAL) - RÁQUIRA HANDICRAFTS - VILLA DE LEYVA
After breakfast, departure to the town of ZIPAQUIRÁ and visit the first wonder of Colombia "Salt Cathedral" which is considered the most important architectural and artistic achievement of Colombia that attracts a large number of visitors from all over the world, religious and non-religious. , At any time of year. It is an environment with a deep religious meaning where you can find a variety of marble and salt statues. After passing through all the stations of the Via Crucis in the tunnel dug in the rock we arrived at the cathedral where the miners had built a small chapel and they would never have imagined that it would be transformed into what it represents today, this wonderful e unusual work of art. Next, travel to RAQUIRA, famous for its crafts. Here you can buy everything from brightly colored bags to hammocks or even ceramics. We continue to VILLA DE LEYVA with its huge square and a small church, narrow streets paved with stone. A walk through the historic center. Accommodation at the colonial PLAZA MAYOR 3* hotel (2 nights, breakfast).
DAY 4 / VILLA DE LEYVA
Today you can spend resting and walking through VILLA DE LEYVA, we recommend visiting the monastery of Santo Ecce Homo, or the fossil museum, where the largest dinosaur skeleton in the world is located. In the afternoon you can also enjoy the "Pozas azul" thermal lagoons. At all times you will have at your disposal a car with driver and bilingual guide.
DAY 5 / VILLA DE LEYVA - SAN GIL - BARICHARA
After breakfast, travel to the department of Santander. Stop in the colonial town of SAN GIL, where we will admire the steep streets and continue to the picturesque town of BARICHARA, famous for its buildings from the late 18th century. The old town of the city has been declared the country's cultural heritage and has been recognized as “the most beautiful city in Colombia”, for which it has been awarded the title of National Monument, part of the network of historic cities of Colombia. In its jurisdiction it has the town center of Guane, which is also part of its tourist and cultural route. You should not miss the "CAMINO REAL", which starts from Barichara and ends in Guane. "Piedra de Bolívar Glorieta" is the starting point so you can live an incredible ecotourism experience. This route has been declared a National Monument. Accommodation at Boutique Hotel ACHIOTTE BY MASAYY (2 nights, breakfast).
DAY 6 / BARICHARA
You can spend this day as you like. You can choose: Camino Real Walk, visit the viewpoints, visit the La Chorrera Natural Park, or visit the Juan Curí waterfalls. You have the car and the bilingual guide at your disposal.
DAY 7 / BARICHARA - BUCARAMANGA - BOGOTA
After breakfast, panoramic trip to the capital of the department of Santander, BUCARAMANGA, transfer to the airport and departure to Bogota. Accommodation at HOTEL DE LA OPERA 5* (1 night, breakfast).
DAY 8 / TRANSFER TO THE AIRPORT
Transfer to the airport of Bogota and ,,Hasta pronto en Colombia".
All the transfers
Bilingual guide (spanish, english))
Private tour in Bogota
PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDE:
Internacional health insurance
Other expenses not mentioned