Full-Day Tour to Villa de Leyva Town & Surroundings from Bogota

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Departs: Bogota, Bogota

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

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✓ Enjoy a thoroughly designed tour that takes you over 440 years to the past. Villa de Leyva is an enchanting antique town that endures the centuries passing by and remains almost the same since its foundation around 1572.

Explore some of its off-the-beaten surroundings, such as the greatest piece of pottery in the world—Colombia's own version of the Flintstones House. Enjoy the stunning scenery at Blue Ponds. By the way, would you like to see a 90 million-year-old Kronosaurus? There are only three in the world ever discovered!

What's Included

Air conditioned vehicle

Bottled water

Hotel pickup and drop-off

Medical insurance

Professional guide


Traditional Snacks

What's Not Included



Traveler Information

  • INFANT: Age: 0 - 3
  • CHILD: Age: 4 - 12
  • ADULT: Age: 13 - 99

Additional Info

  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
  • Not recommended for travelers with poor cardiovascular health
  • Passport name, number, expiry and country is required at time of booking for all participants
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Temperature checks for travellers upon arrival
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • For Parche Cachaco Tours, it is crucial to have an excellent relationship with its travelers. Therefore, we are doing everything we can to provide a fun yet safe experience for you.
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Infants are required to sit on an adult’s lap
  • No age restriction
  • Not recommended for travelers with spinal injuries
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.

What To Expect

Plaza Mayor
(1) During the ride to Villa de Leyva, stop at Venta Quemada or Choconta town to enjoy some typical snacks as your guide shares insights into the stunning landscape.

(2) Upon arriving at Villa de Leyva—an enchanting colonial town from 1572 with the largest plaza in Colombia (14.000 m2)—stroll through cobbled streets and gaze at the white façades, clay roof tiles, wood balconies while listening to fascinating stories about Colombia’s origins. By the way, this town is a National Monument.

2 hours • Admission Ticket Included

Casa Museo Antonio Narino
Closed wednesdays. Stroll through this colonial house from the 17th century and discover why it is known as the Seed of Liberty. It’s been named after the legendary Mr. Antonio Nariño. He is considered The Colombian of all time due to his achievements during Independence, such as translating the Human Rights Declaration, and many more! Close Wednesday

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Pozos Azules
Notice the distinct beauty of the extraordinary fluorescent blue color given by the interaction between minerals in the soil and the water at Blue Ponds—6 mins ride from Villa de Leyva.

Pozos Azules is a captivating place and its five wellsprings—two of them somewhat big lakes—offer an outstanding scenery surrounded by a Pine forest and a semi-desertic landscape. It looks like a giant emerald from afar.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Casa Terracota
Closed monday-tuesday-wednesday. This tourist attraction is essentially a 500 m² house made entirely out of clay. It is the greatest ceramic in the world. It turns out to be a completely liveable house, which is very impressive and enthralling.

Wander around its corridors, bedrooms, kitchen, terraces, and the lake. Gaze at the stunning landscape surrounding. Casa Terracotta looks like a sort of enormous honeycomb from afar.

40 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Museo El Fosil
Get to know one of the only three Kronosaurus ever discovered in the world. This 120+ million years old fossil is known as the Jewel of Colombian Paleontology.

Besides, there is a comprehensive collection of ichthyosaurs remains, ammonites, bivalves, and gastropods that show how life should have been in this place millions of years ago.

40 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

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