PRICE HOTEL/PAX 1 pax 2 pax
Posada de San Antonio 1.166 609
Day 1. Bogota - Zipaquira - Villa de Leyva
Departure towards Villa de Leyva. On the way we will visit the salt mines of Zipaquira, from where the monumental Salt Cathedral of Zipaquira was excavated. This unique structure is almost 400ft deep and it occupies an area of around 8000m², with four sections, each one 300ft long and 42ft wide. It presents 12, 30ft high impressive salt columns that support the structure. In the first tract of the underground journey, you will find the XIV Stations of the Via Cruxis, each designed by a local artist. Subsequently, a 175 meter long ramp descending to the last 13 meters towards the balconies on the cameras and the church choir. The final tract leads to the center of the Cathedral where we find the three monumental cameras and the 16m tall cross. Meals: B.
Day 2. Villa de Leyva. Half day city tour
The visit begins through the Ricaurte Square, also known as San Agustin Square and continues to the house of Antonio Nariño, who was a journalist, politician, and militant. He played an important role in the independence of the country. The visit continues through the Main Square. Covering over 14000m², it is the biggest square in Colombia. There you will see the notorious Cathedral, and the facade of what used to be the house of Luis Alberto Acuña, a painter, sculptor, and Colombian historian who transformed it into a museum. The tour ends with a visit to the church of El Carmen and its surrounding park. Rest of the day is free to get lost in any of Villa de Leyva’s enchanted cobble stone streets or to join any of the optional activities available. Meals: B.
Day 3. Villa de Leyva - Bogota
At the chosen time, start heading back to Bogota´s airport for your onward flight.
All good things must come to an end, after all. Of course, if 3 days just isn´t enough time in Colombia, our tours are 100% customizable and we´d be happy to extend your stay with us. Just ask for more details. Meals: B.
PRICES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE AT ANYTIME AND VALID FOR 2014 EXCEPT DURING HIGH SEASON AND BANK HOLIDAY WEEKENDS AS FOLLOWS:
- January 1 and 6; March 24; April 17 and 18; May 1; June 2, 23 and 30; August 7 and 18; October 13; November 3 and 17; December 8 and 25
- High season: November 15 to January 15; Easter week (12 to 20 April), June 1 to August 1 and October 7 to 11.
- Please note that the Gold Museum of Bogota, the Quinta de Bolivar Museum and the Sacred Lake of Guatavita are closed every Monday. They are also closed on Tuesdays following a bank holiday Monday.