11 days in Boyaca Department Itinerary

11 days in Boyaca Department Itinerary

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Start: Medellin
Drive:  10 h 30 min
1
El Cocuy
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
2
Mongui
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Tota
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h
4
Chiquinquira
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
5
Villa de Leyva
— 3 nights
+2
Bus + Taxi + Fly:  5 h 15 min
End: Medellin

1
night
El Cocuy

El Cocuy ©
El Cocuy is a town and municipality in the Colombian Department of Boyacá, part of the sub-region of the Gutiérrez Province. On the 8th (Thu), get outside with Parque Nacional Natural El Cocuy and then take in the awesome beauty at Sierra Nevada del Cocuy. On the 9th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Pulpito del Diablo.

To find maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the El Cocuy itinerary planner.

Medellin to El Cocuy is an approximately 15.5- hour car ride. You can also do a combination of car and flight. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Mongui.

Things to do in El Cocuy

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Sierra Nevada del Cocuy
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Sierra Nevada del Cocuy ©
Sierra Nevada del Cocuy
Parque Nacional Natural El Cocuy ©
Parque Nacional Natural El Cocuy

3
nights
Mongui

Mongui ©
Monguí is a town and municipality in Boyacá Department, Colombia, part of the Sugamuxi Province a subregion of Boyaca. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Paramo de Oceta and St. Lawrence Cathedral. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Tibasosa and Church of Topaga. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Mongui: Parque Zoologico Guatika (in Tibasosa) and Sogamoso (Catedral San Martin de Tours & Museo Arqueologico de Sogamoso). There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica de Nuestra Senora de Mongui, take a stroll through SocialTour, look for gifts at Artes Con Amor, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia de Morca.

To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Mongui travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from El Cocuy to Mongui in 6 hours. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in August, and nighttime lows around 31°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to drive to Tota.

Things to do in Mongui

Parks Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Sogamoso, Church of Topaga, Tibasosa, Parque Zoologico Guatika, St. Lawrence Cathedral
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Paramo de Oceta ©
Paramo de Oceta
Tibasosa ©
Tibasosa
St. Lawrence Cathedral ©
St. Lawrence Cathedral

1
night
Tota

Tota
Tota is a town and municipality in the department of Boyacá, Colombia, part of the Sugamuxi Province. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Tue): explore the activities along Laguna De Tota.

To find ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Tota trip builder site.

You can drive from Mongui to Tota in 1.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 31°C. On the 13th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Chiquinquira.

Things to do in Tota

Parks Nature

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night
Chiquinquira

Chiquinquira ©
Chiquinquirá is a town and municipality in the Colombian Department of Boyacá, part of the subregion of the Western Boyacá Province. On the 14th (Wed), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia de la Renovacion, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Convento Nuestra Señora del Rosario de Chiquinquirá, and then don't miss a visit to Plaza de Bolivar.

To see other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Chiquinquira travel planner.

You can drive from Tota to Chiquinquira in 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Villa de Leyva.

Things to do in Chiquinquira

Historic Sites
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nights
Villa de Leyva

Villa de Leyva ©
Positioned away from major trade routes and exploitable resources, the colonial town of Villa de Leyva has been largely left alone--leaving a window into the 16th century that has become one of Colombia's most popular attractions.
Catedral Basilica Metropolitana Santiago de Tunja and Monasterio Del Santo Eccehomo will appeal to history buffs. Get a sense of the local culture at Templo De Santo Domingo and Casa Museo Luis Alberto Acuna. There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia del Carmen, don't miss a visit to Hotel Plaza Mayor Villa de Leyva, admire the striking features of Casa Terracota, and get the adrenaline pumping with Vertical Trip.

To see other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Villa de Leyva trip planner.

You can drive from Chiquinquira to Villa de Leyva in 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Villa de Leyva

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trip

Tunja
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Hotel Plaza Mayor Villa de Leyva ©
Hotel Plaza Mayor Villa de Leyva
Templo De Santo Domingo ©
Templo De Santo Domingo
Iglesia del Carmen ©
Iglesia del Carmen