12 days in Boyaca Department Itinerary

12 days in Boyaca Department Itinerary

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Start: Medellin
+2
Fly + Taxi + Bus:  8 h 30 min
1
Boyaca
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h
2
Paipa
— 2 nights
Drive:  45 min
3
Nobsa
— 2 nights
4
Nobsa
— 1 night
Drive:  45 min
5
Mongui
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
6
Villa de Leyva
— 3 nights
Drive:  5 h 15 min
End: Medellin

2
nights
Boyaca

Boyaca ©
A holiday in Boyaca allows visitors to explore the area where the Colombian troops won their independence from Spain in the 19th century--thus, the city's nickname the “Land of Freedom.” Your Boyaca vacation will be enriched by bouncing between nearby colonial towns, which boast pleasant plazas, colorful buildings, and historic churches.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Paramo de Oceta as well as Laguna De Tota. On the 7th (Tue), don't miss a visit to Parque Central y Feria Dulce de Iza and then contemplate the waterfront views at Laguna De Tota. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Paramo de Oceta.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Boyaca online vacation planner.

Medellin to Boyaca is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Paipa.

Things to do in Boyaca

Parks Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Mongui, Parque Central y Feria Dulce de Iza, Laguna De Tota
Highlights from your plan
Paramo de Oceta ©
Paramo de Oceta
Mongui Travels ©
Mongui Travels

2
nights
Paipa

Paipa ©
Established in 1602, the lakeside town of Paipa has emerged as one of the main tourist centers in the region, with a good infrastructure and plenty of accommodations.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): appreciate the history behind Vargas Swamp Lancers. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Sendero Ecologico la Zarza and then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Lawrence Cathedral.

For where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Paipa trip website.

Getting from Boyaca to Paipa by car takes about an hour. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Nobsa.

Things to do in Paipa

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Duitama
Highlights from your plan
St. Lawrence Cathedral ©
St. Lawrence Cathedral
Vargas Swamp Lancers ©
Vargas Swamp Lancers

2
nights
Nobsa

Nobsa ©
Nobsa is a town and municipality in the Sugamuxi Province, part of the Colombian department of Boyacá. Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): make a trip to Pueblito Boyacense and then pause for some photo ops at Vargas Swamp Lancers.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Nobsa using our trip planner.

Drive from Paipa to Nobsa in an hour. In April, daily temperatures in Nobsa can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can travel to Nobsa.

Things to do in Nobsa

Historic Sites Wineries

Side Trips

Sogamoso, Vargas Swamp Lancers, Pueblito Boyacense
Highlights from your plan
Catedral San Martin de Tours ©
Catedral San Martin de Tours
Pueblito Boyacense ©
Pueblito Boyacense
Vargas Swamp Lancers ©
Vargas Swamp Lancers

1
night
Nobsa

Nobsa ©
Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): examine the collection at Museo Arqueologico de Sogamoso.

To see other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Nobsa online travel route planner.

On the 14th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Mongui.

Things to do in Nobsa

Museums

Side Trip

Museo Arqueologico de Sogamoso
Highlights from your plan
Museo Arqueologico de Sogamoso ©
Museo Arqueologico de Sogamoso

1
night
Mongui

Mongui ©
Monguí is a town and municipality in Boyacá Department, Colombia, part of the Sugamuxi Province a subregion of Boyaca. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Wed): take in the views from Puente Real De Calicanto and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica de Nuestra Senora de Mongui.

To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Mongui trip planner.

Traveling by car from Nobsa to Mongui takes an hour. In April, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 28°C. On the 15th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Villa de Leyva.

Things to do in Mongui

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Basilica de Nuestra Senora de Mongui ©
Basilica de Nuestra Senora de Mongui
Puente Real De Calicanto ©
Puente Real De Calicanto

3
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Villa de Leyva: Capilla y Museo de Santa Clara la Real (in Tunja) and Puente de Boyaca (in Boyaca). There's much more to do: admire the striking features of Casa Terracota, examine the collection at Casa Museo Antonio Narino, engage your brain at Centro de Investigaciones Paleontologicas - CIP, and look for all kinds of wild species at Granja de Avestruces.

To find where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Villa de Leyva trip maker site.

Traveling by car from Mongui to Villa de Leyva takes 2.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Villa de Leyva

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Capilla y Museo de Santa Clara la Real, Puente de Boyaca
Highlights from your plan
Capilla y Museo de Santa Clara la Real ©
Capilla y Museo de Santa Clara la Real
Casa Terracota ©
Casa Terracota
Pozos Azules ©
Pozos Azules