7 days in Boyaca Department Itinerary

7 days in Boyaca Department Itinerary

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7 days in Boyaca Department Itinerary

Start: Medellin
+2
Fly + Taxi + Bus:  7 h
1
Boyaca
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Sogamoso
— 1 night
Drive:  45 min
3
Mongui
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
4
Villa de Leyva
— 3 nights
+2
Bus + Taxi + Fly:  5 h 15 min
End: Medellin

1
night
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 Basilica de Nuestra Senora de Mongui, Puente Real De Calicanto and Paramo de Oceta. On the 8th (Wed), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica de Nuestra Senora de Mongui, get engrossed in the history at Capilla y Museo de Santa Clara la Real, then take in the views from Puente Real De Calicanto, and finally make a trip to Pueblito Boyacense.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Boyaca trip tool .

Medellin to Boyaca is an approximately 4-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can go by car to Mongui.

Things to do in Boyaca

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Mongui, Tunja
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Paramo de Oceta ©
Paramo de Oceta
Pueblito Boyacense ©
Pueblito Boyacense
Puente de Boyaca ©
Puente de Boyaca

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Sogamoso

Sogamoso ©
Sogamoso is a city in the department of Boyacá of Colombia. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral San Martin de Tours, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Parque Zoologico Guatika, then see the interesting displays at Museo Arqueologico de Sogamoso, and finally do a tasting at Vinedo Loma punta larga.

To find maps, traveler tips, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, and tourist information, read Sogamoso trip builder app .

You can drive from Boyaca to Sogamoso in 2 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can go by car to Mongui.

Things to do in Sogamoso

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Parque Zoologico Guatika
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Museo Arqueologico de Sogamoso ©
Museo Arqueologico de Sogamoso
Parque Zoologico Guatika ©
Parque Zoologico Guatika
Catedral San Martin de Tours ©
Catedral San Martin de Tours

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Mongui

Mongui ©
Monguí is a town and municipality in Boyacá Department, Colombia, part of the Sugamuxi Province a subregion of Boyaca. Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): wander the streets of SocialTour, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica de Mongui, and then stop by Artes Con Amor.

To find more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Mongui route builder site .

Getting from Sogamoso to Mongui by car takes about an hour. In April in Mongui, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can go by car to Villa de Leyva.

Things to do in Mongui

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Shopping
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Basilica de Mongui ©
Basilica de Mongui

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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.
Step out of Villa de Leyva with an excursion to Convento Nuestra Señora del Rosario de Chiquinquirá in Chiquinquira--about 1h 05 min away. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Hotel Plaza Mayor Villa de Leyva, see the interesting displays at Museo El Fosil, contemplate the waterfront views at Pozos Azules, and engage your brain at Centro de Investigaciones Paleontologicas - CIP.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Villa de Leyva holiday planner.

You can do a combination of taxi and bus from Boyaca to Villa de Leyva in 1.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Villa de Leyva

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Convento Nuestra Señora del Rosario de Chiquinquirá
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Hotel Plaza Mayor Villa de Leyva ©
Hotel Plaza Mayor Villa de Leyva
Pozos Azules ©
Pozos Azules
Casa Terracota ©
Casa Terracota