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Villa de Leyva, Barichara & Giron

(5 Days)

Bogotá | Villa de Leyva | Barichara | Guane | Chicamocha Canyon | Giron | Bucaramanga

Day Routing
01 Bogotá - Villa de Leyva

Ride through the plateau of Bogota via Chinquinquira to Raquirá, known for its potery. Walk through the little colorful village and go on to Villa de Leyva, founded in 1572.

02 Villa de Leyva – Barichara

Visit in the morning to the monastery Ecce Homo. On its way visit the famous Fossil of which is said that these lived here more than 130 million years ago. Drive through different landscapes, where you find tobacco, sisal, cotton and sugar cane. In the early afternoon you reach the colonial town of Barichara. The rest of the day relax and enjoy the friendly atmosphere of this little village.

03 Guane

Early morning you will walk on an 8 km long path to the village of Guane. A visit will be paid to the small paleontological museum where you find an interesting collection of Guane Indian relics. Afterwards drive back to Barichara. In the afternoon visit a cigar factory and watch a sisal-paper operation.

04 Barichara – Chicamocha Canyon - Giron

Drive approximately one hour to the Chicamocha Canyon. An overwhelming view is waiting for you. You cross the canyon by cable car and can admire the canyon on both sides. Go on to the town of Giron.

05 Giron – Bucaramanga

Transfer to the airport of Bucaramanga for an individual homebound flight.