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Boyacá tourist plans |

Boyacá is a geographical region of Colombia, whose capital is Tunja, in the center of Colombia. Where within its economy is agriculture and mining. In Boyacá you will discover different landscapes and cultures. Like Villa de Leyva, Tunja, among others.

The Boyacá Tour lasts 4 days 3 nights.


4 days

3 nights

Land departure from Medellin


Per person is:

Adult $800,000 in accommodation (with more than one bed)

Children older than 5 years $700,000

Children under 5 years of age $100,000 (they travel loaded, sleep with parents and do not include food, among others.)


Transport in vehicles according to the number of people

Visits in:

-Vargas Reservoir
-Villa de Leyva
-Paipa Hot Springs
-Lodging 3 nights in hotel.
-Food: breakfasts and meals (nightly).
-Guide during the tour
-Medical assistance card
-Family environment


Wear comfortable clothes, carry small luggage, do not use valuable objects during the tours.

No pets.

Have the original identity documents for hotel registration. Including the documents of minors for hotel registration.

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Boyaca Tourism

In this region, wars were fought between the Spanish and the rebels where the independence of Colombia emerged.

The name of Boyacá arose from the indigenous word Boiaca, which means fence of the cacique.

Indigenous people were in the region 2,500 years ago.

A colonizer was Gonzalo Jiménez de Quesada, 500 years ago together with Gonzalo Suárez Rendón he created Tunja and surrounding towns.

It has plains and mountainous areas of more than 4,300 meters such as Sierra Nevada de Güican, El Cocuy, and the Páramo de Pisba.

To the west of Boyacá, their land has oil.

The important rivers such as: the Magdalena, the Suárez, the Chicamocha, the Arauca, the Meta.

It has several natural parks
such as the Cocuy National Natural Park. There is a lot of flora and fauna.

Economy is based on industry, services, crafts, agriculture and mining, La Esmeralda, is coveted internationally.

1.400.000 people live there, its first settlers were indigenous Muiscas and Chibchas, the wars of independence were fought in its territory.

Some of its most populated municipalities are Tunja, Duitama and Sogamoso.

It has the Cundiboyacense Altiplano, Magdalena River, the Eastern mountain range and eastern plains, natural parks (Cocuy National Natural Park
Iguaque fauna and flora sanctuary, Pisba National Natural Park
Guanentá Alto Río Fonce Fauna and Flora Sanctuary, Sierra Nevada de Güican. The region has immigrants from Antioquia. Its main commercial activity is agriculture, livestock, mining (such as coal and emerald).

The Carare train is under construction and goes to Santa Marta to transport coal. There are inhabitants dedicated to crafts and they have original dishes such as puchero boyacense and arepas boyacences. Its capital is Tunja located in the Alto Chicamocha valley, it has rivers (Jordán, Teatinos, La Vega, La Cascada).

The security of Tunja is similar to that of European countries. In the province of Ricaurte, the Villa de Leyva municipality stands out, close to Tunja, with colonial architecture.

The functions that individuals perform in the midst of their trips and stays in places other than their routine area in a few months or days, for recreation, business, among others.

Historical tourism

Old age
In Greece they became interested in leisure, and they used their rest time in sports, culture and fun.
In the middle of the Roman Empire, citizens visited hot springs.
Middle Ages
Religious pilgrimages were what was used.
Modern age
Pilgrimages continue, visits to hot springs, mud baths for health and some beaches for doctor’s instructions.
Contemporary age
Rest trips began, the steam engine changed the form of transportation, where only animals were transported, the use of steam in maritime transport reduced space time. Maritime transport and ecological tourism are going viral. Much later they invented the airplane, increasing the pace of tourism.

The most visited countries are:

Are you planning a trip to Boyaca for the first time? If so, you may find the process a little hectic. There are so many things to consider that you may not know where to start!
If visiting Boyaca is just one part of a larger trip, we recommend planning Boyaca first and scheduling the other part of your itinerary later.

Decide what time of year you want to visit Boyaca and for how long

Throughout the year, the temperature varies from 15 °C to 25 °C.

How many days to spend in Boyaca?
Once you’ve decided when to visit, you need to consider how long. We are frequently asked how many days to spend in Boyaca. A minimum of 3 days would be ideal as this will give you the opportunity to see some of the main parks.

Decide your budget

Consider how much to budget for what could be the first of many visits, or a once-in-a-lifetime trip.
Boyaca is not that expensive and you may be wondering how much it costs to go to Boyaca.
We recommend budgeting approximately $200,000 (USD$50) per day, per person, after paying for the trip. Of course, you can spend more or less, but our last trip showed us that this value is an initial element.

Book flights

Plan how you will get to Boyaca.
If you are in America, Europe, Oceania, Asia or Africa, the normal thing is by plane.
Flights from airlines such as Aeromexico, Air Europa, American Airlines, Arajet, Avianca, Copa, Jet blue, Jetsmart, Latam, United, Spirit, Wingo arrive in Medellin.

After Medellin to Boyaca, by land.

Book accommodation

Where to stay in Boyaca

It is something difficult for many people when planning their trip to Boyaca. We know that choosing where to stay in a city you haven’t visited before can be exhausting. Analyze the value of accommodation in Boyaca, the area and the right accommodation for your travel group, travel class and travel budget. That’s why if you get a Colombia Plans Pass you don’t need to think much about it.

Itinerary planning

Prioritize the list into things you must do and things you would like to do

Book tours, attractions, experiences and activities

If this is your first visit to Boyaca and you plan to visit many of the places and attractions, it may pay to invest in a Colombia Plans Pass.

Pre-departure advice

These are things you may want to consider months before departure.

How to connect to Wi-Fi
We are frequently asked what the options are to connect to the Internet in Boyaca. It is available in many places, such as cafes, museums, and many hotels.

• Buy a SIM card before you leave or when you arrive in Colombia

Decide what to pack
It is practical to be prepared for your adventure in Bogota.
Some objects to take into account are:
• Comfortable tennis shoes
• Adapter or connector
• Anti-theft bags

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