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LAS LAJAS SANCTUARY IN THE BORDER WITH COLOMBIA

Ipiales, Nariño, Colombia
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Duration

15 hours

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

2 people

Languages

English, Spanish

Overview

The National Shrine Basilica of Our Lady of Las Lajas, commonly called Las Lajas Shrine, is a basilica church located in the southern Colombian Department of Nariño, in the municipality of Ipiales, and is built inside the canyon of the Guáitara River. The present church was built in a Gothic style between 1916 and 1949, taking up a total time frame of 33 years to build. The name Laja comes from the name of a type of flat sedimentary rock similar to shale and slate.

Highlights

  • Leaving at 6 am from Quito.
  • Breakfast on the way
  • Getting around 11 am.
  • Cable car (optional)
  • Visit to Las Lajas Sanctuary and museum
  • Tulcan cemetery to see some topiary works
  • Lunch a typical dish
  • Return to Quito around 8 pm

Itinerary

Included/Excluded

  • Guiding Services
  • Private Transportation
  • Visit all of the attraction that are described in the tour.
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Personal Expenses
  • Souvenirs
  • Food, Drinks, Snacks
  • Entrance fees

Tour's Location

Ipiales, Nariño, Colombia
from $280.00

Organized by

Gus

Member Since 2021

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