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Fibas Jardín del Desierto - Other Activity Villa de Leyva - Colombia

Fibas Jardín del Desierto is more than just a botanical garden. In the Muisca language, fibas means wind. This garden is a project to recover a piece of land was eroded by the winds. Through this process, Fibas hopes to teach others about xero-culture, or cultivating in desert climates. Two labyrinths of indigenous geometric designs lead you through the maze, representing our relationship with the universe and instructing us on how we should care for the environment.

opening hours from Monday to Saturday form 8am to 5:30pm


Kilometer 4, Vía Santa Sofía, just past Monumento Amonite

Near Villa de Leyva, Villa de Leyva , Colombia

Other Activity

Getting There

Take a buseta towards Santa Sofía, telling the driver you want to get off at Fibras Jardín del Desierto. The entrance is near the roadside. Some tours include this on their itinerary.

Price Description:

$2.50 and there are other fees depending on the activities you want to do.

Relative price: Budget

Open Hours from:By appointment.

Travel Skills: None

You Need to Bring:

Bring water, food (snacks and for a picnic lunch), money enough for entries, hat, sunblock, camera.

On the same road to Santa Sofía: Pozos Azules, Amonita, Criadero de Avestruces, Museo El Fósil, Ruinas de Monquirá, Parque Arqueológico de Monquirá El Infiernito, Viñedo Aim Karin and Monasterio Santo Ecce Homo. The museums, churches and colonial buildings in Villa de Leyva; the natural wonders beyond Santa Sofía and along the Villa de Leyva-Gachantivá road; Ráquira and Candelaria; Santuario de Flora y Fauna Iguaque.

Currencies accepted
Colombian Peso

Contact Information:
Phone: 311-222-2399

Here are other activities in and around Near Villa de Leyva that may be of interest: To Santa Sofía, Santuario de Flora y Fauna de Iguaque, Beyond Santa Sofía and To Gachantivá.

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