The Fauna and Flora Sanctuary of Iguaque is an area that belongs to the national parks of Colombia. It is located in Boyacá department in the area of El Carrizal, 15 km from Villa de Leyva. The sanctuary has 6,750 hectares of páramo which is a Colombian ecosystem situated between 2,400 and 3,600 meters above sea level with the temperatures between 4 º and 14 º degrees Celsius .
The area possess large extensions of high Andean rainforest with different vegetation, abundant water streams originating in Sáchica, Iguaque San Pedro, Santa Sofia, and Arcabuco Gachantivá and páramo landscapes characterized by frailejones and other plant species that are natural water factories.
During the walking tour around 8 mountain lakes can be seen including: Lake Iguaque, Monte Empedrada, Colorada, Carrizal, Cazadero and Ojo de Agua. It is an ideal setting for bird watching and the park is privileged by its cultural significance as it is the birthplace of humanity for Muisca Culture.
Hiking opportunities and experiences have made this site a natural center of attraction for visitors.