In this utterly unique landscape you will enjoy desert views, ocean views, and perhaps most impressively, views of where sand dunes fall directly into the Caribbean Sea. Book now with a 10% deposit! and pay the balance later.

At the northernmost point of all of South America sits Punta Gallinas, a small indigenous community of no more than 100 inhabitants. In this utterly unique landscape you will enjoy desert views, ocean views, and perhaps most impressively, views of where sand dunes fall directly into the Caribbean Sea. Enjoy the breathtaking environments of Hondita Bay, Taroa Dunes, and Punta Gallinas as you make your way to the Lighthouse marking the end of South America. This tour will give you a true appreciation for the beauty of the desert and the vitality of those indigenous who call this area home.
*Pay 10% now (70.000 COP) and pay the balance (630.000 COP) in our office. Total price: 700.000 COP

DEPARTURE TIME around 4:30 A.m
INCLUDED
Round trip transportation Medical insurance
Food Accommodation in hammocks in a Ranchería Wayuu
(If you want to sleep a bed there is an additional fee to be paid)
Guide
WHAT TO BRING
Comfortable clothes Swimsuit
Sneakers Flips flops
Sunscreen Toiletries

 

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Day 1: Departure

Santa Marta – Riohacha- Manaure – Cabo de la Vela
  • Departure around 4:30 a.m. from your hotel or apartment
  • We’ll arrive to Palomino after of two hours of car drive
  • We’ll do a quick stop to be able admire the Snowy Peaks of the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta and then we will Have breakfast
  • We’ll continue driving for an hour and a half to Riohacha
  • We will visit Uribía which is the indigenous capital
  • We’ll continue our way through desert of the Ahuyama towards Cabo de la Vela
  • Lunch in a rancheria Wayuu
  • Free time
  • Departure for the Sugar Pylon or Golden Beach where we’ll walk
  • approximately during 20 minutes to climb the Pylon
  • We’ll drive between 5:30 and 6:00 pm and we’ll see the most beautiful sunsets that Colombia can offer in the Faro
  • Free time to bathe in the “Ojo de Agua”
  • Dinner at the rancheria where will sleep in hammocks
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Day 2

Cabo de la vela- Puerto Bolívar – Punta Gallinas – Bahía Hondita – Dunes of Taroa – El Faro
  • Departure around 4am from the ranchería
  • Transfer to Puerto Bolívar
  • Departure by car for 5 hours (boat for 4 hours – Optional) to Punta Gallinas
  • Breakfast at Punta Gallinas
  • Walk through the desert
  • Visit to Bahía Hondita, Dunas de Taroa and el Faro
  • Lunch at the Ranchería
  • Free time
  • Dinner at the rancheria where will sleep in hammocks
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Day 3

Punta Gallinas – Cabo de la Vela – Manaure – Riohacha – Santa Marta
  • Early departure to Puerto Bolívar
  • Breakfast at Cabo de la Vela and departure from the rancheria to Manaure where we will learn
  • about the process of salt collection
  • An optional hike of 15 min
  • Free time
  • Lunch in the ranchería
  • Return to Santa Marta going through Riohacha
  • Free time to Buy handicrafts objects
  • Return to your Hotel
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