Cabo de La Vela

La Guajira, Colombia

Cabo de La Vela

La Guajira, Colombia

Cabo de La Vela

La Guajira, Colombia

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ToursArea Cabo de La Vela

Estimated walking time: not applicable
Climate zone: Savanna dry
Altitude: Sea level
Level of difficulty: 2.0 on 5.0
Duration: 2 days (3 days trip possible with a minimum of 4 persons)
Outing: Every day with a minimum of 2 person

General information:

La Guajira is a peninsula in northern Colombia, almost deserted and full of contrasts between sea, sand, coal, salt, cactus, and a small green oasis. Cradle of the Wayuu culture, great craftsmen weavers of hammocks, bags and suits, La Guajira is a place to experience indigenous Colombia.

Program description:

First Day

Depart from an agreed meeting point (Hostel, Santa Marta, Taganga, Rodadero)*
Trip by vehicle of 3 hours to Riohacha, the capital of La Guajira.
Breakfast at Riohacha and change vehicle to continue the journey.
Continued to drive for about 2hrs 30min to Uribia, the indigenous capital of Colombia. From there we will the road for the desert paths to Manaure.
Free time and tour of the salt mine.
Resumption of the trip to reach Cabo de la Vela followed by lunch at the Wayuu rancheria, about 4 hours.
Free time to enjoy the beach of Cabo.
Outing to see the sunset and swim at one of the beautiful beaches of la Guajira.
Dinner and accommodation in hammocks**
*Also from: PNN Tayrona, Palomino and all areas on the way.
**Subject to availability. Optional with an extra: accommodation in Chinchorros (typical hammocks) or room.

Second day

Breakfast and departure for the desert.
Ascent of the Pilon de Azucar, 30min.
Point of information about the site with break to enjoy the view and Dorada beach.
Lunch at the rancheria.
Trip back to Riohacha, about 4 hours.
Free time to buy Wayuu handicrafts.
Way back to the hostel, Santa Marta, Taganga or Rodadero *
End of the program.
*Also from: PNN Tayrona, Palomino and all areas on the way.

Services included:

Transport, local guide, food, contribution to indigenous communities, accommodation in hammocks with blankets and travel insurance.

PRICE: 280.000 COP P/P

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