Discover places of exuberant beauty located in the Upper Guajira, the most northern point of South America. If you have enough time and wish to live the experience between this fascinating culture and the wonderful natural scenery, the 5-day plan is the ideal for you. You will meet a wonderful mountain range in the middle of the desert called “La Makuira” formed by forests with lush vegetation, streams and waterfalls of crystalline water forming one of the beautiful contrasts that gives us the nature.
|DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION||Hotel or place of accommodation.|
|DEPARTURE TIME||4:00 – 4:30 am|
|RETURN TIME||5:00 – 7:00 pm|
|LENGTH||5 Days – 4 Nights.|
|WEAR||Comfortable athletic clothing and sunscreen.|
Items to bring or carry:
- Comfortable shoes
- Two pair of shorts
- Insect Repellent
- A Sweater
- Flash Light
- Three T-shirts
- Personals Toiletries
- A Towel
- An small Backpack
- Toilet Paper
- 1.5 Lts of Water
- if take medicines don’t forget to bring them
- Identification document
Santa Marta • Riohacha • Manaure • Cabo De La Vela
Departure from 4.00 to 4:30 am from your hotel or place of accommodation in tourist vehicle for 3 hours passing through Palomino and Riohacha.
Typical breakfast in Palomino or Riohacha,
Tour for 1 hour and 30 minutes from Riohacha to Uribia, panoramic tour of Uribia.
Drive by car for 20 minutes to Manaure where you will know the process of salt collection and receive a technical talk of the place.
Transfer by car through the desert the Auyama, San Martin or Puerto Bolivar depending on the weather conditions to the Cape of the Sail.
Lunch at Wayuu Inn.
Visit the Sugar Pylon, to enjoy the sea and to make a small walk of 20 minutes (optional).
Visit the lighthouse, to observe a wonderful sunset.
Dinner at Posada Wayuu. Night in hammocks.
Cabo De La Vela • Nazaret
Visit to playa arcoíris, cerón pylon of sugar, golden beaches of the pylon of sugar, to observe variety of panoramic of the surroundings of the cable.
Transfer for three hours in a 4 × 4 vehicle to Nazaret passing through the wind park or jepirachi (wind energy generation), bay viewpoint portete, desert of warreo, desert of new port and portete, desert of bay honda and bay sling.
Lunch, free time.
Typical dinner and sleep in comfortable hammocks at Wayuu Inn.
Nazaret • PNN De La Makuira • Punta Gallinas
Visit to the Natural National Park of La Makuira (oasis in the desert), in the middle of the immense desert rises the Serranía de la Makuira formed by forests with lush vegetation, streams and waterfalls of crystalline water forming one of the beautiful contrasts that gives us the nature. This visit is carried out with the assistance of trained Wayuu natives and the service of the environment ministry.
Lunch in Nazareth and departure for Punta Gallinas.
Punta Gallinas • Dunas de Taroa • Punta Aguja • Punta Gallinas
Visit to: lighthouse of punta gallina (cardinal point more north of Colombia and south america), extensive dunes of taroa, dunes beaches of taroa, bay hondita, observe variety of exotic panoramas that the high guajira offers, observe the sunset from the beaches Needle tip. Sleeping in tip chickens, in comfortable hammocks.
Punta Gallinas • Uribía • Riohacha • Santa Marta
Breakfast, Departure by car 4 × 4 between 7:00 am and 8:00 am for 3 hours until Uribia where you can take lunch and return to the Malecon of Riohacha free time to buy handicrafts. Departure from Riohacha at approximately 3:00 pm. Return to the hotel in Santa Marta between 5:00 and 7:00 pm.