Tour Ciénaga Grande de Santa Marta
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The Tour Ciénaga Grande de Santa Marta, allows you to discover the flora and fauna of Ciénaga Grande de Santa Marta, a paradise recognized by UNESCO. Which is formed by 26.810 hectares of water. During this exotic journey you will get to know mangroves, beaches, dry forests, forests of vegas and mirrors of waters free of salinity. Also, you can view reptiles, mammals, birds and ducks.
You will get to know the stilt houses, Buena Vista and Nueva Venecia. Villages built on the waters of the Ciénaga Grande de Santa Marta, where their colorful wooden houses and canoes are a vital part of the landscape.
On the Ciénaga Grande de Santa Marta tour We will be in a cultural exchange with this fishing community
|DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION||Puente de la Barra|
|DEPARTURE TIME||8:00 AM.|
|RETURN TIME||1:30 PM.|
|WEAR||Comfortable athletic clothing, hiking boots, hat, jacket and sunscreen.|
|NOT INCLUDED||Alcoholic beverages|
English speaking guide
We recommend you to bring hat or cap, sun glasses, sunscreen, swimsuit, and bring your best binoculars to enjoy the amount of birds that inhabit the Swamp and above all not destroy their habitat, do not litter or pollute the waters
Notes of Interest:
The Sanctuary of Flora and Fauna Ciénaga Grande of Santa Marta originated as a coastal bay modified by the gradual formation of a bar, or marine arrow that facilitated human settlements, generating an abundant variety of fishing resources. On the banks of the Ciénaga Grande are the towns of Tasajeras, Palmira, Isla Rosario, Pueblo Viejo and the lakeside towns of Nueva Venecia, Buena Vista and Trojas de Cataca. The latter constitute a singular testimony of the conditioning to the environment.
Information taken from colparques
Another option is: Santa Marta City Tour
Santa Marta • Ciénaga Grande de Santa Marta
- Departure at Puente de la Barra.
- Exploration of Desembocadura de Rio Frío
- Touring Mangrove
- Arrival to the palafitte town ” NUEVA VENECIA”
- Return to Disembark at el puente de la barra