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In Summary

Why this trip ?

A dream-like scenery where rocky cliffs and plateaus emerge from desert sand dunes, ending right at the edge of a green ocean. Yes, it is that unique and beautiful. We are talking about Punta Gallinas and Cabo de la Vela, the northern extreme of Colombia and South America. Exotic beaches, mangrove islands, the solitude of a desert landscape. Let us show you Guajira. 

Your Itinerary

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Riohacha and Los Flamencos Sanctuary

Riohacha is the capital of the La Guajira department, 170 km east from Santa Marta. It has 170 000 inhabitants and was founded by the German explorer Nicolas de Federman…

At glance

Highlights of this Trip


Meeting the Wayuu people of Colombia


Breathtaking landscapes


Relaxing moments to enjoy the beach

Day by day

Detailed Itinerary

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Day 1

Cabo de la Vela

You will go on a road trip through a desertic scenery and the Atlantic ocean at your side. Your first stop will be Uribia, one of the most important indigenous emplacements in the Country. You will continue along to get to Manaure, a beautiful flat salt at the front of the sea. Finally, you will arrive at Cabo de la Vela, a remote beach in a green ocean that has become a must-visit destination and yet keeps its isolated and tranquil feel.

  • B, L, D
  • 5h
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Day 2

Taroa Dunes

You will start this day by visiting Puerto Bolivar, the biggest port in Colombia, and the wind power park. Then, you will go to an incredible landscape, the Taroa dunes, a magical place where huge desert dunes suddenly immerse in a blue ocean. Finally, you will see an incredible orange sunset over the sea at the northern extreme of South America, Punta Gallinas. Trust us, this will be a truly unforgettable day.

  • B, L, D
  • 4h
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Day 3

Punta Gallinas

After breakfast, you will go on a road trip through the desert back to Riohacha, saying goodbye to the beautiful landscapes of Guajira.

  • B, L
  • 6h


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Included in this Travel


  • All Breakfasts, Lunches and Dinners
  • Accommodation in maloka / hammock
  • Local transportation
  • Local driver-guide
  • Local guides specialist of the region

Not Included


Price & Details



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  • 5% discount on your next trip
  • Covid Special Guaranteed reimbursement on D-15 in case of health emergency


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Frequently Asked Questions

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The tourist activities have resumed as usual in Colombia. We have an article dedicated to the Covid that we update regularly and will give you all the information about the Covid 19. Do not hesitate to contact us for any question

Colombia knows all climates. What you will take in your suitcase depends mainly on the regions you want to visit. We also have a very comprehensive article on the subject: best season to go to Colombia

Colombia is seasonal, with the high season being mainly from December to January. Some of the most beautiful hotels may be fully booked in advance, however we recommend that you book your trip at least 3 to 6 months in advance.

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