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Travel to La Guajira and learn about local development projects

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US$ 385.00
2 travellers
What to Expect

Day 1: Uribia, Salinas de Manaure and Cabo de La Vela

Stop At: Cabo de la Vela, Cabo de La Vela Colombia
At 5:00 am from Riohacha we will leave in a 4x4 car heading to Uribía, the destination of this day is Cabo de La Vela, we will pass through Las Salinas de Manaure and our guide will not tell about the salt process and the implications it has This economic activity for the development of La Guajira, will be the first look at the reality of this ancestral territory, then we will continue the trip to the ranch of Idelsa, Wayuú woman we met in the ponds many years ago and with whom we started the Wualapuinje venture, there she and her family teach us their traditional dance La Yonna, give us the tasting of the typical dish and we will have the possibility to share a time with El Palabrero, the most important authority of each Wayuú clan. We will continue the trip for two hours to Cabo de La Vela, we will arrive at one of the best rancherías where we will have lunch and then we will visit La Playa Ojo de Agua, Playa Arcoiris, we will climb the Pilón de Azúcar and we will see the sunset from El Faro, at the end In the afternoon we will have time to rest in cabins with private bathrooms.
Duration: 8 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Rancherías: typical cabins, you will sleep in bed with private bathroom

Day 2: Dunes of Taroa and Punta Gallinas

Stop At: Punta Gallinas, Carrera 5 3a 02, Uribia Colombia
Day 2: Taroa Dunes and Punta Gallinas: After breakfast we will take the route through the arid desert, which after 4 hours will connect us to one of the most famous sites of La Guajira: The Taroa Dunes, when you arrive you can feel the wind get tangled in your tracks to welcome you to the place where your dreams dance to the rhythm of the sea, you will enjoy the landscape, maybe you can take a bath, all at your own pace because we prefer you to contemplate and let yourself fall in love without hurry. Then we will arrive to Punta Gallinas, we will have lunch in the restaurant Alexandra, where we will also spend tonight and we will go to Punta Agujas Beach and El Faro (the northernmost point of South America). In the evening hours we will meet two local projects developed by the Bahía Hondita community, where we will understand the Wayuú cosmogonía much better.

Duration: 8 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Ranchería: The night you will spend in bed, in rooms with private bathroom.

Day 3: Beaches of Mayapo

Stop At: Playas de Mayapo, Riohacha Colombia
About 7am you will leave the inn heading to the beaches of Mayapo, it will be a journey of 5 hours approx. Upon arrival, you will visit María's restaurant, an enterprising, passionate and warrior woman who has taught us the value of perseverance. You will take the lunch prepared by your family with the view of the peaceful beach of Mayapo, maybe you will meet some sportsmen because of the winds of this area, it is one of the favorite beaches near Riohacha to practice Windsurfing. Around 3 or 4pm we will return to Riohacha where your trip will end, you can stay at our Hammocks hostel or we will go directly to the airport.
Duration: 8 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
No accommodation included on this day.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered

Departure Time
5:00 AM
3 days
  • 3x Breakfast
  • 2x Dinner
  • 3x Lunch
  • Accommodation included: 2 nights
  • Entry/Admission - Cabo de la Vela
  • Entry/Admission - Punta Gallinas
  • Entry/Admission - Playas de Mayapo
  • Activities: activities not described in the itinerary.
  • Medical expenses not covered by the travel insurance policy.
  • Personal expenses
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 1 day of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infant seats available
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
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