Cabo de la Vela and Punta Gallinas tour, 3 days and 2 nights

Cultural & Theme Tours in Cabo de la Vela

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Visit the northernmost point on the mainland of South America, located in the Guajira Peninsula and one of the extreme points of South America surrounded by the Caribbean Sea. Punta Gallinas (Cape Hens) has impressive scenery of plateaus, dunes and rocky cliffs that emerge from the sea all surrounding Bahía Hondita.
Day 1: Departure from Santa Marta at 4:30 am or Riohacha at 08:00 am to Uribia, considered the indigenous capital of Colombia. Finally you will reach Cabo de la Vela at 1:00 p.m. approximately where you will enjoy a delicious lunch and also a well-deserved rest at the beautiful beach of this Cabo. You will visit the most iconic places of this area such as: El Pilón de Azúcar, El Faro, La Montaña Sagrada, El Desierto de la Ahuyama and Playa Dorada where you will enjoy a refreshing bath before heading to Pilón de Azúcar where you will enjoy a unique sunset. Finally we will return to a Ranchería to have a delicious dinner and rest for our second day of adventure. Day 2:  At around 5:00 a.m. you will begin your journey towards Punta Gallinas to have breakfast there and visit the most iconic parts of the area such as El Faro (Lighthouse) which is the northernmost point of South America, el Mirador, los oasis and Taroa desert,where you could enjoy the sand dunes. You will have lunch at the Ranchería Wayúu where you will spend your second night.  Day 3:Our way back starts at 6:00 a.m. approximately, departing from Bahía Honda going directly to Uribia and do a panoramic tour in what is considered the indigenous capital of Colombia. Finally, our adventure between deserts, beaches and stunning landscapes ends.

What’s included

  • Roundtrip ground transportation
  • Food during the tour
  • Accommodation in bed with private bathroom, in selected hostels
  • Guide
  • Travel insurance
  • Transportation to Punta Gallinas
  • Visit to tourist sites
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Bottled water

What’s not included

  • Drinks
  • Shopping tour and visit other tourist attractions.
  • Services not specified in the plan.

Itinerary

Day 1:  Departure from Santa Marta at 4:30 am or Riohacha at 08:00 am to Uribia, considered the indigenous capital of Colombia. Finally you will reach Cabo de la Vela at 1:00 p.m. approximately where you will enjoy a delicious lunch and also a well-deserved rest at the beautiful beach of this Cabo. You will visit the most iconic places of this area such as: El Pilón de Azúcar, El Faro, La Montaña Sagrada, El Desierto de la Ahuyama and Playa Dorada where you will enjoy a refreshing bath before heading to Pilón de Azúcar where you will enjoy a unique sunset. Finally we will return to a Ranchería to have a delicious dinner and rest for our second day of adventure.
Day 2:  At around 5:00 a.m. you will begin your journey towards Punta Gallinas to have breakfast there and visit the most iconic parts of the area such as El Faro (Lighthouse) which is the northernmost point of South America, el Mirador, los oasis and Taroa desert,where you could enjoy the sand dunes. You will have lunch at the Ranchería Wayúu where you will spend your second night. 
Day 3: Our way back starts at 6:00 a.m. approximately, departing from Bahía Honda going directly to Uribia and do a panoramic tour in what is considered the indigenous capital of Colombia. Finally, our adventure between deserts, beaches and stunning landscapes ends.
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