La Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta y La Guajira

Tours & Sightseeing, Bogotá D.C. Colombia, Mall Portal 80, Tv. 100a #80 A -20 The transport will pick them up at the Portal 80 Shopping Center. To get there you can do it by transmilenio (routes D) to the portal of 80th Street. Sales from the portal and to the north side, next to the portal is the Shopping Center. Outside at the bus stop we will be waiting for you. to null

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Enjoy the end of the year living a unique experience in Colombia. In this roadtrip of eight nights and nine days we will say goodbye to 2018 in harmony. We will visit Valledupar, Nabusimaque in the Sierra Nevada of Santa Marta, Cabo de la Vela and Playa Camarones (Sanctuary of Los Flamencos) in the department of La Guajira. During the trip you will cross mountains, beaches and deserts, you will make walks through natural and architectural landscapes; in each visited place you will be able to get in touch with the Arhuaca, Koguis, Kankuamos and Wayuu cultures and learn about their ancestral traditions. We will visit each place accompanied by one of the most representative tour guides of the region, which will tell us stories that will leave us an unforgettable memory of how beautiful Colombia is. Finally, we will taste the gastronomic delights that will be prepared by kitchens of the region with the best of services for us.
Before starting the photo tour at the end of the year, you will participate in a brief informative safety session. Then, you'll be ready for your year-end trip of eight nights and nine days through Valledupar, Nabusimaque, Cabo de la Vela and Playa Camarones in La Guajira. Leaving Bogota by land, the first day you will go to Valledupar in the department of Cesar where you will make the ReCorridos by the Serrania del Perijá in the vicinity of the Yukpa territory; You will visit Manaure Balcón del Cesar and San José de Oriente. On the second day you will go to Pueblo Bello, then go up in 4X4 to Nabusimaque, the capital of the Arahuaco town located in the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta. There you will realize photo tour and hiking recognition of the territory. On the third day you will take a photo tour and hiking through the different places of the Nabusimaque valley: small town, kurakatá jump and devil's house. On the fourth day, you will go to Valledupar, where you will go through the corregimientos of the north: visit to the Kankuamo Indigenous Reserve, visit to Atanques, bath in the Badillo River and tour of Juglares: visit to Patillal. On the fifth day you will go to Cabo de la Vela where you can observe the landscape and the transition from the tropical dry forest to the semi desert. You will visit Uribia, the capital Wayuu. On the sixth day you will perform ReCorridos for the sacred sites of the Wuayuu culture in the end of the sail: The Pilón de Azúcar, the Lighthouse and you will enjoy a day of beach and sea, and in the evening you will celebrate the end of the year with the whole group Traveler sharing in a bonfire on the beach and other activities. On the seventh day you will enjoy a day of beach and sea at Cabo de La Vela. On the eighth day you will go to Playa Camarones, where you will make the ReCorridos to the Sanctuary of the Flamingos. PNN Los Flamencos, you will make sightings and navigation through the swamp, in the company of fishermen. On the ninth and last day you will visit Camarones Beach, where you will go hiking: you will get to know Medicinal Plants and in the afternoon you will have a Handicraft Workshop with the Wayuu culture. Throughout the photographic journey you can enjoy incredible Colombian landscapes, taste the best regional cuisine. You will live an unparalleled experience because your photographic trip will have bus drivers, tour guides, photo guide, cooks and lodging of high quality and professionalism.

What’s included

  • Round trip transportation
  • 8 nights accommodation
  • breakfasts, lunches and dinners for eight days
  • Professional guide
  • Professional photographer guide
  • Tour escort/host
  • travel insurance
  • Entrance fees

What’s not included

  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • snacks (available to purchase)
  • Entrances to places of interest not stipulated within the plan
  • personal expenses
  • nothing that is not stipulated in the plan