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This adventure, will take us to the indigenous communities of northern Colombia to get to know its incredible people and discover magnificent landscapes. The Ticuna people from the Amazon region especially, have suffered hardship due to their traditional methods of hunting and trade which are no longer viable in modern times. By taking part in this in this trip, you promote social enterprise in these remote communities, so that they are not dependent on the non- sustainable extractive mining. This unique tour helps promote sustainable tourism in their region to develop a way to survive in the modern day, while maintaining their traditions and way of life.
Special features of our Indigenous Colombian Cultural Adventure tour:
Type of Tourism: Nature, traditional activities, sustainable tourism, Off the beaten track.
Places to Visit: Riohacha, Macuira, Nazareth, Punta Gallinas, Cabo De La Vela
Duration: 4 Days and 3 Nights.
Type of Service: group tours.
Accommodation: Basic, rustic yet comfortable accommodation. There is no hot water in this remote area but weather is hot and sticky in this tropical jungle region. This is an ecological destination so services are basic yet comfortable clean and safe.
Today you will arrive at the Riohacha airport. We will have lunch at The Parakaa restaurant where your guide will explain the trip in detail, with an immediate departure for Cabo de La Vela. En route, you will pass through Uribia, the indigenous capital of Colombia. Here you will enjoy a full explanation of the community and visit the artisan centre where you can admire the intricate weaving of traditional hammocks and bags. We will then continue along a dirt road that runs parallel t...
After breakfast, we leave Cabo de La Vela towards Alta Guajira, direct to Nazareth. Along the way, we will pass through San Martin, Puerto Nuevo, Bahía Portete, before stopping in Pusheo for lunch. After lunch, we will visit the Guajiro desert before continuing towards Nazareth and the Makuira National Park. We will take a four-hour walk to the dune. In the evening we can enjoy dinner, a native dance activity with children in Ranchería and visit their craft centre. We wi...
Today, we will head to Punta Gallinas, the northernmost point of South America. From Cabo de La Vela onwards, conventional roads no longer exist as we truly escape the beaten path. Instead, we will head along rough and ready dirt roads that only the local inhabitants use. Along the way we can appreciate nature at its wild and rugged best, running into goatherds or the occasional solitary walker, appearing out of nowhere. Arriving in Nazareth, we will enjoy a tour through the dunes of ...
After breakfast, we will head to the salt marshes of Manaure. These massive salt pools are diversely coloured, varying from white to deep purple. The strong sun and wind generate evaporation that leaves long white stretches, which offer a stunning backdrop. We will spend the afternoon in the Wualapuinje Rancheria with the Wayuu indigenous community, before heading to the Mayapo beaches, where we will enjoy a spectacular sunset at Mayapo beach. We will then head back to the city of Rio...