ItineraryTag 1Flight to Cartagena/ City tourTag 2Transfer to Isla MúcuraTag 3Free day on Isla MúcuraTag 4Return to Cartagena /Transfer to Santa Marta - Tayrona National ParkTag 5Free Day in Tayrona National ParkTag 6Transfer to Riohacha/ visit “Camarones”Tag 7Transfer to Cabo de la Vela/La GuajiraTag 8Tour Punta GallinasTag 9Indigenous community WayuuTag 10Departure from Riohacha
- Tag 1Flight to Cartagena/ City tour
You will be picked up at the airport and will be brought to your hotel in the historical center of Cartagena – the “Pearl of the Caribbean”. Cartagena de Indias is an impressive city that holds the secrets of its history in its walls, in the balconies of its buildings and its narrow cobblestone streets. Bienvenido a Colombia!
Cartagena is one of the main tourist attractions in Colombia, also known as the "Pearl of the Caribbean" and it is the main destination for culture and history. 1984 Cartagena has been declared as a World Culture Heritage by the UNESCO. The city combines an impressive, modern and colonial architecture created by the Spanish. It preserves the past and the memories of the struggles of that time. Besides you will experience the attractions, Cartagena offers such as cultural festivals, beautiful beaches, fine dining, a lively nightlife and a significant hotel and tourism infrastructure.
During your walking tour through the old city you will pass the representing streets and squares of the colonial city. Visit the church and the monastery of San Pedro Claver, the palest of inquisition, the gold museum of Zenú (closed on Mondays), the cathedral, the church of Santo Domingo, and the barricade of Santo Domingo, Santiago and San Francisco Javier as well as other famous places.
Furthermore you will visit two monuments which are of great historical value outside the old city. San Felipe de Barajas is a fortress in order to defend the city. The monastery and the church of La Candelaria on the hill de La Popa are outstanding examples of religious and colonial architecture. From here you will enjoy an amazing view.Enjoy strolling through charming, romantic alleys and admire impressive colonial buildings as well as the city wall and the castle of San Felipe de Barajas, which was built during Spanish colonial times. The Inquisition Palace and the historic clock tower also bear memories of old times which make them liven up again in current times. Besides enjoy the nice warm breeze and relax in one of the beautiful natural parks in Cartagena. Cartagena de Indias is an impressive city that holds the secrets of its history in its walls, in the balconies of its buildings and its narrow cobblestone streetsTag 2Transfer to Isla Múcura
Today you will head to the beautiful Island of Múcura where you will spend the following two nights.Tag 3Free day on Isla Múcura
Enjoy a great day on Mucura Island. If you want, you can go snorkeling or diving (not included in the price) to explore the beautiful underwater world of the Caribbean. Or just relax on the beautiful beach!Tag 4Return to Cartagena /Transfer to Santa Marta - Tayrona National Park
After exploring the beautiful island Mucura and Cartagena, you will continue your journey to Tayrona National Park, which is about half an hour from Santa Marta, where the foothills of the highlands meet the Caribbean Sea. Discover more than 100 species of mammals as well as 70 different bat species, 31 reptile species of which 4 are turtles, 15 kinds of amphibious and over 300 different bird species. Welcome to paradise! Furthermore, this untouched park provides beautiful beaches with hotels, restaurants and a camping area in the middle of beautiful nature.Tag 5Free Day in Tayrona National Park
Today you can spend the day on your own. Enjoy the beautiful scenery or just relax on one of the beautiful beaches in Tayrona National Park. (B /-/ -)
Day Hike in Tayrona National Park (about 6 hours)
Today you can also enjoy an eco-adventure between mountains, jungle and beaches. During this day hike you will get to know the beauties of the Tayrona National Park. Here you are at a meaningful place. In the shadow of tropical trees, in the middle of the silence of the ruins of terraces, houses, canals, bridges, stairs and architectural buildings you will be a mute witness of the outstanding civilization „Los Tayronas“.Tag 6Transfer to Riohacha/ visit “Camarones”
In the morning you will continue your journey to the very north of Colombia: Welcome to La Guajira. This is a peninsula full of contrasts provided by the sea, sand, coal, cactuses, and a small green oasis. It is the home of the Wayúu Indians – sons and daughters of the land and the rain - where reality blends with fantasy and the weaving of very artistic handicrafts.
You will be picked up at the airport by your bilingual guide and will be brought to your hotel in Riohacha. Bienvenido a Colombia!
In the afternoon you will head to “Camarones” – a sanctuary of flamengos and tortoises where you can enjoy the beautiful flora and fauna.Tag 7Transfer to Cabo de la Vela/La Guajira
Today you head to Cabo de la Vela. During a long ride (about 4 hours) you will enjoy beautiful and diverse landscapes. On your way you will visit Manaure where you will learn more about the salt production. Furthermore you will visit and spend some time at the beautiful beaches of “Pilón de Azucar”, “Playa Ojo de Agua” and “El Faro”. Tonight you will spend in a hammock or cabaña right in front of the beach at a Rancheria.Tag 8Tour Punta Gallinas
During your day you will have a breakfast at Cavo la Valle, after which you will go to Puerto Armando to take your boat and head to Punta Gallinas. There you will go for a hike through the beach and later on for a swim in the sea and you will also visit the lighthouse of Punta Gallinas. You will arrive at the lodge for a nice lunch and for an overnight.Tag 9Indigenous community Wayuu
Today you will visit the indigenous community of the Wayúu Indians and get to know more about their culture. They will also present you their typical dance and you will get to try typical food and drinks. After this visit you will return to Riohacha where you will spend the night.Tag 10Departure from Riohacha
Today it is time to say goodbye to the beautiful country of Colombia which has surely enchanted you with its diverse, beautiful landscapes and its friendly people. You will be taken to the airport in Riohacha to go to Bogotá and from there head back home with a lot of new impressions and experiences that will last a lifetime.