Cabo de la Vela 2 Day Tour

Cabo de la Vela 2 Day Tour

This 2-day add-on module is perfect for those wishing to explore the amazing beauty of the northernmost point of South America. Amazing beaches, giant sand dunes, indigenous culture, and so many "wow" moments.


Day 1: Salt Mines, a Stunning Sunset, and Wayuu Indigenous - Manaure, Uribia y Cabo de la Vela

Stop At: Manaure, Manaure, La Guajira Department
Starting your day early to maximize your experience you’ll be collected at 5 am to start your journey into the Guajira of Northern Colombia.

Traveling from Rioacha, you’ll relax in this drive for around an hour and a half before arriving at the indigenous capital of La Guajira, Uribia. Once here you’ll enjoy a tour of this town with a special stop at the important Wayuu cultural center. Where your tour into the history of this ancient culture will really begin.

Next, you're back into the vehicle for a short 20 min ride to the world-famous Salinas de Manaure (salt ponds of Manaure). Once here you’ll meet a community leader who will accompany you on a tour of the ponds, where you’ll uncover the traditional methods used to extract the salt as well as enjoying a session of Thalassotherapy.
Duration: 5 hours

Stop At: Cabo de la Vela, Cabo de La Vela Colombia
Follow this it’s back to the car and a journey of approximately 2 hours to the amazing location of Cabo de La Vela. Arriving before lunch you’ll have some time to relax and get acquainted with where you’ll be resting your head before taking off on a hike with your guide to one of the sacred Wayuu locations called the Pilón de Azúcar. Next, it’s on to the wonderful beaches of Playa Dorada and Ojo de Agua to relax and enjoy an incredible sunset.

To complete your day, you’ll return back to your lodging for some dinner and to learn more about the Wayuu indigenous. You’ll learn about the family structure and what kids are doing to develop and build upon this amazing culture. You’ll also learn of a sacred mountain nearby where all the Wayuu spirits must go to be judged upon their life’s deeds. And depending on this outcome they will travel to the next life to join the spirits of their ancestors or not.
Duration: 5 hours

Meals included:
• Lunch
• Dinner
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 2: Mayapo Beach and the Gastronomy of La Guajira

Stop At: Mayapo, Mayapo, La Guajira Department
Departing a bit later in the morning at approximately 7am you’ll take a short journey of approximately 2.5 hours towards the beautiful beaches of Mayapo. Arriving in time to enjoy some relaxing me-time on the Mayapo beach for an hour or 2. Famous not only for its beauty and sandy beach, but also its good winds, and good waves, this location is ideal for water sports such as kitesurfing.

When comes time to dine, you'll be visiting the Maliwala Refuge, where you’ll get to enjoy some of the most amazing dishes of the Guajira.

Once your belly is full, you’ll continue your journey in the mid-afternoon to complete your travels in La Guajira with a short 40-minute ride down Rioacha.
Duration: 10 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
No accommodation included on this day.

Informacion Adicional
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 4 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability"
"A current valid passport is required on the day of travel"
"Infants must sit on laps"
"No heart problems or other serious medical conditions"
"Service animals allowed"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Most travelers can participate"
"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 is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"

Hora de Inicio: 5:00 AM
Duración: 2 Days
Lugar de comienzo: Traveler pickup is offered

Cancelaciones y devoluciones: All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.


  • 1x Breakfast
  • 1x Dinner
  • 2x Lunch
  • Bilingual Guide
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • 1 night accommodation Rancheria
  • Entry/Admission - Cabo de la Vela

No Incluye

  • Experiences and Transportation not mentioned in the plan
  • Meals and drinks not mentioned in the plan
  • Personal expenses and tips


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