We are the first Indigenous Tourism Agency in Santa Marta that operates with indigenous guides in the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, the Lost City of Tayrona, Indigenous Communities and other tourist destinations.
Sustainable Ethno-tourism is our greatest asset, since we operate tourism in a responsible way, taking into account our culture, beliefs and customs; We indigenous people have lived in harmony with Mother Earth for many years, that is why our added value is to encourage travelers who visit the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta to protect and be responsible with the environment.
Wiwa Tours is the only Travel Agency that has the endorsement of the traditional authorities of the area to work with the native indigenous guides, thus forming work teams that range from logistics, Guides, Advisors and the administrative part.
Currently Wiwa Tours works directly with more than fifty (50) indigenous families in the area, supporting the local economy and permanently throughout the year so that travelers have a magical and ancestral experience.
Various projects are underway, such as garbage management, training of new indigenous guides, social and economic support, participation in productive and cultural projects, trail arrangements, construction of community infrastructure.
INDIGENOUS COMPANY THAT MANAGES TOURISM IN THE SIERRA NEVADA DE SANTA MARTA
The project was developed in conjunction with the traditional authorities and the WIWA and KEMAKUMAKE KUDZHESHI foundations, in 2008, as part of an effort to control and manage eco-tourism within the indigenous territories of the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta.
One of our objectives as an Indigenous Tourism company is to recover the tranquility and autonomy in our ancestral lands and direct tourism to a sustainable and community activity, where the indigenous people themselves enter the tourism activity without losing the ancient customs and traditions. thus guaranteeing the process of territorial sanitation and economic autonomy for the families and communities where Wiwa Tours operates hand in hand with the indigenous authorities.
Wiwa Tours has participated in different national and international events, seeking recognition for its work, thus generating a socio-economic model that supports the indigenous communities of the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta.
Part of our mission is to generate new ways of doing sustainable tourism, where indigenous people themselves can work and provide services, where indigenous communities determine how to develop it, without generating a negative impact on the execution of tourism, nothing invasive tourism and without control. If you want to be part of this local project, learn about our services and by traveling with us, you also contribute to the community process of the indigenous peoples of the area.
We are the first travel agency that operates in the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta with indigenous guides; We are committed to the satisfaction of our clients by offering them a unique experience, with the development of the indigenous and peasant communities of the area where we operate, helping to grow the local economy and protecting the culture of the indigenous territory, having as support and main support to local traditional authorities. This is how we carry out tourism activity under a framework of commitment to society and respect for the Environment.
In our travel agency Wiwa Tours Colombia SAS we work committedly to position ourselves as a leading indigenous organization in the tourism sector of the Caribbean region and the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, that we are recognized for the quality of our services, integrating both socio-cultural aspects as well as well as environmental at the time of carrying out our operation, in order to achieve sustainable growth in the hands of our local indigenous communities that inhabit the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta.
The word WIWA comes from the Dʉmʉna language, which is the native language of the Wiwa indigenous community, it is a compound word, which means community of the lower area of the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta.
WI stands for “hot weather”, “hot area” and WA stands for people. Therefore, Wiwa Tours is an indigenous agency that offers tourism services in Wiwa communities of the Sierra Nevada, using a unique way of making tourism sustainable, a local and community tourism that supports local processes together with the Wiwa Foundation and Kemakumake. .
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