2 days
Physical Effort
5 km
Scheduled Departures


During this Cabo de la Vela Tour from Santa Marta You will know a natural setting full of culture, magic and indigenous customs and an imposing natural beauty typical of this desert ecosystem, it also has a special atmosphere around it because it is a sacred place for the Wayuu ethnic group.

Cabo de la Vela Colombia it is a wonderful tourist destination in the Department of the La Guajira, located in the northern part of the South American continent, it is undoubtedly the most special place to observe in detail a magnificent sunset, one of the most enchanting natural landscapes in Colombia.

In this place you can find and observe natural landscapes with plateaus, rocky cliffs and dunes right by the sea with a panoramic view from its lighthouse; The camera is undoubtedly the best technological tool that you should take to this Cabo de la Vela Tour from Santa Marta, because it is always good to capture our travel experiences.

DEPARTURE PLACE Santa Marta, Magdalena
DEPARTURE TIME Please arrive at 4:30 AM at the indicated meeting point for an early departure.
RETURN TIME At approximately 5:30 PM on the last day of the Tour.
TOUR DURATION 2 Days / 1 Night.
TOTAL VALUE The price of the Cabo de la Vela Guajira is 200 USD per person.
Transport in a 4 × 4 Jeep Tour guide
Accommodation in Chinchorro. Complete feeding.
Interaction with the Wayuu culture. Travel insurance.
IMPORTANT If you want to book this Cabo de la Vela Tour in La Guajira, make a deposit of 40 USD that corresponds to 20% of the total value of the tour ($200 USD).
The Punta Gallinas Tour is the other option you can do.
Keep in mind that the Tour to Cabo de la Vela Colombia it is a long journey through uncovered roads, typical of Guajira desert.
Each traveler is responsible for their belongings, Wiwa Tours is not responsible for garments or articles lost during the excursion.

All NATIONAL and FOREIGN travelers who wish to book the Cabo de la Vela Tour from Santa Marta, must first present in our office, the COVID-19 Vaccination Card or Certificate before starting the tour.




We leave at approximately 4:30 am from your place of lodging or meeting point in Santa Marta toward Riohacha capital of the department of La Guajira, where we can enjoy a breakfast typical of the region and immediately start a panoramic tour on the boardwalk to observe the culture and the beautiful Wayuu handicrafts region of.

After interacting with the Wayuu indigenous culture, we left towards Manaure Salt Flats, there we will have a guided and detailed tour to know the whole process of salt production, then we continue our journey to the Cabo de la Vela Colombia.
We arrived at about noon at Cabo de la Vela Guajira Here we will have the typical lunch of the region and right after a well-deserved rest.

Then we go to the Sugar pylon and the Golden Beach, places that adorn this desert region and where you can enjoy a refreshing swim in the sea, in the evening we will visit the lighthouse where we can appreciate a beautiful sunset Guajiro and hear from your guide the story of the Cabo de la Vela Then we return to the ranchería or lodging place, where we will have dinner and rest in comfortable hammocks (Hammocks of the Wayuu Culture).



We started the day having breakfast at approximately 07:30 am and just after we left for the municipality of Uribía, an important hamlet in the region, inhabited mostly by the Wayuu indigenous community, here we will do a panoramic tour, and then we will go to the Special, Tourist and Cultural District of Riohacha, here we will have the typical lunch of this region, and then get ready and return to where it all began Santa Marta.

Note : The Itinerary of Tour to Cabo de la Vela It may vary depending on weather conditions or the means of land transportation.

Important Information for the Cabo de la Vela Tour

During this Trip to Cabo de la Vela Colombia, they must be responsible with the environment.

Take only the essentials, since weight is a determining factor when traveling, make sure to return all the garbage generated until Santa Marta.

During the tour there is no mobile phone signal, so tell your family and friends that you will only be able to communicate with them once you return from your experience.

During the day the weather is very hot, so we recommend wearing comfortable clothing, T-shirts and shorts; There are also mosquitoes and other insects, it is important to wear long pants and long-sleeved shirts to protect ourselves from insects and the sun.

What to bring to the Cabo de la Vela Tour

A small backpack. Photographic camera.
Comfortable clothes for walking. Sturdy sandals.
Walking shoes. Hat or cap.
Bio-Repellent. Sunscreen.
Biodegradable Cleaning Tools. Swimsuit.
Personal medicines. Vaccine – Yellow Fever (optional).

Reservation Policies

To book this tour, a $40 USD deposit, per person, equivalent to 20% of the total value of the tour (200 USD), through our web payment gateway, the 80% remaining (160 USD) must be paid the same day we go on an excursion to Cabo de la Vela Colombia.
The identity document is a fundamental requirement to reserve the Tour to Cabo de la Vela Guajira For nationals, a copy of the personal identification card or passport in case of being a foreigner. For the day we go out on the tour, it is not necessary to bring your identity document, at least bring a copy of it.
To cancel or modify a confirmed reservation, you must contact us 48 hours before the start of the Tour, during business hours.
Once the Cabo de la Vela Tour from Santa Marta , no refund of any kind is made.
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5.00 based on 1 review
8 de April de 2021

Here you can see the majesty of the sea, the desert and the culture of La Guajira. It’s amazing how everything connects on this site.

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