Two hours from Santa Marta, the Tour to La Tagua Colombia is a journey of exploration and knowledge of the native indigenous culture, you will enjoy the process of the best coffee of Colombia, the road is completely paved and surrounded by imposing vegetation and majestic landscapes of the highest coastal mountain in the world.
How to get to La Tagua in Minca Colombia?
To travel to La Tagua Minca in the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, you should start by choosing a 1 or 2-day tour with Wiwa Tours Travel Agency. The trip to La Tagua in Colombia is incredible, it has a completely paved road and is totally surrounded by imposing mountain landscapes where the Tagua tree predominates, which is a species of palm tree that grows in the tropical rainforest of the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta and can be found in different parts of Colombia.
La Tagua Colombia is an amazing village in the corregimiento of Minca, located very close to the Campano, in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta at an altitude of 1600 meters above sea level, its population are indigenous and peasant communities that work as a team to generate quality sustainable tourism focused on hiking, bird watching, indigenous tourism, ecological walks, and other tourism activities.
|DEPARTURE PLACE||Wiwa Tours Main Office in Santa Marta|
|DEPARTURE TIME||Please arrive early at the meeting point indicated for an early departure at approximately 8:30 AM.|
|RETURN TIME||Approximately 4:00 PM on the second day.|
|TOUR DURATION||2 Days / 1 Night.|
|TOTAL VALUE||The price of the Tagua Tour is $150 USD per person.
Groups or families have a discount per person.
|IMPORTANT||If you wish to book this Tour to the Tagua Colombia in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, please make a deposit of $30 USD which corresponds to 20% of the total value of the tour ($150 USD).
Please note that the Tagua Tour is an adventure excursion on trails, typical of the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta.
Each traveler is responsible for their belongings, Wiwa Tours is not responsible for clothing or articles lost during the treks.
Remember that by buying a handicraft or souvenir, you will be supporting the local economy of the indigenous and peasant communities of the region.
All NATIONAL and FOREIGN travelers who wish to book the Tagua Tour in the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, must present the COVID-19 Vaccination Card or Certificate at our office before starting the tour.
ITINERARY OF THE TOUR LA TAGUA COLOMBIA
Departure 8:30 AM from Santa Marta in a van-type vehicle, to the corregimiento of Minca, after passing through Campano, will carry out the coffee tour in Hacienda la Victoria, Here visitors will learn all about the coffee process, from the hand of a guide, they will observe from the planting under the shade in the mountains to the tasting of an exquisite cup of coffee produced there.
Stop at the viewpoint at the entrance to San Lorenzo, here travelers will get off the vehicle to take pictures of the mountain range of the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, the tour continues until you reach the Tagua, here you will have lunch and accommodation in the facilities of the cabin.
In the afternoon, you will visit Bunkuamake, Wiwa ceremonial kiosk where you will receive a talk by the spiritual leader of the community, then return to the lodge to have dinner and rest until the next day.
They have an early breakfast and later take a 30-minute ecological hike to the shield, where they will take pictures of one of the largest shields in Colombia in the Tagua Santa Marta.
Continue the hike until you reach the viewpoint, a traditional place where the Wiwa Indians will teach you about their culture and customs, you will be able to extract the guarapo from the sugar cane in a handmade mill and then taste it.
After the activity in the trapiche, they return to the Cabaña to have lunch and get ready to take the vehicle to the city of Santa Marta, thus ending this adventure.
Note: The itinerary of the Tour La Tagua Colombia, may vary depending on weather conditions or means of land transportation.
Important Information about La Tagua Tour in Colombia
During this visit to the Tagua Colombia, they must be responsible with the environment and not disturb the indigenous people’s homes without prior authorization.
Carry in your suitcase only the essentials, since weight is a determining factor when traveling, make sure you are in good physical condition, avoid drinking alcoholic beverages the day before and try to return all the garbage to Santa Marta.
During the tour there is no cell phone signal, so please inform your family and friends that you will only be able to communicate with them through the WiFi service of the Cabin La Tagua Minca.
What to bring to the Tour La Tagua, Minca
|A small backpack.||Photographic camera.|
|Trekking shoes.||Sturdy sandals.|
|Hiking clothes.||Hat or cap.|
|Biodegradable Cleaning Tools.||Swimsuit.|
|Personal medicines.||Vaccine – Yellow Fever (optional).|
|To book this tour, a deposit of $30 USD per person, equivalent to 20% of the total value of the tour ($150 USD) through our web payment Gateway, the remaining 80% ($120 USD) is payable the same day we leave for our excursion to the La Tagua Minca.|
|The identity document is a fundamental requirement to reserve the Tour to the Tagua Colombia, 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 Tagua Tour has started, no refunds of any kind will be made.|