3 days
Physical Effort
2 Km
Scheduled Departures


During this Punta Gallinas Tour From Santa Marta, you will find yourself at the northernmost point of continental South America, this tourist destination is located in the La Guajira desert, and it houses exotic desert landscapes full of magic that will transport you to a unique experience of connection with nature and the environment.

In this place you will find a gastronomy typical of the Colombian Caribbean where the main base is the fruits of the sea and a variety of dishes designed for it. Tourism in Punta Gallinas Colombia, you will also be totally disconnected from technology, so you will be able to appreciate in detail the destinations and the La Guajira Colombia that joins the waters of the Caribbean Sea creating a mythical landscape full of myths and legends typical of the Wayuu Indigenous Culture.

In it Lighthouse of Punta Gallinas you will realize that the La Guajira peninsula It becomes a place out of this world, ideal for hikers to connect with the environment and take spectacular photographs of the good places they will visit during the excursion; So do not miss the opportunity to book this Punta Gallinas Tour Colombia.

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 3 Days / 2 Nights.
TOTAL VALUE The price of the Punta Gallinas Tour is 262 USD per person.
Transport in a 4 × 4 Jeep Tour guide
Lodging in Chinchorro. Complete feeding.
Interaction with the Wayuu culture. Travel insurance.
IMPORTANT If you want to book the Punta Gallinas Tour, make a deposit of 52 USD that corresponds to 20% of the total value of the tour (262 USD).
The Cabo de la Vela Tour it is the other destination that you can visit in La Guajira.
Keep in mind that the Tour to Punta Gallinas it is a long journey through uncovered roads, typical of the Alta 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 Punta Gallinas Tour from Santa Marta, must first present in our office, the COVID-19 Vaccination Card or Certificate before starting the tour.



Day 1

The Tour to Punta Gallinas starts at approximately 4:30 am departing from Santa Marta, going to Riohacha, capital of the department of La Guajira, we will enjoy a typical breakfast, then we go towards the Manaure salt flats, a town that is characterized because its economy is based on the processing of sea salt, there we will have a guided tour to learn about the process of salt production, then we cross the majestic Guajiro desert to reach the Cabo de la Vela, place where we will have lunch and take a well-deserved rest, to later visit Playa Dorada, El Pilón de Azúcar and the Lighthouse where we can enjoy a beautiful sunset and hear from your guide the history of the place (Cabo de la Vela). At the end of the day we return to the Ranchería to sleep in Chinchorros (traditional hammocks of the Wayuu culture).


Day 2

On the second day we left around 5:00 am, we took the northern route through the desert to finally reach our destination Punta Gallinas, where we can enjoy a typical breakfast and take a little break.
We will do a panoramic tour, where we will enjoy the most beautiful sunset at the Punta Gallinas lighthouse, then we will have lunch, then we will visit the Dunes of Taroa and La Boquita Beach Later we will return to the ranchería (place of accommodation) where we can enjoy a typical dinner of the region.


Day 3

We start the day leaving early around 6:00 am, to take the route back through the Guajira desert, to finally reach our destination Uribía the indigenous capital, where you can enjoy a good breakfast.
Then we will take an air-conditioned vehicle, until Riohacha, place where we will make a short panoramic tour on the boardwalk to observe the beautiful crafts and the Wayuu culture. Here in Riohacha we will have the typical lunch and just after we will leave for until Santa Marta.

Note : The Itinerary of Tour to Punta Gallinas It may vary depending on weather conditions or the means of land transportation.

Important Information for the Tour Punta Gallinas

During this Tour to Punta Gallinas from Santa Marta, 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 Punta Gallinas 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 52 USD deposit, per person, equivalent to 20% of the total value of the tour (262 USD), through our web payment gateway, the 80% remaining (210 USD) must be paid the same day we go on a Punta Gallinas Tour.
The identity document is a fundamental requirement to reserve the Tour to Punta Gallinas 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 Punta Gallinas Tour, no refund of any kind is made.
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Tour Reviews

5.00 based on 1 review
8 de April de 2021

Spectacular landscapes, sea, breeze, beach and hospitality. A place that you should definitely visit, and after that you will want to return. Recommended the Ojo del Agua and the sunset at the Lighthouse.

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