Cartagena, Colombia

Wayuu Caribbean Experience

Get to know indigenous cultures of Colombia on this 6-day adventure of the Caribbean coast! You will immerse yourself into Colombian traditions by meeting indigenous groups like the Wayuu. You will visit the colonial city of Cartagena, see hundreds of wild flamingos at Flamingo National Park and find yourself at Colombia's largest salt complex before visiting the Cabo de la Vela desert. This journey showcases the diversity of the Colombian coast!

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Duration

5 Days / 5 Nights

Travel Style

Cultural Immersion and Off the Beaten Path

Languages

Spanish and English

Physical Activity

Moderate activity

Location

City/Urban and Small Towns/Villages

Connect

Wifi: Limited
Cell: Limited
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Speaks: Spanish and English

Highlights

  • Explore the colonial gem of Cartagena and see the city that inspired Gabriel Garcia Marquez' novels.
  • Immerse yourself in indigenous culture through spending time at the Rancheria Tocoromana with the Wayuu community.
  • Float the Don Diego river in the middle of the jungle!
  • See hundreds of wild flamingos at the Flamingo Sanctuary in La Guajira.
  • Trek through the sand and hills where the desert meets the sea at Cabo de la Vela.
  • Visit Manaure, Colombia's largest salt complex.

Details

Availability

Flexible Departure Date
All year

What's Included

Lodging

5 Nights Boutique Hotel

Guide

Bilingual guide

Food

Some meals included (see itinerary)
Meals included: 6 breakfasts, 5 lunches, and 3 dinners.

Transport

Private van

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ZAIA Travel

Locally Owned Business

ZAIA is a tour operator in Colombia which specializes in experiences that bring people closer to nature, history, and culture.The ZAIA Team is extremely passionate, loves nature, and knows the country better than anyone. Their experiences take you trekking through the mountains to coffee farms cosmopolitan cities and to towns that represent Colombian heritage.

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Getting There

Transport options

Get picked up (included)
Your experience begins in Cartagena.
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