Today you will catch your transfer to Cabo de la Vela. Throughout the day, you will visit indigenous villages and get immersed into their culture. You will also discover the Salinas de Manaure and visit a traditional weaving enterprise.
Uribia City Tour, Salinas de Manaure and Cabo de La Vela (B/D)
At around 5:00am, you will be picked-up from your accommodation in Riohacha to begin your trip towards Cabo de la Vela. Along the way, you will visit Uribia, the indigenous capital of La Guajira, where upon arrival after a 1-hour ride, you will embark on a city tour, getting to know this important cultural center: Wayuu. After enjoying breakfast, you will start your trip to one of the most famous places of La Guajira: Salinas de Manaure. It will be a journey of about 20 minutes by car. In Salinas de Manaure you will visit the ponds where, in an artisanal way, they extract and process salt; during this tour, you will enjoy the company of a community leader. La Guajira is also famous for its indigenous market of Wayuu handicrafts and clothing, that is why, you will also visit a backpack and chinchorros (traditional Wayuu hammock) weaving enterprise. You will have time to share with the community, in the Wualapuinje rancheria where you will discover their rituals, customs, traditional dance, besides tasting a sample of typical food of the Wayuu community. Afterwards, you will continue your journey in a 2-hour drive to Cabo de La Vela. Upon arrival, you will have lunch at the Utta ethno tourism lodge before continuing with your visit to Pilon de Azucar, sacred place of the Wayuu community. You will have time to rest on the beaches of Dorada and Ojo de Agua while you admire the fantastic sunset before going back to the rancheria