Explore the arid Punta Gallinas, the northernmost point of both Colombia and South America. The desert landscape abounds with rolling dunes and sparse vegetation, adding to the sense of remoteness felt at the end of the continent. Travel to the area is not straightforward; you can either take a long, uncomfortable, but authentic trip on public transport, or visit with a tour company. Tours include conveniences, such as meals and traditional hammock accommodation. Add Punta Gallinas to your Uribia travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Uribia journey builder site .
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Nous avons adoré visiter Punta Gallinas, en optant pour une nuit sur place on a le temps de faire la visite des dunes et d'aller à la plage puis de tester les chinchorros (hamac en laine très conforta... more »We loved visiting Punta Gallinas, opting for a night on the spot we have time to visit the dunes and go to the beach and then test the chinchorros (hammock in very comfortable wool) before leaving the next day. But be careful to leave with a serious provider who has a good car. We also had the chance to be there at a quiet moment with about 15 people in the hostel (so that it can accommodate several hundred) fill you on peak periods. We were there during the festival of Barranquilla (10-13 February), so few tourists!
Es una zona hermosa al igual se puede apreciar el ocaso de una forma espectacular. La inmensidad del Mar se conjuga con la terminación de la Plataforma continental. Es una experiencia maravillosa esta... more »It is a beautiful area as well you can see the sunset in a spectacular way. The immensity of the sea combines with the completion of the continental shelf. It is a wonderful experience there. With Wayuu Taya Travel, we offer this service to national and foreign staff.
Es increíble la sensación de estar en Punta Gallinas, no hay señal de teléfono, mucho menos internet! Paisajes y playas, cada una más bonita que la anterior! Ni hablar del amanecer y atardecer! Dormid... more »The feeling of being in Punta Gallinas is incredible, there is no phone, much less internet signal! Landscapes and beaches, each more beautiful than the last! Not to mention the sunrise and sunset! Asleep in Chinchorro, cold at night, must be worn blanket. Little water, is desert, have to economize, beaches nice, and extensive cold water! I recommend it 100%, have to be sometime in there life!
Dune is closed. If you go there because you want to see the dunes, don't do it. And there is nothing else to see. There is a conflict between village people and the Hospedaje Alexandra. The Hospedaje Alexandra monopolized the travelling there so the village people are angry because they are not getting any benefit from the tourism. So they block the dunes. What the Hospedaje Alexandra is doing instead is driving you around to 3 points of interest. These are super boring and they just give you 10mins to walk around. If you overstay the time they are getting angry. They treated us like cows... Out of the car, back to car. Then they drove us to a beach saying we have one hour there. After 45min they were jelling at us... But it was okay because the beach was boring anyway. It was the worst tour experience ever. 2 days travelling for staying 14 hours in a camp and drive 3 hours around with a 4x4 and see in 30mins 3 "points of interest".
MUI good.. .with distances and all
I'd like to visit this place.
Exotic sites and landscapes, beautiful, although checks the neglect of governmental bodies
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