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Punta Gallinas, Uribia
(4.7/5 based on 130+ reviews on the web)
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. To visit Punta Gallinas and other attractions in Uribia, use our Uribia vacation generator.
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  • The tour was generally very nice. Unfortunately not a guide in reception has taken in Punta Gallinas us and we had to pay even the trip to the flamingos (other tours this was included). We have felt the crossing by boat to be rather dangerous. Hope they soon larger boats.
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  • We booked a tour of 3D/2N to Punta Gallinas through Kai Ecotravel so as to make most of our trip. Many backpackers from our Riohacha hostel wanted to do it by themselves, saving some COP 100k in three...  more »
  • Punta Gallinas is the part North of Latin america, away from all civilized people some hours of truck and boat. A unique nature, an atmosphere still more unique, amazing people, places and unforgettable views. DEFINITELY A JOURNEY BY A TRAVELLER THAT KNOWS HOW AND WHERE TO MOVE. Stay where Luz Mila is a force. Sleeping under the stars, eating what fish at the moment-
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