Tubing and Hiking across Palomino River Tour

Palomino, La Guajira 

3.5 hours

Tour Type





Español, Inglés


Between Santa Marta and La Guajira, there is a place that boasts nature and adventure, and we want you to know it. Come with us to Palomino, take a motorbike, hike across the forest and enjoy a walk by the song of birds. Gaze at the views of the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta’s surroundings. And then take your tires downstream the Palomino River and enjoy the rapids until you get to the point where it meets the Caribbean and take the motorbike back to Palomino. A perfect mix between adventure and deep chill connection with nature. If you want to keep exploring this amazing river, we’re sure you will also love our paddle board adventure in Palomino River tour.

What to expect on this tubing across Palomino river hiking tour?

Part of the joyful energy you easily find in Palomino is due to the great amount of adventure and nature-ish activities and plans that you can do there. By being near the Sierra Nevada of Santa Marta and with the Caribbean Sea just in front, most of the must-do things here will include adrenaline and contact with nature.

If you enjoy living the best out of every place, trust us: this tour is perfect for you.


In this tour a guide will pick you up in a motorbike, which will be your transport for a part of the tour.

Then, you will do a hike of 40 minutes across the surrounding forest of Palomino. There, the guide will give you a short lesson of flora and fauna of the area. And if you are lucky, and the sky is clear enough you’ll be able to see the two most important peaks of Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta: Simón Bolívar and Colón peaks.

Once ready you will take your floating tires and life jackets downstream the Palomino River. There will be a part of rapids in this route, but you will also enjoy going down the river among nature. Finally, you will get to the Palomino River mouth, the exact place where it meets the Caribbean Sea.

After enjoying an adventure like no other, you will have time to dry yourself and rest before biding back to your hotel.


  • A short hike among nature
  • Tubing downstream the Palomino River by the rapids
  • Getting to meet the place where Palomino River meets the Caribbean Sea
  • A trip by motorbike across Palomino


  • Gran Colombia Tours guide
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off by motorbike
  • Floating tire
  • Life jacket
  • All risk insurance
  • Breakfast and lunch
  • Extra purchases 

Know before you book

  • Pick-up and drop-off by motorbike are necessary
  • keep in mind that as the tour takes place in a rural region, local guides may not be completely bilingual

Tour's Location

Palomino, La Guajira 



Member Since 2023

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