Tubing + Seviaka Indigenous People Tour

Get to learn from the indigenous wisdom and connection with nature and then enjoy tubing downstream a river.

Duration

5 - 6 hours

Tour Type

Private Tour

Guaranteed departure

Languages

Eng-Spa

Overview

If you enjoy exploring the less known treasures of a region: you are in the right place. In this tour you will go to the Seviaka indigenous town. You will have a motorbike ride. And you will also talk to a Kogui indigenous leader who will teach you about their cosmology, customs and beliefs. Besides this cultural approach, you will enjoy a tire ride down the Palomino River and its rapids to enjoy surrounding nature in a different way.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • A 3-hour hike among nature
  • The unique experience of learning and interacting with the indigenous of the Seviaka town
  • A trip by motorbike
  • Tubing downstream the river
  • A lesson about medicinal plants and indigenous beliefs and customs.

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Description

La Guajira area is the perfect place to find all kind of wild and adventurous experiences. And, at the same time, is home to several ethnics that work to protect their territory and their legacy.

So what better plan than combining adventure and culture!

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 3-hour hike across the surrounding forest of Palomino. Then you will get the Seviaka indigenous territory. Here, you will be able to talk, interact and listen to the mamo (the indigenous leader) about their customs. He will teach you the importance of medicinal plants, the meaning behind their beliefs, and the way they live.

After the experience, you will go to Palomino River to start the aquatic part of the tour. The guides will provide with the life jackets and floating tires. And you will be dragged downstream. Part of this will be in calm waters and another part will be down the river rapids.

After you get to the end of the Palomino River you will go back to your hotel or inn

Give yourself the chance of doing something new and try this.

Included/Excluded

  • Gran Colombia Tours Guide
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Entry to Seywiaka
  • Floating tire
  • Life jacket
  • All-risk insurance
  • Extra purchase

Additional Information

🟡 Be aware that transport of this tour will be by motorbike

🟡 Be aware this tour is part walking and with the floating tires

🟡 Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately.

🟡 Bring comfortable shoes and water. Keep hydrating constantly and use sunscreen

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