La Guajira

How to Get to La Guajira? If you are wondering, here we come to give you some information. If you are in Bogotá you can take a domestic flight to Riohacha, with a duration of approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes.

Even if there is an option to arrive by bus, the flight option is the most convenient, as the duration by bus is approximately 20 hours.

Once we are in Riohacha we will have to book a tour with a 4×4 jeep when there is no public transport to reach the sail and tip chickens, which are the two destinations that are visited and are average nel of the desert of La Guajira.

To continue we give you some useful information if you decide to visit La Guajira:

Clothing and Useful Things

  • Light pants or Bermuda shorts and a T-shirt.
  • Camera or Camcorder.
  • Bathing suit and towel.
  • Sports and trekking footwear
  • Hat.
  • Mosquito repellent.
  • Solar protection.
  • Thermos for water.

Travel Recommendations

  • Respect the environment and leave garbage in the proper containers.
  • Do not cause damage to structures or the environment.


  • No particular vaccinations are required.
  • The yellow fever vaccine is recommended only as a preventive measure, as there are no cases in this region.

Required Documents

  • At the time of departure present identification documents Passport, DNI or CC.
  • During the Tour the traveler can bring a photocopy of their identification document.
How to get to La Guajira

Tour Guajira Punta GallinasCost of the Tour to La Guajira? If you are wondering what it is, here we come to give you some information. First of all, let us clarify that the only way to do a tour in La Guajira is by medium Jeep 4×4, because the majority of the tour is done on tracks in the desert where it is only possible to travel with vehicles such as the Jeep 4×4 .

Also, you need an expert driver who knows the tracks very well

The capacity of the Jeep 4×4, which is usually long chassis, is 6 passengers, plus the driver, therefore, the cost is determined by the number of passengers.

For that matter, the cost of the tour to La Guajira for 2 nights and 3 days, everything included, includes the following costs:

  • 2 Passengers $940,000COP P/Person
  • 3 Passengers $740.000COP P/Person
  • 4 Passengers $650.000COP P/Person
  • 5 Passengers $600.000COP P/Person
  • 6 Passengers $550.000COP P/Person (from 6 passengers the cost always remains the same)

For more information and details regarding the services included in the cost of the tour in La Guajira, visit Tour Guajira Punta Gallinas 3 Days.