Punta Gallinas, Uribia

#1 of 7 in Parks in La Guajira Department
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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  • landscapes and watching sunsets with the sound of the wind is the most beautiful thing. the taroa dunes that are on their way to point-at-end hens are beautiful. the exact spot doesn't have much appeal, but feeling the wind and the sea there is very nice. you have to take advantage and eat freshly "fished" fish, it has special flavors.
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  • Very irresponsible agency. We booked a tour from Cabo de la Vela to go to Punta Gallinas--they picked us up almost one hour late then loaded us onto a boat with a half broken motor. We had to turn bac...  more »
  • This is one great place to take Photos feeling in the edge of the world.is the northest point in south America. I recommend to take a tour, either in Riohacha or in santa Marta, because getting there is dificult and if you go by yourself you have to make a Lot of transbords and negotiate with the locals. And because the place is so far, you are not going to have a lot of time to enjoy. We went from santa Marta with magic tour, it was great. Even though our AC broke in cabo de la vela. They changed our car and we had no further problems. :) Just enjoy your trip, is going to be bumpy but It's worth it, the views are incredible.
  • Fascinating worth the visit
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