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Indigenous Cultural Exchange Tour

Mingueo, Dibulla, La Guajira, Colombia
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Duration

8 hours

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

12 people

Languages

English, Espanol

Overview

The “Indigenous Cultural Exchange Tour” is an enriching and respectful experience that offers national and foreign tourists a cultural immersion in the life and traditions of the indigenous communities of the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta.

Highlights

  • Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta: On this tour, you'll take roads that wind through lush jungles and mountains. This region stands out for its rich biodiversity and varied ecosystems.
  • Crystal clear rivers: Throughout the tour, you will have the opportunity to immerse yourself in the clear and refreshing waters of a river. This bath will not only offer you a respite from the hike, but will also allow you to enjoy the purity of the water that characterizes the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta.
  • Panoramic views: From the highest peaks along the route, you will witness spectacular panoramas that capture the majesty of the surrounding nature.
  • Indigenous culture: The tour also gives you the opportunity to explore the culture of the Tayrona, the original inhabitants of this region. You will discover fascinating aspects of their heritage and traditions throughout the visit.

Itinerary

Experience with Indigenous Tourism

Transportation and Welcome: The tour begins with transportation from El Zaino to Mingueo. During the trip, tourists will receive an introduction by a local guide who will explain the objectives of the tour and the rules of cultural respect to be followed during the visit.

Community Reception: Upon arrival in Mingueo, visitors will be greeted by community leaders, who will offer a welcoming ceremony that may include traditional music or a symbolic ritual. This marks the beginning of the cultural exchange.

Territory Recognition Tour: Guided by members of the community, visitors will take a tour of the territory, learning about the history, ancestral practices and sustainable indigenous management.

Visit to Terraces and Sacred Places: The tour allows entrance to ancestral terraces and sites considered sacred by the community. These places are central to the indigenous cosmovision and will be explained in detail, highlighting their spiritual and cultural significance.

Traditional Lunch: Enjoy a lunch prepared by the community, where you can savor traditional dishes using local ingredients and ancestral cooking methods.

Dialogue and Reflection: At the end of the day, a space for dialogue will be organized where visitors can ask questions and reflect on what they have learned. This is also a time for the community to express how they perceive the interaction and impact of tourism on their culture.

Farewell and Return: Conclude your visit with a farewell ceremony, thanking the indigenous people for their hospitality. Afterwards, transportation will take participants back to El Zaino.

Included/Excluded

  • Ecological trekking in the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta.
  • Local support guide during the tour.
  • Authentic experience of cultural exchange.
  • Lunch
  • Entrance to the indigenous community
  • Insurance.
  • Additional Beverages.
  • Souvenirs.
  • Expenses not specified in the plan.

Tour's Location

Mingueo, Dibulla, La Guajira, Colombia
from $ 360.000

Organized by

yachaytayrona

Member Since 2022

Information Contact

Email

ecoyachaytayrona@gmail.com

Website

https://hotelparquetayrona.com/

Phone

+57 3186482509

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