Caribbean Explorer

9-DAY LONG-DISTANCE COASTAL MOTORCYCLE TOUR

Moto Tour Details

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For riders with experience on small bikes over long distances. See the whole coast with a mix of on and off-road.

Day 1

Start: 9 am
Where: Santa Manta - Manaure

Riding hours: 6

  • Safety briefing, introduction and paperwork from 8am at our Santa Marta office.

  • Tour by wooden boat around a wild flamingo sanctuary

  • Riding along the beach and through the salt fields

  • Accommodation in a simple hotel in Manaure. 

Day 3

Day 2

Where: Manaure - Cabo de la Vela
Riding hours: 3

  • Join a local guide for a tour of the indigenous salt flats.

  • Desert riding on the way to Cabo de la Vela.

  • Optional kite-surfing or short riding excursion to watch the sunset.

  • Fresh seafood and cheap beers for dinner.

  • Spend the night at a simple indigenous hostal on the beach.

Day 4

Where: Cabo de la Vela - Nazareth
Riding hours: 6.5

  • Early departure this morning to beat the day’s heat.

  • Hours of epic enduro riding through hard-packed plains and sections of deep sand.

  • Arriving into the Oasis of Macuira National Park

  • Accommodation in basic Colombian Hospedaje

Where: Nazareth - Punta Gallinas

Riding hours: 6.5

  • Early departure this morning to beat the day’s heat.

  • Hours of epic enduro riding through hard-packed plains, sketchy sharp rocks, and wide-open desert

  • Visiting the Northernmost point of S. America

  • Accommodation in basic Colombian Hospedaje

Day 5

Where: Punta Gallinas - Riohacha
Riding hours: 5

  • Early departure this morning to get a good start on the tour’s biggest travel day.

  • After a quick blast down to the port, we load up our bikes on some small boats to shortcut around some of the desert.

  • Try some goat for lunch! A local speciality.

  • Back in civilization tonight at Laguna Salá Hostel.

Day 7

Day 6

Where: Riohacha - Mendihuaca Beach

Riding hours: 1.5 "REST DAY"

  • Get started on your own time after a good rest.

  • Quick cruise back down the coastal highway to our rest day at Cayena Beach Villa.

  • Relax and enjoy an afternoon/evening of well-earned LUXURY on the beach.

Day 8

Where: Mendihuaca Beach - Buritaca
Riding hours: 3

  • After a lazy morning on the beach, we head off into the jungle.

  • Three-hour enduro loop through the Indigenous village of Quebrada del sol

  • Spend the afternoon tubing down the Buritaca River

Day 9

Where: Buritaca - Minca

Riding hours: 5

  • Take the backroads up to Minca to visit Marinka waterfall.

  • Enjoy the view from Los Pinos viewpoint, 1,200m above sea level.

  • Traditional Colombian barbecue for lunch at Camaritas restaurant.

  • Infinity pool, hot water and all round amazing lodging at Casas Viejas Guesthouse.

All-inclusive $1,799 usd

($1,999 usd with optional day 10)

Where: Minca - Santa Marta
Riding hours: 4

  • Rise at 4am for the night ride up to San Lorenzo weather station and a view of sunrise over the snow-capped mountain peaks.

  • Enjoy a tour of La Victoria coffee farm, the oldest in northern Colombia.

  • Lunch in Minca before returning to Santa Marta around 4pm.

What's Included

What to Bring

9 day.PNG

Optional Extras

  • Honda XR150 dual sport- Upgrades available

  • Gasoline

  • English/Spanish speaking guides

  • Lunch

  • Entrance fees to all attractions

  • Helmet, riding gloves 

  • Medical insurance

  • 8 Nights 2 PAX Shared Private Accommodation

  • All breakfast, lunch, & dinner

  • UPGRADE to Honda XRE300 dual-sport: $249 USD (Without Day 10)

  • Support Truck : $1800 USD (split among group)

  • UPGRADE to CRF 250F: $500 USD

  • Private Room Accommodation: $299 USD

  • Passenger: $899 USD

  • GoPro & helmet mount: $75 USD (SD-card not included)

  • Elbow & knee pads: $50 USD

  • Riding boots:  $75 USD

  • Rain Gear: $30

  • **Tips for Guides**

  • Driver's license

  • Sunscreen

  • Insect repellent

  • Long pants

  • Boots or closed-toed shoes

  • Swimsuit

  • Towel

  • Alcohol and souvenir money