3 Day Cabo de la Vela

For experienced riders who want to get a taste of La Guajira desert on 2 wheels.
Difficulty level: Intermediate
Distance covered: 700km
Riding hours: 14
Terrain: 70% paved, 30% unpaved

Day 1

Start: 9am
Where: Adrenaline Addicts Santa Marta - Cabo de la Vela
Riding hours: 6-7
Highlights Include:

  • Cruising down the Troncal del Caribe seaside highway.
  • Tearing up the desert flats on the way into the desert.
  • Sunset over the Caribbean Sea.
  • Fresh seafood and cheap beers for dinner.

Day 2

Where: Cabo de la Vela - Riohacha
Riding hours:
Highlights Include:

  • A lazy morning by the Caribbean.
  • Visiting the nearby El Faro, Ojo del Agua, El Arcoiris and Pilon de Azucar.
  • Exploring the multi-colored salt pools in Manaure, including flocks of bright pink flamingoes.
  • Visiting Mayapo beach, just north of Riohacha.

Day 3

Where: Riohacha - Santa Marta
Riding hours:
Highlights Include:

  • Traditional breakfast in Riohacha (try the stingray!).
  • Stopping in at Dibulla beach, a quiet fishing village.
  • Lunch with our friends at Prima Luna Restaurant, the best pizza in northern Colombia.
  • Washing the dirt of and cliff-jumping at Quebrada Valencia waterfall before cruising back to Santa Marta.

Finish: 5pm

Interested in adding a day and making the journey to the beautiful Punta Gallinas?

Price: $439 USD / 1.250.000 COP

Whats Included:

  • Honda XR150 dual sport
  • Gasoline
  • English/Spanish speaking guides
  • All Breakfast, Lunch, & Dinners
  • All Accommodation
  • Entrance fees to all attractions
  • Helmet, riding gloves 
  • Medical insurance

Optional Extras:

  • UPGRADE to Honda XRE300cc: 100.000 COP/day
  • Passenger: 175.000 COP/Day ($60 USD) 
  • GoPro & helmet mount: 25.000 COP/Day SD-card not included
  • Elbow & knee pads: 20.000 COP/Day
  • Riding boots:  30.000 COP/Day
  • Rain gear: 10.000 COP/Day
  • Onsite accommodation pre/post tour 

What to Bring:

  • Driver's licence
  • Sunscreen
  • Insect repellent
  • Long pants
  • Boots or closed-toe shoes
  • Swimsuit
  • Towel
  • Alcohol and souvenir money