10-DAY GUAJIRA DESERT CHALLENGE

$3,999 $3,799

This tour is for real adventurous riders. It’s a rough, tough and incredibly revitalizing journey into the unknown. We go where no one else goes – where the cell signal ends. The Guajira desert is the least developed area of Colombia with next to no infrastructure. We circumnavigate the entire peninsula and experience a real desert and its original inhabitants – the Wayuu tribe who for centuries fought off the spanish conquistadors. We eat fresh lobster and enjoy the Caribbean beaches as we ride further into the barren desert terrain!.  

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Historic Cartagena and Santa Marta
  • Caribbean beaches in Cabo de la Vela and Palomino
  • Incredible off road desert riding
  • Sand dunes Taroa
  • Punta Gallinas, most northern point of South America
  • Capo de la Vela, option to learn kitesurfing
  • Fresh lobster meals
  • Boat trip to see pink flamingos
  • Immersion with local Wayuu tribe people
  • Ruins of Puerto Lopez contraband village

 

Tour Price $3,999 USD

(On Yamaha XT660R)

+ Upgrade BMW F 850 GS:   + $530 USD
+ Upgrade Honda Africa Twin:   + $530 USD
+ Upgrade Single Room:   + $300 USD
+ Add Passenger in truck: + $1,999 USD  
 

BOOKING DEPOSIT $999 USD

BALANCE PAYMENT DUE 60 DAYS BEFORE TOUR START 

 

Description

POI: MEET WAYUU TRIBE

We will visit several Wayuu communities and get a chance to hand out food for charity.

POI: PUNTA GALLINAS

Most northern point of the South American continent with beautiful sand dunes, virgen beaches and pink flamingos.

POI: CABO DE LA VELA

Kite surfers paradise. Pristine Caribbean beaches and colorful rural life.

INCLUDED

✓ Professional Bilingual Tour Leader

✓ Accommodation with Breakfast in Shared Room

✓ Small group sizes (Min 5 / Max 10)

✓ 500cc or 660cc Rental Motorcycle (Upgrades available)

✓ Fuel and Road Tolls

✓ Mandatory 3rd Party and Rider Medical Insurance

✓ Motorcycle Liability Reduction Insurance

✓ Group Activities and Entry Fees

✓ Pre-tour Preparation Materials and Briefing

✓ Transfers to/from nearest Airport

✓ Price Match Guarantee

✓ All Taxes

✓ Gift Bag

✓ Support Vehicle & Driver included with 5+ Riders

NOT INCLUDED

✗ Airfare

✗ Upgrades

✗ Lunches, Dinners and Drinks

✗ Personal paperwork, permits and visas

✗ Bikes are NOT available on rest-days

✗ Medical Evacuation Membership (Available from Global Rescue)

✗ Trip Cancellation Insurance (not offered by us)

✗ Tips to staff

✗ Any inclusion not specified

TOUR DETAILS

2 days of paved roads along Colombia’s Caribbean coast line, 5 days of desert offroad. Spectacular barren desert landscapes, virgen beaches and sand dunes. We stay in nice hotels 4 nights and very basic accommodation 5 nights in cabin style huts with one night in hammocks. Sporadic cell signal and almost no internet signal for 5 days of the trip. This trip is for riders that are not afraid to take shower from a bucket and enjoy a fireplace at night rather than a blasting TV. Temperatures up to 100F – 40C. No A/C in cabin accommodation. An experience for true adventure riders!

80

Difficulty

80

Off-Road

25

Comfort

100

Fun Factor

ITINERARY

Day 1: Fly-into Cartagena. Airport transfer to hotel. Welcome and briefing.

Day 2: Cartagena to Rioacha with a stop at mud volcano.

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Day 3: Rioacha to Puerto Lopez ruins and meteor landing site.

Day 4: Puerto Lopez to Nazareth.

Day 5: Nazareth to Punta Gallinas, most northern point of South American continent.

Day 6: Punta de Gallinas to Cabo de la Vela, visit to sand dunes.

Day 7: Rest-day: Cabo de la Vela, beach and water sport day.

Day 8: Cabo de la Vela to Palomino, Caribbean beach town.

Day 9: Palomino to Cartagena, stop in historic Santa Marta.

Day 10: Airport transfer from hotel, Fly-out of Cartagena.

 

OBS: Itinerary may change without further notice due to weather, road- or any other condition that the operator or its guides feel will jeopardize the safety of the group or material.

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TESTIMONIALS

"It was a great trip. Dennis and Jhonner were very helpful and a lot of fun."

Edward Abramson - USA

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"Best bikes in Colombia, the competion doesn't have that choice of bikes."

Willi Rögels - Germany

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"My first time in South America and this was an excellently planned trip with detailed preparation and just a blast from beginning to end."

Richard Williams - United Kingdom

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"Yamaha XT 660 R. The bike was in great shape with only 5,000 kilometers on it. I drove it on and off road about 800 kilometers."

Patrick Rickard - USA

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"Dennis the guide went "the extra mile" parking /turning / boat loading my bike where needed due short legs."

John Passfield - United Kingdom

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"This was my first tour with a tour company, the Motolombia guys and gals made it all so easy! The guide knew everything about everywhere we went, The tour itself worked perfectly; each hotel was comfortable, meals were good and inexpensive. I will return!"

Tom melesky - USA

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"The tour is very well set up and planned; just show up and RIDE! Colombia is a beautiful country and the people are extremely nice. I will be back for sure."

Andrew Scott - USA

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"Motolombia is a first class operation. We had so many worrisome questions before the trip, all of which were patiently answered. But looking back, there was really nothing worthy of worry. Overall it was the most epic of our many riding journeys."

Ken and Cinthia Wornick - USA

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"Incredible riding experience, would do it again in a heartbeat."

Chris Baker - USA

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"The bikes were in great shape. The staff was willing to do any request including putting new tires on when there was tread left."

Phillip David - Canada

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"Motolombia delivered on the promise of a motorcycling adventure of a lifetime. The routes provided us with some of the curviest paved roads ever!"

Pardeed Sekand - Canada

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"The whole team was superb, start to finish" .

Robert Ellis - USA

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