from $0
Book Now

Guainia: Indigenous Community

Created with Sketch. Inírida, Colombia
Not Rated
Created with Sketch.

Duration

4 days / 3 nights

Created with Sketch.

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Created with Sketch.

Group Size

4 people

Created with Sketch.

Languages

English, Spanish

Overview

The department of Guainia is one of Colombia’s most sparsely-populated and least visited regions – located in the dense Amazonian jungles of the east, on the border with Venezuela, the majority of the region is covered in dense jungle and crisscrossed by mighty rivers like the Orinoco, Atabapo, Guaviare, and Inirida, while most of the population is made up of distinct Indigenous groups such as the Puinave, Curripaco, and Sikuani. 

HIGHLIGHTS

  • The chance to explore one of the least visited regions of Colombia, which has only just begun to open up to outside visitors
  • See the majestic Mavecure Hills at dawn to enjoy a spectacular 360-degree
  • sunrise panorama over the endless jungles of Guainia
  • Visits to Indigenous communities, where you will have the unique chance to learn about their cultures and customs first-hand
  • Walk around in the community, listen to the native language, stories and contemplate ornamental fish collected by the fisherman of the community.

Itinerary

Expand All
Day 1 - Sabanitas community

On the Jipana path of the community of Sabanitas, a town belonging to the Curripacos ethnic group; you can identify the types of endemic palms of the Amazon, their use and importance while you enjoy the melodic sounds of the jungle. During the tour you will find a large part of secondary forest and terra firme forest and Oscar Yavinape our community guide will tell stories of their ancestors and will teach part of the activities carried out by the members of the community.

Day 2 - Boat trip to observe the “Estrella Fluvial Inírida”

The second day on this trip you can enjoy a spectacular ride through the immense waters on boat. Through the “Estrella Fluvial”, three rivers converge: The Atabapo, The Inírida and Guaviare Rivers which, when melted, gives rise to the Great Orinoco river, one of the longest river in the continent and the third largest in the world.
In the Inírida Fluvial Star you are characterized by having 34% of the Colombian wealth in water fish species is home to the flora and fauna that we name below. Inhabits 60 % of the avifauna known in the Eastern Orinoquía, 476 species of birds, many of them endemic to the riverside habitats since great Orinoco River does not represent a barrier for the great majority of the species, 903 species of plants, 200 of mammals and 40 of amphibians. The otter, the jaguar and the pink dolphin, present in the Fluvial Star, are in critical danger of threat. In the zone, it is inhabited by the native ethnic groups Puinave and Curripaco, as well as others coming from Brazil, Venezuela, Vaupes, Vichada, Meta and Guaviare, five shelters and 17 communities that live there, who support and legitimize the decision of the declaration. At the end of this beautiful tour and enjoy some species of flora and fauna there will be place for a refreshing swim in the Atabapo River.

Night Camp in the Mavicure Hill and Remanso Community

Day 3 - Climb up to the Cerros Mavicure

The Mavicure hills are large to rocky blooms of the Guiana Shield and constitute the exotic landscape of the region. They are also called “island mounts” or “inselberg” because they emerge as imposing and solitary guardians of the vast jungle- covered plain.

Day 4 - Rincon de Caño Vitina

You will be able to observe on the two sides of the road, immense savannas and catingas covered by the emblematic flower of the department, “La Flor de Inírida”. The Rincón de Caño Vitina community was created by a family of the Curripaco ethnic group, which settled in this territory from the community of Zamuro in the Inírida river, likewise it is part of the Atabapo river reserve and Inírida river, is within the area of the Fluvial star of Inírida.

Included/Excluded

  • Travel insurance
  • All meals 
  • Hotel and camp accommodation
  • Entrance to Indigenous communities
  • All activities specified in itinerary
  • River and land transport
  • Internal flights
  • Snacks & drinks during the activities
  • Local bilingual guide
  • Carbon Footprint
  • Additional activities
  • Alcoholic drinks
  • International flights

Tour's Location

Created with Sketch. Inírida, Colombia

Reviews

0/5
Not Rated
Based on 0 review
Excellent
0
Very Good
0
Average
0
Poor
0
Terrible
0
Showing 1 - 0 of 0 in total
Created with Sketch.
from $0

You might also like

Get Updates & More

Thoughtful thoughts to your inbox