Salamanca Natural Park Tour | Barranquilla Daytours | Newtours Colombia

Salamanca Natural Park

From US$ 104 p.p. / 5 hours / Private tour / Group discount

Carolina | Travel Consultant
Carolina
Travel Consultant

Tourist Guide Included

Transport Included

Highlights

  • Traditional canoe tour

  • Endemic Birdwatching

  • Reptiles- and mammals watching

  • Mangrove forest

  • Lagoons and mudflats

Program description

This tour begins in the Salamanca Island Natural Park with an unforgettable hike followed by a traditional canoe trip through the mangrove forests, lagoons, and mudflats of the park. So close to Barranquilla, the Salamanca Island Natural Park is an oasis from the busy city filled with a diverse variety of animal life, including 33 mammal species and more than two hundred birds types.

Because of the incredible importance to the ecosystem and biodiversity of this park, UNESCO awarded it a “Reserve of Man and the Biosphere”, in order to protect one of the most important natural and scientifically relevant zones in the Caribbean. Being apart of the Large Marsh, Salamanca Island Natural Park is a piece of tropical retreat for hikers and wildlife lovers.

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Itinerary Details

 Program 

After crossing the Magdalena river you will enter to the Natural Park, accompanied by an ecological expert from the local community. A path leads you in the dry forests and lagoons of the park, habitat of alligators and various mammals. The tour ends with a canoe trip through the mangrove forest until reaching the small island of Marchena. This island is an ecological paradise, where you can find more than 200 species of birds.

Salamanca Natural Park Tour | Barranquilla Daytours | Newtours Colombia
Price & Inclusions

From US$ 104 p.p.

The price quoted above is per person based on 4 participants and as a private tour. (+15% High season: Easter and 15.12 - 15.01).

 Included 

  • Air conditioned car or van

  • Hotel pick up (North zone)

  • EN/ES Guidance

  • 1 x bottle of water

  • Canoe trip and insurance

 Not Included 

  • International flights

  • Optional: DE/POR/IT/FR Guide

  • Tips and personal expenses

  • Transfers from/to other zones

Salamanca Natural Park Tour | Barranquilla Daytours | Newtours Colombia
Important Notes

Availability

All year round.

Physical Difficulty: 1

Language

Meeting Point

Hotel pick-up in Barranquilla.

Duration

Ap. 5h, 19:30 pm - 0:30 am.

Recommendations

Fresh clothes, change of clothes, hiking shoes, cap or hat, sunscreen, constant hydration and repellent.

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