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Palafitte Towns of Cienaga Trip
Activities in Barranquilla

Palafitte Towns of Cienaga Trip

US$ 129
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the service starts
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Immerse yourself in the traditional way of life of the palafitte fishing villages of the Cienaga de Santa Marta marsh. This is a unique experience to remember forever!

Palafitte Towns of Cienaga Trip

We will pick you up from your hotel in Barranquilla at 4:30 am and set off in a minibus to the Islas del Rosario dock. There, a speedboat will be waiting to take us through the enchanting Cienaga de Santa Marta marsh, an area that has been declared a World Biosphere Reserve. Get ready to discover some stunning landscapes.

During the boat trip, you will appreciate the amazing variety of colorful flora and fauna of the Cienaga. This natural area is made up of idyllic paths, exuberant vegetation, and beautiful lakes whose shores are home to the so-called palafitte towns. These picturesque fishing villages have managed to maintain a unique and singular way of life for centuries.

We will make a stop in one of the villages to get to know the community and its ancestral customs. After chatting with some local people, we will taste a traditional meal prepared with fish or vegetables. Tasting the local cuisine in this incredible natural environment will be an unforgettable moment during your trip to Cienaga.

Finally, we will return to the minibus and head back to Barranquilla, where we will arrive at 3:30 pm.

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Adults Children from 4 to 7 years old Under 4 years old
Tour in English
US$ 129
US$ 107.70

Tour in English

  • Adults

    US$ 129
  • Children from 4 to 7 years old

    US$ 107.70
  • Under 4 years old


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Covid-19 Measures

All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations to avoid the spread of Covid-19. Show more

Tours or activities will not consist of more than 15 people per group.

A safe distance of one metre between clients will be maintained whenever possible.

The use of masks is obligatory. The client must bring their own mask.

Alcohol gel will be available before, during, and after the service.

All those running the service (guide, driver etc...) will wear a mask throughout its duration.

Handing out of printed material such as maps or brochures will be avoided.

The temperature and wellness of all those taking part in the service will be monitored daily, excluding and maintaining in quarantine any who display fever or symptoms.

The temperature of all attendees will be taken, and admission will be denied to those with a temperature of more than 37 degrees Celsius (99 Fahrenheit), and a full refund applied.

The transport used will be disinfected before and after each service and deep-cleaned every 24 hours.

The capacity of all means of transport will be reduced to 75% of their maximum capacity.

At monuments, museums and attractions, the maximum permitted capacity will be a 50% of the total maximum capacity.

Showing your voucher on your phone will be enough, and it is not necessary to print anything.

Alcoholic drinks are not available.

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10 hours.

Language The activity takes place with a guide that speaks en english.

The activity takes place with a guide that speaks en english.


Pick up and drop off at your hotel.

Transportation in minibus.

English speaking guide.


When to book?

You can book up until 6 hours before the activity as long as there are still places. Book now to guarantee your spot.

Type of voucher

Electronic. Show the voucher on your phone.


Physical: Varies according to the attraction included. Accessible toilets. Paid wheelchair loan service available. An accompanying person is required. This must be indicated in the reservation. Show more

Auditory: Varies according to the attraction included. Staff with knowledge of sign language.

Intellectual: Has measures for cognitive accessibility.

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All services published on Civitatis are carried out in accordance with our Sustainability Code. Specifically, this activity applies the following practices: Show more

Printed material is avoided.

The indigenous community participates in the management of the activity.

The activity helps the conservation of biodiversity.

The activity helps vulnerable groups.

The activity helps the dissemination of local cultural heritage.

The activity helps to promote peace.

The activity promotes local production.

No printing of documentation required.

Promotes local employment.

Has a gender equality policy.

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Not permitted.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

  • Q - Is a minimum number of participants required?

    A - This activity requires a minimum of 3 participants. Should this number not be reached, we'll get in touch with you to offer alternatives.

If you have any other questions please contact us.

US$ 129
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the service starts

Free cancellation

Free! Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the activity starts. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.