Malaria: It is recommended to take prescription medicine (malaria pills) before, during, and after your trip to prevent malaria.
Rabies: Although rabies can be found in dogs, bats, and other mammals in Colombia, it is not a major risk to most travelers. Nevertheless, the CDC recommends this vaccine for all travellers that will be involved in outdoor activities in rural areas of Colombia.
AIRCRAFT TRAVELING TO NUQUI
WHAT TO BRING
Sandals or Crocs
Trekking shoes or rubber boots.
Tennis that can get wet
Repellent for natural mosquitoes.
Easy to dry clothes
Waterproof jacket or windbreaker
Hat or cap
Water resistant suitcase
Cool long trousers
Cash (there are no ATMs in Arusí)
We will be delighting in the flavors of the Pacific.
They are 45 minutes walking along the beach from Madregua, besides the thermal ones there is a river in which you can get and a small SPA in the middle of the jungle where they offer relaxing massages and aromatherapy.
Relaxing massages: 60,000 COP (45 min)
Aromatherapy: 50,000 COP (45 min)
Walk the beaches.
Madreagua is located on a bay where you can walk kilometers of almost virgin beaches at low tide. Canoe ride on the Arusí river.
At 10 minutes walking you can embark on a canoe of the natives of the town that will take you up river to enjoy the lush vegetation of the jungle and the crystal clear waters of the river.
Price per canoe: 60,000
Duration 3-4 hours approximately
There are 2 people in each canoe.
Walk to the rocks.
Leaving from Madreagua it is a walk of approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes by beach and rocks until reaching a waterfall of approximately 8 meters high, the return also takes 1 hour 30 minutes.
Guide price: 40,000
Up to 6 people with 1 guide.
Cabo corrientes is one of the most visited points of Colombia on the Pacific, it is the closest point to the Humboldt currents and it is a micro ecosystem abundant in marine and terrestrial species. They are virgin jungles by the sea.
During this trip, if we are in the whale season, it is very likely to see them, and we will go back to the cape and there is a place where you can take care of.
Price: 400,000 the boat up to 6 people.
Duration: from 3 to 4 hours
Before travelling, remember
1. Visit a health care provider specializing in Travel Medicine who can tell you which vaccinations are recommended due to your health and vaccination history. It is best to see this physician 4-6 weeks prior to your travel to allow time for vaccinations to take effect. You should mention each country you are visiting on your trip in order to receive appropriate advice for all of your travel destinations.
2. The United States Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has the following recommendations:
Hepatitis A: Vaccination is recommended to all travelers to Colombia because you can get it through contaminated water or food.
Hepatitis B: Vaccination is recommended to all travelers to Colombia, especially those who may have exposure to blood or body fluids through the giving or receiving of medical care, drug injections, tattooing, or sexual contact with the local population.
Typhoid Fever: Vaccination is recommended to all travelers to tropical South America especially those who may be staying in rural areas where exposure through food or water could occur.
Yellow Fever: Vaccination is highly recommended for travel to the Pacific region. The shot should be given at least 10 days before your arrival and you could be required to show your vaccination certificate, so bring it along.