Magdalena Expedition — Andean Region

A four-days kayaking journey descendig through the river where the soul of Colombia sails. He is like life itself, meandering with emotion, peace and contemplation.

5 day / starting at 997 USD* / $3'788.000 COP*
*Minimum value per person for a group of 5 people
**We work with dynamic rates, this means that the cost will depend on the number of people and the dates of your trip

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Wilderness and Expeditions

The landscapes and their fauna and flora as well as the typical river settlements will expose you to the heart of this country.

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In this 5-day expedition we’ll face physical and emotional challenges of varying degrees, we’ll recognize the ecological and social magnitude of the river, and as a whole the experience will bring about personal growth and spiritual enrichment.

What will you live?

This is a kayaking expedition on the Magdalena River along the Natagaima - Girardot section, approximately 100km long. This adventure program is the result of several years of exploration throughout different portions of the most important river in Colombia.


In all our journeys you will be accompanied by an Insider Shift. Travel inspirers and explorers, who are part of Shift for their love of nature and their adventurous spirit, their deep knowledge of the flora, fauna, geology and culture of the places we visit. Meet our Insiders, able to reveal the most intimate secrets of the place you visit.

Andrés González

Professional biologist who is passionate about marine mammals, botany and arthropods. Andres sailed for 5 years, researching and protecting marine mammals as a biologist for the International Tropical Tuna Commission (ITTAC), Over the past 32 years, Andres has climbed mountains above 22,200 feet and has performed deep-sea scuba diving down to 265 feet, while in freediving he has reached depths of over 100 feet; he has also spent over 75 days sailing the high seas.

Socio-economic Impact


When you travel with us, you make a difference, as you encourage those who welcome you into their homes and communities to become more passionate each day about their role as hosts of Colombia's unfolding to the world.
Below you will find percentages detailing how your money will be invested:

Food and lodging13%
Local labor25%
Operation and administration27%
Sales and marketing14%
Contribution to a local cause2%
Fees and taxes17%

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