This adventure type cruise is a demanding route, without the conveniences of conventional tourism.
Water is scarce and little electricity is obtained from gasoline generators and solar panels. The road is uncovered and dusty. Permanent sun and constant heat during the day and cold at night. There are no conventional hotels, the accommodation is carried out in rustic lodgings of the Wayuu communities visited. For this tour the visitor must be in healthy physical condition. It is not suitable for the disabled because it does not have the services required for them. Due to travel conditions, it is not recommended for young children or seniors with chronic health problems.
However, there are services health (hospitals) in Uribía, Manaure and Maicao and health posts in Puerto Bolívar, Paraíso and Cabo de la Vela.
To have a more comfortable trip it is recommended: Take a canteen, a knife, objects of ase (brush and towel, soap and toothpaste, these last two preferably biodegradable), sports shoes and sandals or beach shoes, 2 or 3 changes of clothes for warm weather, bathing suit and shorts, flashlight with spare batteries, sunscreen and sunscreen, insect repellent, sunglasses with filter for uv rays, hat or cap for the sun, identity documents, personal kit, light blanket and photographic camera.