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Our most popular tour, the trek to the Lost City is an unforgettable experience and a must-do for anyone serious about getting to know Colombia. The Lost City is an archaeological Tayrona territory of an unknown city dated back to the year 800C.E., over 500 years before Machu Picchu. To arrive at this Tayrona archaeological masterpiece, one must trek through the vast jungle environment of the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta and then ascend around 1200 ancient stone steps. The trek will take you up and down the Sierra while offering unbeatable scenery and wildlife. Once in the Lost City be prepared to have your breath taken away by the network of roads and circular plazas which demonstrate how technologically advanced the ancient Tayrona people were and which give you a deeper appreciation for the history of the Colombian coast.

Remember you get a free beer at the end of your tour.
*Pay 10% now (115.000 COP) and pay the balance (1035.000 COP) in our office. Total price: 1’150.000 COP

DEPARTURE TIME At 5:30/6:00 Am
RETURN TIME Day 3 At 4:30 Pm
WEAR Comfortable athletic clothing, hiking boots, hat, jacket and sunscreen.
All meals included. They Can be Vegetarian or Vegan if you’d like. Insurance
Accommodation. Fees for the Indigenous and rural Communities.
Tickets to the Archaeological Park. Vegetarian or Vegan meals.
Farewell beer. Travel insurance.
Guide. Snacks.
A pair of walking boots Two shorts
Flip flops Insect repellent
Sunscreen Long pants
Long sleeves shirt Lantern/torch
Three t-shirts Swimwear
Towel Small backpack
Plastic bag Toilet paper



Day 1: Departure

Santa Marta – Mamey – Campsite 1
  • Departure from Santa Marta. 3 hours ride in a 4 by 4 vehicle. Final destination: Mamey at 9:30 am.
  • Lunch in de destination town and a 4 hours hike to the fist campsite Dinner at the campsite.
  • You’ll sleep in hammocks or bed depending on availability.

Day 2

Camsite 1 – Mutanyi – Campsite 3
  • Departure from campsite 1 will be around 6:00 am.
  • 3:30 hours of Hike to campisite 2. We will have lunch there.
  • 4 hours hike till campsite 3. It is called “El Paraiso”.
  • Dinner at the campsite.
  • You’ll sleep in hammocks or bed depending on availability

Day 3

Campsite 3 – Lost City – Campsite 2
  • Campsite 3 – Lost City – Campsite 2
  • Departure from the campsite will be around 5:30 am.
  • 1 hour hike to the lost city.
  • Four hours tour to explore the archaeological, ethnological and historical zone (The Lost City).
  • Return to campsite. 2
  • Dinner at the campsite.
  • You’ll sleep in hammocks or bed depending on availability.

Day 3

Campsite 2 – Mamey – Santa Marta
  • Campsite 2 – Mamey – Santa Marta
  • Early departure from campsite 2.
  • A 7 to 8 hours hike to return to Mamey.
  • We will have lunch in the town.
  • A 3 hours ride in a 4×4 vehicle to Santa Marta.
Lost City

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