Santa Marta is a great spot to do several things that cover a wide range of activities. It has a response for those who love beaches, history, culture or nature. What can you do before or after the Lost City trek? Let’s see what most tourists do and where they stay.
In Taganga, a village of fishermen just 15 minutes from the center of Santa Marta, you can find many dive schools that will provide you a combination of high quality service and affordable prices. From the village you can hike to nearby beaches too, or just relax. If you will stay in Taganga before and/or after the trek we will arrange the pickup and drop off with you.
The National Natural Park is named after the Tayrona indians who inhabited this region. It is now a well-known park by its white bays, coconuts palms and the tropical forest. The most iconic beach of the park is Cabo San Juan del Guía.
Tayrona Park before the Lost City trek: Wait for the car at the entrance (Zaino), we are picking you up by 10:00 AM, anyway, we will confirm you the time of the pick-up.
Tayrona Park after the Lost City trek: We can drop you off at the entrance (Zaino), by 2:30 to 3:00 PM.
Located in the mountains of the Sierra Nevada, it is perfect for relaxation, hiking, birdwatching or visiting coffee and cacao farms. Recently, Minca has become a great place to enjoy organic food and innovative preparations. If you will stay in Minca before and/or after the trek we will arrange the pickup and drop off with you.
It is located in La Guajira department. Nonetheless, this town is so related to Santa Marta because Palomino is a hub from where many tourists come to Santa Marta to do different activities, what includes the Lost City trek. Palomino is the right beach resort. It has a relaxed atmosphere where you can enjoy long walks on the beach or enjoy the sunsets. Palomino has great options for relaxation and partying.
Palomino before the Lost City trek: Wait for the car in La Aguacatera, we are picking you up by 10:30 AM, anyway, we will confirm you the time of the pick-up. To get to La Aguacatera from Palomino you can take a bus that goes to Santa Marta and in less than 20 minutes you are arriving at there. Click here to see the location of La Aguacatera on Google Maps.
Palomino after the Lost City trek: We can drop you off at La Aguacatera from where you can take a bus that goes to Palomino or Riohacha.