5 days
Duration
50 Km
Trekking
7/10
Physical Capacity
15+
Age
All
Best Period

LOST CITY TREK

The Tour is an exciting trekking, where there is no shortage of experiences and encounters with the indigenous people of the communities located along the way, while they carry out their daily activities, walking through the stone paths wrapped in the jungle that lead to Teyuna.

As the main activity, the Lost City Trek offers the trek to the Lost City (Teyuna), which is not easy at all, but it is worth making an effort to beat the heat, the mosquitoes and cross the rivers.

In addition, the Lost City Trek route has altitudes that vary between 800 and 1,300 meters, in the heart of the Colombian rainforest, one of the last brightly colored biodiversity sanctuaries.

Therefore, where the current Kogui indigenous, Arhuaca and Wiwa (all descendants of the Tayrona), who continue to preserve their traditions.

We begin our tour from the city of Santa Marta, a few kilometers from Mamey or Machete Pelao, where we will arrive by 4×4 Jeep since most of the route is not paved, which is where the walk will begin.

Start Tour Simon Bolivar airport in Santa Marta or hotel stay.
Final Tour Simon Bolivar airport in Santa Marta or hotel stay.
Includes
All transfers indigenous guide
Full board Telephone service 24h
Not include
Tips Alcoholic drinks
Notes
  • The management of our tours is entrusted to guides with experience in the area, however, the Lost City Trek is entrusted to indigenous guides.
  • In the Tour, all services that are not mentioned and appear in the program are also included.
  • The cost of the Tour must be paid with 50% at the time of confirmation and the remaining 50% at the time of departure.
  • Notify if you are Vegetarian / Vegan at the time of booking.
Additional Rates Mules Supplement 700.000 Peso (COP) (El Mamey – CabaƱa Paraiso Teyuna – El Mamey).
Travel insurance 240.000 Peso (COP).

1Ā° DAY / Santa Marta - Lost City:

Early in the morning, we go with a 4×4 Jeep since a third of the route is not paved, to reach El Mamey or Machete Pelao (duration 2 hours approx.), Where the trekking to the Lost City will begin, while we have lunch, We meet our guide, and we set out to get to CabaƱa Alfredo in the late afternoon, while we wait for dinner, we settle in and we can decide whether to sleep in a hammock or in bunk beds.
(Lunch, dinner, snacks and fruits with water and non-alcoholic beverages included, overnight in a hammock or bunk beds).

To CabaƱa Alfredo
Distance: 9,2 km | Time: 3: 30h | Slope: uphill 900m downhill 600m


2Ā° DAY / Lost City:

We wake up at the first light of dawn, while the guides will prepare breakfast for us. Immediately after, we start the trekking, meeting the Kogui Indians who walk the paths barefoot in their traditional clothes will be more and more frequent. We stopped for lunch at CabaƱa Wiwa and to visit the Mutanzhi indigenous community. We will arrive at CabaƱa Paraƭso Teyuna late in the afternoon, where we can relax on the banks of the Buritaca River or take a refreshing bath, while we wait for dinner that our guides will be preparing for us. We return to CabaƱa Paraƭso Teyuna to have dinner and spend the night.
(Breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks and fruits with water and non-alcoholic drinks included, overnight in a hammock or bunk beds).

To CabaƱa Wiwa
Distance: 8 km | Time: 3:00h | Slope: uphill 500m downhill 520m

To CabaƱa Paraiso Teyuna
Distance: 8,5 km | Time: 3:00h | Slope: uphill 700m downhill 300m


3 DAY / Lost City:

Early in the morning, but only after breakfast, we resume the trekking, but this time to reach our destination, we walk for fifteen minutes along the bank of the Buritaca River to the ford and from there the path will take us to the 1200 steps that we lead to Ciudad Perdida that the Arhuaco, Koguis and Wiwa Indians called Teyuna and believe that it was the center of a network of villages inhabited by their ancestors the Tayrona indigenous. After a well-deserved rest admiring the landscape of the Lost City, we descend to CabaƱa Paraƭso Teyuna to have lunch and continue the descent in the afternoon to CabaƱa Wiwa for dinner and spend the night.
(Breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks and fruits with water and non-alcoholic drinks included, overnight in a hammock or bunk beds).

To Lost City
Distance: 1 km | Time: 1:00h | Slope: uphill 365m downhill 365m

To CabaƱa Wiwa
Distance: 9,5 km | Time: 4:00h | Slope: uphill 300m downhill 750m


4Ā° DAY / Lost City - Santa Marta:

Early in the morning, after breakfast, we resume the trekking, the descents prevail over the ascents, that is why we travel more kilometers, to return to El Mamey, arriving at noon to have lunch, where our 4×4 Jeep will be waiting to take us from back to Santa Marta.
(Breakfast, lunch, snacks and fruits with water and non-alcoholic beverages included).

To El Mamey
Distance: 15,7 km | Time: 5:30h | Slope: uphill 850m downhill 1200m


Ciudad Perdida

CLOTHING AND USEFUL THINGSS
Light pants or Bermuda shorts and a T-shirt.
Camera or Camcorder.
Bathing suit and towel.
Sports and trekking footwear
Hat.
Mosquito repellent.
Solar protection.
Thermos for water.

RECOMMENDATIONS TO THE TRAVELER
Respect the environment and leave garbage in the proper containers.
Do not cause damage to structures or the environment.

VACCINES
No particular vaccinations are required.
The yellow fever vaccine is recommended only as a preventive measure, as there are no cases in this region.

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS
At the time of departure present identification documents Passport, DNI or CC.
During the Tour the traveler can bring a photocopy of their identification document.

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30/07/2021

fabulous trekking

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