Trek to the Lost City in 4 days
Between 7:00 and 9:00 a.m. at your accommodation in Santa Marta or Taganga
5:00 p.m. at your accommodation in Santa Marta or Taganga
The Lost City Trek Colombia in 4 days, also known as Teyuna, is the most chosen trekking by travelers who decide to visit the Tayrona village. It is an experience of nature and archeology in the Colombian jungle. Here, the indigenous communities of the Sierra Nevada inhabit.
On this tour, you walk an average of 6 hours a day through the jungle and the nights are spent in camps. What makes this tour one of the best experiences in Colombia is the arrival at the Lost City, which has remained virtually untouched for centuries.
7.6 Km - 04 h
Initial elevation: 140 m
Highest altitude: 450 mslm
Rest: Camp 1
The transportation will pick us up at our lodging in Santa Marta between 7:00 and 9:00 a.m. to start the trip to the great Colombian jungle. Once the group is gathered, we will start the drive to Mamey in a 4x4 off-road vehicle for two and a half hours. Upon arrival, we will have lunch to regain strength and be ready for the start of the trek. During the next 4 hours, we will walk through rivers and waterfalls where we can bathe and enjoy the authentic nature in the jungle. Around 6:30 p.m. we will arrive at "Camp 1", where we will be served dinner and spend the night in hammocks or beds with mosquito nets.
15.2 Km - 07 h
Initial elevation: 500 m
Highest altitude: 900 mslm
Rest: Camp 3
Our day starts early with a good breakfast, so we can make the most of the trekking day and avoid the hottest hours of the day. The second day's hike lasts 7 hours through the jungle of the Sierra Nevada and the Buritaca river valley. Along the way we will stop for lunch at "Camp 2" and pass through the Mutanzi indigenous village, where we will learn about the lifestyle of the Kogui community. The second day of the Ciudad Perdida tour will end when we arrive at "Camp 3", where we will have dinner and spend the night in hammocks, tents or beds.
10 Km - 06 h
Initial elevation: 900 m
Highest altitude: 1200 mslm
Rest: Camp 2
The third day is the most spectacular route, the ascent to the Lost City. After breakfast we will start the hike up the 1,200 steps that ascend to the Tayrona village. Once in the Lost City the guide will give you a tour of the area and explain the history and secrets of this magical place. At the end of the guided tour you will have free time throughout the morning to enjoy all the surroundings and corners that this place has to offer. After this intense day we will return to "Camp 2", where we will have dinner and spend the night in hammocks or beds. Tomorrow will be the last day of our Lost City Trek in Colombia.
14.8 Km - 07 h
Initial elevation: 470 m
Highest altitude: 470 m
After enjoying breakfast, we will start the last day of the Lost City trek. During this 7-hour journey, we will pass by waterfalls and rivers until we return to Mamey. There, the van will be waiting for us to have lunch and return to Santa Marta. Once in the coastal city, we will say goodbye to the guide and to those who have been our adventure companions during these 4 days.