Latin America

5-Day Lost City Trek and Camp Tour from Santa Marta

Tour code: 822-9548
From USD $554
  • Available: Daily
  • Depart from: Santa Marta, co
  • Language: English
  • Duration: 5 Days 4 Nights

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Highlights:

Travel to El Mamey, hike through the jungle, passing by several natural pools. Walk through indigenous villages and forge the Buritaca river. Reach the Lost City along 1,200 steep, mossy steps.

Special Remarks:

  • Trek deep into the jungle to the famous Lost City
  • Pass through indigenous villages & see the local life
  • Experience sleeping beneath the stars in a hammock

Tour Itinerary

  • Day 1
    Santa Marta - El Mamey - Adan's Camp
  • Day 2
    Adan's Camp - El Paraiso Camp
  • Day 3
    El Paraiso Camp - Lost City - Second Overnight Camp
  • Day 4
    Second Overnight Camp - Adan's Camp
  • Day 5
    Adan's Camp - El Mamey - Santa Marta
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Day 1 Santa Marta - El Mamey - Adan's Camp

A 4WD car will take us in a 3-hour trip to reach El Mamey. Here we will have a light lunch before trek into one of the largest pre-Columbian towns in Latin America, once inhabited by the Tayrona civilization around the 11th to 14th century. We will have a 7-kilometer trek through the jungle passing by several natural pools where you can take a refreshing swim before reaching the first camp.

Day 2 Adan's Camp - El Paraiso Camp

We will have an early breakfast before departing on our 15-kilometer trek at 8:00 am. We will walk through the indigenous Kogi village of Mutanshi to learn about local life in the jungle and the native inhabitants who live here. During the day we will meet indigenous families in their native lands and cross the river Buritaca several times refreshing yourself in the cool waters. During rainy season water levels can reach up to 1 meter deep. So today, please plan to wear water shoes or hiking sandals with good straps and be prepared to get wet. You can snack on fresh fruits during the trek before reaching the third camp.

Day 3 El Paraiso Camp - Lost City - Second Overnight Camp

We will enjoy breakfast before departing at 7:00 am for a 6-kilometer trek en route to the mysterious site of Ciudad Perdida with its 1,200 steep and mossy steps. After the site visit we will return to the third camp for lunch. Then we will go back to the camp 2 and have dinner as you reminisce on the magical experience of discovering the Lost City in the jungle.

Day 4 Second Overnight Camp - Adan's Camp

We will have an early breakfast at 6:30am and hit the trail by 7:00am for a 10-kilometer return trek to camp 1 crossing back over the Buritaca River and passing through the indigenous community of Mutanshi along the way. Along the way, you can enjoy fresh jungle air and spectacular scenery.

Day 5 Adan's Camp - El Mamey - Santa Marta

After breakfast at the camp 1, we will continue the way back to the point where all started. Finally we will reach El Mamey, where we will have lunch and our 4WD car will pick us up to go back to Santa Marta arriving from 3:00 to 5:00p.m.

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