lost city trek
(4 days, 3 nights)
This adventure starts around 9:30 at Expotur’s office where a 4WD car will take you in a 2 ½ drive to
El Mamey, the place where we have lunch and then begin the search for the sacred place of Tayronas
(antique Lost City residents). At the end of the afternoon we arrive at the first camp, and in its surroundings
we’ll find rivers, natural pools and waterfalls to have a relaxation moment, and then we have dinner
and spend the night in hammocks.
DAY 1 SANTA MARTA – EL MAMEY – CAMP 1
The day begins and we have breakfast early in the morning, then we start to walk by the riverside of
Buritaca River where we’ll find plenty of houses which make part of a Kogui indigenous village called
Mutanshi. Our trek during the day will take about 7 hours going through the jungle of Sierra Nevada
de Santa Marta and enjoying the biodiversity to finally reach the third camp (equipped with hammocks,
beds and tents) where we’ll have a delicious dinner and rest after an adventurous day.
CAMP 1 – CAMP 3
Early in the morning we have breakfast to start climbing up 1.200 steps to our main destination, a
trail constructed by Tayrona people to reach the beautiful Lost City. Once we get there the guide
will show us everything related to this magic place full of relics and ancestral stories, we’ll spend the
morning enjoying the landscapes and having enough time to rest and take pictures, finally we’ll have
lunch at the third camp and then go back to the camp 2 to have dinner and spend the night.
CAMP 3 – LOST CITY – CAMP 2
The last day of this adventure begins with the breakfast at the camp to then continue our way back
to the point where all it started, during the walk we’ll find rivers and waterfalls to have refreshing
breaks. Finally we reach El Mamey, place where we’ll have lunch and our 4WD car will pick us up to
go back to Santa Marta arriving around 5:00 p.m. completely delighted of a lifetime experience in
the magic ‘Sierra Nevada’.
Round-trip transfers from the hotel or place where you are staying to the starting point of the tour (El Mamey) in 4 × 4 vehicles.
Three (3) breakfasts.
Four (4) lunches.
Three (3) dinners.
Typical food prepared by local chefs. Fruits and snacks during the walks.
Accommodation during the tour is in hammocks or beds, depending on availability. We provide mosquito nets and blankets every night.
We have guides from the region instructed by SENA, with years of experience. Trained to provide cultural, historical and anthropological information on indigenous communities and the area.
Doing the tour with us is to travel safely. Go to know the Lost City of the Tayronas quiet. Our sales advisors will explain everything that the travel insurance includes.
Contribution to the Communities
We work hand by hand with the indigenous and peasant communities. We are committed to support the development of the region through contributions that helps to have a better quality of life for the locals.
Entrance to the Archaeological
Park The Teyuna Archaeological Park is administered by the Colombian Institute of Anthropology and History (ICANH), an institution attached to the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Colombia. The entrance tax to the Archaeological Park is included in the tour.