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4-Day Lost City Small-Group Tour in Santa Marta

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    What to Expect
    "Teyuna" is the name Kogis gave to The Lost City, the name that represents the wind whispering between the mountains of 'la Sierra'. While a mysterious mist opens a glorious path showing off a sacred land, marvelous landscapes bloom with their glorious and natural beauty and where waterfalls and rivers bathe and custody the history of this magical place.

    Please see the Itinerary section below for details on each day of the trek:

    1st day - Beginning of an adventure right in the middle of mother nature

    The tour begins at the meeting point or pickup from your accommodation. From there, depart on a 4WD vehicle for 3 hours approximately towards 'El Mamey', a place where you will begin the trekking for about 6 km to get to the first cabins, Adan or Alfredo, for accommodation to spend the night. During the trekking journey, you'll enjoy a variety of natural pools flowing directly from "la Sierra Nevada" where you will be able to swim and refresh yourself, to make out your adventure an extraordinary experience.

    2nd day - Closer to Teyuna

    Group will depart at 8:00 am from “'Adan' or 'Alfredo'” to resume the trip towards a third camping site “'Paraíso Teyuna'”, site where you will spend the second night which is 1 hour away from 'The Lost City', venturing for 8 to 9 hours approximately . Throughout this walk, you will border “'Mutanyi'”, an indigenous settlement inhabited by a Kogui tribe, where the scouting guide will provide local information and details.

    3rd day - The Lost City

    Finally, you will reach 'Teyuna'. It will take about 1 hour from 'Paraiso Teyuna' to The Lost City 1. Climb 1200 stair steps and as you ascend, you will find ancient terraces built thousands of years ago until reaching those archaeological rings, which were the main settlements of the extinct Tayrona culture. Along with this guided trip, you'll learn more about the ancient city and enjoy beautiful landscapes provided by mother nature. Thus, it is highly possible to enjoy a bath inside the "Pozo de la Juventud" (youth well), a magical place that, according to the legend, has miraculous advantages. Once the walk finishes, descend back to 'Paraiso Teyuna' to initiate the trek back towards the first cabin, where you will be spending the night “'Mumake ó Tezumake'”.

    4th day - Adventure ends here

    The days in contact with nature draw to an end, so it's the time to return to the city. The departure will be early from the second cabin “'Mumake ó Tezumake'” towards 'El Mamey' traveling back to Santa Marta for 8 to 9 hours approximately. Once you reach 'El Mamey', enjoy a scrumptious homemade lunch before riding the 4WD vehicle heading towards the city. There'll be some spare time to enjoy the company of your new travel mates, which made your trip an unforgettable adventure.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Cra. 1c #18-23, Santa Marta, Magdalena, Colombia

    Traveler pickup is offered
    Departure Time
    9:00 AM
    Duration
    4 days
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • 3 nights accommodation
    • Local taxes
    • National Park fees
    • Light refreshments
    • Meals as per itinerary (B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner)
    • All activities
    • English speaking guide or an English translator with the guide.
    • Driver
    • Transport by private vehicle
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    • Snacks
    • Coffee and/or Tea
    • Entry/Admission - Ciudad Perdida
    Exclusions
    • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
    • Gratuities
    • indigenous crafts
    • Souvenirs
    • Services not described in the plan.
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Minimum age is 8 years
    • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
    • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
    • Passport name, number, expiry date, and country is required at time of booking for all participants
    • Hiking boots are recommended
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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    After 4 days of walking, ups&downs, 60 km and lots of sweat, we arrived in the lost city. We are very proud to see that indigenous panomara. we left with the agency baquianos - very good decision. Our guide pedro was our motivator. He told us the whole history of the natives and
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    Response from baquianostravel, Marketing at 4-Day Lost City Small-Group Tour in Santa Marta
    Responded 1 week ago
    Hi 958alejaa! Is important for us provide an excellent service and all our staff knows it. We hope you have had a wonderful adventure in your Lost City trek. Thanks for your nice words, for choosing and recommend us! Kind Regards, Baquianos Team.
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    We did the 4-day trek with our three tour guides: Miller, Daniel and Samuel. They were lovely and friendly guys. Miller was the main guide, he was very experienced and knowledgeable and took great care of the group. He arranged for our group to be up the first up in Cuidad
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    Response from baquianostravel, Marketing at 4-Day Lost City Small-Group Tour in Santa Marta
    Responded 1 week ago
    Hi 86eimearl! We hope you have had an excellent service and all our whole staff knows it. We hope you have had a remarcable experience during your Lost City trek. Thanks for choosing and recommend us! Kind Regards, Baquianos Team.
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    Everything was well organised and looked after. Trip advisor shoud give more details about the trip! Also if you do not soeak spanish is very difficult even if the translator is provided.
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    Response from baquianostravel, Marketing at 4-Day Lost City Small-Group Tour in Santa Marta
    Responded 2 weeks ago
    Hi Renata1405! Is important for us your recommendations, thanks a lot for your nice words, we are working to provide an excellent service. We hope you have had a great experience during your trek in the Los City. Please, if you can send us your email address, the date of your departure, the guide´s and translator name; or if you want please send us an email: info@guiasybaquianos.com That would be helpful to us to improve our service. Thanks for choosing us! Kind Regards, Baquianos Team.
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    A great tour! Very knowledgeable guides who are attentive to backpackers needs. Lots of fruit provided along the trail. They help you learn a lot about the history and culture of Ciudad Perdida and the indigenous communities that live nearby. Thank you for a memorable
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    Response from baquianostravel, Marketing at 4-Day Lost City Small-Group Tour in Santa Marta
    Responded 4 weeks ago
    Hi heliowtrowp! Thanks for your nice words, we hope you have had an excellent and remarcable experience during your trek to the Lost City. Thanks for choosing and recommend us! Kind Regards, Baquianos Team.
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    This trek was big fun! Shout-out to our guide pedro, translator Santos and our chef Jonathon, they all did a superb job. Everything was well organized. Just be wary of all the mule poo while trekking. After finishing this great trek be sure to wear a seat belt! The driver who
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    Response from baquianostravel, Marketing at 4-Day Lost City Small-Group Tour in Santa Marta
    Responded 15 Dec 2019
    Hi TimvanN! We hope you have had a great experience during your trek to the Lost City. we apologize for the inconvenience with our driver. We will take corrective action in the face of this situation. Thanks for choosing us! Kind Regards, Baquianos Team.
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    By: Baquianos Travel & Adventure
    663 reviews
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    mepeca2020
    Medellin, Colombia
    10
    Lost city
    It's an amazing place. And the guide people were excellent persons. Congratulations to Pedro, Duleidis Patricia y
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    lydiameinel
    10
    Maracuja Tour
    Its was great, the Nature and really nice Guides. Only that my friend and i got sick at the mountain. But the
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    958alejaa
    Munich, Germany
    30
    Hard but not impossible, a wonderful experience!
    After 4 days of walking, ups&downs, 60 km and lots of sweat, we arrived in the lost city. We are very proud to see
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    mark67ML
    Tucson, Arizona
    66
    Fantastic trip
    The Ciudad Perdida hike was all that we expected. A strenuous hike, an informative and friendly guide (Luis) who
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    Charlotte T
    40
    Five day trek to Lost City
    We were on the trek to the lost city and it was very beautiful. For us it was more the journey to the attraction
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    991beckyr
    154
    Fab hike with breath taking sceneries
    Had a great time in this trek . Both Hernan and Sebastian were awesome guides and would definitely recommend to
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    86eimearl
    10
    Amazing trek with spectacular views
    We did the 4-day trek with our three tour guides: Miller, Daniel and Samuel. They were lovely and friendly guys.
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    Dreamer67508688440
    10
    Ciudad Perdida trek
    Amazing trip and so well organised. Our guide was really knowledgeable and respectful and the scenery on this trek
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    KimL624
    Minneapolis, Minnesota
    10
    Great Guides, Great food
    Couldn't have asked for a better experience. Ruth, Enrique, and Poncho were friendly and helpful guides, while
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    Julia V
    20
    Tour a Ciudad Perdida en 4 días
    Importante if ypu contact the list you have and send a better specificacion of cloths: For example: Trekking
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    Dave L
    Chicago, Illinois
    40
    Amazing, challenging hike to the Lost City!
    Loved this opportunity to hike to the Ciudad Perdida! Just so you know, this is a challenging hike -- think 8-9
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    tmclck
    10
    Nice trip, but beware of theft
    We did the Lost city trek. The overal trip was nice, and we cannot complain about the guide. For an adventuring
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    Renata1405
    10
    The lost city
    Everything was well organised and looked after. Trip advisor shoud give more details about the trip! Also if you
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    dansurace
    10
    I hardly recommend to enjoy the tour
    The tour to Ciudad Perdida was incredibly interesting and well organised. The guides are prepared and they have a
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    heliowtrowp
    10
    Very recommended
    A great tour! Very knowledgeable guides who are attentive to backpackers needs. Lots of fruit provided along the
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