4 Days Santa Marta, Tayrona and Minca

4 Days Santa Marta, Tayrona and Minca

Explore the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta. Including Tayrona Park, a Lost City with an experience, a City on Water, Minca, and both a Coffee & a Cacao Tour!

4 days of nature, culture, indigenous, beaches, and mountains, unlike anything you’ve experienced before.


Day 1: Arrival Day - Santa Marta, Colombia

Stop At: Santa Marta, Magdalena, Colombia
ome to beautiful beaches, tropical jungles, lush mountains, amazing deserts, and so much more...

Arrive at any time to be collected from the airport and taken to your accommodation.

Depending on your arrival time we can provide you with another tour or with suggestions of places to see and where to go.
Duration: 12 hours

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Hotel Sierra Nevada or similar

Day 2: Cabo San Juan in Tayrona Park

Stop At: Parque Nacional Natural Tayrona, Tayrona National Park, Santa Marta Municipality 470007 Colombia
Cabo San Juan in the Tayrona Park is a mixture of environments where you can find tropical jungle on one side of you, and beautiful white sands, and the Caribbean blue ocean on the other. Together this mix of nature forms a perfect Caribbean landscape.

You’ll be taken to Tayrona park and enjoy a 2-hour ecological walk through the jungle and visit 4 beaches along the way including Arenillas, La Piscina, Cabo San Juan, and Los Arrecifes.

You’ll also enjoy some fantastic beach time (approx. 3 hours), along with time to explore the area or partake of some watersports, such as snorkeling.

After your beach-time has passed you’ll enjoy another 1.5-hour walk through the jungle and your waiting transportation.
Duration: 8 hours

Meals included:

Accommodation included: Hotel Sierra Nevada or similar

Day 3: Minca - fresh mountain air!

Stop At: Minca, Minca, Santa Marta Municipality, Magdalena Department
Travel to the small town of Minca where you'll breathe in the fresh mountain air and enjoy a tour of this wonderful little mountain pueblo, including its wonderful cafes and artisan shops.

Following this, you'll receive a coffee tour, where you'll learn everything about the production of Colombian liquid gold, from the seed to cup.

Next, it's time to uncover the process of creating delicious chocolate! You'll discover the wonderful flavors of Colombian Cocoa, and perhaps you'll enjoy a chocolate facemask as well!

To finish off you're mountain adventure you'll explore some hidden waterfalls, with the opportunity for a refreshing swim (don't forget your swimming trunks)! Of course, throughout your journey, you need to keep an eye out for any exotic birds that happen to be hanging out close by!
Duration: 8 hours

Meals included:

Accommodation included: Hotel Sierra Nevada or similar

Day 4: The Lost City of Taironaka

Stop At: Taironaka Turismo Ecologico, Santa Marta Kilometro 56,6 Troncal del Caribe. Troncal del Caribe, Santa Ana Colombia
At 7 am you’ll start your adventure into the jungle of the Sierra Nevada with a relaxing drive of approximately 1.5 hours to the beautiful Rio Don Diego entrance. Once here, you’ll jump out of the car and into a boat for a short 15 min ride up the river to Tayronaka. You’ll immediately see nature surrounding this archelogy site and begin to understand the significance of this location. You’ll walk over these ancient ruins and visit the museum. Next, it’s a short walk to the Kogui community that calls this land their home, and to meet some of the direct descendants of the Tayrona people who built these structures and lived in this region for thousands of years. You’ll also receive an “aseguranza” which will safeguard you for all your future travels. To finish off your time here you’ll enjoy a wonderful typical lunch before setting off back down the river. But this time on/in your choice of a Kayak, a paddleboard, or a large inner tube.
Duration: 8 hours

Meals included:

Accommodation included: Hotel Sierra Nevada or similar

Informacion Adicional
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Service animals allowed"
"Near public transportation"
"Infants must sit on laps"
"No heart problems or other serious medical conditions"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 9 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability"

Hora de Inicio: 4 Days Santa Marta, Tayrona and Minca
4/23/2019 - 5/19/2025
Monday - Sunday : 12:00 AM - 11:30 PM

Duración: 4 Days
Lugar de comienzo: Traveler pickup is offered
We'll collect you from Simón Bolívar International Airport (Santa Marta)


  • Simon Bolivar Airport, Santa Marta, Santa Marta Municipality Colombia

Cancelaciones y devoluciones: All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.


  • Airport Pickup and drop-off in air-conditioned vehicle
  • Bilingual Tour Guide
  • 3x Breakfast
  • Accommodation included: 4 nights
  • Entry/Admission - Parque Nacional Natural Tayrona

No Incluye

  • Meals and drinks not mentioned in the plan
  • Experiences and Transportation not mentioned in the plan
  • Personal expenses and tips


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