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

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

Challenge yourself on a 4-day hiking adventure through the Colombian jungle as you trek to the mythical Ciudad Perdida. Enjoy the marvelous landscapes and natural beauty of this magical place. This vigorous trekking experience traverses the unspoiled terrain of the Colombian wilderness, culminating in a visit to an impressive indigenous archaeological site from the 9th century. Your small-group tour, with a maximum of 12 participants, also includes a guide, accommodations, entrance fees, round-trip transport from hotels in Santa Marta and meals as per the itinerary.


Day 1: Beginning of an adventure right in the middle of mother nature

Pass By: Ciudad Perdida, El Mamey Sierra Nevada, Santa Marta, Santa Marta Municipality 470007 Colombia
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.

Meals included:

Accommodation included: Accommodation in beds or hammocks.

Day 2: Closer to Teyuna

Pass By: Ciudad Perdida, El Mamey Sierra Nevada, Santa Marta, Santa Marta Municipality 470007 Colombia
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.

Meals included:

Accommodation included: In beds or hammock

Day 3: The Lost City

Stop At: Ciudad Perdida, El Mamey Sierra Nevada, Santa Marta, Santa Marta Municipality 470007 Colombia
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'”.
Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:

Accommodation included: In beds or hammocks

Day 4: Adventure ends here

Pass By: Ciudad Perdida, El Mamey Sierra Nevada, Santa Marta, Santa Marta Municipality 470007 Colombia
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.

Meals included:

No accommodation included on this day.

Informacion Adicional
"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"
"Near public transportation"
"Infants must sit on laps"
"Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level"
"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 tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers"
"Face masks required for travelers in public areas"
"Face masks required for guides in public areas"
"Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff"
"Social distancing enforced throughout experience"
"Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas"
"Gear/equipment sanitized between use"
"Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized"
"Guides required to regularly wash hands"
"Regular temperature checks for staff"
"Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival"
"Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms"
"Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons"
"Is required a test covid 72 hours maximun before the tour, could be the PCR or Antigen test. I your last test has more than 72 hours you have to make other test again. We have an special agree with a farmacy for the test in a good price."

Hora de Inicio: 9:00 AM
Duración: 4 Days
Lugar de comienzo: Cra. 1c #18-23, Comuna 2, Santa Marta, Magdalena, Colombia
Traveler pickup is offered

Cancelaciones y devoluciones: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.


  • 3x Breakfast
  • 4x Dinner
  • 4x Lunch
  • Accommodation included: 3 nights
  • 3 nights accommodation
  • Local taxes
  • National Park fees
  • Light refreshments
  • All activities
  • English speaking guide or an English translator with the guide.
  • Driver
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Entry/Admission - Ciudad Perdida

No Incluye

  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Gratuities
  • indigenous crafts
  • Souvenirs
  • Services not described in the plan.


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