- 4 days (Approx.)
- Hotel pickup offered
- Mobile ticket
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.
- All-inclusive tour
- Small-group tour
- Led by a local guide
- Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
- All taxes, fuel surcharges and service fees included
- 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.
- Transport by private vehicle
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
- Coffee and/or Tea
- Entry/Admission - Ciudad Perdida
- Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
- indigenous crafts
- Services not described in the plan.
Pickup from Santa Marta hotels or meeting point at Calle 10C street
Hotel pickups commence approximately 30 - 60 minutes prior to this time
Returns to original departure point
"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.
Hotel pick-up is offered for this tour. Note: if you are booking within 24 hours of the tour/activity departure time, we cannot guarantee hotel pick-up. Once your purchase is complete, we will send you complete contact information (phone number, email address, etc.) for our local operator to organize pick-up arrangements.
- 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
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.