Lost City tour 3 days

Magdalena, Colombia

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The Lost City is a sacred temple, a land of spiritual charm that our elder brothers left us, to explore, contemplate and enjoy this majestic place. Upon arriving at this place you must keep supreme respect and thus you will have the opportunity to feel the magic and energy that is breathed there. The 3-day Lost City tour is ideal for you if you have little time and are also ready to live an adventure that will require you even more than the regular 4 or 5 day tour. We have native guides from the region, some of whom have more than 25 years of experience, and are perfectly prepared to make your visit to the Lost City an enriching adventure you will never to forget.

Duration time: 3 days.

Start time and place: 6:00 am. Departure: Hotel/Meeting point pickup

Time and place where it ends: 4:00 pm Return to most hotels and hostels. Last point the office of Baquianos Travel & Adventure. Consult for transport to places outside the urban perimeter.


6:00 am: We will pick you up where you are staying. From our office or directly from the pick-up point we leave by jeep on a journey of approximately 2 and a half hours to the Mamey village (also known as Machete Pelao); there we will have breakfast and then we will start our walk of approximately 7.6 km (4.7 miles) we will pass through the first Adam or Alfredo cabin continuing to the second cabin «Wiwa» Where we will have lunch. After lunch we will continue along the path to the third «Paradise» camp where we will spend the night. During this tour we will enjoy natural pools offered by the Sierra Nevada of Santa Marta and in which we can take a wonderful bath that will make it more pleasant to continue the walk. The accommodation is usually in beds with mosquito nets, these include blankets for warmth at night.


This day we arrive at Teyuna; We will climb 1200 steps and as we go forward we will find terraces built over a thousand years ago, until finally reaching the archaeological remains that were the foundations of the main settlement of the disappeared Tayrona culture. During this guided tour we will know more about Lost City and enjoy the landscape that nature offers us. It is possible  to enjoy a swim in the well of youth, a place that according to legend, has wonderful properties. After the tour you will descend to Paraiso Teyuna to have lunch and then start the walk to the place where we will spend the third night: the "Wiwa" cabin. In this we will live an experience of cultural exchange and this approach will allow us to know its worldview, lifestyle and crafts.


In this wonderful adventure we can enjoy throughout the tour of the rivers, waterfalls and swimming pools that nature gives us; During the tours we take breaks to contemplate the landscape, hydrate and eat fresh fruits and at night in each camp the guide organizes short meetings with his group to give some information.

By taking the tour to the Lost City with us you will be contributing with the indigenous and farmers of this region, contributing to the well-being, health and education of these communities and to the improvement of the trails. You will also contribute to the research, conservation and maintenance of the Archaeological Park in charge of the ICANH (Colombian Institute of Anthropology and History).

Our Baquian guides are professionals in their work, at all times they will be on the lookout for you to give you an excellent service and will make your trip the most beautiful memory of Colombia.

  • Round-trip transportation Santa Marta - El Mamey - Santa Marta
  • Pick-up and drop-off service at almost all Santa Marta hotels and hostels.
  • Hydration*
  • Meals per person (3 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 3 dinners)
  • Accommodation 3 nights in open-air huts on the ecoturistic trail (Bunk bed or hammock with net)
  • Baquiano tour guide
  • Spanish - English translator (if required)
  • Traveller's assistance insurance
  • Entrance to the National Archaeological Park of "Teyuna" Ciudad Perdida issued by the ICANH 
  • Contribution to the local and indigenous communities of the trail
  • Luggage deposit and locker service in Santa Marta

  • Beverages such as beers, soft drinks, juices, bottled water, energy drinks, etc.
  • Handicrafts
  • Mule transportation for people or backpacks.
  • Meeting with the Mamo (indigenous leader)
  • Pick-up and drop-off transportation to Bonda, Buritaca, Minca or Palomino (check the availability for this service)
  • Any service not specified in this plan

  • Wear appropriate clothing and footwear for the conditions described and your personal care items, remember to take only what is necessary.
  • Respect the beliefs, customs, symbols, sacred sites and the right to privacy of those who live in the region, for example, taking photographs of the natives can only be taken under their authorization. 
  • Take care of the fauna and flora, as & iacute; as of the archaeological and facilities.
  • Inform the agency in advance about your food preferences and / or any pathology or allergy you present; the tour is not Recommended for pregnant women, people with heart disease, digestive or respiratory problems. Include the medications you should take, the guides are not authorized to prescribe or supply them.
  • The tour includes travel assistance insurance, however, in case of being insured by an international or other policy, please notify it before the tour departure to facilitate the management in case of accident.
  • Your documents and valuables are not necessary to bring for the tour, keep them in a safe place, the agency provides luggage storage at no additional cost. Already on the tour, take care and est & eacute; Attentive to your belongings, the agency is not responsible for loss or damage.
  • If you are going to take pictures or make videos, remember to have enough memory.
  • If you come with children, consult your advisor that it will be most convenient for everyone to enjoy the tour.
  • Stay close to the group, follow the instructions and recommendations of the guide, walk on authorized trails.
  • Keep in mind that the mule service for transporting luggage or people, as well as as motorcycle transportation, they are not offered by the agency and are not included in the tour unless otherwise indicated; The use of motorcycles or mules is an agreement between the tourist and the person who provides the service on the trail. therefore it will be Only those parties are responsible for any eventuality (accidents, poor service, etc.) that may arise. Moreover, assistance insurance does not cover injuries caused by the use of transport on motorcycles or pack animals.
  • Take care of your diet on the day before the tour, avoid foods that could cause you indigestion, intoxication or another adverse reaction, also avoid getting drunk or start the tour under the effects of hallucination substances. genas.
  • During the tour avoid activities that jeopardize your physical integrity, such as jumps from great heights, climbing trees or others.
  • If you find animals on the path, do not feed them. Avoid the use of soaps, shampoos and others while being soaked; bathing in the rivers.
  • Dispose of garbage at the points for this, avoid the use of plastic bags and use environmentally friendly products, preferably bring the waste generated back to the city to reduce the burden of waste in this area.

Free Cancellation

  • Return of the total money if you cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the day of the departure of the experience or the requested service.

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