Lost City tour 6 days

Magdalena, Colombia
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$1,661,000 COP

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Free Cancellation


The Lost City in Santa Marta also known as Buritaca 200, name given thanks to its location on the northern slope of the Buritaca River and for the number of settlements found for the year 1976. It is a scenario to discover the charms of nature where the past is confused with the present through its fauna and flora that surrounds the archaeological zone.

If you are passionate about nature and have the time available to enjoy and contemplate the landscape and space offered by the Sierra Nevada, this is the perfect Lost City tour to discover everything that it gives you and disconnect from the monotony of the city.


Duration time: 6 days.


Start time and place: Departure: Hotel/Meeting pickup Pickup time: 8:00 am


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.


1 DAY - SANTA MARTA - EL MAMEY - CAMP 1

It all starts around 9:00 am in the office where in a 4 × 4 truck we take the road for approximately 3 hours to the Mamey or Machete Pelao region, where we have lunch and then start the search for the sacred place of the Tayronas (old inhabitants of the Lost City). At the end of the afternoon we arrive at Camp 1, in its surroundings we will find rivers, natural pools, waterfalls for a moment of relaxation, then we will have dinner and there will be accommodations prepared in hammocks or beds to rest and spend the night.

2 DAY - CAMP 1 - CAMP 2

We get up very early, have breakfast and then start the walk to descend to the valley of the Buritaca River, finding some indigenous houses that make up a small town known as Mutanyi (Kogui Indigenous People), then continue the walk to the cabin where we will spend the second night accommodated in hammocks or beds with counters.

3 DAY - CAMP 2 - CAMP 3

Start the walk of 4 hours and a half after having breakfast, starting from the 2 camp to the 3 Paraiso Teyuna camp, at this point we will find ourselves near our magical and archaeological place «Lost City». Before arriving at our 3 camp we will enjoy a delicious bath in one of the rivers, we will appreciate the flora and fauna that we will find along the way. Then we will have time to rest and at night we will share stories and adventures that our guide will tell us.

DAY 4 - CAMP 3 - LOST CITY - CAMP 2

Very early we have breakfast, to begin the ascent towards Lost City, we start climbing 1,200 steps that take us to the magnificent ruins of the Tayrona Empire, we find ourselves with cobbled roads built by them, stairs and walls interconnected by a series of terraces and platforms on which ceremonial centers, houses and food storage sites were built. While in Teyuna, the guide will show us and give information about this mystical and enigmatic place, full of relics and ancestral stories, we will spend the morning enjoying the landscapes of the destination, having enough time to enjoy this place and take pictures, finally we will go down to our 3 camp where we will have lunch and continue the same way back to reach Camp 2 where we have dinner and spend the night.

DAY 5 - CAMP 2 - CAMP 1

We have breakfast at 6:30 a.m. taking the road at 07:00 a.m. back, and we enjoy lunch in the cabin near Mutashi continuing the tour through the mountains until we reach Camp 1, where we will have dinner and rest for the night.

DAY 6 - CAMP 1 - EL MAMEY

The last day of the adventure begins by having breakfast to continue the way back to the point where it all started, through the road will find rivers and waterfalls to cool down, until finally we reach the Mamey town, where we will have lunch and the van will wait for us to return the city of Santa Marta where we will arrive around 4:00 pm or 5:00 pm. Having totally enjoyed an enriching new experience in the magical Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta.

  • Round trip transportation Santa Marta - El Mamey - Santa Marta
  • Collection and return to most hotels / hostels in Santa Marta
  • Food per person: 5 Breakfasts, 6 Lunches, 5 Dinners
  • Hydration (Water in each camp to refill your bottle)
  • 5 nights accommodation in outdoor cabins on the ecotourism trail (Bed or hammock with toldillo)
  • Baquiano guide
  • Spanish - English translator (if required)
  • Travel assistance insurance
  • Entrance to the Teyuna National Archaeological Park - Lost City issued by the ICANH (Colombian Institute of Anthropology and History)
  • Contribution to the indigenous and peasant communities of the trail
  • Luggage storage and / or locker service in Santa Marta

  • Round trip transportation Santa Marta - El Mamey - Santa Marta
  • Collection and return to most hotels / hostels in Santa Marta
  • Food per person: 5 Breakfasts, 6 Lunches, 5 Dinners
  • Hydration (Water in each camp to refill your bottle)
  • 5 nights accommodation in outdoor cabins on the ecotourism trail (Bed or hammock with toldillo)
  • Baquiano guide
  • Spanish - English translator (if required)
  • Travel assistance insurance
  • Entrance to the Teyuna National Archaeological Park - Lost City issued by the ICANH (Colombian Institute of Anthropology and History)
  • Contribution to the indigenous and peasant communities of the trail
  • Luggage storage and / or locker service in Santa Marta

  • Wear appropriate clothing and footwear for the conditions described and your personal care items, remember to bring 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 indigenous people can only be done under their authorization
  • Take care of the fauna and flora, as well as the archaeological facilities and goods
  • 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 an 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 be aware of 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 would be most convenient for everyone to enjoy the tour
  • Stay close to the group, follow the guide's instructions and recommendations, walk on authorized trails
  • Keep in mind that the mule service for transporting luggage or people, as well as motorcycle transportation, 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, any eventuality (accidents, poor service, etc.) that arises will be the sole responsibility of said parties. On the other hand, assistance insurance does not cover injuries caused by the use of transport on motorcycles or pack animals.
  • Take care of your diet the day before the tour, avoid foods that could cause indigestion, intoxication or other adverse reactions, also avoid getting drunk or start the tour under the effects of hallucinogenic substances
  • 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 trail, do not feed them. Avoid using soaps, shampoos and others while bathing in the rivers
  • Dispose of garbage in 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.