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Lost City

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El Mamey, Santa Marta 470003, Colombia
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Ciudad Perdida: 4- or 5-Day Trek from Santa Marta
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El Mamey, Santa Marta 470003, Colombia
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We had a wonderful time. Beware the track is hard. Don't be fooled by the amount of km that don't seem much - there is a lot of uphill. Make sure you go on the low season. We went in October and that was very...More

1  Thank Daniela T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was one of the hardest things I've done in my life. I did the 5 day tour with 2 friends and we all felt the same. There were honestly days were I just wanted to turn back. It rains most afternoons and, when I...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This review is only to point out the very high possibility of ending up with quite a severe stomach bug whilst doing the lost city trek. You will stop off at a variety of camps along the way - some you will use as just...More

2  Thank Matthew H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Incredible highlight of things to do in Colombia. It´s just mystic. I can highly recommend to book wiwa-tour that provides you with indigenous guides and an authentic experience. Get to know vividly about the indigenous culture & their customs that survived until today. Another great...More

1  Thank Marcel S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This trek is a great adventure however you need to be prepared. The hike itself covers small distances of around 10-20kms per day but don't get fooled by the distances as this trek is very demanding. We were lucky we had a great guide Andy...More

Thank Mark A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went on the Lost City hike after hearing about it from other people I had met while travelling solo. Absolutely one of the best things I did during my stay in Colombia. The hike can be tough in some places, especially when the sun...More

Thank Julian T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This 4-day trip is definitely worth your money. The whole experience of eating, walking and sleeping in the jungle gives you the feeling of living there. The trek itself is not easy, but very doable if you like some exercise and don't give up easily....More

Thank Mathijs18
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We did the 4 day hike to la ciudad perdida with 6 friends. This was the best period of whole our stay in Colombia. Special thanks to our Guide Andy Carvajal, who made this trip an even more beautiful experience. He is passionate about his...More

Thank Bruno S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ciudad Perdida is a tough trek, but it's a true once in a lifetime experience. Together with our awesome, cool, (extremely) helpful, funny guide Ciser - we had an awesome 4 days. If you can book a tour with him via Expotur, I'd definitely recommend...More

Thank Tom D
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

Just an amazing experience and great guides. Early up and early to bed and still there was time to have fun and bath in the river.

Thank Jeanette G
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14 October 2017|
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Response from Mk_finnegan | Reviewed this property |
Hi yes, i left my things at a hotel in santa marta. Valuables were stored in the hotel safe. One word of caution, we were told we could leave our passports in the safe. On the way back from the hike our car was pulled over... More
11 October 2017|
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Response from Chris O | Reviewed this property |
We did this in August and it rained every day but in late afternoon - It will rain pretty much every day but the rain is much more welcome than it sounds, it cools you down and everything will be soaked anyway so I wouldn't... More
15 September 2017|
Response from Dajosepp | Reviewed this property |
Age is in my view no problem, there are not only young people there. More important is your fitness, be aware that you need to do a lot of up and down, cross rivers, hike on really muddy tracks when it rains. And... More
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