Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, Minca

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Explore the second-largest mountain range in Colombia at Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, drawing adventures with activities that include trekking, bird-watching, and biking. Schedule a tour with local organizers to hike through the jungles and forests carpeting the mountain slopes. The range stretches from one side of Colombia to the other, allowing visitors to explore for days. In some areas, you can ride motorized taxis to the summit and back down. Optimize your visit by riding up and walking down, the best way to take advantage of priceless photo ops. To visit Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta and other attractions in Minca, use our Minca vacation planner.
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  • Took a colectivo from plaza mercado. At about the same place as the buses to tayrona go from. Costs 8000 pesos. Car go when it's crowded so had to wait a while. Large backpacks range they fixed on the roof. The trip takes about 1 hour and you will arrive in the middle of myca.
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  • It’s a long, bumpy 4x4 trip to the site. The tour includes a walk around the coffee processing plant. Noisy large machines dating back over 100 years drown out the voice of the guide. If you love watc...  more »
  • I had the opportunity to make this trip in the company of a pair of indigenous WIWA. that taught me the meaning of the Sierra and the lost city, as well as the philosophy of life of them, the value of the spiritual and living without the material. Assess the nature and the meaning of the song of a bird species. The physical effort of Ascend sierra at a speed of 3 km/h and descend at 2 km/h, ground difficult, is not for everyone. Admire the large influx of foreigners mostly European, and the lack of Colombians.
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  • It is and will be one of the sites most beautiful on the planet. I know well its foothills, up to 500 to 800 meters. The Koguis, that much lower to Santa Marta, Valledupar, have taken care of this imposing mountain that I prop to the sea.
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  • Is a landscape very llsmativo for its flora, fauna and its hydrography residents feel a great respect for these spectacular lands
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  • in the basin of river width, just 10 minutes from Palomino, the Caribbean people of more tourism growth in Colombia, and only one hour of heavenly Tayrona Park truck.
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  • Mountains with spectacular peaks, lush site.
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  • Of the few places inhabited by indigenous groups, a beautiful place where you can find a diversity of wildlife, must be well sheltered willing to walk the landscapes are unique and the tranquility is total, where you hear the singing of the birds
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