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Lost City, Santa Marta District
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Trek to Lost City, a pre-Columbian abandoned city dating from 800 CE. The fairly straining hike takes about four days and brings you across the jungles and rivers of the Sierra Nevada mountain range. Hiking with a native guide can help you learn more about the landscape, culture, and history of the area. Climb 1,200 stone stairs to reach the base point of Teyuna (the indigenous name of the ancient city). Explore the ruins of what is thought to have been the capital of the Tayrona civilization, abandoned when the Spanish colonialists came to the area. Put Lost City on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Santa Marta tour planner.
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  • We had the 4-day tour chosen. Was mega cool but also super hard! However, you are rewarded for the efforts! Indiana jones sends his regards! Food is really good and the accommodation sites really cool! Card games until late in the night!
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  • We had a great time on the Ciudad Perdida adventure. It doesn't match the Ince trail but it doesn't promise to and is half the price. Expect pretty tough but rewarding trekking, a lot of bugs and feel...  more »
  • I did this tour in November 2016 and would definitely recommend it. We did the 4 day tour and our tour guide was Denis. Denis was a lovely guide. She speaks Spanish but we had a translator also ( Andr...  more »