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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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  • I did the lost city trek with expotur. I found the company very responsive and helpful in organising the trip both by email and in person. We had really great guides - Ceser and Wilson. Ceser was extr...  more »
  • -Price very expensive for what offer-the Agency turcol hid information and not advised properly after express our preferences, saying that them groups were small and limited, but omitting the information that in them accommodation is shares the space with all them agencies and that the day that finally confirmed left also a group of students of 60 people (Massing them walks and them camps)-beds very dirty and with bad smell sometimes insufficient for the people that there is. They do sleep to couples in a single bed... -Very rich food during the 4 days – the guides very attentive and friendly but could provide more information during the journey, and not only the end - nature is nice and not too hard walk. But there are so many people that the spell dissipates and makes it impossible to see animals
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  • We had a great trek with Turcol. They let us keep our luggage at their office for free, they were all on schedule and Sergei and Janeth were great guides! The only minus was that the group was to big ...  more »