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Colombia - Lost City Trekking

7 days with G Adventures   Rating: Budget

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Itinerary
Click for Dates and Prices Day 1 Santa Marta
Arrive at any time.

Day 2 Santa Marta/Ricardito Camp 
Transfer to Machete Pelao, where the trek to the Lost City of Teyuna begins. Trek through farmland, steamy jungle, and rural Kogi communities. Get a glimpse into the local way of life in the remote river valleys of the Sierra Nevada Mountains. (1B, 1L, 1D)

Day 3 Ricardito Camp/ Wiwa Camp 
Head further into the vivid green jungle past small villages en route to the camp for the evening. After a long day of trekking, enjoy a refreshing dip in one of the natural swimming pools. (1B, 1L, 1D)

Day 4 Wiwa Camp /Teyuna Paraiso Camp 
Continue trekking along the route to the Ciudad Perdida. Today is a tough portion of the trek with a lot of steep inclines, make sure to rest and take in the beautiful views. (1B, 1L, 1D)

Day 5 Teyuna Paraiso Camp/ Wiwa Camp 
Get started early to climb the 1,200 steps up to the Lost City. The view of the surrounding Sierra Nevada Mountains makes it well worth the hike. Explore the Lost City and learn what is known of its origins from the indigenous guide, before making the descent back to Wiwa Camp for the night. (1B, 1L, 1D)

Day 6 Wiwa Camp /Santa Marta 
In the morning, take in your last views of the jungle as you trek back to Machete Pelao. Transfer to Santa Marta where the rest of the day is yours to relax. (1B, 1L)

Day 7 Santa Marta 
Depart at any time. (1B)
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All This Included
Everyone wants to visit an undiscovered region before it becomes a hotbed of tourism. Trek the “Ciudad Perdida” at Teyuna, and have that wish come true. Get firsthand knowledge of the area’s unique culture with an Indigenous guide and an English-speaking CEO accompanying you the entire way. Together, trek through lush jungles and across streams before stopping at an Indigenous village for a G Adventures for Good-supported community lunch. Arrive at Teyuna and explore the uncrowded ruins at leisure, marvelling at what would have been here in years gone by. Say you got here first and had the Lost City all to yourself.
  • G Adventures for Good: Wiwa Community Visit & Lunch, Gotsezhi Village
  • Trek to the Lost City with an indigenous guide (5 days)
  • Guided tour of the Lost City
  • Transport between destinations and to/from included activities
  • Indigenous Kogi or Wiwa guide and English-speaking CEO throughout.
  • Hotels (2 nts), camping (4 nts in hammocks or rustic bunks).
  • 6 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 4 dinners.
  • Transportation: 4x4, walking
  • Chief Experience Office (CEO) throughout, local guides.
Highlights
  • Climb 1200 steps to reach the Lost City of Teyuna
  • Enjoy spectacular jungle scenery along the trek
  • Swim in the cool Buritaca River
  • Watch hummingbirds in the trees from the comfort of a hammock.
Accommodations
Hotels (2 nts)
Camping (4 nts in hammocks or rustic bunks)
Notes
  • Small group experience; Max 16, Avg 10
  • Serious high-altitude hikes, cycling, or other instances of heavy exercise. Come prepared to sweat a bit.
  • Please ask your Vacations To Go travel counselor for more information.
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