LOST CITY TREK

  • Adventure

  • Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta

  • 3 Days 2 Nights

  • Hard ***

Description

The lost city is located in the heart of the sierra nevada de santa marta, the highest mountain in the world by the sea. Called Teyuna in the indigenous language, the lost city is a complex system of constructions of terraces, dwellings and ceremonial centers, vestiges of a sophisticated architecture and engineering.   DAY 1: […]

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1.150.000 COP

Included

  • Roundtrip transportation
  • Accompanying guide
  • Accomodation
  • Full board
  • Water and Snacks
  • Travel insurence
  • Help to the community

Not Included

The lost city is located in the heart of the sierra nevada de santa marta, the highest mountain in the world by the sea. Called Teyuna in the indigenous language, the lost city is a complex system of constructions of terraces, dwellings and ceremonial centers, vestiges of a sophisticated architecture and engineering.

 

DAY 1: MAMEY’S REGION

We will start from Santa Marta in a 4×4 vehicle, which will take us to the Mamey sector. There you will enjoy lunch to get the necessary energy and thus start the 7.6 km hike. We will make a stop in a river of crystal clear waters to take a refreshing bath. Then, we will continue walking until we reach the first camp, located in a small peasant community, the Cabaña de Adán where we will spend the night. Some people complete the walk in 3 hours, others in 5; everything depends on your physical condition.

Bus: 2.5 hr    Walking: 4 hr    Incluided:  Lucnh – Dinner

 

DAY 2: MUTANYI |  BURITACA RIVER

We will start a walk of approximately 8 hours, half way we will visit the indigenous community of Mutanyi before arriving at the Cabaña Paraíso Teyuna. Located at an altitude of 830 meters, here you will be at the foothills of Teizhuna (teyuna), the sacred city of the Tayronas. In this tour we can appreciate much of the fauna and flora of the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta.

In the afternoon you can relax and take a dip in the river. At night, the guide will tell us more about the Ciudad Perdida and its sacred significance for the indigenous people of the Sierra.

Walking: 7 hr    Incluided:  Breakfest – Lucnh – Dinner

 

DAY 3: KOSKUNGUENA | BURITACA RIVER

After eating breakfast, we will leave at 7 a.m. to the Lost City. We will climb 1,200 steps built by the ancient Tayronas in order to reach the sacred city. After approximately one hour,
we will arrive in the city and we will do a tour of the different sacred sites of this area. There, the Mamo (indigenous spiritual leader) will tell us sacred stories and give us advice for life if we are lucky enough to meet him. At 11 a.m, we will return to cabin 3 for lunch. After lunch, we will start a descent of 5 to 6 hours until camp No. 2 where we will spend the night.

Walking: 7 hr    Incluided:  Breakfest – Lucnh – Dinner

 

DAY 4: HONDURAS

In the morning, we will leave for the Mamey (Machete Pelao). In the middle of the journey, we will visit a small natural waterfall to refresh ourselves and take a bath. After arriving at the Mamey, we will have lunch then we will pick up the vehicle that will take us back to Santa Marta. Approximate arrival time: 4:00 in the afternoon.

Bus: 2.5 hr    Walking: 7 hr    Incluided:  Lucnh – Dinner

 

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