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The Best Trek to Ciudad Perdida Lost City

In the mountains of Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, declared Biosphere Reserve by UNESCO in 1979, bordering the Caribbean Sea on the north coast of Colombia between 900 and 1.200 m on the upper reaches of the Buritaca river are hidden the ruins of an ancient indigenous town called “Teyuna“. (Lost City).

The “Tayronas” built the Lost City in 800 AD. They inhabited this area long before the arrival of the Spanish Conquistadors. The Lost City has an architecture based on terraces made with an enigmatic disposition and a unique design never seen before in any ancient city in America.

The Trek to Ciudad Perdida gives us the opportunity to go on a terrific journey through the path of the “Tayronas” on an adventure through the thick tropical rainforest and full with invaluable biological wealth. In Lost City Trek, we will know about the customs of the locals and indigenous communities (descendants of the “Tayronas”) who still inhabit the territory. A choice of archaeological tourism in Santa Marta, Colombia, with mountain hiking to explore this pre-Hispanic jewel where harmony and balance with nature practiced and professed by the ancient inhabitants of this land is evident, where today Kogui people maintains its legacy.

Why choose us?



We have comfortable 4WD vehicles suitable for the route. We also have experience drivers who have been working more than 20 years on The Lost City Trek route; thereby we guarantee a comfortable, fun and especially safe trip.



At the stations where we will spend the nights along the route to the Lost City of the indigenous Tayronas, we will provide food prepared by our cooks with fresh ingredients and typical recipes.



During the Lost City Trek Colombia, we will stay at rustic accommodations located along the path, provided by local people who will offer us a comfortable and safe staying in hammocks or bunk beds cover by a waterproof roof. They will also provide Blankets and mosquito nets.



Our guides are locals with great experience on the route who we have supported, trained and certified to relevant private and public authorities. Therefore, they can develop guidance tourist activities in an environmentally and socially responsible way throughout the the best trek to Ciudad Perdida Lost City.

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