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Lost City

#3 of 89 things to do in Santa Marta District Features Animals
El Mamey | El Mamey, 470007, Colombia
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Ciudad Perdida: 4- or 5-Day Trek from Santa Marta
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“day trek” (57 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
El Mamey | El Mamey, 470007, Colombia
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Reviewed 22 January 2017

The experience was amazing as I'm sure you can read in all the reviews, but I would highly recommend going with Expotur, and in particular with Ismael as a guide and Mathias as a translator. You can ask for them personally when booking. We were...More

Thank Michael C
Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

This is a great trek and way to learn about the Tayrona culture. The guides Enrique and translator Juan Diego were great and provided lost of history and useful information. The nights in camp were lots of fun and the guides take good care of...More

Thank Liam M
Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

If you are looking to experience Colombia's natural beauty as well as history and culture, the Lost City trek with Expotur is the perfect thing. We did the 4-day trek and were impressed with everything from the guide and translator to the food and the...More

Thank alielephant
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Excellent tour! The trek was fun, the food was good, and the information on the area and lost city was very interesting. Our guide, Enrique, was phenomenal, as was the translator Juan Diego. The trek is tough, but doable, and there are places to take...More

Thank Tara G
Reviewed 17 January 2017

First, let me say, this was the hardest hike I've done--mainly because of the steep ascents and descents as well as the terrain, which in some cases is very washed out and technical. Few easy patches.Really enjoyed our guide, Sixto, whose sense of humor and...More

Thank Jill R
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

Me and my friend had an awsome time! Enjoyed the trip - was picked up at our hotel and everything was perfectly planned. We spent 4 days where we hiked and had lots of fruit and snacks besides the nice meals. Accomodation was also very...More

Thank AYQ
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

Expotur The Lost City was the best organised tour I've ever been on. Obviously the hiking, the endless jungle and mountain terrain and scenery was stunning and an adventure to travel through. Not to mention the magic of The Lost City itself. But the real...More

Thank natasha p
Reviewed 14 January 2017

This was definitely one of the hardest treks I have ever done. Full of lots of steep inclines/declines and so many times you were ankle depth in mud. Expotur was a wonderful company to go with, you received so much food, so you definitely will...More

Thank Mary Y
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

We did the lost city Tour with expotours. We did the 4 day track, the hike is quite tough, but the surroundings and views are amazing! We were lucky that we had a great guide: Levi. He knew a lot about the lost city and...More

Thank Blanka V
Reviewed 11 January 2017

I have been at Ciudad Perdida with Expoturs last Christmas. It was an outstanding adventure which included special input by our Guides Ismael and Matthias - you have to ask for them directly when you go there. Ismael is giving interesting input all over the...More

Thank Maurice M
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31 May 2017|
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Response from bruce m | Reviewed this property |
I definitely would NOT recommend this at all no matter what kind of physical shape you are in. There is no way to abort the trip if things aren't going well. Not only would you be putting you child at risk, you would also... More
4 April 2017|
Response from natasha p | Reviewed this property |
No there isn't I'm afraid