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4-day Trek to the Lost City in Colombia, from Santa Marta

Lost city trek
Lost City Trek
Lost City Trek
Lost City Trek
Lost City Trek

Embark on a spectacular hiking trip to the mysterious Lost City close to Santa Marta, Colombia on this exciting 4-day adventure with one of the experienced guides on our team.


4 Days

All year




  • Hike during 4 days along a dazzling thick tropical rainforest.
  • Discover the stunning Lost City in the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta.
  • Learn about the pre-hispanic culture in Colombia.


Located close to Santa Marta, Magdalena, this incredible hiking path along a thick tropical rainforest takes you to the breathtaking Lost CityTeyuna, a city built in the 800’s by the indigenous Tayronas. Follow us for an unforgettable adventure in Colombia.

The Lost City (Ciudad perdida in Spanish) is hidden in the mountains of the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve in the Colombian Caribbean. We can reach this area hiking for 4 days. The 4-day trek option is perfect for those with little time and in perfect physical conditions. 

If you love hiking, nature, kind people and cultural experiences, then this is the trip for you! Send your request. You’ll love this dazzling adventure.

All travelers “including Colombian People” traveling to Lost City must bring a Covid – 19 vaccination certificate.

Price includes

- Guiding fee

- Accommodation included

- Transport during the trip

- Snacks

Price details

Ticket to the archaeological zone

Contribution to indigenous communities, peasant communities and ICANH

Not included:

Breakfast on the first day

Alcoholic beverages

Mules for carrying baggage

Services not specified in the plan


Day 1: Santa Marta - Mamey

The trip starts from the hotel in a 4-wheel drive car for three hours to the village of “El Mamey”. Then, we have lunch at the village and hike for about 4 hours to the first basecamp. At night, sleep in hammocks or beds with mosquito nets and have dinner at the camp.

Day 2: Mutanzi

We have breakfast and leave early from camp 1. Then, we hike for two hours heading to the indigenous village “Mutanzi”. We walk for 40 minutes to camp 2, where we will have a delicious lunch. Then, four hours of hiking until we arrive at the camp of “Mamo Romualdo” (camp 3). We sleep in hammocks or beds with mosquito nets and have dinner at the camp.

Day 3: Lost City

We have breakfast and leave early from camp 3, climb for about one hour until arrive at the Lost City. Two hours of observation of the archaeological, ethnological and historical area plus free time to enjoy the place and the healing energy of the mountain. Return to camp 3 and have lunch. After four hours of hiking, we arrive at Camp 2 where we will sleep in hammocks or beds with mosquito nets and have dinner at camp.

Day 4: Return to Mamey - Santa Marta

After breakfast we will leave early from Camp 2, walking for about 7 hours to the village of “El Mamey”. We have lunch and departure in a 4-wheel drive car to tour lodgement.



Meeting point

Magic Tour Colombia Office, hotel or place of accommodation

Equipment you will need to bring


Other gear: Trekking Boots Trekking sandals – to cross the rivers Two pair of shorts Sandals to stay in the camps. Insect Repellent Sunscreen Trousers A Sweater Flash Light Three t- shirts Swimsuit Personal Toiletries (soap, toothbrush and toothpaste, deodorant among others) A Towel Toilet Paper Plastic Bag to keep dry clothing separate from wet clothing. Socks if take medicines don’t forget to bring them Identification document Camera.

About the guide

Magic Tour Colombia is a contemporary company, committed to Traditional Cultures and Sacred Territories. It has an excellent group of local guides trained to offer the best adventure in terms of information Ethnocultural, Botanical, Archaeological and Ecological Walks.

We have a highly qualified team with more than 16 years of experience in the tourism sector.

Our receptive tourism division, has created tourism products, aimed at satisfying 100% the expectations, tastes and needs of each of our passengers, offering packages for family vacations, business trips, student groups, incentive groups, Honey moon, ecotourism and adventure, for youth and senior citizens.

Magic Tour Colombia, highlights the national culture by offering tourism products that highlight beauty in different destinations, in their natural habitat, protecting their physical and fundamental values promoting the economic and cultural well-being of communities of influence, with a highly committed human team with excellence in service and assertive communication, among the different stakeholders that help the progress and protection of the country’s ecological, social and cultural heritage.

Magic Tour Colombia is part of Corpoteyuna, a corporation that looks after the welfare of the indigenous and peasant communities that inhabit the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta.

We work on continuous improvement, establishing bilateral profit relations with the communities, providing intellectual growth with the local population, strengthening their processes and being compliant with the legal requirements of the destinations operated.

Magic Tour Colombia is committed to promoting law 679 approved on August 3, 2001, which aims to establish standards to prevent and counteract exploitation, pornography and sex tourism with minors, in the development of article 44 of the Political Constitution from Colombia.

In this sense, it is our duty to inform all our users and clients of Article 17 of Law 679/2001: The sexual exploitation and abuse of minors are criminally and administratively sanctioned in Colombia.


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Santa Marta, Colombia

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