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Lost City

El Mamey | Sierra Nevada, Santa Marta 470003, Colombia
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Ciudad Perdida: 4- or 5-Day Trek from Santa Marta
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good14%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
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“magic tours” (59 reviews)
“ciudad perdida” (135 reviews)
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El Mamey | Sierra Nevada, Santa Marta 470003, Colombia
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I started an 8-week trip through central america, and the 4-day trekking tour to ciudad perdida with Expotur was one of my absolute highlights. We had an indigeonus guide from the Wiwa community, as well as a translator, and the indigeonus guide, Evangelista, was incredible....More

Thank Thomas K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's no exaggeration to say that the four-day Ciudad Perdida trek I did with Magic Tours was the best experience of my life. Every single aspect of the trip blew my very high expectations out of the water. The group was led by our guide,...More

Thank Will V
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My Partner and I did the 4 day trek with Expotur in which I highly recommend! It was an amazing experience with an awesome guide named Camacho, along with our translator Daniel, they provided us with a lot of information and stories along the way,...More

1  Thank tam_louise
Reviewed 1 week ago

We did the 4-days tour with Expotur with the guides Wilson and Santiago. I was hard sometimes, but definitely worth it. The guides gave us a lot of interesting information about the Amazon, the Lost city and the indigenous people. Tip: pack light! Not more...More

1  Thank 2016Kimono
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a fantastic trek, but you need to be prepared. Even in the dry season, be ready for rain and mud - lots of it. It is warm enough that you don't really need rain gear, but wear good shoes or boots that will...More

2  Thank Gordon766
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I should start by saying I perhaps should have read more reviews before going on this trip; although since I enjoy hiking and most guidebooks say it is a highlight of Colombia, I was pretty sure I would enjoy it. Unfortunately, that wasn’t the case....More

2  Thank London_foodie_01
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My partner and I went on the four day version of the trek to the lost city. I highly recommend this experience, but be sure that you come prepared and in excellent shape. Here are some essentials to keep in mind: bring lots of insect...More

4  Thank vaninamangano
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We did the treck with Expotours and it was a clear highlight of our south america trip! The path is adventurous at parts and it is incredible humid, but the city is absolutely worth visiting. The location is so remote, that you are only there...More

2  Thank Georg S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ciser was an excellent guide, perfect english, good knowledge, absolute weapon of a man. Enjoyed the trip thoroughly!

Thank Steffan S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We did a four day "Ciudad Perdida" Tour in December 2017. It was such a pleasure and we where enjoying a dynamic group with a well informed and prepared experienced guy Jhon Jairo. He gave us a lot of information and helped a lot to...More

4  Thank Daniel M
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Neal K
15 January 2018|
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Response from 2016Kimono | Reviewed this property |
Hi, We didn’t see that much animals. Mostly insects and birds. We did saw baby hogs though.
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Nella1403
8 January 2018|
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Response from David M | Reviewed this property |
Hello Nella, the trail is no busy, each tour is conformed by small groups 8 to 10 persons and two sguides, the use of the camps is arranged in a way that there is a enough space for the tourists, the camps are basic, but... More
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otooleb6
21 October 2017|
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Response from Ken M | Reviewed this property |
I agree with Chris O. It’s. mainly young people on the hike that seem to have loads of energy but all we met were very nice and well behaved and friendly. The paths are muddy especially in the rains. Take a poncho. Camps are... More
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