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G Adventures: Colombia - Lost City Trekking

Price: R 11,159.00

7 days, Santa Marta roundtrip to trek the Ciudad Perdida (Lost City).

Everyone wants to visit an undiscovered region before it becomes a hotbed of tourism. Trek the Ciudad Perdida (Lost City) at Teyuna, and have that wish come true. Get firsthand knowledge of the area’s unique culture with an Indigenous guide and an English-speaking CEO accompanying you the entire way. Together, trek through lush jungles and across streams before stopping at an Indigenous village for a G Adventures for Good-supported community lunch. Arrive at Teyuna and explore the uncrowded ruins at leisure, marvelling at what would have been here in years gone by. Say you got here first and had the Lost City all to yourself.

Booking Details For This Trekking Adventure

Selected departures during period: Prices per person sharing from:
April - August 2020 R 11,159.00 pps
  • Trip type: Small Group
  • Physical rating: Challenging
  • Trip code: SMLC

Adventure Itinerary

Day 1: Santa Marta

Arrive at any time.

Day 2: Santa Marta/ Wiwa Camp

Transfer to Machete Pelao, where the trek to the Lost City of Teyuna begins. Trek through farmland, steamy jungle, and rural Kogi communities. Get a glimpse into the local way of life in the remote river valleys of the Sierra Nevada Mountains.

Meals included: Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Day 3 Wiwa Camp /Teyuna Paraiso Camp

Continue trekking along the route to Ciudad Perdida. Today is a tough portion of the trek with a lot of steep inclines, make sure to rest and take in the beautiful views. Arrive at the campsite in the afternoon and relax by the river.

Meals included: Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Day 4: Teyuna Paraiso Camp/ Wiwa Camp

Get started early to climb the 1,200 steps up to the Lost City. The view of the surrounding Sierra Nevada Mountains makes it well worth the hike. Explore the Lost City and learn what is known of its origins from the indigenous guide, before making the descent back to Wiwa Camp for the night.

Meals included: Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Day 5: Wiwa Camp /Ricardito Camp

Follow the path back through the deep jungle, wind through banana trees, cacao plants and small Kogi communities on the way to Ricardito Camp. The nickname for this camp is vista hermosa or beautiful views, sit back and soak them in.

Meals included: Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Day 6: Gotsezhi Village/Santa Marta

Head across grassy hills and gentle streams to reach the Gotsezhi Wiwa indigenous community. Enjoy a G Adventures-supported lunch prepared by women from the community. Learn about Wiwa customs on a village visit and then lounge in a hammock by the river or opt to explore nearby waterfalls. In the afternoon, return to Santa Marta for a well-deserved night in a hotel.

Exclusive Inclusions: G Adventures for Good Wiwa Community Visit & Lunch

Meals included: Breakfast | Lunch

Day 7: Santa Marta

Depart at any time.

Meals included: Breakfast


Validity Various departures between April - August 2020
Currency NB. Our prices are quoted in ZAR, and subject to exchange rate fluctuations.
Tour Identifiers SMLC
Inclusions • Accommodations: Hotels (2 nts), camping (4 nts hammocks/rustic bunks).
• Meals: 6 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 4 dinners (allow USD65-85 for meals not included)
• Transport between destinations and to/from included activities
• Transportation: 4x4, walking
• Staff & experts: English-speaking Chief Experience Office (CEO) throughout, Indigenous Kogi or Wiwa local guides.
• Trek to the Lost City with an Indigenous guide (5 days)
• Guided tour of the Lost City
• G Adventures for Good: Wiwa Community Visit & Lunch, Gotsezhi Village.
Exclusions • International flights and taxes.
• Pre-& post accommodation
• Travel Insurance
• Visas (if required)
• Drinks and anything of a personal nature
• Allow USD65-85 for meals not included.
T's & C's • Deposits:A non-refundable deposit of R1 000 per person per tour is required at the time of confirmation, in order to secure the reservation.
• Final Payment: This is due 60 days prior. For bookings made eight weeks or less before the date of departure, the whole contract price is payable at the time of booking. Note that failure to remit payment on due date could involve passengers in cancellation of their reservations and forfeiture of deposit.
• Cancellation: Any cancellation by passengers must be made in writing and acknowledged by G Adventures in writing. Charges will be determined by date on which the cancellation is received by G Adventures.
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