Days You Spend : 07 Days - 06 Nights
From NZ 2889 per person twin room
DEPARTURES : Daily
TOUR ROUTE : Santa Marta – Teyuna – Santa Marta
TYPE OF TOUR : Cultural - Nature – Adventure
TOUR DESCRIPTION :
Ciudad Perdida or Teyuna is located at the base of Pico Bolívar and Pico Colón within the national park and is surrounded by exuberant nature, a perfect habitat for various bird species. Ciudad Perdida was the most important urban centre of the ancient Tayrona culture. The city, a true feat of engineering, was built on a system of terraces connected by stone paths and supported by a canal circuit. At the time, the population was of between 1.400 and 3.000 who lived in circular stone houses with thatched roofs on about 250 terraces. Today’s inhabitants, such as the Kogui, Arhuaca and Wiwa, are descendants of the Tayrona and continue to preserve their traditions.
TOUR DETAILS :
HEIGHT, TIME AND DISTANCE OF THE TOUR
LOST CITY HEIGHT : 1.300 meters above sea level.
TOUR FOR FIVE DAYS :
Day 1 : 8 kilometers (4 – 5 hours of walking).
Day 2 : 14 kilometers (between 2 to 3 hours in the morning and between 4 to 5 hours in the afternoon). Total hours walking: 7 or 9.
Day 3 : 15 kilometers (one hour from the camp until Lost city, stay around from 3 or 4 hours in the indigenous terraces, 1 hour of come back where taking a lunch and walking in the afternoon for 5 or 6 hours).
Day 4 : 5 kilometers (3 to 4 hours walking).
Day 5 : 8 kilometers (4 to 5 hours walking).
Total : 15 km / 9 miles (8 - 9 hours)
Beach & The Lost City Adventure (Colombia)
Transfer from Cartagena to your hotel in Santa Marta.
Santa Marta is a city on the Caribbean Sea in the northern Colombian department of Magdalena. A busy port, it was also the first Spanish settlement in Colombia. It's the gateway for trips into the Tayrona National Natural Park, and for multiday guided treks to the Lost City (Teyuna) archaeological site in the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta mountains.