Colombia’s Caribbean Coast & Lost City

Resort: Colombia's Caribbean Coast & Lost City
Operator: G Adventures
Destination: Colombia
Price From: £1255.20

Over View

Colombia has a certain kind of magic that you wont find anywhere else in the Caribbean. On this trip, youll experience it first-hand via visits to rural regions, treks through Tayrona National Parks picturesque trails and (of course), downtime on the beach. Spend time with village communities to learn about Indigenous traditions before heading deep into the jungle to Teyuna the fabled Ciudad Perdida (Lost City) older than Machu Picchu a place crowded with history and free of crowds. Colombia is mysterious. Come figure out the riddle.

Itineraries

Day 1
Cartagena

Arrive at any time.

Day 2
Cartagena

Enjoy a city tour, visiting the colonial walled city and fortress, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Enjoy free time to take in the Caribbean vibe of the city and beach.

Day 3
CartagenaMinca

Travel to the small town of Minca, breathe in the fresh mountain air and enjoy free time to explore.

Day 4
MincaParque Nacional Natural Tayrona

Head into Tayrona National Park for a moderate hike with a local guide. This is a perfect opportunity to experience nature and learn a little more about the rich, natural diversity of northern Colombia. Stay in a lodge close to the park.

Day 5
Parque Nacional Natural Tayrona

Spend the day with the Gotshezhy 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.

Day 6
Parque Nacional Natural TayronaTaganga

In the afternoon, travel from Tayrona to Taganga. Orientation walk with CEO upon arrival.

Day 7
TagangaSanta Marta

With a free day at leisure, tour Taganga by foot or don a snorkel and mask and explore the water. This evening, travel to Santa Marta and join your group for an optional evening out on the town.

Day 8
Santa Marta

Relax on the beautiful Caribbean coast in Santa Marta or go further afield to explore.

Day 9
Santa MartaRicardito Camp

Wake up and hit the road to Machete Pelao where your trek to the Lost City of Teyuna begins. Trek through farmland, steamy jungle, and rural Kogi communities. Enjoy and let it all soak in this is your opportunity to get a glimpse into the local way of life in the remote river valleys of the Sierra Nevada Mountains.

Day 10
Ricardito Camp Wiwa Camp

Venture further into the lush jungle en route to Ciudad Perdida. Be prepared today is a tough portion of the trek with a lot of steep views. Arrive at the campsite in the afternoon for some much needed relaxation by the river.

Day 11
Wiwa Camp Paso Lorenzo Camp

Wake up early feeling refreshed, recharged (hopefully!) and start your trek to Paso Lorenzo Camp. Settle in at the campsite around noon and eat some lunch. If the weather is nice, take a dip in the Buritaca River. Learn about Wiwa customs in the afternoon and then kick back and relax in a hammock.

Day 12
Paso Lorenzo Camp Wiwa Camp

Today is the day to discover the wonders of La Ciudad Perdida. Climb the 1200 ancient steps and explore the different sacred sites of Lost City. Later, continue trekking through the deep jungle today on winding paths through banana trees and cacao plants as you make your way to Wiwa Camp.

Day 13
Santa Marta

In the morning, take in your last views of the jungle as you trek back to Machete Pelao. Transfer to Santa Marta where the rest of the day is yours to relax.

Day 14
Santa Marta

Depart at any time.

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