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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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El Mamey | Sierra Nevada, Santa Marta 470003, Colombia
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

As everyone says this hike is harder than you think whatever you’ve read. You’ll be tired, wet, and hot. But well worth the effort. Practical advice - definitely take fewer clothes than you think you’ll need but include a long sleeve loose shirt for nights....More

Thank Gayle M
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

What can I say? The tour to Ciudad Perdida was wonderful. I'm a girl who is travelling South America with her backpack and after I knew the price of 850,000 COP I was a bit scared. Now I can say that it was one of...More

Thank Tea E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My friend and I booked the 4 day trekking tour with Expotour to the Ciudad Perdida in November 2017. The overall organization of the tour by Expotour has been very good. The food in the camps and our two guides Dennis and Herbert have been...More

Thank Thalke O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

La Ciudad Perdido trek will definitely remain a highlight for me for many years to come. Just when you think this country has no more to offer it gives you this trek. I'd heard about it from a few friends before I left to go...More

1  Thank Suzanne L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Majestic, unreal, unforgiving. I used Expotur to get here- it seems like the best company but I'm sure the others are good too! Do this trek before it gets too big, they are expanding and there's no limit on how many people can enter the...More

2  Thank Christian K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was probably a bit harder than we were expecting - it is very much all uphill or all downhill! It was great fun though, the we got to see loads of wildlife and the Lost City is amazing. Special mention for our guide Jorge...More

1  Thank Alex B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just got back from the 4 day trek to the Lost City. The experience was unforgettable and I would definitely recommend this to anyone who enjoys the outdoors. We booked the tour through Expotours and were fortunate to have Sixto as our guide and Pedro...More

Thank eoghan m
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This trip is actually a bit more difficult than you may be led to believe, there is a lot of hiking up and down, through rivers etc so it's best to be prepared for that, as well as all of the insects. Our guides Ciser...More

1  Thank Eoin M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

4 days of intense emotions. I can't describe other way. I learned a lot about myself (the walk is not so easy, you have to be used to do hard walkings!) because always you're walking wet and with a lot of mud attacched to the...More

Thank DeniGaz
Reviewed 18 October 2017

We had a wonderful time. Beware the track is hard. Don't be fooled by the amount of km that don't seem much - there is a lot of uphill. Make sure you go on the low season. We went in October and that was very...More

2  Thank Daniela T
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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
15 October 2017|
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Response from Mk_finnegan | Reviewed this property |
Hi yes, i left my things at a hotel in santa marta. Valuables were stored in the hotel safe. One word of caution, we were told we could leave our passports in the safe. On the way back from the hike our car was pulled over... More
11 October 2017|
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Response from Chris O | Reviewed this property |
We did this in August and it rained every day but in late afternoon - It will rain pretty much every day but the rain is much more welcome than it sounds, it cools you down and everything will be soaked anyway so I wouldn't... More