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Lost City

#3 of 89 things to do in Santa Marta District Features Animals
El Mamey | El Mamey, 470007, Colombia
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Ciudad Perdida: 4- or 5-Day Trek from Santa Marta
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
El Mamey | El Mamey, 470007, Colombia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very good tour with Daniel (guide) and Pedro ( translator among many different roles). We did it with our 2 teens. The last day is pretty exhausting and the whole tour is for reasonably good hikers ( the rain probably plays a big role in...More

Thank Emmanuel S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The trek to the Ciudad Perdida with Expotur is stunning and the Lost City itself is fascinating. Because it can only be reached on foot, there were not many other people there so it is not spoilt by being overrun with tourists waving their selfie-sticks....More

Thank RobynSW20
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I did the 4 days Lost City tour with Expotour and I had an unforgettable experience! The trek is really hard and is splitted in 2 long days (2nd and 4th) and 2 short days (1st and 3rd). Await you sweat all the time, plenty...More

Thank ilsatollo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This review is long overdue but I cannot express enough how amazing this trek was, with much of my thanks to Camacho and Angel as our guide from Expotur (As well as Jose the Lost City Local & his trusty ol' donkey, Agustin) I can't...More

Thank Katy F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I thoroughly enjoyed the trek. Be prepared for hard walking and much sweating but it was all worth it and was incredibly rewarding. The lost city itself was awe-inspiring. Much bigger than I expected and not busy at all as they limit it to 120...More

Thank Jack A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Me and my girlfriend did "The Lost City Tour" with Magic Tours, and it was amazing. The tour itself is identical no matter what company you choose, but if you don't speak Spanish very well, be sure to book with an operator that can guarantee...More

Thank mirancemalovic
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This four day hike is incredible. It is strenuous but manageable. I am a solo woman traveler and Christian, my tour's guide, was encouraging and helpful each day, even when, I doubted myself. He is respectful of the people who live in the Sierra's and...More

Thank Jean B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We did the four day trek with Expotur and it was a great experience. The food was mostly excellent for the jungle conditions and the scenery throughout was fantastic. Our English translator Leonardo was brilliant and more than made up for a lacklustre attempt from...More

1  Thank Andrew D
Reviewed 7 July 2017

Expotur provided a really great standard of tour. The food was excellent and our guides Antonio & Jorge were friendly & knowledgable. Our group had heavy rains on 2 of the afternoons, however the team made sure we all got through the streams that had...More

Thank Jess T
Reviewed 5 July 2017

We did the trek with Expotur (Guide: Macario) and we enjoyed it very much. You need to be in good health, but if you are and willing to spend 4 days, please do!

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31 May 2017|
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Response from bruce m | Reviewed this property |
I definitely would NOT recommend this at all no matter what kind of physical shape you are in. There is no way to abort the trip if things aren't going well. Not only would you be putting you child at risk, you would also... More
4 April 2017|
Response from natasha p | Reviewed this property |
No there isn't I'm afraid