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Address: El Mamey, Colombia
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Hard work but a once in a life time experience... Go for guide Gabriel

Couldn't recommend this more highly. We did the 4 days rather than the 5 days as we were short for time - though the same distanced was walked in the more leisurely 5 days, it was... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

Couldn't recommend this more highly. We did the 4 days rather than the 5 days as we were short for time - though the same distanced was walked in the more leisurely 5 days, it was totally doable. The scenery was out of this world - thick jungle and icy blue rivers. Passing the indigenous communities along the way was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

I loved the tour, the walking isn't too hard and the Lost City is stunning. I would also highly recommend our guide Gabriel Sanchez. He doesn't speak much English, but was one of the first guides in the region and is a legend. He made sure we were the lead group everyday so we weren't hemmed in by other tourist... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

This trek is a must do on your list for Northern Colombia. It's like spending 4 days on the set of Pocahontas, surrounded by indigenous culture, beautiful scenery, wide rivers, and high mountains. A lot of walking, good food made along the way, quick swims in rivers and a fascinating morning walking around the city itself, lost in the middle... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

The trek itself and the experience of the ciudad perdida are good. However, you may want to consider some points: - You will be in a group with a lot of foreigners (group size up to about 15 people) and also passing by a lot of other groups so its not a real "colombian experience". You will see indigenous people... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Practical advice in this review, others describe the benefits and features. We did five days with Magic Tours. Guide Roderigo had been part of the original archaeological dig, guide Nicholas was equally as enthusiastic, supportive and capable as a leader. Neither speak English, we had three in our group who could translate and made the trip very successful. Bags are... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

... for a well motivated but insufficiently trained couple in their forties. I had heard about Ciudad Perdida during a stay in Colombia about 20 years ago and got excited about seeing this magical site for myself. Due to internal hostilities (aka Civil War) it was not really possible at that time, but I kept it in mind and returned... More 

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Ljubljana, Slovenia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

We took this trip with Expotur and really enjoyed it. We asked for an english speaking guide and they were the only one who could get one. The guide Miguel was awesome, his english was ok, especially considering our fears after reading other reviews. I recommend you ask for him. He was very knowledgable, funny and always in a good... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

It all started on my first night in Colombia, when one of the agency's marketing men came to our hostel to present the trek. The guy's name was Miller and he really made us passionate about signing up for the trek and promised us (among other things) an English translator. The next morning the jeep came to pick us up,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Amazing ! Best adventure I have ever done with my Partner, although this is a very very hard Trek the reward is outstanding ! We chose WIWA tours and we had an outstanding tour guide "Lorenzo". Make sure to bring enough socks and change of clothing as you will DEFINATELY need ! The meals are authentic and tasty always a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

The trek itself was fantastic. The Lost City is itself worth it, but the scenery along the way and all the swimming holes were just as rewarding. Yes, it is very challenging. Even though we were both fit and seasoned hikers, our feet and knees were quite sore by the end. As others have said, the accommodation is basic, but... More 

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