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Lost City

Address: El Mamey, Colombia
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$550*
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Type: Ancient Ruins, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Ancient Ruins, Sights & Landmarks
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London, United Kingdom
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143 reviews 143 reviews
30 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

This has been one of our highlights of our 13 month trip so far! We absolutely loved every minute of this 5 day trek. We were feeling a bit apprehensive about doing a trek for so long s we don't like walking THAT much. However, we loved the trek, the surroundings were stunning and so tranquil. Our tour guide was... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

A well worthwhile challenge, went with Expotur and guide Gabriel was full of smiles, our interpreter Javier a lovely guy. It was certainly hot, esp on first two days so be prepared to sweat buckets!!! The river swims along the way a real highlight and not to be missed. I also found it helped to throw water down your back/head... More 

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5 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

The Lost City is an amazing place. You can hike there and back in as little as four days although I took a more leisurely six. The site has significant spiritual meaning for the indigenous people and when you are there you can understand why. It is well worth the effort of the walk!

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Salem, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015 via mobile

Excellent views and a very good hike. Not too many archeological stops on the way but loved being along the river. Good guides, good food and great company! I did find that I had many bug bites at the end. Could not confirm they were mosquito or bed bugs.

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New York City, New York
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

I recommend being fit before trying out the hike to La Ciudad Perdida. It was pretty intense, and I hike all the time. The terrain is just a bit brutal, and the trails aren't groomed like they are in other parts of the world. Miguel was a great guide. Very friendly. Be ready to be up at 4:30am to start... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

Completed the treck recently and really really enjoyed it! The treck itself is quite difficult but doable if you are in relatively good health!! The scenery is absolutely incredible and I was very impressed with the tour! I went with Expotur, the tour was really well organised, the food was really plentiful and absolutely delicious, I also highly reccomend Jhon... More 

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Bogota, Colombia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

It is a challenging and tough trek, but well worth the effort. The hikes are long and with many ups and downs. We didnt have a good experience with the operator we chose. We went with Wiwa Tours with a guide named Gabriel (Gabo). In my group from the first day there was a person with knee problems that delayed... More 

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Madrid, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Had a fantastic time in lost city, if you like adventure I completely recommend it, it is very difficult, but the price to get up top and see how good this civilization was and nobody even knows a little bit of them outside Colombia, is priceless. Definitively the best part of it all for my personal experience was when we... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Did the tour with Jhon from Expotur and he is such a fantastic guide! He had incredible knowledge about the region and its indigenous tribes and he was more than happy to answer any questions we had. Jhon's wife was our cook and she made delicious meals! If you go with Expotur I wouldn't bother taking any snacks of your... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

This is definitely no walk in the park, by far the hardest trek I've done but is doable with great rewards. Check you are in good health as there is a lot of uphill. Stunning views, literally breathtaking ;)

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