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Address: El Mamey, Colombia
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Great but very challenging jungle trek

Great jungle experience and if the weather is nice incredible views once you make it to the top of the 1600 steps, but extremely sweaty trek, although trails are well kept and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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Deinze, Belgium
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Deinze, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Great jungle experience and if the weather is nice incredible views once you make it to the top of the 1600 steps, but extremely sweaty trek, although trails are well kept and fairly accessible very hard probable because of the continuous climbing and the climate.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

My bf and I are both very fit and workout most days of the week and this trek was HARD. I was surprised by how grueling it was because most of the reviews are very positive. Furthermore no matter which company you go with, you'll be staying at very very basic/dirty camps. And if it's raining, like it was every... More 

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Northampton, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

I'm an out of shape office drone. Easy walk. I could have done it again right after finishing. Don't listen to people who say it's difficult. We went with Turcol and guide Jose and translator Sergio. They did a very good job. Anyone can do this, you just have to focus. Use a stick. Find the meaning of life. In... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

In all the years of traveling, the most challenging and rewarding activity my wife and I have ever done. This was not for the person with a lack of self motivation. The journey is the adventure. The Lost City was great and all but you will remember the hike with great sense of accomplishment. You really get to see Colombia... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 via mobile

Our guide was great and everything worked as it should. It was en excellent trip and I recommend it a lot.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Unless you are a keen hiker be aware this trek is pretty hard. It has several steep ascents and decents on very rough mule tracks. The tour company do not appear to taek any first aid equipment and so if you sprain an ankle have a nasty gash etc then expect to have to take care of yourself!!! We were... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Hiked the Ciudad Perdida trail with my boyfriend this week, and I heard several (at least 5, me included) people on the trail say the exact same thing: I had no idea it was going to be this hard. I'll start with the bad before getting to the good (because there IS a lot of good). The 4- or 5-day... More 

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Munich, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Ok, I want to start by saying that this trek is very hard. Trust me - I am very fit and I have no problem in running 5KM in 25 minutes, I have been doing sports for years and I have always thought that I have done enough trecking, as I live in Munich close to the Alps. But nothing... More 

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Guatemala City, Guatemala
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Excellent hike. No, not easy at all but no one will ever tell you that. We did it in June so barely any rain. Day one, mainly up and in the hot sun but half way there out of the middle of no where we were given ice cold fresh OJ and watermelon. Accommodation was out of this world, as... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Had a awesome experience of the 5 day trek to the lost city, was a very interesting and amazing time. Depending on fitness level you could drop it down to 3 days if seeking a greater challenge but more time does allow more down time to explore some of the great views and swimming areas. The final few km's of... More 

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Address: El Mamey, Colombia
Location: South America  >  Colombia  >  Magdalena Department  >  Santa Marta District

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