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Address: El Mamey, Colombia
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Gabriel is awesome!

Had a great time doing the hike with Exptour. Gabriel, our guide, was awesome. he was very helpful, answering questions and holding me up as I trekked along. He was extremely... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 26, 2015
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New York City, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 NEW

Had a great time doing the hike with Exptour. Gabriel, our guide, was awesome. he was very helpful, answering questions and holding me up as I trekked along. He was extremely knowledgable and a lovely person. Highly recommended!

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london
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 NEW

This was absolutely incredible. Probably the hardest thing i have ever done. But it is worth it! We booked the trip with a company called Expotur whilst in Colombia. They were fab. We had an amazing guide called Jhon whose spirit and enthusiasm for the jungle, wildlife and the trek made the experience ever more lovable. Do go with these... More 

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Cairo, Egypt
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

If you are used to trekking and can live without luxuries for five days, this is an excellent trek. Being totally prepared before is essential though. Extremely tough in some places, crossing high strong rivers after rain, climbing over slippery and muddy rocks, long days through hot, mosquito-filled jungles, but extremely beautiful and rewarding. Option to rent a mule to... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

My boyfriend worked as a translator in the Lost City, so I ended up doing the trek twice. Both times, I asked myself a few times "Why on earth am I doing this?", but those moments passed, and I kept trekking along. This place is beautiful, a gem full of endless natural beauty, good food, and quality beds to sleep... More 

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Cayman Islands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

This is a fabulous hike, but I agree with a lot of reviews that the hike is harder than expected. The heat is intense and there are lots mountains to scramble over. Having said that the reward of the Lost City is amazing and you do get to cool off in beautiful pools along the river. Highly recommend this hike... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

This is a extremely difficult hike, please bring everything you need there is nothing in the jungle. It was even harder as we did the shortest tour, of you have the time take the longer option. Bring the appropriate hiking boots it can be really slippery in some places and also to protect your ankles. Also good socks so your... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

I thought this was going to be a tourist trap - I was proved SO wrong. Great hike - if you like hiking - you will love this. The ruis itself are fairly fast over and done with. You'll need a guide, but several is available.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

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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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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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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