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Lost City

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El Mamey | Sierra Nevada, Santa Marta 470007, Colombia
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good13%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“day trek” (104 reviews)
“ciudad perdida” (160 reviews)
“fruit” (61 reviews)
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Hours Today: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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El Mamey | Sierra Nevada, Santa Marta 470007, Colombia
Ways to Experience Lost City
$420 per adult
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"day trek"
in 104 reviews
"ciudad perdida"
in 160 reviews
"fruit"
in 61 reviews
"wet clothes"
in 19 reviews
"great trek"
in 28 reviews
"four days"
in 33 reviews
"hiking boots"
in 23 reviews
"indigenous tribes"
in 24 reviews
"an amazing experience"
in 38 reviews
"toilet paper"
in 26 reviews
"juan diego"
in 28 reviews
"tour companies"
in 21 reviews
"pack light"
in 23 reviews
"tough trek"
in 12 reviews
"long pants"
in 9 reviews
"mosquito repellent"
in 19 reviews
"great guide"
in 24 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday

Well organized from start to finish. An extraordinary trek were all the food must be carried by mules and horses to the camps. What a superb team Expotur's Levi , Aylin and Macario made. All three were patient, entertaining and ready to help and answer...More

Thank camiloalvarez
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This was a fun and exhilarating hike. We hiked for 5 days and it was worth it. The views along the way to the lost city were amazing.

Thank Vic K
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I went beginning of July (during World Cup and this was an experience to have with Colombians), booked my trip the day before with the agency MAGIC TOURS. Amazing experience and worth every penny and steps of the way ! This is not a princess...More

Thank EliseBonnet
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My girlfriend and I did the 4-day trek through Expotours. Our translator, Hugox Lord, and our guide, Gabrielle Suarez, were phenomenal and contributed in a major way to the positive experience of our group. I would highly recommend asking for both of these individuals when...More

Thank smiley101
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We did the four day trek with Expotur - would recommend this company they are a class act. The trek itself is beautiful but not for the faint-hearted. Day one is pretty punishing with some big hills in the heat and little shade. After that...More

Thank Grace T
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I am so happy that I did this trek with Expotur. Our guide Daniel was very knowledgeable (seemed to know everyone along the trail!) and safety-oriented. We felt like we were in good hands with him at all times. Hugo, our translator, was excellent as...More

Thank Virginia L
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We took a trek in the jungle to get to this 'newly discovered' place high in the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta. Very interesting going up walk through different forest, met some villagers on the popporo who didn't address us; they have 'no interest' in...More

Thank Jay-Wye G
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful views, and an unforgettable 4 day hike to get there. Would definetely recommend, as it was my highlight in Colombia

Thank Nacho-Picchu
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Well not never in the sense it will be closed but Ciudad Perdida (Lost City) is gaining popularity among locals (yes, Colombians do not visit this place as frequently as outsiders) and I can see in the near future that the capacity will reach a...More

2  Thank Carlos E
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My girlfriend and I went on the lost city trek tour with Expotur at the end of May, the experience was incredible! The weather was hot and humid would definitely recommend sunscreen and lots of insect repellent, the trek was fairly physical so it is...More

Thank nicreeks
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Shoshana R
July 3, 2018|
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Response from Kristian A | Reviewed this property |
Not 100% sure, but as I understood it: The main season is between November and March, and then gradually tapers off in both ends. I was there in June which is low season, and it was quite nice, not too many people and many... More
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June 29, 2018|
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Response from Stephen D | Reviewed this property |
Booking beforehand obviously gives you the certainty that you are on the trek but I’m pretty sure you will be able to book on a few days before.
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Sana K
May 26, 2018|
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Response from David L | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I just finished the Lost City Trek, and it was fairly rainy. It is the rainy season now though, and July should be much more dry and hot. Bugs are not bad if you use proper protection such as bug spray and long sleeves... More
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