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Parque Nacional Natural Tayrona

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Address: Santa Marta, Colombia
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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This 37,000 acre ecotourism park includes reefs, beaches, mangroves and...

This 37,000 acre ecotourism park includes reefs, beaches, mangroves and Tayrona Indian ruins.

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it's a hard hike through the jungle, especially if you carry a heavy backpack. You can see animals in the way, we saw a snake a some monkeys. The walk is through paths and some... read more

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

it's a hard hike through the jungle, especially if you carry a heavy backpack. You can see animals in the way, we saw a snake a some monkeys. The walk is through paths and some rocks, the view at the top is great, then you need to go down again through the jungle, past a small river and the beach.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We took the first bus in the morning at 7 for 7000 pesos and it drives you to the entrance. There you have to watch a small film about the park but we didn't hear anything because we were in the back and it was already a lot of people plus it was in Spanish. It was no problems though.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The park is crowded but beautiful. The visit can be done by every body even if it s very hot in July. The beaches are beautiful but they is few shadow. I recommend

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Everyone who visits Colombia should pay a visit to this national park. Even for people who aren't into hiking: this is highly recommended. During the hike you see so much different biodiversity. From the most beautiful beach in the country (Playa El Cabo) till a very steep hike to a village of indigenous people. During the hike we've seen monkeys... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I arrived around 8.30am, paid the 42,000 COP entry, took a minibus for 3,000 COP to the start of the hiking trails (5km from park entrance) and walked for about 90 mins to El Cabo San Juan. The walk is really nice, quite shaded and through varied areas of dense forest, beach, Palm orchards etc. which keeps it interesting. Terrain... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

You can choose among different walks - today we just did La Piscinita, not even 15 Min from the place where the bus left us. Beautiful - not much swimming as the sea is very rough bit lovely scenery, good food and relaxing athmosphere. Be aware that the whole park will be closed in November - and entrance fee is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ok so there is very little and possibly confusing information about how to get there and what to expect so having been there a couple of days ago I will let you know how our trip went down :) First of all it was beautiful!! We stayed at Cabo San Juan and yes very busy but very that's to be... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had an incredile trip hiking into park and camping overnight. Accomodations are very rustic (we rented one of the last tents available with no mosquito mesh and broken zipper), however, the scenery and atmosphere more than make up for it. Be sure to arrive early afternoon to get in line for tent and hammock rental as they run out!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We walked in to Cabo San Juan which took 2hrs. The walk was hot and a bottle of water/sweat towel is needed! Take the jungle tracks instead of the beach wherever you can, the beach really takes it out of you. On the return journey we took the horse trail, this was far easier and shaded and you can sometimes... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Views you would only see in National Geographic. The only way you would understand is if you come here. I couldn't stop taking pics. If you don't want to get stuck camping overnight, start your hike early, as there is much to see. I recommend renting a tent for 50,000 COP and spending the night in Cabo San Juan. I... More 

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