Colombia's Lost City Trek

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  • No booking fees
  • duration 10 days
  • tour type Small group Request as private
  • age requirement 18-99 yrs
  • max group size 6
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Tour Code BM-16244
  • Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
  • Operated in English
  • Starts Bogota, Colombia
  • Ends Cartagena, Colombia
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HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • See the sights of cosmopolitan Bogotá and its historic La Candelaria District
  • Be enchanted by the colonial architecture and cobbled alleys of Cartagena
  • Climb the 1200 steps to reach the Lost City
  • Journey through spectacular jungle scenery on the four day trek
  • Visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site, San Felipe Fortress
Start in Bogota and end in Cartagena, the "Colombia's Lost City Trek" tour is a guided trekking and hiking trip that takes 10 days. You will travel through Cartagena, Santa Marta and Bogota in Colombia. "Colombia's Lost City Trek" is a small group tour which includes accommodation, transport, meals and others.

Discover the famous 'Lost City', hidden deep in Colombia's jungle. Immerse yourself in the highlights of Colombia and discover a destination teeming with historical insights and natural wonders. Our adventure begins in the capital city of Bogota where we take in the colonial and baroque architecture found in La Candelaria and visit Bolivar Square. Climb the 1,200 steps to reach the Lost City of Teyuna, enjoying spectacular jungle scenery on a four day trek. Colombia’s Lost City, ancient ruins high in the Sierra Nevada mountains, is a breath-taking treasure that was once home to a thriving civilisation. Still considered hallowed ground by the indigenous tribes nearby. Our journey ends in the Caribbean beach resort city, Cartagena of the West Indies, with its colourful districts and wonderful beaches. Discover historically rich Cartagena and walk its meandering cobblestone streets of the walled city and take in the sights of centuries-old fortresses and churches, a fitting end to our time in Colombia.
  • Day 1 : Join Bogota
  • Day 2 : Bogota walking tour
  • Day 3 : Fly to Santa Marta
  • Day 4 : Let’s start the trek! (Trek 7km , 4-5 hours)
  • Day 5 : Trek to Mamo Romualdos´s Camp (Trek 17km , 6-7 hours)
  • Day 6 : To the Lost City (Trek 11 km, 6 hours)
  • Day 7 : Trek and journey by road to Santa Marta (Trek 16km, 7 hours)
  • Day 8 : Santa Marta to Cartagena (4-5 hours by road)
  • Day 9 : Cartagena sightseeing
  • Day 10 : In Cartagena, trip concludes
  • Comfortable hotel accommodation on a twin share basis
  • 9 breakfasts, 4 lunches and 3 dinners
  • Airport transfers
  • Experienced local guides, English speaking tour leader for groups of 8 or more people
  • Sightseeing and site entrance fees as listed
  • Porterage on trek
  • International flights & airport taxes
  • Flight Bogota to Santa Marta
  • Travel Insurance (compulsory)
  • Visas
  • Medical treatment
  • Excess baggage costs
  • Items of a personal nature such as laundry, postage, phone calls, bottled water, soft drinks and alcoholic beverages etc
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Meals not mentioned in the itinerary
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REQUEST A PRIVATE, CUSTOMIZABLE DEPARTURE By design, this is a group tour. You can however request a private, customized version of this tour for yourself or your private group of people. Private departures are usually more expensive, but come with these benefits:
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GOOD TO KNOW Download trip notes

No additional cancellation fees apply for this Colombia's Lost City Trek tour. You can cancel the tour up to 72 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 71 days of departure.


For any tour departures within 01 July 2024, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 01 July 2024, a deposit of 309 USD is required to confirm the tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 71 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Colombia's Lost City Trek tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. World Nomads offers travel insurance for independent travelers and intrepid families.


For this Colombia's Lost City Trek tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are traveling to, as part of this itinerary.

For Solo Travelers

A twin share room may not always be available for solo travelers as it depends on the final number of people on the tour. If you have picked twin share room while booking, and that option is not available, we will get back to you after booking. A single room might then be available against an additional fee.

COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • This tour has received the World Travel and Tourism Council’s Safe Travels stamp, which provides travellers with assurance that COVID-19 health and hygiene global standardised protocols have been adopted.
  • Smaller group sizes have been implemented on this tour to protect against COVID-19 and to ensure that the tour complies with local authorities’ guidelines.
  • Rigorous hygiene safety measures will be followed in transportation, accommodation and meal venues.
  • Guides are trained in our COVID-19 response plan that has been developed in line with state government medical provisions.
  • All travellers 18 years and older will be required to be fully vaccinated atleast 14 days prior to departure.
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