Lost City in Santa Marta
Day 1. Santa Marta
Arrival to the city of Santa Marta. Welcome and assistance at the Simón Bolívar International Airport. Transfer to the hotel and check-in. In the afternoon, city tour passing by the main avenues and visiting the Quinta de San Pedro Alejandrino, an old sugar mill where Simón Bolívar -the liberator of Colombia- spent his last days. Here you can see three different collections, the historical collection, the modern collection, and the botanical garden. Visit to the Minor Basilica Cathedral, Gold Museum or Customs House, where Simón Bolívar was alive and dead, and which today is the gold museum. Appreciation of an extraordinary collection, which puts in context the cultural heritage, and observation of the beautifully restored colonial house that invites you to explore the past and present of Santa Marta. Return to the hotel.
Day 2 Santa Marta • Mamey • Cabaña de Adan Camp 1
Breakfast at the hotel. At 10:00 am, transfer from hotel to the point Aguacatero where a Pick up 4x4 will take us to Mamey. Lunch in the village (Included). Our first camping day will start with a walk along the river. At the first stop, we will take a bath in a natural pool. From this point, the steepest hill begins, continuing until reaching Cabañas de Adam where we will enjoy the spectacular natural pool and waterfall. There we will spend the night in hammocks. Dinner at the camp (Included).
Duration: 3 hours. Distance: 7.6 km. Altitude: 450 m.
Day 3. Camp 1 • Mutanzi • Camp 2/3
Breakfast. Early departure from camp 1, walk for two hours to the Mutanzi indigenous community, where it can be observed how this ethnic lives today. 40 minutes-walk to camp 2, where a delicious warm lunch will be taken (Included). Appreciation and enjoyment of the Buritica River and its surroundings. The walk continues along the river for approximately 4 hours until reaching the camp 3 of the Mamo Romualdo (Mamo is a character in the indigenous community who represents the wisdom). During the dinner, the guide will share knowledge about the Tayrona culture and will lead a briefing about the next day. Accommodation in hammocks, beds or tents (subject to availability), dinner (included), at the camp.
Duration: 7 hours. Distance: 14 Km. Altitude: 900 meters
Day 4. Camp 3 • Lost City • Camp 2
Today we get up before dawn. Breakfast and beginning of the walk to reach the Lost City with the first light of the day. The walk winds through thick vegetation and suddenly, after crossing the river, we find a primitive staircase of rock with more than 1000 steps that will take us to the magnificent city of Tayrona. Upon arrival, you will have a guided tour of the area and have free time to walk in place or just sit and absorb the harmonic energy of the site. Additionally, you will have a private meeting with the chief or the shaman of the area. Upon our return, we pick up our equipment at the camp and walk to the "Adam's Camp" for lunch (Included). After a little rest and eating some local fruits, we continue to camp 2 Bumake. Accommodation in hammocks. Dinner (included), in the camp.
Duration: 7 hours Distance: 9 km. Altitude: 470 m.
Day 5. Camp 2 • Mamey • Santa Marta
Breakfast. Early departure to continue the descent down the mountain for half a walk (approximate duration 7 hours). Intake of local fruits and juices until reaching Mamey, where a delicious lunch will be served (included). Time to relax and shower for 30 min. Private transfer in a Pick up- 4X4 to Aguacatero (20 min).
Arrival at the Ecohabs Resort on the beach to make the respective Check-in, Accommodation, Dinner (Not Included)
Duration: 10 hours. Distance: 7 km. Altitude: 0 meters
Day 6 Tayrona Natural Park
Breakfast at the hotel. The accommodation will be in Ecohab Resort, a beautiful lodge located on the beach. Each cabaña (cottage) has a beautiful view of the sea. Today you can relax on a private beach or explore the nearby beaches which can only be reached on horseback or by foot (service not included) Note: (lunch and dinner are not included this day)
Duration: 3.5 hours. Distance: 7 km. Altitude: 0 meters
Day 7 Santa Marta
Breakfast. Last morning to enjoy the park before taking the private transfer to Simón Bolívar International Airport of Santa Marta to take the flight back to your hometown
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