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The Lost City Trek + Medellin: 7 Days

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The Lost City Trek + Medellin: 7 Days

1600USD per person

Did you know that Medellin was awarded as the most innovative city in the world back in 2013? Since then, it has always been in the top of the list, among cities like Tokyo, London, San Francisco, Singapore, and others. Well, this makes us take pride in our city, but independently, beyond the award, we believe that Medellin is the perfect destination for travellers from all around the globe, its geographic location, weather and lifestyle are getting the attention of many travellers, because of that, we are excited to put together a program for adventurers combining time in our fabulous city and the most amazing treck we have in Colombia, as it is the “LOST CITY TREK”. (Teyuna)

MINIMUM PAX: 2

SERVICES INCLUDED: Round trip transportation, food throughout the tour, accommodations in beds or hammocks equipped with mosquito nets, entrance to Teyuna archaeological park, travel insurance, contributions to the indigenous and peasant communities of the region and scout guide.

SERVICES NOT INCLUDED: Beverages or beer, shopping tour and/or visits to other attractions.

SERVICES NOT INCLUDED WITH COST: Mules during the trek and visit to the  “Mamo” (shaman).

TOURIST FRIEND: When reaching indigenous communities, please respect their space and privacy. Do not take pictures without proper authorization. Also, it is very important to follow your tour guide directions at anytime and please help us to care and preserve the environment of this magical destination.

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Day 1
Today one of our representatives will wait for you at the airport in Rio Negro, from here we will take you to our hotel, for this program we will be staying at the Dann Carlton Hotel, located in the Poblado area, the ride until get here will take around 1 hour. Once here you will have some free time to enjoy yourself.
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Day 2
Today we will have our breakfast buffet at 07:00, right after this we will have a quick briefing and around 08:30 we will go to visit the city with a private city tour, that will take us to the most relevant places in Medellin, including the Graffiti tour at the “Comuna 13”, after we will have a local lunch in a place located just few blocks away from our hotel. The rest of the afternoon, you can explore a little bit more of the area on your own, if you need recommendations our representatives will be happy to assist you.
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Day 3
Today we will have an early pick up from the Hotel, in order to go on time to the airport and take our flight to Santa Marta, we usually work with a flight that leaves at 06:00 a.m. this gives us enough time to arrive in Santa Marta to have breakfast and arrange everything to start our trekking. Around 09:30 we will start our driving from Santa Marta to the little village named Mamey or Machete Pelado, located already in the beginning of the Sierra Nevada area, from here we will hike around 8 hours, we will cover a distance of 16 km and this night we will spend it at the Wiwa camp
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Day 4
Today we will get up around 05:00 a.m. to start our second day of trekking, the distance to be covered today is 9 km and we will arrive to the Lorenzo del Rio camp, today we will have the rest of the afternoon to enjoy the river and natural pools. Note: today our accommodation will provide hammocks to sleep, all part of the adventure!!
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Day 5
Today is a long day, divided in two parts, early in the morning we will start right after breakfast our hike to the Lost City trek, this will take us around two hours, after climbing the 1200 steps that take us to the “Ciudad Perdida” we will finally get to this magical and super spiritual place. Once here our guides will explain in detail the structure, and meaning of every site, and if we are lucky we will have a little time to share with the “Mamo” (spiritual leader of the Kogui tribe), after this fascinating experience, we will go back to the our Lorenzo del rio camp here we will have lunch and pack our belongings to return to the Wiwa camp where we will spend the night.
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Day 6
Our last day of trekking starts at 06:00, after breakfast we will return to Mamey, this trek will take us around 4 hours, once in Mamey we will have lunch and we will get ready for our return to Santa Marta, where we will spend the night at Casita Verde Hotel Boutique, it will be great to have some comfort and cleanliness after our great experience in the Sierra Nevada. In Santa Marta we will have our last special dinner before flying back to Medellin.
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Day 7
Depending on the time of our flight, we will coordinate our transfer to the airport, flight back to Medellin, here our representative will be waiting to take us back to the city, the night we will spend it at the Dan Carlton Hotel, END OF SERVICES.