2 days
Physical Effort
30 km
Scheduled Departures
10 +


During this Cerro Kennedy Trek in Santa Marta Colombia you have the opportunity to disconnect from reality in a mountainous system located in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, at an altitude of 3,100 meters above sea level, at its highest point.

From there, you can get an excellent panoramic view towards the snowy peaks Cristóbal Colon and Simón Bolívar, in addition to observing a large part of the city of Santa Marta and the entire mountain ecosystem that makes up the Sierra Nevada during the tour you can see the great diversity of flora and fauna typical of this place.

This exotic tourist destination is accessed by doing a tour to the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta of at least two days and begins with a journey of approximately 35 km in a 4 × 4 truck by uncovered road until the Tagua.

Then we continue to farm st. Helen, located 2,200 meters above sea level, from this cozy place we ascend through natural trails, with spectacular panoramic views among the immensity of the mountains of the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta

DEPARTURE PLACE Accommodation place where you are.
RETURN TIME At approximately 5:00 PM.
TOUR DURATION 2 Days / 1 Night.
TOTAL VALUE The price of the Cerro Kennedy Trek is 350 USD per person.
Transport in a 4 × 4 Jeep Tour guide
Lodging at Finca Santa Elena. Lunch and Dinner – first day.
Breakfast and Lunch on the 2nd day. Fruits and hot drinks.
Coffee Tour in a peasant farm. Travel insurance.
IMPORTANT If you want to book this Cerro Kennedy Trek in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, make a deposit of 70 USD that corresponds to 20% of the total value of the tour (350 USD).
The Trek to Lost City Colombia is the other option you can do.
Keep in mind that the trek to Cerro Kennedy It is an adventure excursion through trails surrounded by jungle, typical of the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta.
Each traveler is responsible for their belongings, Wiwa Tours is not responsible for garments or articles lost during the excursion.

All NATIONAL and FOREIGN travelers who wish to book the Trek to Cerro Kennedy in the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, must first present their COVID-19 Vaccination Card or Certificate at our office before starting the tour.



Excursion start

We leave at approximately 7:30 am, from your hotel or place of accommodation in Santa Marta, making a journey of approximately 14 km in a 4×4 Jeep until we reach the township of Minca, where we will carry out a panoramic tour, and we will visit a coffee farm in order to learn about the organic coffee process. We continue our Jeep tour along an uncovered road, approximately 21 km to the Path of the Tagua, in this place we started a 3 km trek approximately until country estate Santa Elena, there we will settle, we will have a welcome snack and a typical lunch of the region, then we will be able to take a tour of the surroundings and appreciate a beautiful sunset from the mountains on Ciénaga Grande de Santa Marta and the Caribbean Sea at night we will have dinner and rest in this farm.



We get up very early to appreciate the view of the snowy peaks from the Finca Santa Elena and have a healthy breakfast.
We started a Trek in ascent of 5.5 km, approximately by mountainous trails until reaching the viewpoint of Cerro Kennedy, located 3,100 meters above sea level. During this tour we will have a beautiful view of the mountains, especially those of the snowy peaks Bolívar and Colon, this walk is done through different trails, crossing the streams of crystal clear waters that are born from the Sierra Nevada, we will also be able to appreciate the immense variety of endemic birds that live in the area.
After this tour we will return to the Finca Santa Elena to have lunch and start our journey back to Santa Marta.

Note : The Itinerary of Cerro Kennedy Trek It may vary depending on weather conditions or the means of land transportation.

Important Information for the Cerro Kennedy Trek Colombia

During this trek to the Cerro Kennedy, they must be responsible with the environment.

Carry only the essentials in your suitcase, since weight is a determining factor when walking long distances, make sure you are in good physical condition, avoid drinking alcoholic beverages the day before and try to return all garbage to Santa Marta.

During the tour there is no mobile phone signal, so tell your family and friends that you will only be able to communicate with them once you return from your experience.

What to take to the Cerro Kennedy Trekking

A small backpack. Photographic camera.
Comfortable clothes for walking. Sturdy sandals.
Walking shoes. Hat or cap.
Bio-Repellent. Sunscreen.
Biodegradable Cleaning Tools. Swimsuit.
Personal medicines. Vaccine – Yellow Fever (optional).

Reservation Policies

To book this trek, a $70 USD deposit, per person, equivalent to 20% of the total value of the tour ($350 USD), through our web payment gateway, the 80% remaining (280 USD) must be paid the same day we go on an excursion to Cerro Kennedy.
The identity document is a fundamental requirement to reserve the Cerro Kennedy Trekking for nationals, a copy of the personal identification card or passport in case of being a foreigner. For the day we go out on the tour, it is not necessary to bring your identity document, at least bring a copy of it.
To cancel or modify a confirmed reservation, you must contact us 48 hours before the start of the Tour, during business hours.
Once the Cerro Kennedy Tour, no refund of any kind is made.

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8 de April de 2021

A 100% recommended activity where you will see magical landscapes and have unforgettable experiences with a team prepared to give you the best.

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