3 days
Esfuerzo Fisico
60 Km
Daily Departures
15 +


If you are one of those adventurers who wish to discover the Lost City of Colombia with Indigenous Guides, but do not have enough time to do the 4-day trek.

Don’t worry because Wiwa Tours designed these 3 days tour to the Lost City for you, a trip full of extreme adventures, where tourists make a tour by car, then by motorcycle and at the end the hike to the Lost City Colombia where this experience is centered.

Get ready for an adventure full of discoveries, challenges and natural beauty as we dive into Lost City Colombia!

DEPARTURE PLACE Wiwa Tours Main Office in Santa Marta
DEPARTURE TIME The vehicle will pick you up at approximately 5:00 AM at your lodging places.
RETURN TIME At approximately 4:30 PM on the last day of the tour.
TOUR DURATION 3 Days / 2 Nights.
TOTAL VALUE Lost City Tour 3 days price per person $620 USD
Transportation by Van or Jeep 4×4 Native Indigenous Guide
Motorcycle Transportation Pick up at the Lodging
Complete feeding Snack and Fruits on the Trek
Accommodation in hammocks Three days of adventure
Entrance to the Archaeological Park Travel insurance
Contribution to the Indigenous Community Contribution to the Peasant Community
IMPORTANT If you wish to book the Lost City Tour Colombia 3 days, please make a deposit of $62 USD, which corresponds to 10% of the total cost of the tour ($620 USD).
To be able to do the trekking, we need at least two adventurers with a reservation for the date of the tour, please contact our advisors to check availability.
The 4-day Lost City Trek Colombia is the most frequently booked travel option by travelers.
The camps, which are the places where they will have lodging and food, belong primarily to the peasant and indigenous communities of the region, we must take into account that they are robust and geographically difficult to access, without the amenities that we have on a daily basis.
Accommodation in most of the cabins that segment the path to Ciudad Perdida is 70% Hammocks – 30% Beds, so the accommodation depends directly on the season and the demand of tourists who occupy that camp.
Please note that the Lost City of Colombia Tour is an adventure excursion through trails surrounded by jungle, characteristic of the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, involving risks and constant physical activity.

If you want to know more details about the hike to the Lost City visit the following link 👉🏾 How to get to the Lost City of Colombia

Each traveler is responsible for their belongings, Wiwa Tours It is not responsible for clothing or items lost in the campgrounds or on the trail.

All Colombians must pay an additional 19% VAT on the total value of the tour.

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Day 1

The first day of the adventure begins very early, at about 5:00 AM, tourists are picked up by the vehicle at their lodging places and then transported to the Mamey, the point where the tours to the Lost City begin.

In this rural village in the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta they have breakfast and get ready for the motorcycle ride, which takes about 1 hour. The journey is an adventure by unpaved road until we reach the first camp (Vista Hermosa).

From the Vista Hermosa camp begins the hike to the Lost City Colombia, the indigenous guide leads the 5-hour hike through trails full of vegetation and nature until you reach the second camp (Wiwa Camp) where you will rest from trekking and enjoy a delicious lunch.

After the rest and hydration in this Wiwa indigenous camp, the group continues the ascent to Lost City through the jungles of the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta; this segment of the route takes approximately 5 hours to reach the third camp (Paso Lorenzo), during this journey travelers will find rivers, wildlife, jungle and native indigenous settlements of the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta.

The Paso Lorenzo camp is located only 1 hour away from the Lost City of Tayrona and here the tourists will take a well-deserved rest, then a delicious dinner to recharge energies lost during the day; once all the tourists have had dinner, the indigenous guide gathers them to tell them about the itinerary for the next day when they will discover the archaeological ruins of Teyuna (The Lost City of Colombia).


Day 2

On the second day of adventure is where travelers will live the experience of knowing the Lost City of Santa Marta, one of the most important destinations in Colombia; very early the group gets ready and after breakfast we head towards the entrance of the ruins of Teyuna bordering the Buritacá River to the entrance of the sacred territory, our agency is indigenous and our activity includes a spiritual ritual of payment.

After the ancestral entrance protocol, the indigenous guide will talk about the cosmovision, culture and beliefs of the ancestors while they walk along the ancestral paths and stone terraces of this ancient civilization.

At first glance you can admire the grandeur of the Tayrona Indigenous, ancient terraces, stone steps and architectural constructions that reveal the ingenuity and skill of this indigenous community.

During the tour in the Lost City, tourists will discover many secrets and the history of the Tayrona Indians; photographing every moment of the tour is a rewarding experience as the scenery of the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta is magical.

After living this experience full of panoramic views and natural scenery of the Lost City and its surroundings, the adventurers return to Wiwa Camp where they will have dinner and spend the second night of the excursion in beds or hammocks.


Day 3

After breakfast, the travelers continue their return trip from the Wiwa Camp to El Mamey, where transportation will be waiting to take them to their lodgings in Santa Marta after lunch.
End of the Adventure.

Note : The Lost City Tour Colombia 3 days Itinerary may vary depending on weather conditions or the means of land transportation.

Important Information for the Lost City Trek Colombia

During this 3-day Lost City Tour in Colombia, you must respect the privacy and culture of the indigenous people. We should not enter their huts, nor take photographs of them or their belongings, without first informing the indigenous guide of the protocol to be followed.

This tour to the Lost City Colombia, offers a unique and authentic experience. Unlike private tours, this 3-day option does not imply exclusivity, allowing travelers to share both transportation and camp accommodations with other groups and companies.

This approach provides the opportunity to meet fellow adventurers and share unforgettable moments, creating an enriching experience full of connection with the history and beauty of the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta.

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.

Do not damage natural or cultural property in the Los City of Teyuna. 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.

During the day the weather is hot and humid, so we recommend wearing comfortable clothes, t-shirts and shorts for walking; during the night the temperature drops to approximately 14 °C and there is a greater presence of mosquitoes and other insects, it is important to wear long pants and long-sleeved shirts to sleep and use insect repellent.

What to take to the Lost City Colombia in your Backpack?

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

Reservation Policies

To book this tour, a deposit of $62 USD per person, equivalent to 10% of the total value of the tour ($620 USD) through our web payment Gateway, the 90% remaining ($558 USD) must be paid at the office of Wiwa Tours, the same day we leave for the Lost City, we remember that Colombians must pay 19% VAT.
The identity document is a fundamental requirement to book the Lost City Tour.,for nationals, copy of personal identification card or passport in case of foreigners. 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 tour to the Lost City Colombia has started, no refunds of any kind Will be made.

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