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1 day
Physical Effort
10 km
Daily Departures
10 +


Enjoy this tour to Minca in Santa Marta, the ecological capital of Colombia, meet a coffee town with wonderful natural scenery and a very pleasant temperate climate.

Minca Santa Marta is an eco-tourist destination located in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, 650 meters above sea level, above all, has a green and thick vegetation unique in Santa Marta, where you will find a unique biodiversity in flora and fauna.

This region is also characterized by many farms producing coffee and cocoa of excellent quality, in addition there are more than 300 species of endemic birds, ecological trails, rivers and waterfalls of crystal clear water, indigenous settlements and much more.

Minca in the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta is an ideal place for domestic and foreign tourists, is an alternative to enjoy nature and sustainable tourism, you will see that there are several activities what to do in Minca, the area offers a wide variety of activities such as hiking, ecotourism, bird watching, coffee tours, cacao tours, rappel, trekking and canopy tours.

DEPARTURE PLACE Hotel or hostel where you are.
RETURN TIME At approximately 4:30 PM.
TOTAL VALUE The price of the Minca Tour is $50 USD per person.
Transport in a 4 × 4 Jeep Tour guide
Minca City Tour Ecological Walk
Visit to Cascada. Lunch.
IMPORTANT If you wish to book this tour to Minca in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, please make a deposit of $15 USD which corresponds to 30% of the total value of the tour per person.
The Lost City Tour is an excursion you can do while in Santa Marta.
Please note that this tour is a guided trip and an 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.



Full Day: Minca Tour

The transportation will start picking you up at your lodging places (Santa Marta or Rodadero) at about 9:15 AM, and then transfer you for 40 minutes to the ville of Minca.

Arrival at the town of Minca at about 10:30 AM, where you will be met by the tour guide in charge of the excursion who will give you a welcome talk and the itinerary of the tour in Minca.

You will take an ecological walk for approximately 1 hour, passing through the different sectors of Minca (residential area, spa area and restaurant area) until you arrive at a local farm where you will share basic knowledge about the coffee process, learn about the production of coffee in the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta and you will be able to taste a delicious Organic Coffee.

You will continue your hike for approximately 40 minutes to a natural fresh water pool, where you can swim and enjoy nature for approximately 1 hour; after visiting the river, you will return along the ecological trail for 45 minutes to the lodge where you will have lunch.

After lunch, you will have a cultural tour where you will learn about the use of bamboo for bio-construction and biodiversity of the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta; then you will receive a tasting of cocoa, chocolate and the closing of the cultural exclusion.

Return to Santa Marta at about 4:30 PM; End of the adventure.

Note: The itinerary of the Minca Tour may vary depending on weather conditions or means of ground transportation.

Important Information for the Minca Santa Marta Tour

During this tour to Minca, you must be responsible with the environment and nature.

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

There is little cell phone signal during the tour, so let your family and friends know that you will only be able to communicate with them once you return from your experience.

What to bring to the Minca Santa Marta Tour

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 reserve this excursion to Minca, a deposit of $15 USD per person is required, corresponding to 30% of the total value of the tour $50 USD, the remaining 70% $35 USD, must be paid on the day of the tour.
The identity document is a fundamental requirement to reserve the Minca Tour, 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 Minca Tour has started, no refunds of any kind will be made.
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17 de March de 2021

La Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta es un sistema montañoso con unas vistas panorámicas únicas, la logística estuvo perfecta en este tour a Minca donde pudimos conocer el proceso del café y luego pasamos la tarde en un hostal, además de bañarnos en las Cascadas de Marinka.

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