Tour to The Sierra Nevada – San Lorenzo
In this hiking to San Lorenzo you can get to know a small refuge within the forest of fog, shrubs and pines, typical of this ecosystem of the Mountain, San Lorenzo is located 2,200 meters above sea level, from this altitude you can get the best view of the peaks and mountains that make up the Sierra Nevada, the Ciénaga Grande, the Caribbean Sea and the Santa Marta City, it is home for more than 16 species of endemic birds that inhabit the forest and give a special touch to a natural environment, ideal for bird watching activity.
You get to this enigmatic place is by 4 × 4 vehicle through an unpaved road, ascending from the town of Minca, in a journey of approximately 3 hours; in this wonderful place you will have the opportunity to rest, walk, breathe fresh air, feel in direct contact with nature and appreciate the most beautiful landscape that offers you the highest coastal snow mountain in the world on a seashore, it is also a good option for photography lovers who enjoy taking pictures of nature, the sea, and the Sierra Nevada of Santa Marta.
|PLACE OF DEPARTURE||Santa Marta, Colombia.|
|DEPARTURE TIME||Please arrive at 3:00 AM to the indicated meeting point for an early departure.|
|RETURN TIME||Approximately at 4:30 PM.|
Trekking San Lorenzo – Sierra Nevada of Santa Marta
One Day Tour
Departure from your hotel in Santa Marta at 3:00 am, in order to get to the top of the mountain very early and to be able to observe the birth of the sun over the Sierra Nevada from Santa Marta, an event in which you will have the opportunity to have a Panoramic view of the Sierra and part of Santa Marta, then you will have a hearty breakfast consisting of fruits and cereals to continue with a visit to one of the oldest haciendas producing organic coffee from the Caribbean region where you can learn about the coffee production process, where You can taste a cup of coffee from the Sierra Nevada of Santa Marta.
After this tour you are goig to ride in our 4 × 4 truck to the town of Minca, where you will start the Trek of about 45 minutes to visit the beautiful Marinka Waterfalls, where you can enjoy a refreshing bath with crystal clear waters that descend from the Sierra Nevada, then we return to Minca to have a typical lunch of the region, and you will have a free time to take pictures and enjoy the ecosystem of this area, in the afternoon you return to Santa Marta.
Note : The Itinerary the tour to San Lorenzo varies depending on the weather conditions and land transportation means.
Important Information for San Lorenzo Trekking
Carry only the essentials, since weight is a determining factor when traveling, make sure to return all trash that you generated back to Santa Marta.
Do not damage the natural or cultural assets of San Lorenzo, and respect the privacy of other tourists.
At San Lorenzo and during the tour there is no mobile phone signal, so tell your family and friends that you can only communicate with them once you return from your this tour.
During the day the weather is very hot, so we recommend wearing comfortable swimwear, shirts and shorts; There is also the presence of mosquitoes and other insects, important to wear long pants and long sleeves to protect us from insects.
What to take to San Lorenzo Tour
|You can carry with you a small backpack.||Photographic Camera.|
|Clothes for very cold weather.||Waterproof for the rain.|
|Shoes for Hiking.||Jacket for the cold.|
|Lantern.||Binoculars (if you have).|
|To book this tour per person, a deposit equivalent to 20% of the total value of the tour is required, through our web payment gateway, the remaining 80% must be canceled at our Wiwa Tours office, the same day we left for San Lorenzo.|
|As a fundamental requirement to book the Tour to San Lorenzo, you must come to our Wiwa Tours main office and present the documentation. For the day we leave for the tour, it is not necessary to carry the identity document, at least take a copy of it.|
|To cancel or modify a confirmed reservation, you must contact us 24 hours before the start date of the Tour, and during working hours.|
|Once The San Lorenzo Tour begins, no refund of any kind is made.|