Among the dense jungle of the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta lies the Lost City of Colombia, also known as Teyuna, one of the most important archaeological findings for the research of the Tayrona culture.
To make the trek to the Lost City Tayrona, you must hire a tour with one of the operating agencies to the Lost City in Santa Marta; some agencies work with professional tour guides and others with native indigenous guides of the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta.
The most popular travel option among tourists is the 4-day, 3-night tour, where you will hike up to 8 hours a day on jungle and mountain trails. You will spend the nights in bunk beds or hammocks that you will find in the campsites located along the route to Ciudad Perdida.
Travel to the city of Santa Marta: The Lost City of Tayrona is located in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta.
Book a guided tour: Since the Lost City is a destination of difficult access, jungles and mountains with wild animals, indigenous territories and a protected archaeological zone, it is necessary to book a tour for this experience. There are several operating agencies in Santa Marta that offer this tour.
Be physically prepared: The trek is demanding (60 km round trip) and lasts 4 days, crossing jungles and mountains, so make sure you are in good physical shape.
You will enjoy natural pools and rivers to refresh yourself during some parts of the trek to Ciudad Perdida.
During this journey, travelers will have a demanding hike of approximately 9 hours, the experience is somewhat demanding, but the scenery is spectacular.
End of experience.