Buritaca-200 o Ciudad Perdida Trek is one of the more of 250 ancient towns of the four groups of natives found in the northern and south-eastern sides of Sierra Nevada of Santa Marta, Magdalena department, northern Colombia. This site was discovered in 1976 by a team of archaeologists of Colombian Anthropology Institute, guided by Gilberto Cadavid and Luisa Fernanda Herrera, and almost completely restored. .

ITINERARY LOST CITY TREK (CIUDAD PERDIDA 5 DAYS)

LOST CITY TREK FIRST DAY


Departure from our office of SANTA MARTA at 9:00 AM. Car trip of approximately 2:30 hours to MAMEY area, place in which we will have lunch.


Se reinician actividades, caminata de 3:00 horas aproximadamente hasta la primera estación, conocidas en la región con los nombres de: CABAñA DE ADAM lugar donde se podrá disfrutar de la quebrada de honduras la cual es una hermosa piscina natural o un poco más adelante la CABAñA DE ALFREDO.


Dinner will be served at 06:30 PM


First day accomodation will be in dorms with hammocks and mosquito nets.

LOST CITY TREK SECOND DAYCIUDAD PERDIDA TREK SEGUNDO DíA


Breakfast at 7:00 AM, departure at 8:00 AM from CABAñAS DE ADAM or CABAñAS DE ALFREDO, approximately 4:00 hours walk to the second stop: CABAñA DE TURCOL or SIERRA TOUR, places in which it will be possible to enjoy a typical regional lunch.


During this trip, there will be a visit to native town MUTANYI, being it the perfect place to take pictures with natives and interact with their culture; in this same site it is possible to enjoy the view of the oustanding waters of BURITACA river.


Dinner will be served at 06:00 PM.


Second day accomodation will be in beds or hammocks with mosquito nets.


LOST CITY TREK THIRD DAY


Breakfast at 7:00 AM, departure at 8:00 AM, approximately 4:30 hours walk to the third stop, known as CABAñA DE ROMUALDO, home of the respected MAMO (native priest), before crossing the calm waters of BURITACA river, place in which lunch will be served.


The guide will provide information regarding the native culture, in order to explain its peculiarities.


Dinner will be served at 06:00 PM.


Los dormitorios para este día serán en camas o hamacas con mosquitero.Third day accomodation will be in beds or hammocks with mosquito nets.


LOST CITY TREK FORTH DAY


Breakfast at 6:00 AM, departure at 7:00 AM, destination: Lost City trek (Ciudad perdida trek). Approximately 1:00 hour walk, then the guide will accompany you in an instructive and photographic tour of the Ciudad perdida trek archaeological site during approximately 03:00 hours.


Return to CABAñA DE ROMUALDO, from the ciudad perdida trek, estimated time of arrival 12:00 pm, place of Lunch, descent begins to station number 2 (CABAñA DE ADAM or CABAñA DE ALFREDO), Estimated time of arrival: 04: 00 pm


Dinner will be served at 06:00 PM.


Forth day accomodation will be in beds or hammocks with mosquito nets.


LOST CITY TREK FIFTH DAY


Breakfast at 5:30 AM, departure at 6:30 AM from second stop (CABAñA DE ADAM or CABAñA DE ALFREDO), destination: MAMEY area.

Approximately 6:00 hours walk and estimated arrival time 01:00 PM. Lunch in MAMEY area, and then car trip to Santa Marta, place in which the tour will conclude at 05:00 PM.

NECESSARY EQUIPMENT FOR CIUDAD PERDIDA HIKE:


  • Small backpack
  • Walking shoes or boots and sandals or flip flops (for crossing rivers)
  • T-shirts and shorts
  • Long sleeved shirt and long trousers for evenings in camp
  • Bathing suit
  • Towel
  • Socks
  • Insect repellent (Nopikex brand available in Colombia is excellent)
  • Personal toiletries
  • Torch or flashlight
  • Bottle for water
  • Personal medication
  • Camera
  • Insurance against accidents
  • Drysac or ziplock bags to keep your belongings dry


OPTIONAL ITEMS:

A deck of playing cards or a book Sleeping bag or sleep sheet


TOUR INCLUDES:


All meals - food will be carried by mules, and there will be an expert cook

Entrance ticket to the archaelogical site of the (ciudad perdida hike)

All accomodations in hammocks or beds, with mosquito nets

Round trip transportation, with possibility to be left at the entrance of Tayrona Park.

Purified water, snacks and fruit during the walk

Purified water, snacks and fruit during the walk

Expert guide service in the area

Insurance against accidents

Free luggage storage service in the office

Pick up in Santa Marta and Taganga

DURATION 4 DAYS, 3 NIGHTS PRICE COP $850.000 / USD $310

NOTE: If for any reason you cannot complete the excursion once it has begun, you will not be refunded any part of the fee.

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