Caribbean, The Lost City & Medellin Adventure

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Run by: G Adventures

Reference number: SMCT

From: £1079.20

You’ve seen it on TV and in the movies, and now’s your chance to explore the real Colombia beyond the big screen. This 12-day tour is made for energetic travellers that know the best way to experience a destination is by getting closer to nature. And you’ll get opportunities to do just that with a challenging hike through farmlands, jungles, and along steep inclines to the Lost City of Teyuna, where you’re rewarded with an incredible view of the Sierra Nevada Mountains. You’ll get time before and after to explore Cartagena and Medellin for a multi-faceted tour that checks off all the boxes.

Day 1 Cartagena

Arrive at any time.

Day 2 Cartagena (1B)

Free day to explore this coastal colonial city. Wander the historic old town, check out the San Felipe fortress, or get dirty with a mud bath and massage at Totumo Volcano.

Day 3 Cartagena/Santa Marta (1B)

Travel by public bus to this coastal port town. Free time to visit the Gold Museum with its collection of Lost City artifacts, chill out on the beach and pick up any last minute necessities for the upcoming trek.

Day 4 Santa Marta/ Wiwa Camp (1B, 1L, 1D)

Transfer to Machete Pelao, where the trek to the Lost City of Teyuna begins. Trek through farmland, steamy jungle, and rural Kogi communities. Get a glimpse into the local way of life in the remote river valleys of the Sierra Nevada Mountains.

Day 5 Wiwa Camp /Teyuna Paraiso Camp (1B, 1L, 1D)

Continue trekking along the route to Ciudad Perdida. Today is a tough portion of the trek with a lot of steep inclines, make sure to rest and take in the beautiful views. Arrive at the campsite in the afternoon and relax by the river.

Day 6 Teyuna Paraiso Camp/ Wiwa Camp (1B, 1L, 1D)

Get started early to climb the 1,200 steps up to the Lost City. The view of the surrounding Sierra Nevada Mountains makes it well worth the hike. Explore the Lost City and learn what is known of its origins from the indigenous guide, before making the descent back to Wiwa Camp for the night.

Day 7 Wiwa Camp /Ricardito Camp (1B, 1L, 1D)

Follow the path back through the deep jungle, wind through banana trees, cacao plants and small Kogi communities on the way to Ricardito Camp. The nickname for this camp is vista hermosa or beautiful views, sit back and soak them in.

Day 8 Ricardito Camp/Taganga (1B, 1L)

Head€ross grassy hills and gentle streams to reach the Gotsezhi Wiwa indigenous community. Enjoy a G Adventures-supported community lunch cooked by women from the community with local ingredients. Learn about Wiwa customs on a village visit and then lounge in a hammock by the river. In the afternoon, return to Taganga for a well deserved night in a hotel.

Day 9 Taganga/Parque Nacional Natural Tayrona (1B, 1L)

Head into Tayrona National Park for a moderate hike with a local guide. This is a perfect opportunity to experience nature and learn a little more about the rich, natural diversity of northern Colombia.

Day 10 Taganga/MedellÍn (1B)

Fly inland to infamous MedellÍn, now one of Latin America’s safest cities. Enjoy an orientation walk upon arrival and an optional night out with the group.

Day 11 MedellÍn

Opt to go paragliding over the city or catch a ride on the cable car.

Day 12 MedellÍn

Depart at any time.

Departures

Departure Date Return Date Availability Price
30/06/2019 11/07/2019 0 £1199.20
07/07/2019 18/07/2019 2 £1199.20
28/07/2019 08/08/2019 5 £1199.20
11/08/2019 22/08/2019 3 £1199.20
25/08/2019 05/09/2019 0 £1199.20
29/09/2019 10/10/2019 7 £1199.20
20/10/2019 31/10/2019 0 £1199.20
27/10/2019 07/11/2019 16 £1199.20
03/11/2019 14/11/2019 4 £1079.20
17/11/2019 28/11/2019 11 £1079.20
01/12/2019 12/12/2019 8 £1079.20
05/01/2020 16/01/2020 12 £1499.00
02/02/2020 13/02/2020 15 £1499.00
16/02/2020 27/02/2020 12 £1499.00
01/03/2020 12/03/2020 16 £1429.00
22/03/2020 02/04/2020 16 £1429.00
29/03/2020 09/04/2020 0 £1429.00
05/04/2020 16/04/2020 15 £1429.00
12/04/2020 23/04/2020 0 £1429.00
19/04/2020 30/04/2020 16 £1429.00
24/05/2020 04/06/2020 16 £1429.00
21/06/2020 02/07/2020 16 £1499.00
12/07/2020 23/07/2020 16 £1499.00
26/07/2020 06/08/2020 16 £1499.00
16/08/2020 27/08/2020 16 £1499.00
30/08/2020 10/09/2020 16 £1499.00
13/09/2020 24/09/2020 16 £1499.00
18/10/2020 29/10/2020 0 £1499.00
25/10/2020 05/11/2020 13 £1499.00
08/11/2020 19/11/2020 16 £1349.00
22/11/2020 03/12/2020 16 £1349.00
06/12/2020 17/12/2020 16 £1349.00
20/12/2020 31/12/2020 16 £1349.00

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