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Trekking in the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta

(6 Days)

Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta

Day Routing
01 Trekking to the House of ADÁN (approx. 5h)

Trekking to the lost city of the Tayrona Indians. Transfer by truck to the town of Machete Pelao to start the walk. Guests will pass through an area where settlers have cut down everything to plant bananas and cassava and along light shadowed jungle ways up to the house of Adán. A hammock with mosquito nets will be supplied for the night. Swimming is available in a nearby natural fountain.

02 Trekking to the House of Gabriel (approx. 6h)

After breakfast start walking through to deep jungle. Half way the Indian reserve of the Koguis begins. Crossing one of their villages guests reach the house of the settler Gabriel, situated in the Indian reserve. Before dinner they can take a refreshing bath in the nearby river Buritaca. Overnight in hammocks at House of Gabriel.

03 Trekking to Ciudad Perdida (approx. 6h)

Start the last stage to reach the lost city. Several times the river Buritaca will be crossed and the last climb goes via 2000 stone steps. Nearby the ruins, in the Visitors center the camp will be set up. Possibility to take a bath. Overnight at the camp in hammocks.

04 Ciudad Perdida

Explore the lost city, an archeological place in the middle of the jungle. Possibility to take a bath in the famous Fountain of Youth. Overnight at a camp in hammocks.

05 Trekking to the House of ADÁN (approx. 7h)

After breakfast guests start there way back. Walk downhill to the house of Adán crossing several times the river Buritaca again. Overnight in hammocks at House of Adán.

06 Trekking to Machete Pelao

After three hours walk guests reach the village of Machete Pelao. Transfer back in trucks to Santa Marta.