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Lost City and Colombia

17 days from £1784pp

Offer highlights

  • Save £315 pp on this amazing trip to Colombia
  • Explore the Lost City of Teyuna
  • Experience exhilarating activities such as whitewater rafting, jungle trekking and hiking

What to expect

From vibrant cities to the lush jungle, Colombia has so much to offer and this thrilling 17-day trip will let you create memories that will last for a lifetime. If you are craving adventure and love a physical challenge, this trip will tick all the right boxes and more.

You will get to see some of the most beautiful sights that Colombia has to offer. From the crystal-clear lagoons and the picturesque villages to the majestic mountains and the steamy jungle – this trip is an instagrammers dream!

Are you ready for an adventure of a lifetime?

About this trip

This 17-day Colombian trip of a lifetime will take you from the bright lights of Bogotá to the unique landscape of the Chingaza National Park where you can enjoy a hike through this unique landscape, where you will traverse past palms and crystal-clear lagoons. Here you can see the likes of deer, tapirs, and spectacled bears.

Do you fancy getting your adrenaline pumping? You won’t be disappointed as one of the excursions is  a white-water rafting trip through the Suarez Canyon in San Gil.

After such an exciting day, you will have the chance to relax and explore the beautiful sights of Dan Gil and Barichara which is a charming little town chock-full of cobblestone streets, red-tiled roofs and quaint cafes.

If you love to cycle, then this trip won’t disappoint – you will have the chance to explore Colombia's second largest city Medellin by bike. Why not take some time out to explore this vibrant city and try some of the local cuisine?

The absolute highlight of this trip must be the trek to the Lost City or Ciudad Perdida- this undiscovered gem is truly a ‘must see’ for those who are looking for an excursion of a lifetime. The views of the Sierra Nevada mountains and the intriguing vistas of the Lost City will certainly take your breath away.

What's included?

  • Your G for Good Moment: Wiwa Community Visit & Lunch, Gotshezhy Village
  • Your Welcome Moment: Meet Your CEO and Group
  • Chingaza National Park hike (Bogotá)
  • Camino Real (Barichara)
  • Suarez Canyon whitewater rafting
  • Medellín orientation walk
  • Trek to the Lost City with an Indigenous guide (5 days)
  • Guided tour of the Lost City
  • Internal flights
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
  • Hotels (12 nts), camping (4 nts hammocks/rustic bunks).
  • 16 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 4 dinners
  • Plane, private vehicle, 4x4, walking.
  • CEO (Chief Experience Officer) throughout, local guides.

When can I go?

This offer is based on a variety of dates departing in 2020. For alternative dates please speak to your Personal Travel Expert

Itinerary

Day 1 Bogotá

Arrive at any time.

Exclusive Inclusions: Your Welcome Moment Meet Your CEO and Group

Day 2 Bogotá

Head out of the city to Chingaza National Park. Enjoy a hike through this unique landscape, passing by palms and succulents on the way to crystal clear lagoons.

Meals included: Breakfast

Day 3 Bogotá/San Gil

Enjoy the ride to San Gil, breaking up the journey with a brief stop in Villa de Leyva along the way.

Meals included: Breakfast

Day 4 San Gil

Get your adrenaline pumping today with whitewater rafting through the Suarez Canyon. In the evening, enjoy free time to relax or explore the area.

Meals included: Breakfast

Day 5 San Gil/Barichara

Enjoy a free morning to continue exploring San Gil. Choose from a variety of adventure packed activities or just explore the city. Transfer to the picturesque colonial town of Barichara in the late afternoon. With red-tiled roofs and cobblestone streets, this little town is a national monument due to its stunning historic architecture.

Meals included: Breakfast

Day 6 Barichara

Grab your hiking shoes and head out on El Camino Real, a 9km (5.6 mi) walk along cobblestone pathways to the colonial town of Guane. Stop along the way to take in the scenery or drink a freshly made juice.

Meals included: Breakfast

Day 7 Barichara/Medellín

Transfer from Barichara to Bucaramanga and catch an early flight to Medellin, dubbed one of the world's most innovative cities. Enjoy a free afternoon to explore the neighbourhoods and sample the local cuisine.

Meals included: Breakfast

Day 8 Medellín

Start the day by exploring Colombia's second largest city by bike and learn about the fascinating recent history of the city's ongoing transformation. Spend the rest of the day with free time to explore this vibrant city.

Meals included: Breakfast

Day 9 Medellín

Enjoy another free day and opt to visit the nearby town of Guatapé, with its colourful houses and famous rock. Or ride the metrocable, a cable car part of Medellín’s public transportation, for sweeping views of the city and surrounding mountains.

Meals included: Breakfast

Day 10 Medellín/Cartagena

Hop on a morning flight to Cartagena and arrive in time to spend the afternoon exploring the old walled city. Opt for dinner and a night out in this lively town.

Meals included: Breakfast

Day 11 Cartagena/Santa Marta

Travel to Santa Marta, the starting off point for the Lost City trek. Pick up any essentials you require for the trek ahead.

Meals included: Breakfast

Day 12 Santa Marta/ Wiwa Camp

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.

 

Meals included: Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Day 13 Wiwa Camp /Teyuna Paraiso Camp

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.

Meals included: Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Day 14 Teyuna Paraiso Camp/ Wiwa Camp

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.

Meals included: Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Day 15 Wiwa Camp /Ricardito Camp

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.

Meals included: Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Day 16 Santa Marta

Head across grassy hills and gentle streams to reach the Gotshezhy Wiwa indigenous community. Enjoy a G Adventures-supported lunch prepared by women from the community. Learn about Wiwa customs on a village visit and then lounge in a hammock by the river or opt to explore nearby waterfalls. In the afternoon, return to Santa Marta for a well-deserved night in a hotel.

Exclusive Inclusions: Your G for Good Moment Wiwa Community Visit & Lunch

Meals included: Breakfast | Lunch

Day 17 Santa Marta

Depart at any time.

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