The Lost City’s Route

15 days / 14 nights


Bogotá / Villa de Leyva / Santa Marta / Ciudad Perdida (The Lost City) / Tayrona Natural park / Cartagena de Indias


This 15 day-tour is an invitation to explore Colombia’s diversity and richness: the majestic Bogotá, Boyacá agricultural region, a 5-day trek to the mysterious and mystical Lost City and finally, the colonial Cartagena.

Day 1 – Bogotá


Arrival and transfer to the historic center. Check in at the hotel and time for adjusting to the altitude (2600m)


Day 2 – Bogotá


Tour of the historic center of the Colombian capital, famous for its magnificent colonial and republican architecture. In the afternoon, visit to the Botero Foundation.


Day 3 – Bogotá / Villa de Leyva


Immersion into the Pre-Columbian culture with a visit to the Gold Museum, which houses a collection considered as unique in the world. After lunch, transfer to Zipaquira to discover the salt cathedral. Then transfer by road to Villa de Leyva.


Day 4 – Villa de Leyva


Tour of Villa de Leyva, one of the exquisitely preserved most beautiful colonial towns in the country. In the afternoon visit to the archaeological park “Infiernito”, an ancient astronomical observatory of the Muiscas. Visit the monastery “Ecce homo”, important place of evangelization in the colonial era.


Day 5 – Villa de Leyva / Bogotá / Santa Marta


In the morning, transfer back to Bogota and flight to Santa Marta. Visit Santa Marta, the first Hispanic city founded in South America .


Day 6 – Trek to Ciudad Perdida (The Lost City) (5-day walk)


The Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta is the world’s highest coastal mountain range, with summits rising over 5,770 meters.


The lush tropical landscape, the combination of mountain and sea, the presence of indigenous peoples and legends of the mysterious Lost City will make this trek an unforgettable adventure.


The Lost City is located at 1100 meters.


Day 11 – Tayrona Natural Park


Departure to the Tayrona Park, one of the most beautiful national parks in the country. Walk in the Park to appreciate spectacular landscapes of tropical forest and beautiful beaches.


Day 12 – Cartagena de Indias


Transfer by road to Cartagena de Indias, the Pearl of the Caribbean. First visit to the historic center.


Day 13 – Cartagena de Indias


Tour of the old city. Visit the Museum of the Inquisition and the Castle of San Felipe de Barajas.


Day 14 – Islas del Rosario / Cartagena


Rest day in this magnificent archipelago, near Cartagena where you can enjoy of the beautiful white sand beach and the transparent water.


Day 15 – Cartagena / Bogotá / Return


Breakfast in Cartagena, transfer to airport and flight to Bogota. International return flight.

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