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Address: El Mamey | El Mamey, 470007, Colombia
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Ciudad Perdida: 4- or 5-Day Trek from Santa Marta
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Everything was fine! (even weather)

Can't complain about anything. Was a very nice Tour, Well organized. Ariel was a good Guide and Angel (Carlos) a good translator. Good and plenty Food.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Can't complain about anything. Was a very nice Tour, Well organized. Ariel was a good Guide and Angel (Carlos) a good translator. Good and plenty Food.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Well organised trek and needed to be as it's v demanding (it didn't even rain when we did it). Jhon was a fun enthusiastic and confident guide. Pace was quick and starts were early - this meant we walked in the dry whereas other groups were caught in afternoon showers. Camps provide all that you need for a good nights... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I don't care what people say, the trek to the Lost City is an absolute must if travelling in northern Colombia. We booked the four day trek last minute with Expotur through our hostel. Our guide for the trip was Denis. She was very professional, enthusiastic, informative and genuinely cared about our experience. The only thing was that Denis didn't... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a great time on the Ciudad Perdida adventure. It doesn't match the Ince trail but it doesn't promise to and is half the price. Expect pretty tough but rewarding trekking, a lot of bugs and feeling wet, excellent swimming holes, and with Expotur, great food and excellent service. Leading up to the trek, staff were incredibly helpful and... More 

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Brisbane Region, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I did this tour in November 2016 and would definitely recommend it. We did the 4 day tour and our tour guide was Denis. Denis was a lovely guide. She speaks Spanish but we had a translator also ( Andres). Briefings were provided every night before the following day trek. Food on the tour was good. Better than I expected.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My mom (53yr) and I (24yr) went to the lost city with Expotur and guide Chris. We couldn't have wished for a better experience! Everything was really well arranged; the food and accommodation were great. Chris is an excellent guide. He is really patient, friendly and so knowledgeable about Ciudad Perdida, the Sierra Nevada and the indigenous tribes. We had... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I did the trek with Expotur, and guide Christian. It was such a good experience and I cannot recommend Expotur and their guide Christian highly enough. He was very professional, and his knowledge and ability to answer all our questions in perfect English made it a fantastic trek.

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Medellin, Colombia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was an absolutely fantastic 4 days. Ours guides from Expotur, Jose and Branking, were both great, really knowledgeable, good fun and we were very impressed with the relationships they had built with the indigenous people. Thanks again guys!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We arranged a 4 day hike to Ciudad Perdida, the Lost City with Expotur in Santa Marta. This was the right decision! We booked it one day before departure and got Camacho assigned to our group. He is a nice guy who controls the pace and conditions during the hike in a pleasant way. He made everyone feel at ease... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Excellent trek in the jungle! Allows you to discover a new part of Colombia that you won't find in the cities. The views on your way are just beautiful, the guides will tell you all the history of this region and of the ritual sites. You will meet indigenes on your way and feel like adventurers. The trek is demanding... More 

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