Hidden Colombia

with OneSeed Expeditions in Bogotá, Colombia
Travel back 1,000 years to the Lost City of the Sierra Nevada. Soak in the sights and the sounds of the remote jungle as you travel to a far corner of Colombia. -- 20% Discount: use promo code HDC2019
  • 1 to 10 People
  • 8 Days
$2,190.00 Per Person
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TRIP HIGHLIGHTS
• Explore Bogotá's historic district and check out the city's famous plazas
• Jump off waterfalls and take a refreshing swim in the Buritaca River
• Trek through indigenous villages and pristine jungle on your way to ancient ruins

GROUP DEPARTURES
Join as a solo traveler or with friends to experience these amazing destinations with fellow travelers from all over. We guarantee all group departure dates even if only one person is signed up. We recommend asking how many people are currently in your group before booking.

MINIMUM AGE
16 years old for group departures. If you have children under 16 years old, please inquire about a private trip departure.

SINGLE SUPPLEMENT
Single supplements are required for solo travelers.

DAY 1:
BOGOTÁ
Arrive to Bogotá, where a OneSeed staff member will greet you and take you to our partner B&B. Take the afternoon to explore the city on your own. Be sure to visit the gold museum if you have time!

Peak Altitude: 8,612 ft (2625 m)

Inclusions: Airport transfer, accommodations
DAY 2:
BOGOTÁ
Head out for a city tour! Visit a local market and try traditional Colombian foods and exotic fruits, check out the city's famous plazas, and tour La Candelaria, Bogotá's historic district. That evening join your fellow OneSeeders for a welcome dinner, where you will get the chance to try some of the local cuisine.

Peak Altitude: 8,612ft (2625 m)

Inclusions: Day tour with local guide, breakfast, welcome dinner and accommodations
DAY 3:
BOGOTÁ TO CAMP 1
The adventure begins! Wake up early to catch the first flight to Santa Marta, a beautiful caribbean beach town and the oldest city in Colombia. Drive three hours to the trailhead and begin the trek to the Lost City. Enjoy the first sights and sounds of the jungle as you hike through this lush area before setting up camp for the night.

Peak Altitude: 787 ft (240 m)

Inclusions: Airport transfer, domestic flight, ground transportation, full board, camping accommodations
DAY 4:
CAMP 1 TO CAMP 2
Continue your trek through the jungle. Pass by the indigenous town of Mutanshi and marvel at the well-constructed jungle huts that make up the town. There are plenty of opportunities to take a dip in a cool, clear stream along the way before having the evening to relax and rest your legs.

Peak Altitude: 1,673 ft (510 m)

Total Hiking: 5 miles. Approximately 5-6 hours of trekking

Inclusions: Full board and camping accommodations
DAY 5:
CAMP 2 TO CAMP 3
After a hearty breakfast, follow along the ancient trail that leads to the Lost City. Cross the Buritaca river nine times as you continue the ascent! Weather permitting, head to the Lost City in the afternoon! End the day with a leg burner as you climb the 1,200 steps that lead to the Lost City. Learn about the history of the ruins as your guide shows you around. Enjoy solitude and stunning views as you try to imagine what the city would have been like when it was built in 800 AD!

Peak Altitude: 3,773 ft (1150 m)

Total Distance: 6 miles. Approximately 6-7 hours of trekking

Inclusions: Full board and camping accommodations
DAY 6:
CAMP 3 TO CAMP 2
Return the way you came! Cross multiple suspension bridges, wade in the cool water, and listening to the parakeets chirping. Take rest at Camp 2 for the night.

Peak Altitude: 2,723 ft (830 m)

Total distance: 5 miles. Approximately 5-6 hours of trekking

Inclusions: Full board and camping accommodations
DAY 7:
CAMP 2 TO SANTA MARTA
Continue the descent toward Mamey and enjoy a final day under the lush canopy. Pick up the van that will take you back to Santa Marta. Join your fellow OneSeeders for a final dinner to celebrate your accomplishments.

Peak Altitude: 1,673 ft (510 m)

Total distance: 9 miles. Approximately 7-8 hours of trekking

Inclusions: Full board, ground transportation and accommodations
DAY 8:
SANTA MARTA TO BOGOTÁ
Catch a mid-morning flight and return to Bogotá (BOG) airport by 1pm and conclude your expedition.

Peak Altitude: 8,612ft (2625 m)

Inclusions: Breakfast, domestic flight
What's Included

• Medical/evacuation insurance for all participants confirmed 30 days or more prior to their expedition start date
• Airport transfers on Day 1 and Day 8
• RT flight from Bogotá to Santa Marta
• 2 nights accommodation in Bogotá
• 1 night accommodation in Santa Marta
• 4 nights camping
• Breakfast, lunch, and dinner on the trek
• Trekking permits and entry fees
• Welcome and farewell dinners
• Guide services
• All ground transportation to/from trail

What's Not Included

• Personal items
• Trip cancelation insurance (highly recommended)
• International airfare and meals during travel
• Snacks during trek
• Beverages outside of designated meals

About OneSeed Expeditions
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Cancellation Policy

All discounted and promotional offers made through third-party partners are 100% non-refundable and non-transferable.