Tour Companies

There are four tour operators authorized to do the La Ciudad Perdida trek:

  1. Turcol
  2. Expotur-Eco
  3. Magic Tours
  4. Guias y Baquianos

Sierra Tours is no longer operating treks to the Lost City.

One type of vehicle to get you to the start of the trail

Each company should offer you a similar experience but you will find variations in the itinerariesPlease double check with your tour operator for the latest information.

(You will need to dial 03 before calling a mobile phone number from a land line in Colombia)

General Information about the Trek:

  • Treks must be arranged through a tour company.
  • Tours may leave the next day or take a couple of days to leave, depending on numbers.
  • There is a second trail leading to La Ciudad Perdida called the La Tagua route but it is closed (JUNE 2012).
  • All companies have agreed to a 600,000 COP (approximately USD$310) price for the trek regardless of the days (there may still be discounts available, especially to groups).
  • Helicopters were allowed to land at the site in the past but this has been stopped due to damage to the ruins. Military helicopters may still land at the site.
  • Scenic helicopter flights over the Sierra Nevada and La Ciudad Perdida are available.
  • Military supplies may be offered for sale but it is illegal for non-military personnel to be in possession of official Colombian military gear.
  • English speaking guides are around although they are scarce. (request in advance with the tour company)
  • The treks are all inclusive.
  • Vegetarian dishes may be an option. (request in advance with the tour company)

Room for six or eight people on bench seats