Guias y Baquianos


Guias y Baquianos (Guides and Scouts in English) has been specializing in tours to La Ciudad Perdida since 1980. We have trained guides and the best natives in the region with up to 36 years experience in tourism.


The company stopped tours of Ciudad Perdida in 1997 due to paramilitary activity but resumed tours in 2008.

Phone: +57 5 431 9667 / 316 745 8947

Website: Guias y Baquianos

Hotel Miramar (inside) Calle 10 C numero 1 C – 59 Santa Marta, Colombia

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Typical Guias y Baquianos Itinerary:
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4 nights 5 days

Day 1
Leave Santa Marta by jeep for three hour drive to El Mamey. Light lunch (ham, vegetables, cheese, bread and coke). About a four hour walk (6km/3.7 miles). Fruit during the trip.

Day 2
Breakfast (coffee, chocolate, fruit salad, cereals). Leave at 8AM. Fruit during the walk. Pass indigenous communities. Information about the cultures. Walking time four hours (6 km/3.7 miles).

Day 3
Breakfast (coffee, chocolate, sandwich, fruit). Leave at 7AM. Cross the Buritaca indigenous families. Fruit during trek. Walk of five hours (8kms/5 miles). Stay only half an hour from La Ciudad Perdida.

Day 4
Breakfast (fruit, pastries, coffee, chocolate). Leave at 7: 30AM to La Ciudad Perdida, three hours to explore the site. Leave the ruins, have lunch and walk for about four hours to reach the day two camp site.

Day 5
Breakfast (eggs, bread, chocolate, coffee, fruit) Leave at 7AM for El Mamey. Lunch and return to Santa Marta.

Round Trip Transportation
Accommodation in hammocks with mosquito nets
Assistance carrying supplies.
Medical Assistance Card (Accident Insurance)

Price: 600,000 COP / Approximately USD$310

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