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2 Day - 1 Night

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

12 people



About this tour

The Lost City of Bunkuany is a sacred archaeological site that was recently found by farmers of the Calabazo village. the Sierra Nevada de Santa MartaThese ruins belong to an ancient indigenous civilization built by the Tayrona culture more than 1,000 years ago and are today an important tourist attraction.


If you are a lover of hiking and nature, don’t miss this unique opportunity to explore the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta and discover the Lost City of Bunkuany.

Tour to the Lost City of Bunkuany

This 2-day, 1-night tour to Bunkuany Tayrona consists of an exciting and challenging trekking through ecological trails where you will enjoy breathtaking panoramic views of the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, as well as the exotic flora and fauna of the region.

During the journey you will observe crystalline rivers, tropical forests, endemic animals and exotic birds while discovering the trails that lead to Bunkuany Tayrona.

The excursion is led by expert local guides who are dedicated to preserving and protecting this sacred archaeological site, they will tell you the story behind each stone and take you to the highlights of the Lost City Bunkuany Tayrona.


Itinerary of the 2-day / 1-night tour


At about 08:00 AM, the travelers meet at the Calabazo trail, the meeting point with the tour guide and the place where the experience begins.

The hike has a medium difficulty, all travelers receive the indications of the tour guide and begin a 40 minute trek from Calabazo to the entrance of the Madre Sierra Hotel, here they will know the place of accommodation and then begin the real adventure in search of Bunkuany Tayrona, the new Lost City.

The journey from Hotel Madre Sierra The trip to the archaeological ruins of Bunkuany Tayrona takes approximately 2 hours and 30 minutes, during which you will be able to observe the majestic Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, cradle of great ecosystems and indigenous civilizations declared as cultural and intangible heritage of humanity.

During the journey you will arrive at a hydration point where you will eat fruits and snacks, this resting place is in the farm of Mr. Ciro, a farmer of the region that very kindly welcomes lovers of hiking and nature tourism.

Follow the trail until you reach the archaeological ruins of Bunkuany, a place where you will have a tour full of culture and ancestry, you will explore with the guide the paths and stone terraces, you will learn the fascinating history of the ancient Tayrona where you will feel transported in time to a bygone era, you will also learn how the terraces of Bunkuany were discovered and the special energy that is perceived in this sacred place.

After the guided tour of the terraces, the guide leads the group of hikers to the restaurant where they have lunch and then return along the same path until they reach the Hotel Madre Sierra where they will check in and then cool off in the river to relax a little of the hike is an excellent option; then they can see the common areas, in the restaurant have dinner and rest of the day.


During this day the tourists enjoy the facilities of the
Madre Sierra Boutique Hotel
located in the village of Calabazo, in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta.

The day begins with a delicious healthy breakfast, then you have the opportunity to swim in the river or simply rest comfortably in the Ecolodge facilities until lunch time.

At 12:30 PM the tourists will be having lunch and after lunch, everyone will get their backpacks ready to return to the Calabazo trail, where the experience ends.


  • The Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta: During the trek, you will walk through rainforest and mountain trails, this region is home to an impressive ecosystem with a large amount of flora and fauna.
  • Los Ríos Cristalinos: you will have the opportunity during the tour to swim in a river, which will allow you to refresh yourself and enjoy the clean and fresh water of the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta.
  • Panoramic Views: from the highest points of the route, you can enjoy breathtaking views of the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta and its surroundings.
  • Indigenous culture: during the excursion, you will have the opportunity to learn a little about the Tayrona culture, who were once the native Indians of the region.
  • The Lost City Bunkuany: of course, the highlight of the trek is the experience of exploring the ruins of an ancient Tayrona city where you can walk along the stone paths, see the terraces and learn about the history of this impressive civilization.
  • The Madre Sierra Boutique Hotel: an outstanding lodging in the Calabazo trail, it has very comfortable facilities and the best thing is that it is located next to the Piedras River.


  • After 4 hikers onwards, additional ancestral talk with the Mamo (Indigenous Authority).
  • Ecological trekking in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta.
  • Local or indigenous guide for support during the entire hike.
  • Orientation on safety and preparation for the Trek.
  • Ancestrally Authentic Experience in the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta.
  • Meals during the tour, including lunch and dinner on the first day + breakfast and lunch on the second day.
  • Visit Don Ciro's farm house, a place full of fruit trees where you can eat mangos, oranges, bananas, coconuts, among other fruits.
  • Entrance to the Bunkuany archaeological site.
  • Shared lodging at Madre Sierra Hotel.
  • Basic travel insurance.
  • Transportation.
  • Additional Beverages.
  • Souvenirs.
  • Transportation in Mula.
  • Expenses not specified in the plan.
  • Guide service in a language other than Spanish, this service can be requested in advance and will have an additional cost.

Plan Duration

2 days - 1 night

Tour Category


Reservation policies

Departures from 2 persons and up
Reservations with 50% of the total tour value

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PRICE TOUR: $1'215.000
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