Duration: 10 days, 9 nights.


This exclusive experience of 10 days and 9 nights is designed for people who are passionate about the high mountains, which will allow you to learn more about the customs and ancestral rites of the indigenous Kogui communities that inhabited the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta. Discover the knowledge of environmental conservation and natural wealth that this paradisiac place has, through the millenary communities that consider this mountain the center of the planet.


Every day we will walk approximately between 5 to 8 hours a day until we reach the base camps, we will begin our journey through trails of tropical forests, humid forests until we reach the moors and we will culminate in the snowy peaks. You must be prepared for this experience that has a high degree of difficulty, which will require good physique. It also requires you to get into the culture and be willing to sleep in hammocks or sleeping bag, eat the typical fruits of the region, and explore the beautiful waterfalls and rivers that are crossed.


Departure time 6:00 a.m.


Tourists will be collected where they are staying in the vehicles heading to the village of Palmor, in the municipality of Ciénaga with a duration of approximately 2 hours and 30 minutes.


At 8.30 am. We will arrive at the Coffee Capital of the Colombian Caribbean, so that they can taste the typical breakfast of the region, then we return to the vehicles to get ready to travel, we will pass through a path called La Bodega Betel, near there we will find the first Kogui field where we we will stay the first night.


Approximate height: 900 – 1.250 meters above sea level.

Departure time 7:00 a.m.


We have breakfast and start the trip along the mountainous road that lasts approximately 5 hours, the luggage will be carried on mules until we reach the second base camp called “PLAYA RICA”, this place has an approximate height of 2,000 meters above sea level . (Lunch will be practical). Here we will spend the second night camping, with its respective dinner.


Approximate height: 2.000 meters above sea level.

Departure time type 7:00 a.m.


At the end of breakfast we start our journey until we reach the third base camp which is the “SUJY O VENADO LAGOON”. It is a strong route because we will pass through sloping paths, with a duration of approximately 8 hours and with a height of 3,400 meters above sea level. Approximate, here we will rest in camping.


Note: From day 3 we will use porters: From now on the luggage will not be carried on the mules because the terrain is very difficult to access for the animals, so it is necessary to use people who carry the luggage of each client.


Approximate height: 3.400 meters above sea level.

Departure time type 7:00 a.m.


As every day after having breakfast, we start the walk to the “LAGOON DUMENA”, it lasts for approximately 6 hours with a height of 3.650 meters above sea level. On average, they will spend the night camping here.


Approximate height: 3.650 meters above sea level.


Departure time 7:00 a.m.


We start the trail to the “LAGOON DUBUNGUY” lasts approximately 6 hours with a height of 4.200 meters above sea level. Average, here they will dine and sleep camping. The peaks will be displayed on this site.


Approximate height: 4.200 meters above sea level.

Departure time 7:00 a.m.


The walk begins after having breakfast, towards the last base camp called “EL GRINGO” which lasts approximately 4 hours, its height is 4.800 meters above sea level. In this place you will be able to observe the snow-capped mountain from very close and it is the strategic place to take the photos; Here they will rest and sleep camping.


Approximate height: 4.800 meters above sea level.

Rest day where we will take the opportunity to continue taking pictures, in this exotic landscape.


The descent from the base camp “EL GRINGO” to “LAGOON DUMENA” begins, it lasts from 5 to 6 hours approximately.

We will begin to return from the “LAGOON DUMENA” to “PLAYA RICA”, it lasts from 6 to 7 hours approximately.

We will return from the “LAGOON PLAYA RICA” to the ” VILLAGE KOGUI”, it has a duration of 3 hours until we reach the point where the vehicles are located that will take us back to the starting point of the tour.

  • Biosafety protocols
  • insurance
  • Transportation Ciénaga – Palmor – Ciénaga
  • Food (breakfast, lunch and dinner)
  • Tour guide
  • Porters – Mules
  • Brigadista
  • Accommodation
  • Expenses at the airport or at ground stops.
  • Refreshments
  • Ride mules during the tour
  • Per diem and / or unspecified services
  • Obey the instructions and instructions from the guide. Since the displacements are made through old trails, wetlands, valleys and mountain slopes, accompanied by generally temperate, rainy and cold weather.
  • Bring ecological awareness.
  • People who are vegetarians or with specific food requirements, notify when making the reservation.
  • Do not feed the animals that are on the way.
  • It is forbidden to dump garbage and extract any type of plant, animal and geological material.
  • A suitable backpack with good straps for a comfortable and resistant carrying (mules).
  • Do not bathe in the rivers with soap or shampoo.
  • Publicize special cases of health, preexistence, diets or special medications. If our trip is positive, the attendance list is required, with its respective identity document and contact telephone number, in order to prepare the accident policy that the group would be covering during the activity in the field.
  • If you suffer from any illness or allergy, please notify us at the time of booking.
  • It is not advisable for people with heart or respiratory problems to ascend.
  • If you suffer from an allergy or illness, it is important that you notify the agency of the same to take this recommendation into account when preparing food, personal care and medications are the obligation of each client.
  • Stay hydrated constantly.
  • Bring a fruit and a chocolate bar, preferably with peanuts.
  • The consumption of alcoholic beverages and cigarettes is not allowed during the visit to the snowy mountain.
  • Make adaptation stops at different places along the route and at different heights.
  • Cameras with good memory and fully charged, if you have a portable battery much better.
  • Do not take photos of indigenous people or special places without prior authorization.
  • Apply sunscreen every two hours.
  • Do not bring documents or valuables.
  • Take care of each of your belongings during the tour because there are people who do not belong to the agency and it is not responsible for the loss of personal belongings.
  • Medium backpack for touring with 40 liters of capacity
  • Small backpack for the day of summit maximum of 20 liters and minimum of 15 liters
  • Bring a sleeping bag, support poles. Lightweight backpack for daily use
  • clothing for the cold and waterproof clothing. On the day of departure and according to the weather conditions, they would be properly enlisted
  • Grooming items
  • Personal Medicines (if you need)
  • Sunglasses with UV filter
  • Swimsuit
  • Insect repellent
  • Sunscreen
  • 1 liter water bottle
  • Photographic camera
  • Headlamp with spare batteries
  • 1 whistle
  • Thermal underwear set.
  • Comfortable, quick-drying trekking pants
  • Waterproof trousers and jacket
  • Optional leggings
  • Thermal socks
  • Thermal jacket.
  • Pair of thermal gloves and, if possible, waterproof
  • Cap or hat
  • 1 thermal neck protector (buff, had)
  • Waterproof trekking boots.
  • Comfortable shoes to rest in camps.
  • Wet wipes
  • Biodegradable sunscreen
  • Lip protector (lips protector)
  • Sweatshirt or Long Pants for the night
  • Long-sleeved shirt for the night
  • Mountaineering: Ascent to the snowy peaks of the Sierra Nevada de la Santa Marta.
  • Ecological Trail: Long walks where the flora and fauna including the factors are appreciated; water, air, soil.
  • Sighting: Enjoy a magical place where natural beauty radiates with toucans, different species of hummingbirds and other exotic birds.
  • Craft workshops: Cultural exchange with the Kogui indigenous community, we teach you how to make their crafts.
  • Language and writing: A member of the Kogui ethnic group who will teach vocabulary and common expressions in their language.
  • Meditate and Reflect: It consists of activities of meditation, reflection, purification and breathing exercises.