Bunkuany Trail 3 Days

Bunkuany Trail 3 Days

The tourist corridor BUNKUANY is connection with a magical territory “the heart of the world” the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta gives us in this fantastic experience the opportunity to discover the mountains with the softest coffee in Colombia, stones with engravings that speak to us and connect with the magical realism, ancient ruins of the Tayrona culture, natural pools of crystal clear waters where you can enjoy a relaxing bath, flora and fauna of its forests, beautiful beaches of the Tayrona Park; all this complemented with services provided with the warmth and experience of our people.

From $300 Usd
3 Days / 2 Nights
Walking Grade: Moderate


Nature and indigenous culture

tayrona park cabo san juan colombia

Tayrona Park

Natural beauty and indigenous history

Cabo San Juan

Cabo San Juan is a stunning beach located within Tayrona National Natural Park in the Magdalena Department of Colombia. It is renowned for its pristine waters, golden sand, and picturesque…


  • Colombia


  • Adventure & Sport
  • Cultural & Historical
  • Indigenous & Cultural Immersion
  • Nature & Wildlife

Group Size

  • 8 Travelers Max


  • Meals indicated in the program
  • Accommodation in first class hotels
  • Transportation in comfortable vehicles
  • Tour leader and English speaking guide
  • Local guides specialized in the region

Not Included

  • Domestic flights
  • International flights
  • Additional drinks and meals
  • Medical insurance
  • Expenses not specified in the program
  • Tips

Payment Options

  • Credit Card
  • Paypal
  • Wire Transfer
Bunkuani Sierra Nevada De Santa Marta


Santa Marta – Boqueron

Transfer by 4×4 from Santa Marta-Donama to Boqueron village.  
On the way, we make a stop at the stones of Donama.  
Beginning of the trail in the Boqueron trail, 30 minutes walk through coffee farms, 2 hours descent through forests and farms, to the city of Bunkuany stone, recognition of the place, lunch, rest.  
We continue the trail 1h20 to the boutique hotel Madre Sierra, comfortable rooms with natural pools and jacuzzi, dinner.

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  • L, D
  • 4h
  • 1h30
  • Madre Sierra
Parque Tayrona Magdalena colombia


Calabazo & Kogui Village

Breakfast Enjoy the hotel in the morning. 1 hour hike to the Calabazo trail, lunch. 1h20 hike to our next lodging. Visit the Kogui indigenous community at sunset. Dinner.

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  • B, L, D
  • 4h
  • Hammock
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Tayrona Park

Breakfast, 2 hour walk through the forests of the Tayrona Park, until we reach the beautiful beaches of Boca del Saco, Playa del Medio and Cabo San Juan del Guía, enjoy the beaches, lunch.
At 2:00 pm we continue our way, passing by the beaches of Piscina, Arenillas and Arrecifes, until we arrive at the parking lot in Cañaveral, where we will take the vehicle back to the hotel.

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  • B, L
  • 6h

About the Country

Colombia is a South American country known for its diverse culture, vibrant music, colorful architecture, and passion for football. Its location near the equator gives it a year-round tropical climate. The country is rich in history, boasting numerous UNESCO World Heritage sites and bustling cities, alongside stunning natural landscapes.

Reasons to Go

1. Historical and cultural richness: Colombia is home to pre-Columbian ruins and well-preserved colonial towns.
2. Beautiful landscapes: From pristine Caribbean beaches to the majestic Andes, Colombia’s geographical diversity is unmatched.
3. Vibrant music and festivals: Colombia’s music scene and famous festivals offer a glimpse into the country’s joyous spirit.
4. Coffee culture: As a leading coffee exporter, Colombia offers unique coffee experiences.

Country Facts

  • Official Name: Republic of Colombia
  • Location: Northwestern South America
  • Time Zone: Colombia Standard Time (GMT-5)
  • Capital: Bogotá
  • Population: Approx. 51 million
  • Official Language(s): Spanish
  • Government: Unitary presidential constitutional republic
  • Economy: 37th largest in the world, known for its exports of coffee, flowers, emeralds, coal, and oil

Regions at a Glance

Colombia is divided into several distinct regions:
Bogotá: The country’s high-altitude capital, known for its colonial-era landmarks and vibrant street art.
Caribbean region: Home to stunning beaches, coral islands and the historic city of Cartagena.
Andean region: Known for its coffee plantations, flower farms and the city of Medellin.
Amazon region: A vast and biodiverse area, mostly covered by rainforest.

Tourist Attractions

  • UNESCO World Heritage Sites such as the Port, Fortresses, and Group of Monuments in Cartagena.
  • The historic city of Bogotá, with attractions like the Gold Museum.
  • Beautiful beaches of San Andres and Providencia.
  • The Coffee Cultural Landscape in the heart of the coffee-growing region.
  • The incredible biodiversity of Amazon Rainforest.

Money Matters

The local currency is the Colombian Peso (COP). Credit cards are widely accepted in cities but less so in rural areas. It’s recommended to carry small amounts of cash. Cost of living is relatively low compared to Western countries.

Packing List

Pack lightweight, breathable clothing, a good pair of walking shoes, a hat, sunglasses, and sunscreen. Rain gear is also recommended, as showers can be frequent.


Colombia’s culture is a mix of indigenous, Spanish, and African influences. Music and dance are central to social life, with styles like cumbia and salsa popular. The country is known for its film industry, with movies like “Embrace of the Serpent” gaining international acclaim.


Accommodation options range from luxury hotels to budget hostels. Airbnb is also popular. The average cost varies by city and time of year.

Visa Requirements

Travelers require a valid passport. Most countries do not require a visa for stays up to 90 days. No specific vaccinations are required for entry, but some are recommended for certain regions. For more details, please visit the Colombian Foreign Ministry website.

Emergency Contact Numbers

Emergency number: 123. US Embassy: +57 1 2752000. It’s a good idea to have these numbers saved in case of emergencies.

Cultural Etiquette

Drugs are illegal and heavily penalized. Respect local customs and traditions. Dress modestly in religious and culturally significant places. It’s illegal to export certain pre-Columbian artefacts and emeralds.

Electricity, Plugs, and Voltage

The standard voltage is 110V. The standard frequency is 60Hz. Power sockets are type A and B. Travelers from Europe and parts of Asia will likely need an adapter.


Tropical near the coast and eastern plains; cooler in the highlands. Lightweight clothing is appropriate for the coast, while layers are needed for the highlands.

Public Transportation

Major cities have metro and bus services. Taxis are common, and ride-share apps are widely used. Domestic flights are often the most efficient way to travel long distances.

Language Spoken

Spanish is the official language. English is not widely spoken outside of major cities and tourist areas. Useful phrases:
“Hola” (Hello), “Gracias” (Thank you), “Por favor” (Please)

Sustainability Tips

Travelers are encouraged to respect local traditions and environment. Avoid single-use plastics. Opt for eco-friendly tour operators.

Useful Apps & Websites

Thank you for considering Colombia for your next destination. Make sure to try the local cuisine, immerse yourself in the culture, and enjoy the natural beauty. Colombia will be an unforgettable experience!

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