Welcome to Minca


It's now well and truly on the map, however, and specializes in ultra-remote traveler retreats scattered amid the surrounding steep mountainsides. A great base for mountain biking, bird-watching and hiking, Minca also offers delightfully warm locals who seem genuinely happy to see visitors.


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$205 Outdoor Activities

Kennedy Hill in the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta

DAY 1Departure from your hotel in the city of Santa Marta, taking the road that connects with Minca, picturesque village located 650 meters above sea level. Visit the La Victoria coffee farm where you will learn about the organic coffee process. Once the tour at the coffee plantation was finished, we followed the route in our country road through a wild and uncovered road to the La María farm, in the La Tagua village, where the car would arrive. Once disembarked and ready from the María farm, a two-hour walk begins. to the Eco-touristic Finca Santa Elena. Arrival at the Santa Elena farm; installation, tour of the surroundings, sunset view over the mountains, the Ciénaga Grande and the Caribbean Sea. DAY 2Raised very early to make the sighting of the sunrise in the Sierra Nevada and observe the snowy peaks delighting a delicious cup of organic coffee from the Sierra Nevada. Traditional breakfast at 06:00 am the 3-hour hike begins on private trails until we reach The Peak, an eco-touristic viewpoint of the Sierra Nevada, located at an approximate height of 3,100 meters above sea level; throughout the tour you will have an excellent view of the mountains, mainly on the snowy peaks Bolívar and Colón, the walk is made by different paths allowing a greater enjoyment of the walk, crossing streams, springs of water, in the same way, we will have the opportunity to observe a great variety of endemic birds that inhabit this region. Return to the Eco-touristic Finca Santa Elena to take lunch, then travel to the road to return to Santa Marta.

$2889.15 Classic

Classic Colombia

Colombia tends to be an underrated travel destination, which just means there’s more untouched parts of this beautiful country for you to explore. If you have two weeks to spare, there’s no better way to experience Colombia than to jump in with both feet and experience the national parks, beaches, and cities firsthand. Plus, there’s no better place to be if you’re looking to try delicacies such as fresh seafood on the beaches of Cartagena and delicious coffee from the region of Calarcá. Be a part of the revitalization of this warm, welcoming country and come back with more stories than you’ll ever have time to tell.

$3949 Classic

Colombian Culture, Caribbean & Lost City

Embracing nature in Colombia and the Caribbean is like nowhere else on Earth. Imagine picturesque beaches, busy cities, and the freshest coffee you’ve ever had. And you’re only scratching the surface of what’s in store for you on this 22-day trip. Check out the resurgence of culture, art, and food in Bogotá and Medellín, dive deep into the Caribbean vibe of Cartagena, explore Tayrona National Park, get back to nature in Minca, and trek to ancient Ciudad Perdida (Lost City), known to the locals as Teyuna. Colombia will change you. All you have to do is let it.

$2249 Classic

Colombia's Caribbean Coast & Lost City

Colombia has a certain kind of magic that you won’t find anywhere else in the Caribbean. On this trip, you’ll experience it first-hand via visits to rural villages, treks through Tayrona National Park’s picturesque trails and (of course), downtime on the beach. Later, head deep into the jungle to Teyuna — the fabled Ciudad Perdida (Lost City) older than Machu Picchu — a place crowded with history and free of crowds. Colombia is mysterious. Come figure out the riddle.

$1444.15 Classic

Caribbean Colombia Express

Take it from us — the nature of Colombia and the Caribbean is like nowhere else on Earth. On this one-week trip packed with active highlights and laid-back moments, you’ll get the best of beach relaxation and wilderness exploration. Beach time and Tayrona National Park are on the bill here, including chances for hikes down picturesque trails. Get back to nature in the jungle town of Minca — it’s the great outdoors with a chill Caribbean twist.

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Colombia's Lost City to the Caribbean

One of the unique pleasures of travelling is getting to a place before everyone else. When you make the trek to Colombia’s Ciudad Perdida, that pleasure is all yours. Bunk up for the night in hammocks in small local communities before braving the jungles in search of Teyuna, a lost city that predates Machu Picchu. Later, explore the northern coast in Cartagena, visit rural villages near Taganga, and explore Tayrona National Park. It’s the Great Outdoors, with a Caribbean twist.