This bucket list helicopter adventure is simply fantastic and worth the trip to Colombia on its own. Flyover the Lost City, touchdown for a Caribbean plunge and a picnic at one of Parque Tayrona's sensational beaches and enjoy a privileged meeting with the Kogui Indians in their spiritual home.
Part 1 | Flyover Colonial Cartagena
Takeoff from a private helipad to the north of Cartagena and flyover the historic city before heading north towards Barranquilla.
Part 2 | Flyover the Cienaga Grande de Santa Marta
Get your first glimpse of the mountains of the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta as you flyover the Cienaga Grande de Santa Marta, where Nobel Laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez was born and raised.
Part 3 | Flyover the Ancient Lost City
Set deep in the Colombian jungle, the sacred home of the Teyuna civilization in the 5th and 6th century, the Lost City takes three days to reach on foot. The lush mountainous surroundings are breathtaking. If weather conditions allow you'll get a glimpse of the snow-capped peaks of Colombia's tallest mountains, Bolivar and Colon.
Part 4 | Land in the Kogui village of Mulkuakungui
A 45-minute stop high up in the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta. Be invited into the heart of the Kogui village and learn about their lives as the custodians of this spiritual corner of the world. You will have a chance to see them working on their handicrafts and tending to their smallholdings
Part 5 | Take in the best beach of Parque Tayrona
Land in Bahia Cinto and enjoy a glass of champagne and dip in the Caribbean. This iso isolated beach is heaven on earth and the chances of you having to share with anyone else are slim
Part 6 | Lunch at Don Diego (Option 1)
Head to the the mouth of the river Don Diego, where the iced waters of the Sierra Nevada meet the Caribbean sea. Enjoy a secluded lunch at a private beach retreat and take time to enjoy the spectacular combination of fresh and salt water
Part 7 | Spiritual Cleansing at Mamancana (Option 2)
Fly to to Santa Marta and experience a spiritual cleansing in the spa undertaken by an Arhuaco spiritual leader
Part 8 | Return to Cartagena
All of our helicopter trips are for private groups with capacity for up to 5 passengers or 4 passengers plus a bilingual guide. All of our helicopter experiences can be tailor-made and adapted to your needs. For more information check out our different helicopter options, or contact our talented team on-the-ground for guidance on [email protected]
High-rolling visitors to Cartagena fighting with the restrictions of time that want to venture further afield and explore one of the world’s most remarkable natural treasures
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This thrilling helicopter trip offers high-rolling visitors to Cartagena fighting with the restrictions of time the chance to venture further afield and explore one of the world’s last remote, natural treasures.
The blessed Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta mountain range is a version of earth in miniature, home to almost every ecosystem on the planet: glaciers, tundra, alpine lakes, deserts, tropical rainforests, wetlands, and coral reefs.
The mountainous region shelters an incredible range of biodiversity, flora and fauna as well as the Kogui and Arhuaco, Wiwa and Kankuamo indigenous tribes — the wise, custodians of the region's incredible natural resources. These sage-like Indians refer to their homeland as ‘the mother of the earth’.
The spectacular journey includes an early morning flyover of colonial Cartagena, a dazzling passage over the Cienaga Grande de Santa Marta before flying over the Lost City, the sacred home of the Teyuna civilization or the 5th and 6th century.
You’ll land in the Kogui village of Mulkuakungui and experience a rare encounter with the sage-like tribe that maintain the spiritual and environmental balance in Colombia’s highest mountain range.
Afterwards you can explore Parque Tayrona and experience a spiritual cleansing at a special spa in Santa Marta before heading back to Cartagena re-charged and ready for anything.
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