How long does the journey take from Santa Marta to El Dorado Reserve?

The journey lasts 2.5 hours approximately in a 4x4 vehicle. The road is not paved. The distance from Minca is 33 km.

 

Are there vegetarian options?

Yes we are able to cater for vegetarians, vegans, diabetics, etc. If you require any of these, you must notify us at the time of booking otherwise we are not able to guarantee the availability of this service.

 

When is the best time of the year to visit the reserve?

Being that Colombia is in the tropics, there are no seasons. You can visit the reserves any time of the year. But from November to April it's considered a dry season.

 

Can you get to El Dorado reserve on a normal vehicle?

From Santa Marta to Minca a normal vehicle can be used but from Minca to the reserve, a 4x4 must be used because of the road condition.

How much in advanced should I book to visit El Dorado reserve?

You must book at least 24 hours in advance of your visit but we can't guarantee room availability.