Santa Marta 3 Day Plan: Minca, Tayrona Park, Cabo San Juan And Playa Cristal

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  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Duration: 3 Days
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  • Departure Time :
    7:00 AM
  • Departure Details :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We'll collect and drop you off to your Santa Marta hotel daily. Pickup and drop-off can be organized from other locations at an additional cost. For example, Tayrona, Pal.. read more
  • Cancellation Policy :
    This activity is non-refundable Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.


Cant decide which of the spectacular locations to visit in Tayrona Park, Cabo San Juan or Playa Cristal?
Then enjoy this fantastic 3 Day Plan in the Caribbean youll enjoy both of these wonderful locations, along with a trip into the mountains and a tour of Minca, a coffee farm, a cocoa farm, beautiful waterfalls.
In Tayrona Park youll enjoy Seven Waves Beach and a boat ride to Playa Cristal, along with some wonderful beach time and time to explore the jungle. Youll also enjoy an ecological walk for a couple of hours to Cabo San Juan, passing through tropical jungle and many simply stunning beaches along the way.
This is a 3 day plan that is guaranteed to provide you with a smile everyday and a longing to return to Colombia soon!

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Day 1: Tayrona Park and Cabo San Juan
Stop At: Parque Nacional Natural Tayrona, Santa Marta 470007 Colombia
You'll be collected from your hotel and make your way to the Tayrona National Park for a two-hour ecological jungle walk plus a visit to four beaches! You will learn about this pristine natural environment, the indigenous people, and the fauna (including caimans, similar to alligators) on your trip here. The park is closed for a month every year, and youll be able to find out what activities the indigenous people do during this time.
Then, hit the beautiful beaches for a fun time! Visit the Arenillas, La Piscina, Los Arrecifes, and Cabo San Juan beaches. At Cabo San Juan, enjoy yourself for three hours on the shore or in the beautiful Caribbean waters. You can go snorkeling or just laze on the beach! Afterward, return to your vehicle after a long walk through the lush jungle.
Duration: 11 hours
No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.
Day 2: Minca Tour
Stop At: MINCA, Santa Marta, Magdalena, Colombia
Youll be collected from your accommodation Santa Marta accommodation and taken into the magical mountains of the Sierra Nevarda and to the beautiful town of Minca. Once here youll be taken on a tour of this wonderful town, along with checking out a coffee farm, a cocoa farm, enjoying an ecological walk, some beautiful waterfalls, a swim if you desire and a stop for lunch in a house made of Bamboo.
Duration: 8 hours
No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.
Day 3: Tayrona Park and Playa Cristal
Stop At: Parque Nacional Natural Tayrona, Santa Marta 470007 Colombia
Youll start this day early with a 7 am pickup to maximize your Tayrona National Park and beach time.
Youll be driven taken to Tayrona park and enjoy the fantastic view of Seven Waves beach. Along with some amazing ecological walks, youll also kick-back and relax in a boat ride to Playa Cristal (approx. 4-5 hours beach time). Where you will find some amazingly clear waters that are just perfect for snorkeling and exploring. So be sure to bring an underwater camera if you can find one, as the multi-colored fish are just spectacular.
After you have had an absolutely magical time you will enjoy yet another boat ride and a comfortable drive back to your accommodation in Santa Marta
Duration: 11 hours
No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.


  • All Entrance Fees
  • Minca Tour - Including a coffee tour, cocoa, ecological walk and waterfalls
  • Tayrona Park Tour - Including ecological walk to Cabo San Juan
  • Tayrona Park , Playa Crystal, including Seven Waves beach
  • 2x boat ride
  • Private transportation
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Bilingual Guide
  • Entry/Admission - Parque Nacional Natural Tayrona
  • Entry/Admission - MINCA


  • Experiences and transportation not mentioned in the plan
  • Meals and drinks not mentioned in the plan
  • Personal expenses and tips

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 2 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability

Infants must sit on laps

No heart problems or other serious medical conditions

Service animals allowed

Near public transportation

Not wheelchair accessible

Most travelers can participate

This experience requires good weather. If its canceled due to poor weather, youll be offered a different date or a full refund

This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate