4-hours Hike inside Tayrona National Park (Cabo San Juan del Guia beach)

Tayrona National Park - Cabo San Juan del Guia Bukap Travels
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Let’s go on a unique adventure doing one of the best hikes in Colombia and discover Cabo San Juan del Guia, a stunning beach inside the Tayrona National Park that will leave you speechless.

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10 hours

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Tayrona National Park - Cabo San Juan del Guia Bukap Travels

Top highlights:

  • Enjoy the most rewarding hike through lush, humid forests and mountains.
  • Appreciate the magnificent coastline views of our tropical beaches.
  • Live an authentic experience in a nature sanctuary, home to an enriched flora and fauna.
  • Learn about the different cultures that and tribes that protect the area.
  • Along the hike, you will be visiting different pristine beaches with golden sand

What’s included?

  • One bottled water per person
  • Private transportation
  • Professional driver at full disposal
  • Compulsory Insurance
  • Tayrona Park entrance fee
  • Professional bilingual guide


  • Food (breakfast, lunch, dinner)
  • Tips (Optional)

What do I need to bring?

  • Sunblock.
  • Bug spray.
  • Comfortable clothes, a cap, and sneakers.
  • Swimsuits and towels
  • Cash for paying lunch
  • Passports or a copy (EXTRA IMPORTANT)


  • We will pick you up at the coordinated time, and after one hour of driving, we will arrive at the Tayrona National Park entrance.
  • After we buy the tickets, pass the security gates and drive for about 10 more minutes, we leave the car in the parking lot and from that exact moment, our journey will start.
  • It will be hard, it’s about 4 hours of ups and downs in humid weather (it takes just 15 minutes to be soaked in sweat), however, all of that will be left behind the moment you start watching the amazing coastline full of gigantic rocks that look like prehistoric dinosaurs eggs, the beautiful flora, and if we are lucky enough the three different types of monkeys that live there.
  • Besides nature, you will also learn about the people who used to protect the area; The Tayronas, and also, their descendants, The Koguis, Wiwas, Kankuamos, and Arhuacos, we will explain to you their costumes, their history, and their current situation since we will meet some of them on our way.
  • After two hours of hiking, we will finally arrive at Cabo San Juan Beach, here, you can relax, swim, take lunch and then at 2:30 PM, we return using the same way back to the parking lot, then we will drive back to your place and thus officially finish the experience.

Don’t miss this experience. You won’t regret it!

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Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need to have a COVID-19 Vaccine certification to get into Tayrona Park?

As for now, (September 15, 2021), the national park does not require its visitors to show a COVID-19 vaccine certification.

Do I need to have a Yellow Fever vaccine certification to get into Tayrona Park?

Currently, nor the cashiers or the people at the gates require to show you the Yellow Fever vaccine certification. There hasn’t been any cases recently, however, if you have the opportunity to get the vaccine we strongly encourage you to just go for it.

Are there any COVID-19 related restrictions to get into Tayrona Park?

Visitors are required to use a face mask the whole time and must follow safety protocols at the entrance such as hand disinfection and temperature checks.

Is the Tayrona Park open every day?

The national park is open from Monday to Sunday. The cashiers who sell you the entrance work until 12:00 PM, therefore, make sure you get there way before so that you are able to get in.

Is the Tayrona Park worth it?

It totally is! It’s a popular destination in Colombia and many consider it the best beaches in our country, Colombia. It is a must-go if you are coming to Colombia.

What’s the best time to go to Tayrona Park?

Every month of the year is a great time to go to Tayrona Park, however, there are certain months such as May, June, September and October where the park is usually empty and you get to enjoy it much more. December, January, July and August is full season and tends to be overcrowded at times. Please, be aware we are a tropical country, and even though we have rainier months like September, October and November, we have rains all over the year.

Is the Tayrona Park open 2021?

Yes, in 2020 the Tayrona Park re-opened its doors in November. In 2021, local authorities and indigenous communities are shutting the park down to give it a break. These are the dates when the park will be closed this year:
– Feb 1 – 15, 2021
– Jun 1 – 15, 2021
– Oct 19 – Nov 2, 2021

Is the Tayrona Park open 2022?

Currently, the authorities haven’t announced the dates the Tayrona Park will be closed in 2022, however, it is usually closed in February, June and at the end of October. Once we posses this information, we will be publishing it in our website.

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