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Parque Nacional Natural Tayrona

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"Most famous national park in Colombia. Incredibly beautiful beaches and jungle hike. Details: - 45-min bus ride from Santa Marta - Open 8-5 pm (best to arrive at opening to avoid crowds and have enough time at beaches) - 57,500 COP entrance fee - 6,000 COP mandatory insurance - 5,000 COP shuttle from entrance to trail - CASH ONLY - hike takes about 2-2.5 hrs (not super hard though) - snacks and drinks available (for cash) at points - cannot swim at all the beaches because of currents - Cabo de San Juan is most popular (and busiest) beach - possible to camp overnight in tents/hammock (research blogs for details as we did not choose to stay overnight) - alternative to hiking back out: boat to Taganga (45 min speedboat for 80,000 COP) - last boat leaves at 4 pm "
"This gorgeous park will remain a mystery to us. We had big plans to explore it but happened to book our time there when it was closed! 𝗻𝗼𝘁𝗲: The park closes for restoration and rejuvenation 3 times per year for a fortnight at a time. Make sure you research when your headed there! at time of writing closure dates were as follows: February 01- 15, June 01-15, and October 19 - November 02"
"With various hiking trails to choose from, the most popular being the route to Cabo San Juan, visitors can immerse themselves in the park's beauty. The hike to Cabo San Juan typically takes around 2 to 3 hours, offering stunning coastal views along the way."

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