The charm of Cartagena goes beyond the intriguing streets of the walled city. You will also visit the most significant treasures of the city, accompanied by an expert guide.
What to Expect
The charm of Cartagena goes beyond the intriguing streets of the walled city. On this tour you will visit not just these, but the most significant treasures of the city accompanied by an expert guide. See the churches, museums and squares of the old Cartagena. As you walk through the streets, you'll be amazed by the contrast between the wealth and magnificence of Calamarí, and the warmth and discreet charm of Getsemaní.
In this neighborhood of cobblestone streets and colonial houses, you'll visit the famous Plaza del Comercio, then walk further through the old city to the Plaza de Bolivar, where you'll enter the Inquisition Palace, one of Cartagena’s best examples of late colonial, civil architecture.
After a lunch stop, you'll continue to the Isla de Manga, where you can visit the Fuerte del Pastelillo, and enjoy the architecture of the Republican houses and Cartagena’s moorish style dating back to the early twentieth century. From this site, you will continue to the highest point of Cartagena, El Cerro de la Popa, where you'll see the monastery of the Augustinian monks and enjoy the best view of the city. After enjoying the stunning view, you'll descend to the Castillo de San Felipe de Barajas, the largest military architectural structure left by the Spaniards in America. The grand city tour will conclude outside of the old city of Cartagena, with a walk around the bay offering the best view of the Tierra Bomba Island, the Bocagrande Canal and the beach area.
- Private transportation from and to your hotel
- Expert guide in the language of your preference(Spanish, English, Portuguese, Italian, French, German)
- Entrance tickets to the places visited
- Visit to the city’s main landmarks
What's Not Included
- Meals and drinks
- Personal expenses
- Tips and gratuities
- Optional activity costs
Know Before You Go
• The order of tour activities may be modified by climatic factors. If there is any other place of interest you want to include in the tour, it can happily be included