The old city of Cartagena really is a hidden treasure. On this city tour you'll have the opportunity to discover the most amazing sites of the city, accompanied by an experienced tour guide.
What to Expect
Cartagena is a beautiful city which captures the heart of all its visitors because of its colors, Caribbean climate, warm people and interesting history. You will have the opportunity to discover the most amazing sites of the city, accompanied by an experienced tour guide. It starts off at la Torre del reloj, the spectacular entrance to the old city of Cartagena. This entrance leads you to the commercial square, previously known as the location where the trading of slaves took place.
From this site, you will walk through the charming streets of Getsemaní, while listening to stories of the colonial houses and the events that account for Cartagena’s nickname “la heroica”. The Cartagena city tour continues with a visit to the Plaza De Bolivar and the Gold Museum. You can also see the buildings of the Palace of Inquisition, and enjoy the detailed decoration of the Teatro Heredia.
Afterwards, you will drive to the Castillo de San Felipe, a strong fort built on top of a mountain by the Spaniards as a strategic point to gain control of the bay, where incredible battles were fought during many centuries. There you’ll have the opportunity to discover the impressive tunnel system used in colonial times and enjoy the stunning view of the city. The tour ends in Las Bóvedas, the perfect place to get the best handcrafts and souvenirs of Colombia. You will be free to wonder around a bit there, so you can admire all of the beautiful handmade products.
- Private transportation from and to your hotel
- Expert tour guide who speaks a language of your preference; (Spanish, English, Portuguese, Italian, French, German)
- Entree tickets to San Felipe Castle
- Visit to the city’s main landmarks
What's Not Included
- Meals and drinks
- Personal expenses
- Tips and gratuities
- Optional activity costs