1. Colombia
  2. Bolívar
  3. Cartagena
  4. San Felipe de Barajas Castle

Cartagena: Private City Tour

Product ID: 204016
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Enjoy the most important sites and the history of what was considered "the pearl of the Caribbean" for more than 2 centuries. Travel with your expert guide via a luxury air-conditioned vehicle, visit fortifications, castles, churches and more, in 4 hours.
About this activity
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
Mobile ticketing
Duration 4 hours
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Spanish, English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese

Pickup included

Hotel pickup is available from any hotel, airbnb, or location within the area of the Old City, Crespo, Boquilla, Castillogrande, Laguito, Getsemani, and Manga. Cruise or flight passengers can also arrange to be picked up from the port or airport in Cartagena.
Wheelchair accessible

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  • See all the most important sights of Cartagena de Indias
  • Explore the neighborhoods of Getsemani, the historical center, the modern area of ​​Bocagrande, the bay of Cartagena and the port district of Manga
  • Enjoy the experience of learning the culture of the Caribbean, visit the craft market, enjoy the cuisine and learn about the history of the city
  • Visit the convent of La Popa, San Felipe de Barajas Castle and other monuments of the city
  • Tour the city in comfortable vehicles with air conditioning and luxury service and a tour guide that will involve you in unforgettable experiences
Full description
Make the most of this private tour to visit the principal sites of interest in the old city of Cartagena — all while traveling in comfort, on board a luxury air-conditioned vehicle. Starting in the downtown area, you will head to the Manga neighborhood, where you can appreciate the beautiful mansions built at the beginning if the 20th century. Continue on to the highest part of the city where there is a convent dating from the beginning of the 17th century.

Visit the San Felipe de Barajas Fortress, considered the most important fortification in South America. From here, you will head to the walled city with a stop for some shopping. Following a little retail therapy, visit the different squares of the city and admire the old colonial houses.

After a journey of historical discovery, fast forward to the present day and explore the modern part of Cartagena, including the Bohemian neighborhood of Gethsemani. This neighborhood is so authentically charming and on the cusp of commercial explosion. Immerse yourself in Spanish colonial architecture, dance halls, graffiti art, boutique hotels, food vendors and stunning public plazas.
  • Driver
  • Professional tour guide
  • Bottled water
  • Hotel pickup and dropoff (from selected areas)
  • Port pickup and dropoff
  • Private tour
  • Transport by private air-conditioned vehicle
  • Two entrance tickets for attractions
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Warm clothing
  • Sun hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Comfortable clothes
  • Public transport ticket
Know before you go
• Bring comfortable shoes - there will be a lot of walking on uneven surfaces
• Don’t forget your sunglasses and a head towel
• Wheelchair accessible (including all transportation)
• Near public transportation
• Infant seats available
• May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
• At time of booking, cruise ship passengers must provide the following information at time of booking: names of travellers, ship name, docking time, disembarkation time and re-boarding time
• The attraction named "La Popa" is subject to availability and can be replaced with a visit to museums or churches
• Please ensure you do not suffer from serious medical conditions

From US$ 113.48 Per group up to 1

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Sion Tours S.A.S

Product ID: 204016