City Tour Cartagena De Indias

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Highlights of City Tour Cartagena De Indias

Cartagena de Indias located on the shores of the Caribbean Sea, is loaded with an exotic mixture of cultures indigenous, Spanish and African.

Explore with us the rich history and culture of the heroic city in an exciting tour of some of its most iconic places, from the majestic La Popa Convent to the imposing Fort of San Felipe from Barajas.

In the company of an expert guide you will immerse yourself in the charm of the historic center, you will explore the colorful cobbled streets and beautiful squares full of life. 

This tour will also take you on a fascinating journey through the heritage of the city, visiting the Monument of Don Pedro de Heredia and the impressive Statue of Don Blas de Lezo.

With included transfers from/to your hotel, you will be able to experience the true essence of Cartagena.
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STARTS
CARTAGENA (CO)
Downtown hotels in Cartagena - Starts from 09:00 to 14:00. You choose the pick-up time
ENDS
Downtown Cartagena hotels - Ends 4 hours after pick-up time.
DURATION
4 Hours
FREQUENCY
Everyday
SEASON
All year round
INCLUDED
* Pick up and return to downtown hotels
* Professional bilingual guide
* Entrance to the Convent of La Popa
* Entrance to the San Felipe Fortress
* Walk in the historic center
* Accident insurance
NOT INCLUDED
* Breakfast
* Lunch
* Personal expenses
* Extras not mentioned
* Tips
PHYSICAL REQS.
This route is not very physically demanding, however it is recommended to walk carefully and pay attention to irregularities in the path, stairs and sidewalks.
DIFFICULTY
Low
WHAT TO BRING?
* Comfortable shoes
* Sun protection such as hats, caps, sunglasses and skin protector during the tour
* Water bottle to keep you hydrated
* Photographic camera
DESTINATIONS
CARTAGENA (CO)
OTHER
* Paying an extra supplement, you will have the option of exchanging the visit to the La Popa Convent for the San Pedro Claver Sanctuary
* Operates on rainy days, please dress appropriately
* The order of the tour is not conditional, it can vary according to the suggestions of the guide in charge.

Details of Day Tours

The activity begins with the pick up at your place of accommodation in Cartagena, the tour can start between 09 AM and 02 PM, you choose the time that is most comfortable for you. 

We will start with one one of the most emblematic historical sites in Cartagena and a must-see for travelers, The Convent of La Popa, founded in 1607 by Father Agustino Fray Alonso de la Cruz Paredes on the top of Cerro de La Popa, a hill that rises to more than 150 meters above sea level and offers an impressive panoramic view of the city.

Once in the convent, we will take a guided tour of the facilities, including the church and the cloister. we will immerse ourselves in the Spanish colonial architecture and fantastic ancient stories that are housed there. 

Before leaving for our next destination, you will have time to enjoy the view from the top, take photos and contemplate the beautiful landscape of the bay. 

We will continue our way to Fort San Felipe de Barajas, an imposing stone fortress built in the 17th century by the Spanish to defend the city from attacks by pirates and corsairs.

We will visit the entire fortress including its complex system of tunnels, ramps and corridors. Your guide will tell us some of the stories about the battles and sieges the fort witnessed. 

We will move towards the historic center of the city, where we will visit the  Blas de Lezo Monument, a sculpture that pays homage to the Spanish admiral Blas de Lezo, who defended the city from a British attack in 1741 and today is a symbol of Colombia`s naval history.

In the historic center we will also tour the most beautiful streets, churches and squares of the city, until we reach the Plaza de los Coches to find the monument of Don Pedro de Heredia, the founder of Cartagena de Indias (1533 ). The guide will tell us the history of the foundation of Cartagena and will share interesting stories full of legends and pirates.

We will close our tour of the heroic in the Plaza de los Coches, a lively place surrounded by restaurants and shops where all the cultures of the city converge.

Finally, after four hours of adventures, the guide will take you back to your place of accommodation where we will end the tour. 

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Great experience in Cartagena
03/02/2024
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If you are visiting Cartagena, consider the tour . We had a really great time!

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28/02/2024
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If you are looking for what to do in Cartagena, you should consider booking the tour . It´ll be an experience you won´t forget!

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Private Service in Spanish or English

Private service with transfers + bilingual guide + tickets + insurance

Starts: 09:00 Hs
Duration: 4 HS
Operates: Everyday
Offered in: Español English

From: USD $126

Price for 1 adult: USD $220

Private Service in German, French, Portuguese or Italian

Private service with transfers + bilingual guide + tickets + insurance

Starts: 09:00 Hs
Duration: 4 HS
Operates: Everyday
Offered in: Deutsch Français Portugues

From: USD $194

Price for 1 adult: USD $298

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