off the beaten path and local Culture
Cartagena is well- known for its rich History and Well-preserved Architecture , But there is another Cartagena that most Visitor never see , it is outside the Walled That has guarded the City for Centuries ,
from Pirates and buccaneers , today there is another reality , This is the Cartagena I want you to see in this tour , something unusual see the real chef of most Locals that never goes to Restaurants , alleys with fresh fish , vegetables , and locals speaking in rapid-fire Spanish make this an Authentic tour. Crowd of Pelicans , great egrets and blue herons waiting for fish remains and the Loud Caribbean music that local proudly play
to make a better living .
- First Pick up at the Port /Hotel Lobby. drive for about 15 min to go to a Popa monastery and see the city a top of the Highest Point and learn about the Geography and learn about the culture and history and how City has been divided into what we call estratos ( social classes). that is a Spanish heritage called Casta . "Cast System".
- Then we get in our Vehicle and drive toward Bazurto Market to live a real cartagena Experience .
see the Fish Market , Learn about the colombian Ingredients, and have samples (optional), Learn about the preparation of this real food and how everything started. See places that Anthony bourdain Vs Andrew Zimmern Discovered .
- After Bazurto Market we will visit Getsemaní , a slum that turned into the coolest neighborhood and rich cultural site .
- Finally , go try some Local Thrim cocktail at El Sombrero , guinness world record in biggest cocktail ever made .
-Back to the Hotel /Port with a dream accomplished.
Meeting Point + Tour Duration
Meeting Point Options: Cruise Ship Port, Airport, Hotel, Suggested by Guide: Airport Pick up : i will hold a sign with your name . Hotel pick up: I will pick you up at the Hotel. Port terminal: Use the pedestrian path that leads to the DUTY-FREE SHOP,along the walkway is the meeting point with a staff holding your Sign .
Duration: 4 hours
-We will get around by a Comfortable air-conditioned Vehicle. bigger group? quote for a price.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
40000 COP - Local price for lunch in a Restaurant in Cartagena .
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Had a very informative and interesting tour of Cartagena with Daniel. Well worth your time!