This Tour includes Entrance fees to la Popa Monastery.
Cartagena de Indias was founded in 1533, by the spanish conqueror Don Pedro de Heredia . After that, the city became the main trade center in South America because the gold, silver and precious stones like Emerald. In addition the big amount of silver and mother of pearls collected for more than three centuries. Cartagena was the door of south America, Its beauty is amazing and magical. Its richness made the king Phillip the second from Spain to fortified around the city the stronggest wall to protect it from the pirates, corsairs and others invaders. Today Its colonial houses, streets and squares, are full of history, mith and legend.
Pick up at the Cruise Ship terminal.
Panoramic tour from the Pier to the San Felipe Fortress.
Visit to the Peter Claver church and sanctuary.
Photo stop at the Fortress of San Felipe. (15 min).
Visit to the Plaza de las Bóvedas. 20' minutes(handicrafts stores).
Teatro Heredia. (photo stop)
Calle Don Sancho.
Calle de la Iglesia.
Calle Santos de Piedra.
Cathedral Santa Catalina de Alejandria.
Plaza de Bolivar.
Emerald Museum (for Shopping)
Plaza de la Aduana.
Plaza de San Pedro Claver.
Return to the cruise ship terminal.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: "Leaving from the Gangway of the Cruise ship, please go on the walkway for 5 minutes by following the arrows painted on the floor. You will meet a Staff member with a sign with your name on it. Please, follow her to the independent area where I'll be waiting for you.
** Please, do not take the shuttle bus to the free shop, since that's far away from where I'll be waiting for you **"
"Meet Up Location #2: Hotel Lobby or Airport (I Would wait for you at the main exit gate)"
End location: I will drop you off at the Port Area or close Area.
Duration: 4 hours
The weather condition and heavy Trafic on the way could sometimes impact the tour and delay it.
1-2 People: We'll use a comfortable air conditioning car (Renault)
3-10 People: We'll use a comfortable air conditioning Van
Comfortable Air conditioning car OR van.
Bottles of water.
Bilingual tour guide.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
20 us - this payment is due for a good lunch and nice restaurant.
If your party is bigger, please send me a message and I'll customize the tour for you.
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Jhon was a great tour guide and provided us with a lovely tour of Cartagena. He was very accommodating and adapted to our pace. Very well organized.