Exploring Cartagena - Private Tour


Tour Number

Activity Level



Shore Excursion, Museums / Culture, Local Experience, City


Kid Friendly: Yes. Children must be under supervision of Parents.

Friendly: No.
You must be able to get in and out of a Car.

Maximum travelers: 6



Spanish (advanced), Italian (conversational), English (fluent)

This tour is suitable for up to 6 people!

Cartagena de Indias it's a remarkably safe and romantic city, you will feel the magic and the extraordinary history of the walled city which is the key attraction.
Lately became one of the favorite tourist destinations of the Caribbean and is visited by many tourists from all over the world.


-Driving around Manga, where you will enjoy looking some mansions built with Moorish style, and photo stop at the San Sebastian del Pastelillo Bastion (The first one built in the city)

-Visiting La Popa Hill, The Old Monastery, the highest point of the city you will enjoy a 360° view around)

- Stop at the Vaults, the last construction they Spaniards built here at the end of the 1. 700 (Today they are 23 shops where you can find high quality handy craft)

- Walking Tour In The Walled City: (You will enjoy looking the colonial architectural style and walking around the main narrows streets and squares such as:

Santo Domingo Church and square, Simon Bolivar Park, The Cathedral, San Pedro Claver Church and Square, Aduanas Square, Coches Squares and the Clock tower.

- 30 minutes of free time so you can enjoy a coffee, beer or something (At the hot spot in the old city)

- Visiting the largest and the most prestigious Emerald museum in the city. (You will learn about the Colombia Emerald mines)

Meeting Point + Tour Duration

Meeting Point Options: Cruise Ship Port, Airport, Hotel, Monument/Building

End Point Options: Cruise Ship Port, Airport, Hotel, Monument/Building

Duration: 4 hours

Traffic issues might affect the course of the tour on rush hours.


Air-conditioned van comfortable for up to 8 people.

What’s Included

Other: Entrance fees to the old Monastery La Popa.
Comfortable Air Conditioned Van for 8 passangers.
Professional guiding service.
Bottles of water.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

120000 COP - For drinks, light food and buying souvenirs. Most restaurants take credit cards and american money as well.

What’s Extra

Other: No food or drinks are included.

A Recent Review of this tour

We enjoyed travelling around the city and seeing and hearing the history. Especially enjoyed La Popa Hill
Kenneth Gould

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