This tour includes entrance to the gold museum and Saint Peter Claver church.
Cartagena de Indias was fouded on june 1st in 1533, by the spanish consquistador Don Pedro Heredia. Since the sixteenth Century, Cartagena de Indias has been one of the most important ports of this hemisphere. It was de Center of a stockpile of emeralds, pearls, gold, silver and old sorts of merchandise coming from South America and shipped to Europe. Coveted and besieged by corsairs and pirates, the flourishing city became the first Spanish military fort in the Caribbean. A lovely experience on this walking into the walled city, travelers will enjoy amazing colonial houses with its balconies and hanging gardens, streets, squares, churches, jewelry stores and museums. This ride includes two museums:the Gold museum and the San Pedro Claver church and the Jesuits Sanctuary. On this stroll, Visitors will feel as if they were living the colonial times and sharing a magical and fantastic atmosphere with the local community.
Pick up at the cruise ship terminal.
Panoramic tour from the cruise ship terminal to the old city.
Walk through the old City .
Calle Don Sancho.
Calle de la Iglesia.
Calle Santos de Piedra.
Cathedral Santa Catalina de Alejandria.
Plaza de Bolivar.
Inquisition palace (panoramic)
Visit to the gold museum
Emerald Museum. (optional shopping)
Plaza de la Aduana.
Visist to San Pedro Claver church and sanctuary.
Plaza de Santo Domingo.
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 of at the port area or close area.
Duration: 3 hours 30 min.
The duration of the walking could be shorted because of the weather condition.
1-2 People: We'll use a comfortable air conditioning car (Renault)
3-10 People: We'll use a comfortable air conditioning Van
Air conditioning van.
Bottles of water.
Entrance fees to the Gold museaum and San Peter Claver church.
Bilingual tour guide.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
20 US - This payment is due to 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 knowledgeable and very enthusiastic. He and his driver, Eduardo provided my wife and I with an enjoyable day walking the old part of Cartagena