Spectacular Colonial ride by horse carriage tour


Tour Number

Activity Level



City, Museums / Culture, Shopping, Shore Excursion


Kid Friendly: No. Children must be under supervision of their parents.

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

Maximum travelers: 10



Spanish (fluent), Portuguese (conversational), English (fluent)

Enjoy an unforgettable stroll in Cartagena.

Let yourself be carried a way by the incredible and majestic tour in to walled city, where you will discover the enchatment of its narrow streets, colonial houses, squares, church, all of them full with thousands of stories, you will fell the ride if you were living the ancient time, when Cartagena used to be a colonial city, full of wealth, trasure (emerald, gold, silver and mother of pearl)therefore Cartagena after being founded in 1533 by the spanish conquistador Don Pedro de Heredia, also became the main port in South America under power of the Spanish Crown.
Let trap yourself of this dazzling discovery and remarkable experience in this magical site of Colombia.


Pick up at the cruise ship terminal.
Panoramic tour from the pier to the old city.
Photo stop at the San Felipe fortress.
Stop at the Marina Park to take the horse carriage.
Stroll in the old city through the main streets and square. ( 1 hour).
Stops for pictures at the squares.
Final stop at the Bovedas square (20 min)
Visit Emerald museum. (shopping)
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 main Port.

Duration: 4 hours

The weather condition can affect or delay the tour.


1-2 People: We'll use a comfortable air conditioning car (brand: Renault)
3-10 People: We'll use a comfortable air conditioning Van

What’s Included

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.

What’s Extra

Personal expenses.
If your party is bigger, please send me a message and I'll customize the tour for you.

A Recent Review of this tour

Jhon was a great guide. The horse drawn carriage was entertaining and his commentary was excellent. He did whatever we asked and did it well.
William Doherty

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