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  • Location:Cartagena, Colombia
  • Duration:6 hours (approx.)

Cartagena City Tour

Experience all of Cartagena’s historical highlights on a comprehensive 6-hour guided tour of Colombia’s most vibrant city. Immerse yourself in the Caribbean color and cultural flair of the city as you visit revered museums, iconic fortresses and impressive monuments. Admire the astonishing colonial architecture of the Torre de Reloj, the famous clock tower, and explore the glittering exhibitions of the Museum of Gold, the entrance fee to which is included. 


  • Cartagena city sightseeing tour
  • Visit Cartagena's historic center for close-up views of the clock tower (Torre del Reloj) and the Cathedral of Cartagena
  • Take a guided visit to Castillo San Felipe and Cerro de la Popa
  • All entrance fees and round-trip hotel transportation included

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What You Can Expect

Cartagena City Tour

Cartagena City Tour

After hotel pickup set off your enriching exploration of the UNESCO World Heritage listed city in a comfortable, air-conditioned minivan. Begin your tour of the historically significant city in the heart of the colonial center; capture the iconic Torre del Reloj clock tower on camera before continuing on to Plaza de la Aduana to listen to your guides explanation of it gruesome history. 

Next, venture to the colossal Cathedral of Cartagena to admire the sacred sandstone structure’s impressive façade and skyward spire. Wander through the ambient Plaza de Bolivar, home to the glittering Gold Museum, and explore the opulent exhibitions housed within. Pass by the picturesque Inquisition Palace and the Theater of Heredia if time permits. 

Then, visit the legendary landmark of Castillo San Felipe (San Felipe Castle.) Admire the stolid strength of the ancient fortress, listening to captivating tales of defense and destruction from your guide. Explore the narrow tunnels and solid walls of the castle while you enjoy spectacular sea views from its elevated position. 

Conclude your tour with a visit to Bovedas, a bohemian district famed for its craft stores and art galleries. Browse bespoke boutiques for special souvenirs before returning to the minivan for the journey back to your hotel.

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

i already did this ,great tour,Eduardo our guide excellent

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2015

Our tour guide was very knowledgeable and friendly. I would recommend this tour to anyone that is learning more able the history of Cartagena.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2015

Excelent ! The guide was a very pleasant person, and knew a lot about the city history. I recommend it to everyone.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2015

Outstanding tour. The guide was extremely knowledgable and very professional. His depth of the history knowledge of the area was exceptional. The driver was also extremely professional. This is a tour you need to take while in Cartegana. It worth every cent.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2014

The city tour was very informative and I strongly recommend it. The tour guide was excellent!!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2014

The tour was excellent. The guide "Martín" was very knowledgeable and professional.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2013

This was a very good tour. Our guide, Martin, spoke excellent English and drove us in a private clean air conditioned car to many sights. Overall a good experience.



5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2012

Great tour, I enjoyed it. Thank you!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2012

Easy and convenient way to see the city in a small-group, personalized tour. Guide was knowledgeable and explained all about the history of the city. Fantastic day out!

4 star rating: Recommended July 2014

This was one of the best experience our vacation. The person in charge of the trip was extremelly professional, well- manner, educated, organized, and excellent guide. He really is knowledgeble. Every body who is interesting in getting to know Cartagena and its history should select this guide, The experience was perfect and the day very fruitful.

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