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City Tour of Cartagena for CruisesHalf-day Tours

City Tour of Cartagena for Cruises

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Enjoy a fascinating 4-hour exploration of Cartagena’s top attractions during this shore excursion designed with cruise ship passengers in mind. Join a local guide to check out Cartagena sights including the striking architecture in the Manga neighborhood and see the colonial San Felipe Fortress. You’ll also have shopping time at Las Bovedas, take a walking tour of the old city and learn about Colombia’s emerald industry at the Emerald Museum. This shore excursion also covers transport by air-conditioned vehicle, bottled water and entrance at the monastery and the Saint Peter Claver Church and Museum.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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USD85.00
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USD85.00
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Cartagena Private Shore Excursion for cruise passengersHalf-day Tours

Cartagena Private Shore Excursion for cruise passengers

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Get a sense for the top attractions in Cartagena during this 4-hour shore excursion designed with cruise ship passengers in mind. Explore the unique Moorish and Republican architecture of the city’s Manga Island, take in gorgeous views from the hilltop Monastery of La Popa and check out historic San Felipe Fortress. You’ll also enjoy an hour-long walking tour of Cartagena’s atmospheric old city and do some souvenir shopping at Las Bovedas. Your excursion also includes round-trip port transport, a professional guide, and light refreshments.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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USD130.00
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USD130.00
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Cartagena City Shore ExcursionBus Tours

Cartagena City Shore Excursion

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When your cruise ships drops anchor in the UNESCO World Heritage-listed city of Cartagena, don’t waste a minute of sightseeing time on a shore excursion that’s ideal for visitors with limited time. Convenient port pickup and drop-off are included, and you’ll travel in air-conditioned comfort between top Cartagena attractions in Old Town Cartagena, without getting lost or having to navigate unfamiliar public transport systems.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD100.00
Price varies by group size
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USD100.00
Price varies by group size

City Sightseeing Cartagena Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour Shore ExcursionBus Tours

City Sightseeing Cartagena Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour Shore Excursion

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When your cruise ship drops anchor in Cartagena—a coastal city where Colombian and Caribbean cultures combine—maximise your time with a hop-on hop-off City Sightseeing bus tour. Take a seat on the bus at Cartagena Cruise Port and then disembark at one of 16 stops whenever an attraction captures your attention. Tick off Old Town Cartagena, San Felipe de Barajas Castle, Las Bovedas, and many more while learning about the colonial city’s history from an audio guide.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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USD18.00
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USD18.00
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2 Hour Panoramic tour for cruise ship passengersBus Tours

2 Hour Panoramic tour for cruise ship passengers

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Maximize time in Cartagena with a tour designed for cruise ship passengers. Meet your guide near the gangway in the port and board an air-conditioned vehicle for a scenic tour of Cartagena. Learn about the history and culture of Cartagena from an on-board guide. A stop in the walled city to take pictures and shop for souvenirs is included.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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USD40.00
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USD40.00
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Cartagena 4-hour Sightseeing Tour through the Old City starting at the portHalf-day Tours

Cartagena 4-hour Sightseeing Tour through the Old City starting at the port

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When your cruise ship docks at the picturesque port of Cartagena, explore the Caribbean color and cultural flair of the Colombian city during a half-day sightseeing shore excursion. Our guide will be waiting for you at the parking of the port. Visit the historical and architectural highlights of the UNESCO World Heritage Site while delving deeper into the city’s history with a knowledgeable guide. Stroll around the ambient Plaza de la Aduana and discover the stolid structure of the Castillo San Felipe, the entrance fee to which is included in the tour.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD157.00
Price varies by group size
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USD157.00
Price varies by group size

Bike City tour CartagenaMountain Bike Tours

Bike City tour Cartagena

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Our tour is complete to visit the city, it will help you understand the history in 2 hours, and you will get to know almost all the important places around the historic center.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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USD16.00
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USD16.00

Freedom Tour of PalenqueDay Trips

Freedom Tour of Palenque

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The Freedom Tour is the most authentic tour offered in San Basilio de Palenque given by certified guides that are native to the community. We offer door to door transportation in comfortable AC cars with flexible pick up time to fit any schedule. Visitors are able to learn about incredible history of the community and feel the African essence that the community has maintained alive for over four centuries. During this tour our guests will hear traditional music, see the practice of traditional medicine in person, learn about the unique language that exists in the community and much more. More than traveling is living grand experiences.
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  • 5 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD96.00
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USD96.00

Aviary on the island of BaruBus Tours

Aviary on the island of Baru

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 There are seven hectares that allow us to observe a unique and wonderful collection in Colombia and Latin America. Birds are exhibited in a representation of their natural habitat, in environments very similar to those from which they originate. Through ecological trails you can enjoy three ecosystem environments and 22 exhibits divided into large immersion aviaries, radial aviaries, marshes and lakes. They are different landscape, vegetable and water environments, which allow to appreciate a great diversity of bird species. In the National Aviary of Colombia we have 170 species of birds and about 1700 copies. The route made in the Aviary is unidirectional and lasts approximately two hours
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD37.34
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USD37.34

Exclusive BaruDay Trips

Exclusive Baru

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BECAUSE IT IS ONE OF THE BEST BEACHES IN THE CITY OF CARTAGENA, OUR SEMI PERSONAL ATTENTION, PREDISPOSITION AND CHARISM TO ATTEND THE TOURIST IS INDISPENSABLE TO ENJOY A MEMORABLE EXPERIENCE.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD30.00
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USD30.00

Rosario island full-day tour in a private boatDay Trips

Rosario island full-day tour in a private boat

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This group tour, better known as the 5 islands tour, is a tour of the most beautiful places in the Rosario Islands (includes breakfast, lunch and snack). Arriving at the fort of San Luis de Bocachica where we will have breakfast in front of the sea, then we will go to Cholon where we will have lunch, and we will also enjoy the unbeatable atmosphere of the party and the sea. We will visit Isla Grande, where there is still a sunken plane that according to legend belonged to the drug cartels. You can visit and snorkel in this beautiful place; Then we will visit blue water, a beautiful and perfect island to take spectacular photos of its turquoise sea and white sand. and if you still have strength, we will arrive at Playa Blanca BarĂş waiting for the darkness of the night to visit a lagoon in which you can see a unique event, the bioluminescent plankton, which are algae that emit light in absolute darkness.
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  • 7 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD172.00
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USD172.00

Bazurto Market Tour and Cooking Class in CartagenaCooking Classes

Bazurto Market Tour and Cooking Class in Cartagena

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Learn to cook traditional Colombian food during this half-day class in Cartagena. Shop at a local open-air market with your chef/instructor, who will guide you in selecting ingredients for the dishes. In a local family's kitchen, try your hand at making dishes such as empanadas, coconut rice and others; then feast on your work. Round-trip transportation from Cartagena hotels or a central downtown meeting point is included.
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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USD115.39
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USD115.39

Eco-Tour on HorsebackNature and Wildlife

Eco-Tour on Horseback

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This is the only horseback tour offered in Palenque and best way to be able to see the town, learn about its incredible history and spend some time in the surrounding jungle teeming with fauna and flora. Offered for all levels of riders beginners and experts.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD128.21
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USD128.21

VIP cholonDay Trips

VIP cholon

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Super tours by sport boat, we go to the super island Fiesta Cholon where you can sing dance and enjoy in the Caribbean Sea, Isla Cholon is the best island of Cartagena
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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USD93.00
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USD93.00
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Horseback riding tour in beach of CartagenaNature and Wildlife

Horseback riding tour in beach of Cartagena

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Escape the bustle of Cartagena for a horseback riding tour on the beach. Travel outside the city center to the beaches of Manzanillo and go for a ride with views of the Caribbean Sea. Get matched with a horse for your experience level and learn new horseback riding skills from your guide. Round-trip transportation from Cartagena is provided.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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USD161.00
Price varies by group size
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USD161.00
Price varies by group size
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Round-Trip Sunset tour in Cartagena's BayDay Cruises

Round-Trip Sunset tour in Cartagena's Bay

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Sail, sip, and enjoy stunning coastal views on this cruise of Cartagena Bay. An open bar keeps you refreshed throughout the trip, and snacks are available for purchase. Plus, this Cartagena Bay catamaran cruise is limited to a small-group tour of 12 people or fewer, making for a more intimate experience watching the sunset over the city.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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USD25.00
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USD25.00

Private Boat Tour Full day trip to Rosario Islands, Cholon, Baru Day Trips

Private Boat Tour Full day trip to Rosario Islands, Cholon, Baru

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Explore the coastline beyond Cartagena with this full-day private boat tour. Leave the navigating to your private guide and admire views during the journey to the Rosario Islands. Visit the islands of Cholon and Baru for a day spent sunbathing, swimming, and snorkeling. Return to Cartagena at the end of the day.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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USD699.00
per group
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USD699.00
per group
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Photo TourFull-day Tours

Photo Tour

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The colorful streets of Cartagena are a photographer’s dream, and this photographer-guided tour ensures you’ll find the city’s best angles. Traveling between the Getsemani neighborhood, the Old City, and the city walls in a climate-controlled vehicle will keep you—and your photography equipment—cool and safe, and everyone from amateur shutterbugs to experience photographers can brush up their skills with tips from a local.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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USD91.00
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USD91.00
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Playa Blanca Complete!Day Trips

Playa Blanca Complete!

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Enjoy some fun in the sun during this full-day excursion from Cartagena to the lovely Playa Blanca beach on Baru Island. Journey outside of the city to reach this paradise of white-sand beaches and crystal-clear waters, spending the day sunbathing, swimming, and relaxing amidst the magnificent tropical scenery. Enjoy an included lunch of Colombian specialties (if option selected), tropical fruit and water, a professional tour guide and transport via an air-conditioned coach.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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USD35.00
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USD35.00
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Emerald Shore ExcursionBus Tours

Emerald Shore Excursion

departing from the port of Cartagena we headed to the island with a republican style called manga, 15 minutes later we will make a photo stop at the San Felipe de Baraja castle built in 1686, after 15 minutes we will visit the historic center of the city We will make a shopping stop in the groves, maximum stop time 30 minutes, then we will go to the Emerald Museum we will do a 30 minute walk we will visit the Bolivar Park, the Cathedral of Catalonian Sdanta of Alexandria, the Inquisition, Gold Museum, Clock tower, San Pedo de Cablel church and a brief tour of the modern city of Bocagrande ending in the tourist port of Cartagena. This tour lasts 2 to 3 hours
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD54.00
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USD54.00

Cartagena Colonial City TourBus Tours

Cartagena Colonial City Tour

Visits to the main tourist sites of the city Like: San Felipe de Barajas Castle (Entrance included), stop at the Bay of Cartagena to take photographs, Visit to the Old Shoes, tour through the old city or stone corralito, (with walk through the historic center), then we will make a final tour of the new or modern city to appreciate the contrast.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD24.54
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USD24.54

Mud VolcanoBus Tours

Mud Volcano

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Visiting Totumo Volcano couldn’t be easier than on a guided tour. Transportation logistics are all figured out so you don’t have to plan a thing—just enjoy hotel pickup and drop-off, and breeze through the entrance with included admission so you can spend more time relaxing in the natural mud baths. *Totumo Volcano mud baths tour from Cartagena. *Visit a popular Cartagena day trip destination without any hassle. *Entrance fees included—no surprise expenses. *All transportation with hotel pickup and drop-off included.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD37.34
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USD37.34

Tour to BarĂş - Playa Blanca (Day at Baru Playa Blanca)Day Trips

Tour to BarĂş - Playa Blanca (Day at Baru Playa Blanca)

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The best beach in Cartagena with a unique tour agency that will organize all for you. This pass is undoubtedly a must see that every tourist should make, if it is your first time in Cartagena de Indias you should know that the sea in the city of Cartagena de Indias is not “turquoise” or the typical color of the Caribbean Sea, but do not worry because only 40 minutes by bus with air conditioning you can reach Isla Playa Blanca Barú where you will be able to enjoy a pleasant day on a Caribbean “turquoise” beach.
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  • 5 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD62.94
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USD62.94

Walking Shore ExcursionFull-day Tours

Walking Shore Excursion

Visit the walled city accompanied by a local profesional tour guide who will make you a fun historical walk
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  • 1 hour 55 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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USD40.00
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USD40.00

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