This Cartagena city tour is perfect for anyone wanting to explore the beautiful city of Cartagena in a different and time efficient way, great for those who may only be staying for a few days. Additionally, you’ll get to explore the city in an air conditioned vehicle in a small group.
This four hour tour begins in the modern neighbourhoods of Bocagrande, Castillo Grande and Manga, and continues through the historic district of Getsemani, the stronghold of the heroes who fought for the liberation of the city. We will continue on to el Cerro de la Popa, the highest peak of Cartagena, which is home to a monastery built in the 17th century, where you will have an amazing panoramic view of the entire city. Our path continues to el Castillo de San Felipe de Barajas, a more than 400 year old fortress and a UNESCO World Heritage site which is considered to be one of the most extraordinary buildings in all of the Americas.
The guided city tour continues on to the Walled City. Once there, at the clock tower, we will begin a 25 minute walking tour through the main squares, and past churches and monuments, finishing our visit in Las Bóvedas, a main attraction of the old city which now functions as an artisanal market. Get carried away by the incredible culture, architecture and history of Cartagena. You will soon understand why it is know as “La Heroica”, a city with a colonial legacy and cultural richness that is reflected in the happiness of its people.
Book this city tour which includes a certified, bilingual guide and explore all of the important historical spots around Cartagena.
Round trip transportation from hotels in Bocagrande, Laguito, and the Historic Centre.
Spanish/English bilingual guide*
Entrance to the convento de la popa and castillo de San Felipe
Visit to the museums
2pm to 6pm Monday to friday
9am to 1pm Weekend and holidays
Convento de la Popa is closed until further notice
Minimum 4 people required for tour in English*
For this tour, it is essential that you send the following information: Passport number and Nationality.