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Panoramic Cartagena and Shopping

Price: $55.00
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Cartagena is a stunningly gorgeous port-city on Colombia's Caribbean coast, labeled a UNESCO World Heritage Site for its uncanny beauty. This Cartagena tour takes you on a comfortable air-conditioned ride to see the city's most outstanding destinations, like Manga Island and Castillo San Felipe de Barajas. This tour is ideal for newcomers to Cartagena, photographers, and anyone looking for a rich cultural experience for a low price.

Your guided tour starts on Manga Island, a luxurious residential area with Republican-style architecture. Move on to the Castillo San Felipe de Barajas (named after Saint Philip IV), a striking sixteenth-century fortress atop a lush hill. From here, you'll see panoramic vistas of Cartagena.

Next, your guide will drive you through the renovated areas of Cartagena on your way to its famous Walled City. This is Cartagena's "old town," a gem of colonial architecture loaded with picturesque monasteries, churches, plazas, palaces, and mansions. You'll have about forty minutes here to take a leisurely stroll, savoring the architectural details, shops, and local cuisine before returning to your port.

Book this picturesque Cartagena tour as part of your next memorable vacation.

Shore Excursion Size
Standard
Shore Excursion Type
Cultural, Scenic, Shopping
Shore Excursion Duration
3 Hours
Activity Level
Easy
Shore Excursion Leaves From
Cruise Ship Pier
Food/Beverage Provided
Cold Water
Recommended Dress
Comfortable light clothing and walking shoes
Restrictions
Must be able to step in and out of the vehicle
4.5 Stars4.5Based On 35 Reviews Review This Tour
4 StarsBarry the BaritoneMay 24, 2018

Reviewer: Joyce A. Erb
Barry the Baritone was our tour guide. He was an interesting character. We enjoyed the views and his knowledge of where we visited. The tour bus was very comfortable.

5 StarsExcellent Tour And Great Shopping ExperienceMay 14, 2018

Reviewer: Marcia Holsinger
I went on this tour solo and was very impressed with the guide and with the tour of the walled city. The guide stayed with us and I felt very safe. We had a small group and that made it more personable.

5 StarsA Great TourMay 14, 2018

Reviewer: Joanne Van Dyke
Did not expect such an informative tour. Our tour guide was amazing. We stopped at a coffee shop where we were able to purchase Colombian coffee to take home. Wonderful experience!!

4 StarsCartagena TourApril 23, 2018

Reviewer: Dee Guhrie
Disappointed with the short walk,{ A little misleading} to start tour.- It was no fun as we scheduled the tour as an easy level of activity. Once we met the tour it was good The driver excelled on the narrow streets. tour guide was knowledgeable about the country & historical sites of the city

5 StarsCartagena City and Island TourMarch 22, 2018

Reviewer: Debra Clutterbuck
Benny was phenomenal and very comical. Extremely knowledgable of Columbia's history. His pride was very evident. He went out of his way to ensure we had a great tour. Loved the old history and architecture. I would love to revisit Cartegena. Definitely would look up Benny 😊

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