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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.

Please Note: This tour can accommodate collapsible wheelchairs. Please make a note or notify us at the time of booking if guest may require a wheelchair.

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 44 Reviews Review This Tour
5 StarsPanoramic Cartagena and ShoppingMay 20, 2019

Reviewer: Mary Dimmen
Our tour guide and driver were excellent and very flexible regarding our shopping time and other stops. It was hot and the vehicle was cool and comfortable. Ice cold water was provided.

5 StarsReviewMay 07, 2019

Reviewer: Mary Dimmen
Very informative. Friendly car and driver. Provided cold water and were flexible regarding our shopping preferences. The port in Cartagena is beautiful. This tour was just the right amount of time for us since it was very hot and humid in Cartagena. Good overview.

4 StarsPanoramic Cartagena and shoppingApril 09, 2019

Reviewer: Josephine Farrell
The emerald store and simulated mine was fascinating. Tour guide was excellent and we saw much of the city. The Fort of San Felipe was amazing.

5 StarsCartagenaApril 05, 2019

Reviewer: Gail woods
The tour guide and bus driver were kind and courteous. And I enjoyed the tour. Thankful for the many places to sit on the tour as the heat was ,as Canadians , we do not have those temperatures....the bottled water was a bonus.

5 StarsPerfect Excursion for Limited TimeMarch 26, 2019

Reviewer: Craig McLeish
Our guide, Walter, did a wonderful job of touring us around Cartegena! We were on a tight time line with only 6 hours in port, but he was very accommodating to make sure we were back at the cruise ship on time and also did a good job of accommodating the varied mobility levels of the group without slowing things down too much. In the short time frame he managed to show us the highlights, our favorite being the walk thru the old town! It is a beautiful city and he was a wealth of information on any topic you could come up with! The only downside was the traffic jam trying to get out of the port with several ships docked that morning!

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