Private City Drive & La Popa Monastery

Private City Drive & La Popa Monastery
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Private City Drive & La Popa Monastery

Experience the historical significance of Cartegena, one of the most beautiful cities in Colombia. With a rich and fascinating history, there's plenty to explore. On this private Cartagena tour, enjoy a historical experience sure to leave you satisfied with fun facts and sightseeing. Sites to visit include La Popa Monastery, Las Bovedas, and the famed Walled City. Other highlights include a local shopping experience and drive through Bocagrande, a luxurious residential area.

Start your private Cartagena tour with a visit to La Popa Monastery. A winding road leads to the highest point in Cartagena, where Convento de la Popa sits atop a hill. This ornate monastery has a 22-karat gold foil altar and a gorgeous courtyard filled with flowers, a photographer's delight. Even better for pictures is the breathtaking view of the harbor and city.

Continue to Las Bovedas (The Dungeons) for some local handicraft shopping in a setting of wonderful architecture. Learn the historical importance of this landmark before continuing to your remaining destinations. Visit Cartagena's Walled City, considered the old town. This area is a gem of colonial architecture loaded with picturesque monasteries, churches, plazas, palaces, and mansions.

Close your private tour with an enjoyable drive through Bocagrande, a luxurious residential area with elegant apartment complexes, hotels, and restaurants. Arrive at a delightful shopping location, where you can purchase handicraft items and souvenirs. Afterward, a comfortable drive returns you to port. Book this private Cartagena tour today for a comprehensive historic experience of the city.

Shore Excursion Size
Shore Excursion Type
Cultural, Scenic
Shore Excursion Duration
3 Hours 30 Minutes
Activity Level
Shore Excursion Leaves From
The Cruise Ship Pier. (Full details will be provided in your electronic ticket upon confirmation.)
Food/Beverage Provided
Bottled water is included.
Recommended Dress
We recommend wearing comfortable, weather appropriate clothing with closed toe shoes.
Participants must be able to get in and out of the vehicle.
5 Stars5.0 / 5  |  1 ReviewReview This Tour
Definitely a great tour
May 02, 2016
I wish I could remember our guide's name (perhaps you could add it). He was a great guide. Very thoughtful. He looked after us extremely well and was quite knowledgeable about Cartegena. The driver was excellent too.
Reviewer: loret
5 Stars