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.
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.