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Get to know the beauty of Cartagena, Colombia

This Cartagena, Colombia tour will give you the chance to revel in the beauty of this old colonial city you've seen in pictures. Explore the cobbled streets surrounded by the walled city of Cartagena de Indias as the scent of the Caribbean Sea wafts in your direction. This is a city that exudes romance and history, and you will discover what makes this area so unique during a Cartagena city tour and why UNESCO declared it a World Heritage Site. Taste tropical Colombian dishes and see the tranquil way of life friendly locals embrace. 

This Cartagena vacation also includes a visit to Islas del Rosario, a chain of picturesque islands off the coast of Cartagena. There, you will soak up the sun and enjoy some of the finest beaches in Colombia. Islas del Rosario Natural Park also has a diversity of fauna and flora, in addition to turquoise water you'll want to dive into at first sight. You will also visit a traditional fishing village called La Boquilla. Learn about local customs and fishing techniques before catching your own lunch and eating with a local family. This tour will introduce you to a side of Cartagena many visitors never get to experience.

EXPERIENCE TYPE History, Local Traditions & Beach

Cartagena Highlights Tour Colombia
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DAY 1 Arrive in Cartagena - City Tour

Travel to Cartagena in the morning. On arrival in Cartagena, we will meet you at the airport and take you to the hotel.
In the afternoon, we will have the opportunity to visit the old city and the iconic Castillo San Felipe, the largest and strongest fortress ever built by the Spaniards in any of their colonies. The castle was built on top of the San Lazaro hill and defended the city from many attacks including a British siege in 1741. We will finish the tour at the famous Café del Mar to admire the spectacular sunset over the Caribbean Sea while having a refreshing cocktail. 

Overnight: Cartagena
Meal Plan: None

DAY 2 La Boquilla Fishing Village

In the morning, we will go to La Boquilla, a small fishing village located 7 km north of Cartagena. La Boquilla sits on the northern tip of a narrow peninsula, bordered by the sea on one side and the Ciénaga de Tesca on the other.     

At La Boquilla, we will take a trip in a wooden canoe through the mangrove forest in La Cienga de Tesca. During this trip, you will see some native and migratory birds and learn about the flora and other fauna found in this ecosystem. You will learn local fishing techniques like how to cast a net and set crab traps.

After learning to fish in the mangrove forest, we will eat lunch in a local home by the water. This is where you will learn more about the locals’ day-to-day lives, their fishing tools and their culture. The lunch will be a delicious meal consisting of seafood, which is popular along Colombia’s Caribbean coast. We will finish this tour after lunch around 2 pm and drop you back off at your hotel in Cartagena.

Overnight: Cartagena
Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch

DAY 3 Day Trip to Islas del Rosario

During this day trip you will be travelling to the spectacular Islas del Rosario National Natural Park. These islands are located 45 minutes by boat from Cartagena. At Islas del Rosario, you will have the opportunity spend the day relaxing by the beautiful sandy beaches, swimming in the crystalline turquoise waters of the Caribbean Sea or snorkelling

Overnight: Cartagena
Meal Plan: Breakfast, lunch

DAY 4 Last Day in Cartagena

At the chosen time, we will transfer you to the airport.

Meal Plan: Breakfast

Essential Information

What's Included

  • Airport pick up and drop off in Cartagena
  • 3 nights' accommodation
  • Private ground transportation
  • Meals as defined in the itinerary
  • Local English-speaking tour guides
  • Entry tickets to all tourist attractions mentioned in the itinerary

What's Not Included

  • International flights / Domestic flights (*)
  • Meals not listed in the itinerary
  • Tips and other discretionary expenses
  • Entrance to the Aquarium in Islas del Rosario
  • Snorkelling fees

Note (*): If you want to include the domestic flights from Bogota or any other city in Colombia, please contact us.

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