Cartagena de Indias is a marvelous city, able to capture the heart and soul of all its visitors thanks to its Caribbean climate, vibrant colors, historical legacy but mostly for its warm people. With this city tour by locals you will get the chance to explore the most authentic places of Cartagena, accompanied by passionate and friendly local guide who will make of this opportunity a real and personal experience.
– Private transportation in comfortable cars.
– Travel Insurance.
– Hotel Pick-up and Drop-off.
– Expert guide in the language of your preference
– Local guides
– Entrance tickets to the places visited.
Starting in the morning our first stop will be, the Casa Museo de Pescadores Ancestrales, an exceptional and magical place that preserves traditions, history and life style of the ancient’s African settlements in the outskirts of Cartagena. At this place, a fisherman will share with you, they way the African descendant people have been living for centuries, keeping their culture and honoring their origins.
Coming back to the city, enjoy the panoramic views at The La Candelaria monastery. Located on the top of La Popa hill, the edification was built on 1606 by the Augustinian Fathers and its interior still preserves some treasure such as a laminate golden altar and oil paintings.
Afterwards you will visit one of the Cartagena’s most authentic places but not very common touristic destination; the Bazurto Market. It is a traditional clothing, fruit, vegetable, fish, meat and even art market. An iconic symbol of the city which importance draws the adventurous visitor how might want to take a peek into the lives of the real inhabitants of Cartagena.
Finally, you would have the opportunity to admire and get the best Colombian handmade products and get some good handicraft souvenirs at Las Bóvedas.
This itinerary takes you to enjoy Cartagena’s best-kept secrets! Enjoy the sunset at one of the cafes by the Wall. Visit the botanical garden with more than 300 endemic species from Colombia’s Caribbean zone. Discover “Palenque”, the first free town in America. Admire a small untouched paradise with warm turquoise waters.