Cartagena Private Tour
About Cartagena Private Tour Tour
For travelers who don’t have that much time, the city tour is the perfect option, visit the sights, learn the history, feel the magic and charm of the city. All from your own private transport. The most comfortable way to take in the sights. Accompanied by our very own private tour guide, you will get all the information you desire on the city, its landmarks, the history and the details of this heavenly colonial retreat.
The adventure begins with pick up from your hotel or at the cruise ship terminal (for an additional cost in the cruise ship terminal), to take in the sights of Cartagena’s modern neighborhood of Boca Grande with its long shoreline and a breathtaking view of the bay area. Going down the Santander avenue you can appreciate the colonial defenses of the old town and its imposing view in front of the Caribbean Sea. Following around the walled city we’ll enter the neighborhood once inhabited by slaves and still populated by many of their ancestors. Entering Getsemani, a beautiful explosion of art colors and sounds that characterize Cartagena’s most artsy district, a true bohemian’s paradise. We’ll drive you next to the neighborhood of viceroys, Manga, with its own view of the bay this place is a mix between the old republican style and the modern constructions that give the city a mix between periods, the old and the new coexist to make this stroll a very pleasing experience. Following this experience, we’ll go up to the mountain called Cerro de la Popa and in its summit the seventeen century monastery which has a commanding view of the entire city and all its land marks, come with us explore this place devoted to religion, relieve it’s history. the next stop is the fortress of San Felipe de Barajas, one of the most extensive works of colonial military architecture in the world. You will get the chance to view first hand its imposing position over the bay and imagine the great battles that took place there.
To wind down after a busy day we’ll finish the tour on the Bolivar square of the old city, have some great Colombian coffee and finish with a cultural afternoon, visit the museums learn our history and enjoy everything our city has to offer.