Private city tour 4 hours
At the agreed time, meeting at the hotel lobby to begin with the panoramic tour observing the main areas of the city as Bocagrande, Laguito and Castillogrande, taking the main road we will arrive to Manga where we appreciate the republican buildings; Entrance to the Castle of San Felipe, main attraction of the city and one of the largest military engineering constructions of the new world. Continuation of the tour with a walk through the sector known as "corralito de piedra" or walled sector where you can admire the squares and colonial architecture houses with their balconies decorated with flowers and bright colors, within the tour you will enter the San Pedro Claver Church according to the stipulated schedules. Return to the hotel.
Includes: Transportation in private service, professional tour guide, entrance fee to the San Felipe Castle
Schedule: 09:00 – 14:00
Shared City Tour 4 hours
The transportation will be making stops to pick up people at the hotels located in Bocagrande and the historic center only. It will make a panoramic tour through the main neighborhoods of the city: Bocagrande, Castillogrande and Manga until arriving and entering the Castillo de San Felipe where
we will visit one of the most important military engineering constructions in colonial times, continuing the tour with a visit to the Church of San Pedro Claver; ending the tour with a brief pedestrian walk through the area.
The walled city where you can admire its beautiful squares, narrow streets and houses with their balconies beautifully decorated with flowers.
Includes: Transportation in shared service, professional tour guide in Spanish-English, entrance to the San Felipe Castle and Church.
13:30. Hotel las Américas.
13:45. Historical center
14:30. Laguito and Castillogrande
Bike tour of the historic center and Gethsemani (2 hours) shared
Caring for the environment is more important than ever and Cartagena tourism knows it, that's why the best way to get to know it is with the dynamic bike tour. Accompanied all the time by an expert bilingual guide, we will go through a great part of the walls, the old squares, streets, the centennial park and the Getsemaní neighborhood to see the graffiti of the area. The aluminum bicycles and chairs are comfortable and easily adjustable, front basket, chain covers, wheel covers. STOP 1 Baluarte Santa STOP 2 San Pedro Mártir Bastion STOP 3 Serrezuela Avenue STOP 4 Francis Xavier Bastion and St. Peter Claver Square. STOP 5 San Juan de Dios Street (Charleston) to Plaza Santo Domingo. STOP 6 Cathedral, Bolivar Square, Independence Square, Street of
bitterness, Plaza de la aduana, Plaza coches and clock tower. STOP 7 Centennial Park STOP 8 Plaza de la trinidad, we leave the Plaza de la trinidad, until we reach the clock tower again. 15 minutes.
Includes: Bicycle, helmet and guide
Schedule: 15:30 – 17:30
Meeting point: Historic Center, Calle del Curato # 38-60, please be there 10 minutes before departure time for the explanation of the tour.
City tour on the red bus 2 hours
Tour of the city in double-decker buses. It has an audio guide system that tells the history of Cartagena in 6 languages (English, French, German, Portuguese, Italian and Spanish). Specialized circuit includes 14 strategic stops at the main attractions of the city, such as: La Bodeguita Pier, Clock Tower,
San Felipe Castle, San Martin Avenue, among others. Every day at the Clock Tower at 4:04 p.m. there will be a tour guide for a guided walk of approximately 90 minutes.
Passengers can start their tour at any of the 14 stops, depending on the location of the hotel.
Includes: Red bus transportation service, audio guide, headphones.
Schedule: 09:00 – 18:00
Meeting ponint: Some of the 14 stops
Cooking Cartagena - Getsemani (2 hours) - shared
The passenger must make their own way to the meeting point to be informed/arranged with the purchase of the experience. In the class they will learn and participate to prepare
recipes of traditional Cartagena cuisine. Recognize each of the ingredients that are part of the preparation, to elaborate each dish using the traditional techniques and methods that each one requires. Connect with the city, its lifestyle and local traditions. You will have a special two-step lunch: Starter: Arepa de huevo or carimañola.
Main course You will be able to choose 5 typical options: Option 1: Fish stew, fried coconut rice, patacones and avocado salad. Option 2: Posta cartagenera, fried coconut rice, white salad and banana in temptation. Option 3: Fish in coconut juice, white coconut rice, avocado salad and banana in temptation. Option 4:Mote de queso, sweet chili rice and whey (vegetarian). Option 5: Chicken and pork pasteled rice
. Includes: Traditional cook, kitchen assistant, recipe books, apron, soft drink, menu is generous starter and main course.
Schedule: 10:00 – 13:00
Meeting ponint: A meeting point will be agreed upon.
Chocolate workshop (2 hours) shared
Chocolate workshop: At the agreed time, the passenger will start the guided tour in the Museum (Explanation of the history and production process of chocolate) which lasts 30 minutes. Roasting, grinding of cocoa beans, and preparation of three drinks (cocoa tea, Mayan chocolate and Europero chocolate).
Duration 60 minutes. Preparation of chocolate bonbons in molds. Participants take their own chocolates. They can use different ingredients. Duration 30 minutes. At the end of the workshop, participants
should wait about 20 minutes for the hardening of your bonbons.
Possible schedules: 11:00 AM, 14:00 PM AND 17:00 PM,
Total duration: 2 hours.
Includes: Entrance to the workshop, tasting of chocolates.
Schedule: 11:00 – 14:00 – 17:00
Meeting ponint: Parque Fernandez de Madrid calle 7 no.36-145
Shared rum tasting (1 hour)
The passenger must go to the meeting point El arsenal which was created by Chef Abraham Dau for people who wish to live pleasurable sensory experiences such as tasting and knowledge. The tasting of rum with chocolate consists of
pairing varieties of rums from the Colombian culture with chocolates from the country.
Includes: Rum and Carimanolas Tasting, Meatballs and Fish Croquettes.
Schedule: 15:00 – 16:00
Meeting ponint: Calle Arsenal #8b-19,
Shared coffee baptism with rum meridaje (2 hours)
Passengers must make their own way to the San Alberto store to begin the activity. Come and enjoy the world of specialty coffees through an unforgettable sensory experience. Get to know the magic behind the most awarded Colombian coffee. Awaken your touch, sight, taste, and smell to discover the richness that a cup of excellent Colombian coffee contains.
1. Introduction to Colombian Coffee Growing.
2. Coffee cultivation and processes.
3. Knowledge of the organoleptic characteristics and defects of coffee.
4. Awakening of the senses, recognition of flavors and aromas.
5. Tasting of three coffees.
6. Pairing of San Alberto coffee with three Premium Colombian rums.
Includes: Experience diary, apron, diploma, tasting.
Schedule: Subject to the time agreed upon for the reservation
Meeting ponint: Diagonal a Catedral. Santos de piedra 3- 86.
Tour to Rosario Islands - Isla del Sol (8 hours) shared
La Isla del Encanto is one of the hotels located in the Rosario Islands at the tip of Baru, it has lodging and a private beach and services for water sports such as snorkeling or diving.
For the tour of the day you must be at the pier La Bodeguita at 08:15 a.m. At the entrance you must pay the pier tax directly and you will go to the boarding area for the departure at 09:00 a.m., the trip from the pier to the island is of
approximately 45 minutes by speedboat in shared service, during the tour you will appreciate the Bay of Cartagena, Boca Chica, there are the fortifications of San Fernando and San Jose, when you arrive you will be greeted with a fresh fruit welcome and brief explanation of the hotel services to enjoy the beach and a typical lunch included. At the agreed time return by boat to Cartagena de Indias.
Includes: Maritime service by speedboat dock - hotel in Las Islas del Rosario - dock, typical lunch (main course, dessert and a non-alcoholic beverage), bilingual coordinator and beach chairs.
Schedule: 08:00 a.m. – 16:00
Meeting ponint: Muelle la Bodeguita