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Big Ben to Tower Bridge
Big Ben to Tower Bridge
Big Ben to Tower Bridge
Big Ben to Tower Bridge
Big Ben to Tower Bridge
Big Ben to Tower Bridge
Big Ben to Tower Bridge

City Highlights Tour of Cartagena

8 hours

Top 10 portside Cartagena in a day

See the top-10 sites in this loud-and-proud pulsating Colombian city.

  • From 36.88 USD pp (based on 8 adults)

  • Private & 100% personalized tour

  • 8 hours

  • Walking Tour

  • Hosted in English

What you'll do

In a portside city bursting with history, see ten of the best sights (with a little help from your host!), like the incomprehensibly big fortress the San Felipe Castle, with a monument on its outskirts honoring a Spanish admiral. Behind the Old Town's mighty walls, see the loud-and-proud city's watchful eye the yellow Clock Tower, and take your pick of surrounding landmarks, like the lively Plaza de Los Coches with vendors selling everything from sweets to a phone call, to the busy Plaza de la Paz and its El Camellón de Los Mártires statue, honoring independence soldiers. Brighten your day with a peek at the candy-pink theatre Teatro Heredia, and feel the bustle in Plaza Santo Domingo, sprinkled with Botero sculptures and foot-stamping buskers.

Big Ben to Tower Bridge
Big Ben to Tower Bridge
Big Ben to Tower Bridge
Big Ben to Tower Bridge
Big Ben to Tower Bridge
Big Ben to Tower Bridge
Big Ben to Tower Bridge
Big Ben to Tower Bridge

Where you’ll go

Jump right into your adventure on top of the San Lázaro Hill, where the colossal San Felipe fortress is strategically located with breathtaking panoramic harbor views. Wander along intertwined paths of the barricaded Old Town, along a palm tree-lined plaza to the city's main gate, flanked by Tuscan columns overshadowed by the beaming Clock Tower. Pass an array of landmarks to El Camellón de Los Mártires, which honors revolutionary martyrs, with an emblematic view of surrounding must-see spots. Dart through narrow alleyways lined with charismatic fruit sellers from a nearby village, and hidden hues of yellow and blue Spanish colonial buildings, towards a dusty pink convent turned theatre, before darting to the bright balconied Plaza Santo Domingo.

    • Get acquainted with loud-and-proud portside city Cartagena, by navigating its must-see iconic landmarks
    • See a palm tree-lined plaza where you'll find a 360° view of emblematic landmarks.
    • Marvel at colonial architecture with a bright Cartagena twist and balconies bursting with ornamental vines.
    • Stop for lunch at a traditional eatery and enjoy local specialties like “sancocho de pescado”
    • Pose outside a dusty pink theatre, built on the ruins of an ancient convent.
    • Bask in the shadows of a towering yellow Clock Tower and appreciate its flanking Tuscan columns.
    • This experience will be personalized to you!
    • What’s included
    • Private and personalized experience
    • 8 hours with a host
    • Walking experience (if required, your host can suggest public transport or private taxi options)
    • Hotel meet-up (available on request for central location)
    • What’s not included
    • Food and drink
    • Tickets to any attractions
    • Transportation costs
    • Gratuities (optional)
  • Your hotel/apartment or any other central location

  • Cancel 7 days before the experience for a full refund

    COVID-19 Flexible Policy: you can cancel for free up to a day before the experience and receive a full refund.

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