Cartagena City Stop
Starts in Cartagena
Ends in Cartagena
Duration (days) 4
Group size 2
Cartagena City Stop
Day 1Arrive Cartagena
Arrival at Cartagena airport, transfer to hotel and check in. Overnight
After breakfast, half day visit in Cartagena starting with a panoramic view of the city from the Monasterio and Iglesia de La Popa. Formerly known as the “Popa del Galeon” and famous for resembling the stern of a galleon. Constructed in 1606 this church and monastery are located at an eighth of 140 masl from where one can enjoy 360º views of the city and the sea as well as the port zone, one of the most important in the Caribbean. Continuing to the San Felipe fortress, erected in honor of the poet from Cartagena, Don Luis Carlos López, made famous for his sonnet “A mi ciudad nativa. It was built on San Lázaro hill to defend the city from pirate attacks. Walk around the fortress and know how the castle was constructed, the engineering feats, the tunnels, underground galleries and passageways. Then, go on to the Ciudad Vieja (old city) to visit the Convent and Church of the San Pedro Claver compound which was built in the middle of the XVII century and owes its name to the apóstol de los esclavos. Lastly, follow to the handicrafts zone of the Bovedas, a collection of archways built into the city wall of Cartagena and that were used until the end of the 1700s to house armaments and then later as a prison in the XIX century. Nowadays it’s an artisan center to appreciate local handcraft. Return to the hotel and free remainder of the day for individual activities.
Free day for individual activities or explore the area on your own.
Day 4Depart Cartagena
Breakfast and transfer to the airport and take the flight to your next destination.
Dates & Prices
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2023 May 01-2023 Dec 15: Twin Sharing $1080 p.p. Single Supplement $845 p. p. Daily departure based on minimum 2 passengers Prices include: Private transfer to/from airport, hotel accommodation, private English-speaking guided tours, daily breakfast and some meals as mentioned. Price Exclude: International airfare to/from Cartagena, entry visa/fee, taxes, seasonal/fuel surcharges, gratuities, meals not mentioned, personal expenditures, baggage handling and shipping, optional tours, and drinks.