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Cartagena City Tour: 4-Hour Cruise Excursion

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7 reviews

Activity provider: Guianza Express SAS

Cartagena City Tour: 4-Hour Cruise Excursion

Activity provider: Guianza Express SAS

From US$ 38.68 per person

Experience the best of Cartagena on this fun half-day excursion that’s been designed especially for cruise ship passengers. You’ll see historic sites such as Las Bovedas, the Church of St. Peter Claver, and lots more.

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Duration 4 hours
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English
Audio guide included
English, Spanish


  • Enjoy a walking tour through Cartagena’s old city
  • See Moorish and Republican houses in the Manga neighborhood
  • Admire the modern city and views of the Bay of Cartagena
Full description
You’ll be met at the pier by a smiling member of the tour operator’s staff, who will be holding a sign with your name on it. The 4-hour tour begins with a drive around the Manga neighborhood to see the Moorish and Republican houses. Stop at San Felipe Fort, one of the most outstanding strongholds built in America during colonial times. Follow this with a visit to Las Bovedas, a handicraft store that is filled with souvenirs of all kinds. Enjoy a walking tour around the old city (approximately 55 minutes in duration). During the walk you’ll stop to visit the Church of St. Peter Claver and the church’s museum (around 30 minutes). Head next to the modern side of the city for a sightseeing tour and for views of the Bay of Cartagena. Your last stop will be at the Emerald Museum, where a professional guide will teach you how to recognize an original Colombian emerald (30-minute visit). After this unique excursion, you’ll be transferred back to the pier.
  • Transportation by air-conditioned vehicle
  • Tour guide
  • Entry fee to Church of St. Peter Claver and the museum
  • Bottled water
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Gratuities (optional)
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You must bring your own headphones
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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Meeting point

Zone 1 at the pier in the Cartagena cruise port. Directions: upon disembarkation, walk approximately 500 feet along the pier to Zone 1 (where the containers are). A representative will be waiting for you here wearing a polo labelled 'Guianza Express SAS' and holding a sign with your name on it. He/she will then walk you to the bus/staging area (10-15 minute walk). A vehicle will be parked in the parking area of the cruise ship pier. Please do not take the shuttle bus.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • Comfortable clothes

Not allowed

  • Oversize luggage

Know before you go

  • Food and drinks, unless specified, and tips (optional) are not included
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.6 /5

based on 7 reviews

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Great tour with great guide . Saw many nice spots in Carthagena

June 11, 2022

We lucked out and ended up as the only clients for this wonderful afternoon provided by Niba

April 22, 2022

February 22, 2020

Product ID: 71974