Private tour

Cartagena: Walled City of Cartagena & Getsemani Private Tour

Activity provider: Gran Colombia Tours

Cartagena: Walled City of Cartagena & Getsemani Private Tour

Activity provider: Gran Colombia Tours

From US$ 58.21 per person

Travel through time on a private walking tour in the historic Walled City of Cartagena and the hip neighborhood of Getsemani. Wander through colonial architecture and enjoy a local food tasting.

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Duration 4 hours
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English
Pickup included
Pickup is available from hotels, hostels, Airbnbs, vacation rentals, or points of interest in Cartagena. Be ready 10 minutes before your scheduled pickup time.
Wheelchair accessible
Private group


  • Time travel to the 16th and 17th-centuries as you tour Plaza de Bolivar
  • Be impressed by the historic walls and bastions fortifying the city
  • Wander through charming colonial heritage houses and narrow streets
  • Delight in trying some Caribbean Colombian snacks like a crispy arepa
  • Get to know the city's modern day culture in the Getsemani neighborhood
Full description

Explore the Walled City of Cartagena and the neighborhood of Getsemani on a private tour. Travel through Colombia's history as your guide takes you through the city's historic center. Savor Colombian staples with a tasting of traditional snacks in the hip Getsemani.

The tour begins in Plaza de Bolívar, also known as Peace Square, by the clock tower. Travel. Enter a different century as you visit the Walled City of Cartegena's historic spots and attractions.

Visit San Pedro Claver Square and see the walls and bastions bordering the sea. Hear how these fortifications were important in the 16th and 17th-centuries in defending the territory from enemy troops. While on the square, also admire San Pedro Claver Church and its Spanish Colonial architecture. Stroll through narrow streets and among old colonial heritage houses to then try some Caribbean Colombian food. Have the chance to enjoy 2 traditional snacks, arepa with egg (a fried corn-based tortilla with an egg inside) and raspao (a cup of shaved ice with a fruity syrup).

Experience different sides of Cartagena and catch up with the locals in Getsemani. Get to know the city's culture, tradition, and diversity on this walking tour.

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Tour guide
  • Food tastings
  • Lunch

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Camera
  • Sunscreen
  • Water
  • Weather-appropriate clothing

Know before you go

  • This activity will take place rain or shine

Product ID: 411659