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  1. Colombia
  2. Bolívar
  3. Cartagena
  4. Totumo Volcano

From Cartagena: Pink Sea, Mud Volcano and Indigenous town

Product ID: 277207
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Experience one of the most interesting phenomenons in the world and take amazing pictures at the pink sea of Cartagena. Take a dive in the mud volcano to discover its healing powers and learn more about the Caribbean culture of the region.
About this activity
Duration 6 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Spanish, English

Pick-up included

Pick up will be between 7:15 AM - 8:00 AM and can be made in any hotel of the touristic zone of Cartagena, or next to Éxito San Diego
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Immerse yourself in the famous mud volcano which contains natural minerals for medicinal purposes
  • Learn about the life and traditions of the local communities
  • Take amazing pictures at the pink sea
Full description
Start the day with pickup from your hotel between 7:30 AM and 8:00 AM. Once you leave the city, it will take about 1 hour to arrive at the first activity of the day, the famous mud volcano. At the volcano, submerge yourself in the healing mud and have a rejuvenating experience. Leaving the volcano, enjoy a delicious typical snack from the Cartagena region, patacón con avocado.

Next, travel to Galerazamba, a town located 10 minutes away from the volcano. Visit the ethno-industrial museum, where you will see amazing pieces of history and learn about the unique theories of the Indian community. There will also be a stop at the India Catalina monument, an iconic woman in the region´s history.

The last part of the trip is the salt mine of Galerazamba, where you will learn about the salt making process and why it is so important to the region. Here, observe the spectacular pink sea.

Take some time to make some creative pictures, enjoy the amazing pink sea, and breath the fresh air. Lunch will be served at around 1:00 PM, where you will have 3 options to choose from: fish, chicken, or vegetarian. Enjoy a folkloric show presentation and relax at the beach for the rest of the day before returning to Cartagena around 3:30 PM.
Includes
  • Local taxes
  • Lunch
  • Snacks
  • Driver
  • Live commentary on board
  • Local guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
What’s Not Included
  • Massage inside the mud volcano (additional charge)
  • Shower in the lake to remove excess mud (additional charge)
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • People with mobility impairments

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
  • Swimwear
  • Towel
Not allowed
  • Pets
Know before you go
• During rain season, the pink sea may change its color and not appear a vibrant pink color
• Please bring a spare set of clothing if you want to change after entering the mud volcano or the pink sea.
• The mud volcano may stain or damage white clothing - It is recommended that you bring an old swim suit
Customer reviews
Overall rating
4.6 / 5
based on 8 reviews
Review summary
Service
5.0/5
Organization
5.0/5
Value for money
4.6/5
Safety
5.0/5

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Backpackers Cartagena

Product ID: 277207